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EP taking also action on severe injuries

EP taking also action on severe injuries First milestones to an injury reduction strategy : Info Next 1-3 July in the plenary session of the European Parliament there will be a debate and probably a vote on a Resolution of the Transport Commission ( Brian Simpson)  resolution FEVR during many years has lobbied that beside considering […]

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ETSC 7th PIN Conference, 17 June 2013

ETSC 7th PIN Conference, 17 June 2013 Brussels: www.etsc.eu PIN Report  from the European  Transport Safety Council Back on track to reach the    EU 2020 Road Safety Target? 1| Regaining pace: road deaths down by 9% in 2012: Reduction in road deaths picked up pace in 2012, following disappointing results in 2011 2| Towards safer transport […]

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eCall mandatory in cars from 2015

eCall  mandatory in cars from 2015 eCall: automated emergency call for road accidents mandatory in cars from 2015 communication EU Commission European Commission adopted two proposals to ensure that, by October 2015, cars will automatically call emergency services in case of a serious crash. The “eCall” system automatically dials 112 – Europe’s single emergency number – […]

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Serious Injury Strategy

Serious Injury Strategy ETSC has just published a response to the European Commission’s “First Milestone towards a Serious Injury Strategy” pdf This is a good overview of progress so far and looks at next steps towards coming up with a ‘Serious Injury Strategy’. FEVR very much welcomes these consideration

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Safer Roads for Pedestrians requires Fairer Compensation

Safer Roads for Pedestrians requires Fairer Compensation Road traffic victims call for civil justice reform Whilst most efforts this week will focus on reducing the risk of death or injury to those walking, the European Federation of Road Traffic Victims Association (FEVR) and Roadpeace  are highlighting what can be done to reduce the toll on […]

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30 km/h in built up areas

 30 km/h in built up areas During the 2nd UN Global Road Safety Week FEVR and her member associations will lobby for a general adoption of a 30km/h speed limit where pedestrians and cyclists have to share the roads with motorized traffic risk of death for a pedestrian when hit at 70km/h= 100% risk at 50km/h Chance […]

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Act safely at level crossings

Act safely at level crossings ILCAD International Level Crossing Awareness Day: 7 MAi 2013 link PRESS RELEASE UIC UNECE ILCAD 7 MAY 2013_en

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Second UN Global Road Safety Week

Second UN Global Road Safety Week Ten days left to the start of the second UN Road Safety Week dedicated to pedestrian safety Info

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NEW FACE OF LORRIES TO SAVE LIVES AND CURB EMISSIONS

New face of lorries to save lives and curb emissions Proposed changes to EU law, announced today, will make European lorries safer, cleaner and more fuel efficient. Transport & Environment and the European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR) welcome the European Commission’s proposal on the weights and dimensions of lorries as a vital turning point […]

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ETSC Pin Flash on HGV

ETSC Pin Flash on HGV The European Transport Safety Council has just published a Performance Index on Heavy Good Vehicles and Light Good Vehicles (LGV) Per km travelled there are more crashes for those vehicles and the crash opponent ( car, vulnerable road user) suffers the most severe injuries Press release: Goods and passenger transport […]

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