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Victims of road traffic offences

EU-project ‘Victims of road traffic offences’ Would you like to know what your rights are as a victim of road traffic offences or as a relative? The EU-project‘Victims of road traffic offences’ will help you out with this. Your rights and those of your relatives are written down in the European directive 2012/29. Through digital storytelling […]

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Fight against Drug Driving

New ETSC report launched today: Increased levels of enforcement, specialist rehabilitation programmes and more investment in research and data collection are needed to tackle drug driving in Europe. Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director of ETSC said: “Drug driving destroys thousands of lives every year. It’s a complex problem, but one that must nevertheless be tackled. Technology […]

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EU Day for Victims of Crime

Today 22. February is the European day for Victims of Crime                                  The Victims’ Rights Directive The New EU rules on victims’ rights that apply since 16 November 2015 should bring major changes in the way victims of crime are […]

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EU transport ministers for vehicle safety improvements

As the ETSC ( European Transport Safety Council ) announced today in a press release EU transport ministers from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg and The Netherlands have called on the European Commissioner for industry Elżbieta Bieńkowska to ‘speed up’ plans to upgrade vehicle safety standards saying road safety should be ‘top priority’.   […]

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December Theme for 2016: Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want  more International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December “Let us work together for the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in an inclusive and sustainable world that embraces humanity in all its […]

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Public health groups call for EU target and action on serious road injuries

The European Union should urgently come forward with a new target and measures to cut serious road injuries, according to public health and medical experts from across Europe in a letter sent today to the president of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker. Proposals from the European Commission for a serious injury target and for […]

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Today is #EUJustice Day

Civil and criminal justice for Road Traffic Victims UN Decade of Action for Road Safety. Pillar 5: Post Crash Response Activity 5: Encourage a thorough investigation into the crash and the application of an effective legal response to road deaths and injuries and therefore encourage fair settlements and justice for the bereaved and injured.

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Let’s Go to tackle serious road injuries

Five transport ministers say it’s time for Europe to tackle serious road injuries The transport ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia have added to calls for the European Union to come forward with a target to reduce the numbers of people seriously injured in road collisions. In a declaration signed in […]

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ETSC: Automated vehicles need ‘driving tests’

There is nowadays much discussion about self driving or autonomous cars among stakeholders The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) just released a study on this topic whilst this afternoon there will be a hearing in the EP Transport Committee in Brussels Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director of the European Transport Safety Council said: “Automated vehicles are already starting […]

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How safe are new cars sold in the EU

22.3.16: ETSC PIN ( Performance Index) about Car Safety released today Even if safety trend has been positive over the past decade, especially so for car occupants who have benefited more than other road users from road safety measures adopted  there are still very significant differences between the average Euro NCAP rating of new cars sold in […]

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