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EU ministers hold back progress on lorry safety

EU ministers hold back progress on lorry safety Transport ministers hold back progress on lorry safety Transport ministers meeting in Luxemburg on 5th of June agreed that European Commission proposals to enable, not require, manufacturers to make changes to lorry cabs that improve visibility and reduce the impact of crashes on other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists […]

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International Level Crossing Awareness Day

 International Level Crossing Awareness Day 6th edition of ILCAD, the International Level Crossing Awareness Day There are international days dedicated to health and road safety – in particular the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims instituted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005  http://www.un.org/en/roadsafety/remembrance.shtml – but have you heard of the International Level […]

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Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015

Save the Date!   Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015 4 – 10 May 2015 Children and road safety Following the UN General Assembly resolution from 10 April 2014 “Improving global road safety” – requesting WHO and the UN regional commissions to facilitate organization of the Third UN Global Road Safety Week in 2015,WHO and the […]

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Is road safety being driven in the wrong direction?

 Is road safety being driven in the wrong direction? OFFROADERs UNSAFE? Following a publication  in a main swiss newspaper about safety of offroaders (big SUV’s) a FEVR board member reacted with a response letter to be published Here is the English translation: MISLEADING  is the title  of an article published in the major Swiss news […]

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WHO global disability action plan 2014-2021

WHO global disability action plan 2014-2021 The Action Plan has three objectives: to remove barriers and improve access to health services and programmes; to strengthen and extend rehabilitation, habilitation, assistive technology, assistance and support services, and community-based rehabilitation; to strengthen collection of relevant and internationally comparable data on disability and support research on disability and related services. […]

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Vulnerable road users benefit less from improved road safety

Vulnerable road users benefit less  from improved road safety 2014 Road Safety Annual Report presents latest road safety data The number of road fatalities fell by 1.7% between 2011 and 2012 in the 31 countries covered by the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD), according to the International Transport Forum at the OECD. However, […]

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FEVR strategy 2014 – 2017

FEVR strategy 2014 – 2017 Today 11 of May, 3 years after the start of the Decade of Action FEVR is launching it’s strategic plan for 3 years to come with 5 main objectives   5 Objectives: Support for victims Promote good practice in emotional and practical support for road crash victims among member organizations.    Remembrance […]

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Annulment — Cross-border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences

Annulment — Cross-border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences The European Court of Justice Action for annulment — Directive 2011/82/EU — Cross-border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences — Choice of legal basis — Article 87(2)(a) TFEU — Article 91 TFEU — Maintenance of the effects of the directive in case of annulment. This important directive , introduced […]

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Ranking EU progress on car occupant safety

Ranking EU progress on car occupant safety ETSC has published today the 17th Pin Flash ranking car occupant deaths in EU member states 2001-2012 Full report here Press release: English 2014 04 29 pin flash 27_car occupants_pr_final

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European Parliament make lorries safer for other road users

European Parliament make lorries safer for other road users Today in the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg a large majority of MEP’s  approved new rules to make big lorries safer for other road users, as cyclists and pedestrians. ETSC press release: here  ECF ( Europ. Cyclist Federation) While so-called trials with longer and heavier […]

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