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The NTUA Road Safety Observatory (NRSO)

The NTUA Road Safety Observatory (NRSO)

Initiative details

Organisation details

School / Research center
nrso@central.ntua.gr
Please describe the main road safety challenges/problems you have addressed or are addressing. 
The major contribution of NRSO is to continuously and dynamically support the road safety decision makers and stakeholders with updated knowledge and data via open-science and thus, contribute to the significant reduction of the number of road accidents and of the related casualties in Greece, in Europe and worldwide, through the scientific support of evidence based decision making for the necessary road safety policies, programmes and measures.
What are your objectives? 
Contribute to the reduction of the number of road accidents and of the related casualties in Greece, in Europe and worldwide through the scientific support of evidence based decision making for the necessary road safety policies, programs and measures

The NTUA Road Safety Observatory is a Center of Research and Innovation Excellence on Road Safety, with global recognition [ranked: 2nd in Europe and 6th worldwide (AAP 2018)]. The Mission of the NTUA Road Safety Observatory (www.nrso.ntua.gr) is to support...

Project activities

List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Date 
Friday, 1 January, 2016
Name of action 

For more than 25 years, the major contribution of NRSO is to continuously and dynamically support the road safety decision makers and stakeholders with updated knowledge and data via open-science and thus, contribute to the significant reduction of the number of road accidents and of the related casualties in Greece, in Europe and worldwide, through the scientific support of evidence based decision making for the necessary road safety policies, programmes and measures.

Evaluation

What has been the effect of the activities? 
Current Research Projects with high scientific impact in road safety:a) Road Safety Data & Knowledge Systems• Erso+ - The European Road Safety Observatory• SaferAfrica - The African Road Safety Observatory• SafetyCube - European Road Safety Decision Support System• SafeFITS - Global Road Safety Model• Pract - The CEDR Road Safety APM and CMF Repository• BeOpen - Open science in road safetyb) Driver Safety Behaviour• Esra - Road safety attitudes in Europe• SafeCulture - Road safety culture in Greece and in Norway• Velivr - Cycling under the influence of alcohol and drugs• Skillful - Safety skills of future transportation professionals• SafeBehave - Actions to improve drivers' safety behaviorc) Road Infrastructure Safety• i-safemodels - Modelling crash modification factors globally• EibCba - Economic analysis of road infrastructure safety projects• e-mopoli - Safety implications from electromobilityd) Driver Behaviour Telematics• i-Dreams - Driver-vehicle-environment interactions and safety tolerance• BeSmart - Smartphone applications for driver safety behaviour support• Sesame - Smartphone exploitation for event spatial analysis & mapping• OSeven - Data science techniques for benchmarking driving efficiencye) Traffic Automation and Safety• Levitate - Societal impacts of connected and automated vehicles• Drive2theFuture - Driver needs and behaviour in automated traffic