The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Tallinn University of Technology and the Estonian Roads Administration have the pleasure of inviting you to the European PRAISE seminar on preventing road risk for employees.
The PRAISE project “Preventing Road Accidents and Injuries for the Safety of Employees” addresses road safety risks in the work context. The project was co-funded by the European Commission, and is now supported by the Fundación MAPFRE, the German Road Safety Council (DVR), and the Dräger Foundation.
PRAISE aims to promote best practices and spur on employers to secure high road safety standards for their employees. In the framework of this campaign, ETSC is organising an international seminar in Tallinn bringing together the Union of haulers, Police, fleet safety managers, government representatives, social affairs representatives and road safety experts from Europe.
On the agenda will be measures to improve work related road safety in Estonia and in other EU Member States. The program will also include contributions from leading occupational health and safety experts in Estonia but also presentations of ETSC’s Thematic Reports.
Interpretation Estonian/English will be provided to participants.
To register, please fill in the form below. Download the agenda.
"Independent checks, or “driving tests” for automated systems and self-driving vehicles must be a pre-requisite for their use. Technologies should be approved for use on a step-by-step basis, starting with the safest environments such as motorways."
"Automated vehicles are already starting to appear on Europe’s roads, but regulators are still stuck in the slow lane. It is crucial that we get a much greater understanding of what the real world safety benefits would be, and what new risks would be introduced, before these vehicles are put on sale."
"This study shows that EU and US trade negotiators would potentially be putting lives in danger by allowing vehicles approved in the US to be sold today in Europe and vice-versa. What’s needed is an open and transparent process for getting both sides up to the highest level of safety across all vehicles."