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 […]
FEVR is ETSC (European Transport Safety Council) Main Council and United Nations Road Safety Collaboration member and has Consultant Status (Roster) at UNECE (United Nations Economic Council for Europe )
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-to offer support and help to road crash victims by providing free emotional, practical and juridical assistance “through member associations”
-to contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities towards implementing and enforcing road safety measures far more effectively
-Working to protect the interests of Road Crash Victims & to reduce road danger.
fevr is etsc main council and united nations road safety collaboration member
and represented in the board of the Global Alliance of NGO for Road Safety and Victims
-to offer support and help to road crash victims by providing free emotional, practical and juridical assistance through member associations.
-to contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities towards implementing and enforcing road safety measures far more effectively.
Road death and injury represent a serious public health problem in most countries of the world.
They are the leading cause of death and acquired disability of young people, particularly young men, under the age of 45 – the very people whose contributions are greatly needed by their countries.
The costs of road crashes – borne by affected families and the whole society – are enormous.
The above figures are annual figures,
But of course the grief and loss of bereavement are long lasting, often permanent, as are the pain, suffering and loss of those seriously injured.
The fact that road crashes and those affected by them are treated so dismissively, in comparison with victims of other disasters, is a source of additional upset and grief for road crash victims.
From FEVR’s BLOG
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’. […]
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 […]