28 May 2018 – Safe & Sober Talk: Influence of Alcohol on Road Safety, Prague

  • May 28, 2018

28 May 2018, 10:00 – 14:40
Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic
Meeting room No. 108/A
Sněmovní 4, 118 26 Praha 1, Czech Republic

The event was kindly hosted by Dan Ťok (Minister of Transport),  Olga Sehnalová (Member of the European Parliament), Jiří Dušek (Member of the Senate), as well as Marian Jurečka and Milan Feranec (Members of Parliament).

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) and the Czech Transport Research Centre (CDV) organised the Safe and Sober Talk “The Influence of Alcohol on Road Safety” in Prague on 28 May 2018.

During the Safe and Sober Talk in Prague, experts outlined the drink driving situation in the Czech Republic, while international experts from Sweden presented their experiences with alcohol interlock programmes. Participants also discussed measures to tackle drink driving in the Czech Republic with politicians as well as representatives from the Ministry of Transport, the police and civil society.

Download the agenda here.


Evaluation of the National Road Safety Strategy and collisions in Czech conditions | Veronika Valentová (CDV)

Drink driving in the European Union and the role of alcohol interlocks | Antonio Avenoso (ETSC)

The Swedish Alcohol Interlock Program for Offenders | Pär-Ola Skarviken (Swedish Transport Agency)

A Manufacturer’s Perspective | Olof Hanssen (Alcohol Countermeasure Systems)

Alcohol and prevention in the Czech Republic | Tomáš Neřold (BESIP)

Problems of alcohol from the police view | Tomáš Lerch (Traffic Police Service)

Risk behaviour of road traffic participants – alcohol and its consequences | Pavel Řezáč (CDV)

ETSC is grateful to Alcohol Countermeasure Systems (ACS) for the financial support for this event.