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Education in school or in community organizations

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Published on 
Mon, 02/03/2014
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http://www.ryd.be/en/

Axel Druart (Responsible Young Drivers) recently spoke with us about the European Road Safety Charter’s new mission to engage with vulnerable road users, particularly youth.

“At 16-years-old, you start to be able to drive a motorbike, so you need to know you have to wear a helmet, you need to know the consequences if you’re over speeding. It’s some kind of ignorance because they have never had the experience of a crash.

"As well, alcohol and drugs are very deep issues right now.”

The ERSCharter plans to hold workshops in each of the 28 EU member states for the period 2013-2016. Druart, a road safety expert and avid campaigner, highlights the main aim for these events:

“Our goal is to engage young people and young stakeholders, working in road safety altogether, to connect them, to create synergies, and to create concrete outcomes after the workshops. Mainly we want to exchange ideas, opinions.

"These are the topics that we will bring to the workshops during the European Road Safety Charter.”

Axel Druart was speaking with us as part of the ERSCharter experts’ meeting, held in Barcelona at the end of 2013.

You can watch the full video below. 

/file/11358_elAxel Druart, road safety expert, on the European Road Safety Charter

Published on 
Mon, 02/03/2014

A world authority in road safety, Dr. Venter described how important the Charter is and how it is making a real contribution on Europe’s highways.

He stressed that it is key to engage all EU citizens and encourage both private and public sectors to tackle the issue. Any such collaboration would be of great value to the ERSCharter’s road safety targets.

Dr. Venter added that this joint effort would be crucial to “… make a difference to world road safety conditions and contribute to the United Nation’s Decade of Action for Road Safety”.

You can a full video of this interview with Dr. Venter below.

Dr. Pieter Venter is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Road Safety Partnership and works as a regional manager for Africa. He was previously a manager of traffic safety for The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

/file/11359_elDr. Pieter Venter, European Road Safety Charter expert

Published on 
Wed, 01/29/2014
Media source 
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/facts-fundings/statistics/pocketbook-2013_en.htm

Transport represents a crucial sector of the economy. This publication provides an overview of the most recent and most pertinent annual transport related statistics in Europe.


It covers the European Union and its 28 Member States and, as far as possible, the current EU candidate countries and the EFTA countries. The content of this pocketbook is based on a range of sources including Eurostat, international organisations, national statistics and, where no data was available, on our own estimates. Our estimates have mainly been produced to get an idea of the EU total.


Published on 
Wed, 01/29/2014

Folleto informativo con consejos y "trucos para conducir mejor" realizado por la Asociación Valenciana de Seguridad Vial en ocasión de la campaña "Por una Navidad más segura"


Published on 
Wed, 01/29/2014

Campagna sulla Sicurezza Stradale promossa da Life Onlus. Patrocinata dalla Città di Torino, dal Centro Studi Europeo Sicurezza Stradale, Associazione Europea Familiari Vittime della Strada Onlus e ASAPS (Associazione Sostenitori Amici Polizia Stradale). Progetto aderente alla Carta Europea della Sicurezza Stradale.

/file/11361_elFabio De Vincente - L'unica cosa che so (Campagna Sicurezza Stradale 2013)

Published on 
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.


Published on 
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.


Published on 
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.


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