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19 March 2015 – How to improve urban road safety, Cyprus

19 March 2015 – How to improve urban road safety, Cyprus

19 March 2015, 09:00-13:00 EU House in Cyprus, Lordou Vyronos Avenue 30, Nicosia The National Road Safety Council of the Republic of Cyprus and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) held a PIN Talk event in Nicosia on how to improve urban road safety in Cyprus. A round-table discussion offered participants the opportunity to acknowledge achievements and identify future challenges on the road safety in Cyprus cities, towns and villages. Download the agenda. Presentations The road safety performance index. Cyprus among the EU – Dovile Adminaite, ETSC […]

30 January 2015 – Alcohol interlocks and the fight against drink-driving – a European approach, Vienna

30 January 2015 – Alcohol interlocks and the fight against drink-driving – a European approach, Vienna

30 January 2015. Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit) The European Transport Safety Council, the Austrian Ministry of Transport Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Road Safety Board (KFV) held a round-table event in Vienna on a holistic approach to addressing alcohol misuse in road transport. The event covered measures to tackle drink driving such as the use of alcohol interlocks, research findings and case studies from EU member states. A round-table discussion offered participants the opportunity to talk to experts and exchange […]

27 November 2014 – Keeping science at the heart of road safety policy-making, Barcelona

The European Transport Safety Lecture 2014 Thursday 27 November 2014, 17:00 Catalan Traffic Service – Servei Català de Trànsit, Generalitat de Catalunya Carrer Diputació, 355 – 08009 Barcelona The European Transport Safety Council’s (ETSC) annual debate event, featuring a keynote speech by María Seguí Gómez, Director General at the Spanish Directorate General for Transport (DGT). Joan Josep Isern Aranda, Director of the Catalan Traffic Service (SCT) and Julio Laria del Vals, Director of the Road Safety Institute of the Fundación MAPFRE, responded to the […]

20 November 2014 – Road Safety 2020, Rome

20 November 2014 – Road Safety 2020, Rome

Parlamentino of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, 2 Via Nomentana, Rome 20 November 2014, 9.00 – 17:30 The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in association with the ANIA Foundation for Road Safety and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) held this high-level event on road safety in Italy and Europe during the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Delegates from the European Commission, national institutions and experts participated. Download the agenda (English) Download the agenda (Italian) Presentations Antonio Avenoso – ETSC […]

3 November 2014 – Fitting Safety as Standard

3 November 2014 – Fitting Safety as Standard

How the latest in-vehicle safety technologies can save lives, boost innovation and reduce government spending Dinner debate in the Members’ Salon, European Parliament, Brussels – 3 November 2014 – 18:00 This invitation-only event was kindly hosted by Dieter-Lebrecht Koch MEP (EPP Group) and Olga Sehnalová (S&D Group). 500 people die on EU roads every week and road collisions remain the single biggest non-health-related cause of death in Europe. But many of these tragedies could be prevented through the standard-fitting of innovative safety technologies being […]

13 October 2014 – European Conference on Work-Related Road Safety, Brussels

The 4th Annual European PRAISE Conference on work-related road safety. Download the agenda here. Read the press release. Presentations 1. Antonio Avenoso – ETSC 2. Will Murray – IDS 3. Shaun Helman and Nicola Christie – TRL UCL 4. Deirdre Sinnott – HSA Ireland 5. Grainne Coogan – ESB 6. Casto Lopez – Benitez – European Commission 7. Annick Starren and Robert Bezemer – VeSafe PRAISE 2014 – Large Company Winner – Arriva Denmark PRAISE 2014 – Public Authority Winner – HAF Greece PRAISE […]

7 October 2014 – Distracted Driving, Helsinki

7 October 2014 – Distracted Driving, Helsinki

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Runeberginkatu 2, Helsinki 9:00 – 13:00, 7 October 2014 The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) and Liikenneturva (the Finnish Road Safety Council) held a conference on distracted driving on 7 October 2014. Download the agenda. Presentations 1. PIN Overview – ETSC 2. Distracted Driving – ITS Leeds 3. Drivers’ need for information and the problem of distraction – VTT 4. Distracted Driving in Italy – Fondazione Ania 5. Distracted Driving in Finland – Liikenneturva [<a href=”//storify.com/etsc_eu/etsc-liikenneturva-distracted-driving-conference-h” target=”_blank”>View the story “ETSC / […]

24 September 2014 – Drink Driving: Working Towards Zero Tolerance, Madrid

24 September 2014 – Drink Driving: Working Towards Zero Tolerance, Madrid

Madrid, 24 September 2014 ETSC and the Spanish Confederation of Driving Schools (CNAE) organised a national event on “Drink Driving: Working Towards Zero Tolerance” in Madrid. The event gathered around 150 international and local experts in the road safety field to share data and best practice on reducing drink driving in the European Union and Spain. Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director of ETSC said: “Spain has made enormous progress in the reduction of road deaths since 2001. However, when looking at drink driving figures the […]

