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Jeannot’s Blog March 2017

I thought to write a monthly blog to deal with my thoughts on actual topics related to road safety, especially vulnerable road users and also about Road Traffic Victims concerns. Here is N°1: Less is more: Reduce car traffic in urban areas “Cities around the world are beginning to realise that by getting more people walking […]

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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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RoadPeace is 25 years old today

The RoadPeace helpline is 25 years old today!         http://www.roadpeace.org The UK’s charity RoadPeace began its official work for road crash victims on 8th February 1992 and launched the first helpline for Britain’s road crash victims.   It was founded by Brigitte Chaudhry and established as a strong campaigning organization during her 16 […]

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Lowering fines in Greece, a wrong signal

FEVR learned from his Greek members Efthita & SOS Traffic Crimes that the Government is planning to lower the fines for Traffic Violations by as much as 50%. In an official letter FEVR strongly appealed the Greek Government  to renounce to such a wrong signal to those who put other road users in danger. “As international […]

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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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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

We wish you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year FEVR wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy New year! We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New year!FEVR | European Federation of Road Traffic Victims www.FEVR.orgWorld Day of Remembrancewww.WorldDayofRemembrance.org………………#FEVR #MerryChristmas #HappyNewYear #NewYear #WorldDay #WDR #WDR2016 #Remembrance #UN #UNRSC #UNRoadSafety #UNECE #WHO #DecadeofRoadSafetyAction #UnitedNations […]

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UN Road Safety Week

8-14 Mai 2017 4th UN Road Safety Week: “Save Lives & reduce Serious Injuries“…. through Speed Management FEVR welcomes the topic of the 4th United Nations Road Safety Week which will take place from 8- 14 Mai 2017 where the focus is on speed and what can be done to address this major key risk factor […]

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Standup4HumanRights

           Today is the the Human Rights Day Everyone has the right to safe mobility, especially children, elderly road users  and people with reduced mobility #Standup4HumanRights UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein explains why standing up for someone’s rights helps to provide safety, security and reaffirm humanity […]

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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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