13 November 2018, A Europe that Protects. Road Safety 2020+: the Future of Safe EU Road Transport, Vienna

13 November 2018, 08.30-14.30

Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Radetzkystraße 2, 1030 Vienna, Austria

Ministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Radetzkystraße 2, 1030 Wien, Österreich

The Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, the Austrian Road Safety Board (KFV) and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) held a high level road safety conference in Vienna on 13 November 2018.

Norbert Hofer, Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology made a keynote address. The event also highlighted good road safety practice from across Europe.

The conference featured a high level panel debate “Road safety 2020+: Challenges in Human Factors, Vehicles and Infrastructure”. Conference participants discussed priority measures and actions of the upcoming EU and national road safety strategies with politicians, experts, researchers, NGOs and representatives of the EU institutions.

The agenda can be downloaded by clicking here.

Press release: https://etsc.eu/last-night-the-eu-saved-my-life-etsc-launches-new-campaign-in-support-of-future-eu-vehicle-safety-standards/

Presentations

EU road safety challenges for the next decade, Antonio Avenoso, ETSC

Road safety in Austria – current and future trends, Eva M. Eichinger-Vill, Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Austria 

The recipe for Switzerland’s road safety success, Roland Allenbach, Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu)

The role of traffic safety culture in safe EU road transport, Nicholas Ward, Montana State University, USA 

Guidelines for cost-effective road safety measures for the next decade, Eleonora Papadimitriou, TU Delft, The Netherlands and Klaus Machata, Austrian Road Safety Board (KFV)

Best practice project preparation and implementation, Lise Weidner, European Investment Bank (EIB)

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