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Erscheinungsdatum 
Wed, 01/29/2014

Roadside objects struck by powered two wheelers.


Study focuses on one road user group that is known to be particulary vulnerable to interactions with roadside objects, namely motorcicle, moped and scooter riders, also known as powered two wheeler (PTW) riders.


Erscheinungsdatum 
Wed, 01/29/2014

Reducing the frequency and severity of road crashes will improve the bottom line of a business.


Article wrote by Peter Larner FCILT, Suckling Transport’s MD.


Erscheinungsdatum 
Wed, 01/29/2014

Manual de buenas prácticas en la prevención de accidentes de tráfico laborales elaborado por FESVIAL (Fundación Española para la Seguridad Vial) para la DGT y el Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo.


Erscheinungsdatum 
Wed, 01/29/2014

  Watch this short film introducing Global Plan - Pillar 5: Post-crash Response


Erscheinungsdatum 
Wed, 01/29/2014
Media source 
http://ec.europa.eu

EX-POST EVALUATION OF THE RSAP.
FINAL REPORT - VOLUME 1
The preparation of the European Road Safety Action Program 2011-2020


This report has been prepared for and funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy and Transport in the framework of the project “The preparation of the European Road Safety Action Program 2011-2020”.


Erscheinungsdatum 
Wed, 01/29/2014
Media source 
http://ec.europa.eu

This 92 page paper highlights challenges and opportunities in road safety research in Europe, describing the contribution from the European Community’s Research Framework Programmes as well as from other research activities at European level and their impact on road transport safety sector. Consideration is also given to new activities that could or should be undertaken in support of increased safety on our roads and for efficient policy implementation. 


Erscheinungsdatum 
Tue, 01/28/2014
Media source 
http://www.who.int#sthash.1HNoDCXJ.dpuf

Speed has been identified as a key risk factor in road traffic injuries, influencing both the risk of a road crash as well as the severity of the injuries that result from crashes.


Erscheinungsdatum 
Tue, 01/28/2014
Media source 
http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/road_safety_status/2013/en/

The Global status report on road safety 2013 presents information on road safety from 182 countries, accounting for almost 99% of the world’s population. The report indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths remains unacceptably high at 1.24 million per year.

Erscheinungsdatum 
Tue, 01/28/2014
Media source 
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/road_safety/index_en.htm#sthash.TcI6FQns.dpuf

Short and synthetic document presenting the “Road safety trends, statistics and challenges in the EU 2011-2012”. Based on data from the EU road accident database (CARE), presenting the first provisional figures reported for 2012, it provides an overview of the latest road safety data and the main road safety developments in the EU.


Erscheinungsdatum 
Tue, 01/28/2014
Media source 
http://www.etsc.eu/home.php

Towards safer transport of goods and passengers in Europe.


 


The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has published a new report with highlights on improvements in goods and passenger transport fatalities.


The report contents are: Collisions involving heavy goods vehicles - Collisions involving light goods vehicles - Collisions involving buses or coaches - Driving for work - Interview - ETSC Recommendations.


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