Alcohol Interlocks

Studies have repeatedly shown that alcohol interlock programmes, combined with rehabilitation programmes, cut reoffending rates both during and after the driver has been required to install the device in their vehicle. ETSC (European Transport Safety Council) has just published a study about alcolocks: Best practice and guidelines for Member States   Across Europe there is […]

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Life after the Crash

20.11.16 The Belgian Road Safety Institute communicates preliminary results of the “MyLac” study: My life after the crash: Almost 80% of people seriously injured in road traffic crashes never recover fully Karin Genoe, Managing Director BRSI: ‘On this remembrance day for the victims of road traffic crashes, our thoughts naturally go out to those who […]

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WDR/FEVR Press Release for the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims  Official Poster PR (pdf:)18-11-16-world-day-2016-press-release-wdr-fevr Brigitte Chaudhry, Author of the WDR website, said: “The fact that Pillar 5 of the Global Decade Plan includes actions relating to investigation and justice issues, not only medical care, is of great importance to a huge number […]

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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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6 days left to participate to the online survey: link the online survey is available in 15 languages Please help to find out what can be done to gain insight in the short, medium and long term impact of being injured in a road crash; and to understand better the factors that may help people to improve […]

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Total 20 (30km/h)

Where people live 20’s Plenty This is a “Total 20” policy used with success by UK towns which should be replicated through Europe “Reducing vehicles speeds in urban and residential areas to around 30 kph is a key strategy for reducing road danger, casualties and severe injuries and increasing modal shift to walking and cycling” […]

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Intelligent Transport Systems

ITS useful driver assistance systems can help reduce crashes or severe injuries. Safe drivers following the traffic rules and  forgiving and self explaining roads and roadsides are 2 important pillars of the the safe system approach to reduce the dangers on the roads and in the streets. A 3. important pillar is the passive and […]

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Multi disciplinary crash investigation: a Tool to improve road safety

Collision Investigation is a key post crash area and should therefore be considered an essential component of countries’ road safety strategies. Read more in Collision Investigation (pdf 59,8 Kb)

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