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This special edition of our newsletter celebrates the winners of The Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2023! Our annual Excellence in Road Safety Awards recognises the contributions of our members towards the shared goal of improved road safety across Europe. This year, there were five award…
Self-testing for seniors in Belgium and an Irish postal service road safety campaign for staff are among the 2023 Excellence in Road Safety Award winners. Our annual Excellence in Road Safety Awards recognises the contributions of our members towards the shared goal of improved road safety across…
Drunk Driving
Drivers who have been drinking are 15 times more likely to be involved in fatal crashes than sober drivers. This is among the statistics presented in the European Road Safety Observatory’s new thematic report on driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Around 25% of all road deaths in the…
The proposal for a European Declaration on Cycling, adopted by the European Commission on 4 October 2023, recognises cycling as a sustainable, accessible and inclusive, affordable and healthy means of transport, with strong added value for the EU economy. It lists …
Post-crash care is one of the five key components in the safe system approach that aims to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on the road. While the other four components centre around the prevention of crashes, post-crash care tries to continue to save lives after the crash.  …