By signing the European Road Safety Charter we commit to carry out the following actions:
o We will finance road safety classes in seven vocational schools from autumn 2009 to spring 2010 and in the new classes starting from autumn 2010 as well as in subsequent years
o We will finance road safety information events in at least five different training institutions per term, beginning in autumn 2009.
o We will create video spots on road safety for the cinema in cooperation with the Police Department Schwäbisch Hall
o We will organize traffic rools classes in youth driving schools of the traffic observatory for 1800 children per year.
o In addition, effective road safety work will be brought to focus internationally on our Landestag (Regional Day) of Road Safety on September 18-20 2010 in Schwäbisch Hall. We are organizing this event in cooperation with the City of Schwäbisch Hall and Road Safety Council. All three organizations have signed a cooperation agreement with large-scale arrangements. Under the slogan "Here and There. 25.000 lives to save", we will invite the police departments of twin cities that will take part in comparative research on road safety work. The aim is to determine the most successful practices that help to reduce the number of accidents among young drivers. Our cooperation partners will be police departments from Epinal/France, Lappeenranta/Finnland, Zamosc/Poland and Neustrelitz/Germany. We have created contacts to the police departments from Loughborough/Great Britain and Balikesir/Turkey.
Professional exchange of police departments from different European countries will be developed until the Landestag 2010 and will be continued afterwards.
It is already evident that close partnerships between cities and police departments has an overall positive impact.