The European Mobility Week with a focus on “safe and healthy mobility” ran from 16 – 22 Sept this year with many of the European Road Safety Charter’s National Relays taking part by organising a wide range of activities to increase awareness of road safety.
Here is an overview of a range of different activities organised and/or supported by our National Relays:
The National relay in the Czech Republic, Centrum dopravního výzkumu, planned two activities to support the European Mobility Week:
The National Relay in Bulgaria, the Institute for Road Safety (IPB) joined forces with BARIS and SBA, to organise a special road safety event. Some of the activities at the event were:
In Finland our relay, the Finnish Road Safety Council - Liikenneturva supported Mobility Week by organising many local activities in Finland. They were also active across their social media to help build awareness of safe and healthy mobility.
Our Spanish National Relay, Fundación MAPFRE, developed different activities focusing mainly on attitudes and skills in the handling of electric scooters. Their campaign "On a scooter, if you do it right, everything goes right" in partnership with the RACC, as well as the DGT, the FIA and Pirelli focused on providing training activities across Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza to promote greater awareness about the correct use of personal mobility vehicles (VMP)
In addition to the face-to-face activities, there were also dissemination actions aimed at communication and social networks.
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Fundación MAPFRE was also present at Mobility Week in Lisbon with the theme "Move sustainably - be healthy". They pedaled for sustainability, literally!
Every attendant was invited to exercise, pedaling on a static bicycle. The bike works as a generator, whose energy is used in a fruit squeezer.
Our Hungarian National Relay , KTI organised a range of activities, under the theme “Reducing motorized transport, while increasing the popularity of non-motorized transport modes”:
In Greece the National Relay, Road Safety Institute (RSI) "Panos Mylonas", carried out a series of awareness raising and educational activities
For more information about European Mobility Week activities click here