3 Jul 2007

Summary

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement (TAIEX Unit), the European Union Road Federation (ERF) organised a workshop for road safety professionals on 27-28 June 2007 in Budapest, Hungary.

Details

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement (TAIEX Unit), the European Union Road Federation (IRF) 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 Budapest on 27-28 June 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 Hungarian situation on road safety engineering and assess possible future strategies.

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Programme

Press Release (3.07.07)

ERF signs framework agreement with TAIEX (16.01.07)

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)

Road Safety in Hungary, Júlia Halmos, Safety Advisor, State Secretariat for Transport, Ministry of Economy and Transport, Republic of Hungary

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

Passive Safety: EN 1317 application handbook, Joseph Marra, Researcher, ArcelorMittal

Good Practices in Passice Road Safety, Tony Everitt, Managing Director, Hill & Smith

Current issues with EN 1317, Norman Van Oudtshoorn, Operations Manager - International Division, Volkmann & Rossbach

Active Safety: Road Markings, Jean Lalo, Somaro

Active Safety: Vertical Signing, Rik Nuyttens, 3M

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Safety, Brendan Halleman & Francesco Falco, Director of Operations & Communications Officer, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Euroaudits results, Elena de la Peña, Deputy Director for Technical Affairs, Asociación Española de la Carretera (AEC)

Behaviour-setting Roads, Brendan Halleman & Berta Vizcarra-Mir, Director of Operations & Head of Office, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Rankers Field Studies, Robert Thomson, Chalmers University of Technology

Rankers Project, José Miguel Perandones, CIDAUT

Human Factors in Road Infrastructure Design, Maria Alonso, CIDAUT

Financing of Road Maintenance, Tom Antonissen, Director of Policy, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Workshop pictures