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How safe are new cars sold in the EU

22.3.16: ETSC PIN ( Performance Index) about Car Safety released today Even if safety trend has been positive over the past decade, especially so for car occupants who have benefited more than other road users from road safety measures adopted  there are still very significant differences between the average Euro NCAP rating of new cars sold in […]

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Written Declaration for a serious injury reducing target

More than 200,000 people suffer life-changing injuries on Europe’s roads every year. Since 2010 the number of people seriously injured on EU roads has been reduced by just 1.6%, compared to an 18% decrease in the number of road deaths. In 2014 the numbers seriously injured actually went up, by more than 3% compared to […]

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Let’s Go with President Juncker

Brussels 5.2.2016. Road safety campaigners and Road Traffic Victims meet EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to ask for EU serious injury reduction target from left to right: Tanguy Nolet, seriously injured road victim, Belgium Jeannot Mersch, President of the European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR) Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director, […]

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#SafetyAsStandard

This new film from ETSC makes the case for making overridable Intelligent Speed Assistance a standard feature on all new vehicles in Europe.§ more video

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Road safety priorities for the EU in 2016

The ETSC briefing  examines the upcoming policy initiatives from the European Commission including progress towards the 2020 target with recommendations for maximising the results of road safety work. In this briefing, ETSC outlines its recommendations on the key EU road safety policy dossiers to be steered by the Dutch Presidency of the European Union: 1. […]

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Has ISA’s time finally come?

For more than a decade, ETSC ( European Transport Safety Council) has now been advocating the benefits of Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) FEVR too hopes that 2016 could prove to be THE turning point in wide adoption of this live saving and severe injuries reducing technology. ­ The importance of the adoption of the technology cannot be […]

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Road Safety, No Hot Topic

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council 08-10-2015 – European Convention Center Luxembourg  Commissionner Violeta Bulc and François Bausch A highlight was the Informal Council a day before promoting the use cycling as active mobility: Declaration on cycling as a climate friendly transport mode:  Luxemburg declaration The Main Council held a policy debate on EU transport policy […]

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EP calls for serious road injury reduction target

The European Parliament has reiterated calls for a pan-European target to cut serious road injuries.  In a vote today on a review of European transport policy since 2011, MEPs called for, “the swift adoption of a 2020 target of a 40 % reduction in the number of people seriously injured, accompanied by a fully fledged […]

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Save the date: Rights of Victims of Crime

During next FEVR General Meeting in Brussels we organize a Conference, Friday 25 September about the implementation of the EU Directive on ” Rights, Support and Protection of Victims of Crime” agenda:Conference Friday 25 September 2015

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Let’s Go for a Target on seriously Injured victims

FEVR is supporting ETSC’s campaign to the EU to get back to a quantitative target for reducing serious injuries to 2020   If you’d like to join the campaign, pleasedownload and print this placard, take a picture of yourself holding it and post the photo on twitter or facebook? Use the hashtag: #letsgo and our […]

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