22 September 2014 – Making Cycling Safer: Bike Pal Project Final Conference, Brussels

Monday 22 September 2014, 09:00 – 13:30 Bruxelles Mobilité – Brussel Mobiliteit, Salle de l’Iris, 80 rue du Progrès, 1030 Bruxelles The conference brought together experts from the EU institutions, cycling policy specialists and other key stakeholders from across Europe. Download the agenda EN-NL-FR Read the press release. Presentations 1. Overview Bike Pal – ETSC 1.1 Cycling Safety in the EU – DG MOVE 1.2 Cycling safety in the EU – ETSC 1.3 Cycling safety in the EU – ECF 2.1 Addressing Cycling Policies […]

25 June 2014 – Identify, Evaluate and Prevent Occupational Road Risks, Brussels

25 June 2014 – Identify, Evaluate and Prevent Occupational Road Risks, Brussels

The Belgian Road Safety Institute and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) co-organised a seminar in Brussels on managing work-related road safety risk on 25 June. Download the agenda. Download the presentations Overview PRAISE – ETSC – Antonio Avenoso The Contribution of the Insurance Sector – Spanish Mapfre Foundation and German DVR The Contribution of the Insurance Sector – KBC OSH tools transport – Promoting Risk Assessment tools ISO 39001 – Road Traffic Safety Management Systems – BSI Developing a road safety culture in companies […]

18 June 2014 – Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) Conference, Brussels

In June each year, ETSC organises the PIN Conference to publicise the results of the ETSC PIN Annual Report and present the PIN Award to a high-level policymaker responsible for the country’s outstanding progress in road safety. This year’s conference was held at Norway House, Brussels, kindly hosted by the Norwegian Mission to the European Union. Download the agenda. Presentations Antonio Avenoso, ETSC – Road Safety Performance Index PIN Award 2014 Guro Ranes, Norwegian Public Roads Administration – The Norwegian National Plan of Action […]

12 June 2014 – Managing Road Safety Risks, Bilbao

12 June 2014 – Managing Road Safety Risks, Bilbao

The Mapfre Foundation and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) held a seminar in Bilbao on managing work-related road safety risk on 12 June. The presentations can all be downloaded below: 1. ETSC PRAISE 2013 – 2015 2. PRAISE Thematic Report Fundacíon Mapfre 3. Work Related Road Safety in the Basque Country 4. EU OSHA – Road Safety Activities 4. Interactive Driving Systems 4. Work Related Road Safety in Spain 5. Business Case – FCC Spain 6. Business Case – ISO 39001 7. Business […]

26 May 2014 – Alcohol interlocks: towards a European approach for the fight against drink-driving, Warsaw

26 May 2014 – Alcohol interlocks: towards a European approach for the fight against drink-driving, Warsaw

ETSC, The Polish National Road Safety Council and the Polish Motor Transport Institute (ITS) held a round-table event in Warsaw with the aim to raise awareness amongst policy makers, the private sector and key opinion leaders of how to develop a systemic approach to reduce alcohol misuse in road transport. Measures to tackle drink driving such as the use of alcohol interlocks, enforcement, the BAC limit and how to target novice drivers, were on the agenda. Presentations from the event Polish National Road Safety Programme […]

3 April 2014 – Drink Driving in Italy: Towards Zero Tolerance, Rome

3 April 2014 – Drink Driving in Italy: Towards Zero Tolerance, Rome

ETSC and ANIA Foundation for Road Safety organised the first SMART (Sober Mobility Across Road Transport) international drink driving conference on 3 April 2014 in Rome. The event focussed on drink driving issues both at national and EU level to raise awareness on the most effective measures to reduce the number of alcohol-related road deaths. The debate gathered EU representatives, national stakeholders and decision makers together with national ETSC member organisations. Read the press release (in Italian). Media coverage Repubblica Corriere della Serra Il […]

19 March 2014 – Greece’s Road Safety in a European Context, Athens

19 March 2014 – Greece’s Road Safety in a European Context, Athens

ETSC, the Road Safety Institute (Panos Mylonas) and the Hellenic Institute of Transport at the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH – HIT) hosted a debate in Athens on Greece’s Road Safety in the European Context. Read the press release from the Road Safety Institute – Panos Mylonas. Download the agenda Presentations Monitoring road safety policies and performance George Yannis, Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens Road Safety Performance Index Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director, ETSC Spain’s Road Safety Strategy: the key to success […]

PIN Conference 2013

In June each year, ETSC organises the PIN Conference to publicise the results of the ETSC PIN Annual Report and present the PIN Award to a high-level policymaker responsible for the country’s outstanding progress in road safety.   Other documents:

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