25 May 2016 – Prevent crashes, reduce injuries, save lives, The Hague

  • May 8, 2016

 25 May 2016, Wednesday, 9.30 – 16.00

The EU House, Korte Vijverberg 5-6, the Hague, the Netherlands

The Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV), the Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI) and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) had the pleasure to hold an international high level debate “Prevent crashes, reduce injuries, save lives”.

The debate focused on cyclist safety, vehicle automation, road safety research challenges and the importance of road safety performance indicators in policy making. Participants – government representatives, local authorities, researchers, police, NGOs and other stakeholders – were invited to react to the presentations and participate in the debate.

Click here to download the agenda.


Where we stand and where we’re going?

European Road Safety and Research – Patrick Mercier-Handisyde – European Commission, DG Reasearch and Innovation

PIN within the framework of the EU road safety policies – Antonio Avenoso – ETSC

Road Safety in the Netherlands – Marjolijn Sonnema – Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

Zero road deaths in vehicle crashes – how to reach it?

Who’s in control. On human behaviour & vehicle automation – Marjan Hagenzieker – SWOV, TU Delft

Tour d’Europe: facts and fables of cycling safety in Europe

Tour d’Europe. Facts and fables of cycling safety in Europe – Klaus Machata (KFV), Jesper Solund (Danish Road Safety Council), Divera Twisk, SWOV

Road safety performance indicators – from data to action

Road safety research challenges – Rob Eenink – FERSI, SWOV

Safety performance indicators in Sweden – Johan Strandroth – Swedish Transport Administration

Reducing speeds – Letty Aarts – SWOV

Eliminating drink driving – Horst Sculze – FERSI, bast

Measuring infrastructure safety – Ferry Smith – ANWB, EuroRAP

Improving vehicle safety – Johan Strandroth – Swedish Transport Administration