2 Apr 2007

Summary

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement (TAIEX Unit), the European Union Road Federation (IRF) organised a workshop for road safety professionals on 28-29 March 2007 in Bucharest, Romania.

Details

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement (TAIEX Unit), the European Union Road Federation (ERF) has been instrumental in setting up a cycle of road safety engineering training Workshops in Central and Eastern European Countries for the benefit of road safety professionals from the public and private sector. The second workshop was held in Bucharest on 28-29 March 2007.

The seminar included specific sessions on European policies, legal aspects, road equipment standards and deployment strategies, safe road management policies, the role of safe road infrastructure, traffic safety audits, intelligent transport systems and financing road safety. It also provided an occasion to discuss and review the Romanian situation on road safety engineering and assess possible future strategies.

Programme

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Workshop Presentations

To download a copy of the presentations, please click on the corresponding speaker's name (large files - it is recommended to use right-click & "Save Target As" option).


Safe Road Management Policies: European framework and policy context, José Papí, Secretary General, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Safe Road Design, Maria Lascu, Head of Road Safety Department, National Company for Motorways and National Roads of Romania S.A. (NCMNR)

Safe Road Infrastructure Management: EU Legal requirements, Tom Antonissen, Director of Policy, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

The role of safe road infrastructure, Brendan Halleman, Director of Operations, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Road equipment standards and deployment strategies: Road restraint systems, Monica Correggia, Tubosider

Road equipment standards and deployment strategies: Vertical signing & road marking, Gernot Sauter, 3M

Guidelines to auditing the road network, Liviu Staniloiu, Director of Road Department, Search Corporation

Road Safety Audits, Cristian Andrei, Head of Contract implementation of road Safety Unit, National Company for Motorways and National Roads of Romania S.A. (NCMNR)

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Safety, Richard Harris, WSP Development and Transport

Funding Road Maintenance, Jean-Paul Dupuy, COLAS

Infrastructure Financing: Vision & Challenges, Tom Antonissen, Director of Policy, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Workshop pictures