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Road Transport

 

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The Greening Transport Package
has been adopted on 8 July 2008

 

  

  

 

January 2007
Brochure
Road Transport Policy: Open roads across Europe

Useful links

International Organisation and Institutions

State authorities, research institutes and other sources for road safety

 

Belgium BE - Belgium Czech Republik CZ - Czech Republik Denmark DK - Denmark Germany DE - Germany Estonia EE - Estonia
Greece EL - Greece Spain ES - Spain France FR - France Ireland IE - Ireland Italy IT - Italy
Cyprus CY - Cyprus Latvia LV - Latvia Lithuania LT - Lithuania Luxembourg LU - Luxembourg Hungary HU - Hungary
Malta MT - Malta Netherlands NL - The Netherlands Austria AT - Austria Poland PL - Poland Portugal PT - Portugal
Slovenia SI - Slovenia Slovakia SK - Slovakia Finland FI - Finland Sweden SE - Sweden United Kingdom UK - United Kingdom

 

 

International Organisation and Institutions

ITF

International Transport Forum

www.internationaltransportforum.org

ETSC

European Transport Safety Council

http://www.etsc.be/

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

http://www.oecd.org/

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

http://www.unece.org/

IRU

International Road Transport Union

http://www.iru.org/

ACEA

European Automobile Manufacturers Association

http://www.acea.be/

PRI

International Road Safety (La Prévention Routière Internationale)

http://www.lapri.org/fundo11.htm

PIARC

Permanent International Association of Roads Congresses

http://www.piarc.inrets.fr/

FEVR

Fédération Européenne des Victimes de la Route

http://www.fevr.org/

AFVR

Association des Familles des Victimes de la Route

http://home.worldcom.ch/~fevr/afvr.html

AIT/FIA

International Touring Alliance/International Automobile Federation

http://www.aitgva.ch/

FIA

Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile

http://www.fia.com/

IRF

International Road Federation

http://www.irfnet.org/

IRTE

Institute of Road Traffic Education

http://www.irte.com/index.htm

ECF

European Cyclists Federation

http://www.ecf.com/

EC

European Commission,  DG-TREN

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/energy_transport/index.html

TISPOL

European Traffic Police Network

http://www.tispol.org/

ESAFETY

eSafety Support http://www.esafetysupport.org/

 

 

State authorities, research institutes and other sources for road safety

Go to top Belgium

Belgian traffic legislation http://www.wegcode.be/
Belgian Institute for Road Safety http://www.bivv.be/
Federal Police http://www.fedpol.be/
Association of roadworthiness inspections and driving licences companies http://www.goca.be/
Federal Government agency for mobility and transport http://www.mobilit.fgov.be/
Traffic regulation http://www.verkeerweb.be/
Belgian road research center http://www.brrc.be/
National statistics office http://statbel.fgov.be/

Go to top Czech Republik

Czech statistical office http://www.czso.cz/
Ministry of interior http://www.mvcr.cz/

Go to top Denmark

Ministry of transport http://www.trm.dk/
Danish road safety and transport agency http://www.fstyr.dk/
Danish transport research institute http://www.dtf.dk/
National statistics office http://www.dst.dk/
”Legal Information” - the official on-line legal information system of the Danish Government http://www.retsinfo.dk/
The Danish Road Directorate http://www.vejsektoren.dk/
The Danish Road Directorate http://www.vejregler.dk/
The Danish Police http://www.politi.dk/
The Danish court system http://www.domstol.dk/
Danish Emergency Management Agency http://www.beredskabsstyrelsen.dk/
The Danish Working Environment Service http://www.arbejdstilsynet.dk/
The Danish insurance academy http://www.fh.dk/
Denmark 's official website http://www.danmark.dk/

Go to top Germany

Department of Transport http://www.bmv.de/
Official Journal of the Department of Transport http://www.verkehrsblatt.de/
Ministry of the Interior http://www.bmi.bund.de/
Competencies of the authorities http://www.bund.de/
German rules online http://www.bundesrecht.de/
Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (where a special department for road safety is included) http://www.bast.de/
Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing (Bundesminiisterium für Verkehr, Bau- und Wohnungswesen) http://www.bmvbw.de/
German Council for Traffic Safety (Deutscher Verkehrssicherheitsrat e. V.) http://www.dvr.de/
Federal Office for Transportation of Goods (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr) http://www.bag.bund.de/
Federal Office for Motorvehicles (Kraftfahrbundesamt) http://www.kba.de/
Links to the Ministries http://www.bundesregierung.de/
German police http://www.polizei.de/
Road Construction in Bundesland Niedersachsen http://www.strassenbau.niedersachsen.de/
National statistics office http://www.destatis.de/

Go to top Estonia

Statistical office of Estonia http://www.stat.ee/
Ministry of Internal Affairs http://www.sisemin.gov.ee/
Estonian police http://www.pol.ee/
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications http://www.mkm.ee/
Estonian Road Administration http://www.mnt.ee/

Go to top Greece

Ministry of Transport & Communications http://www.yme.gov.gr/
Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning & Public Works (road network & transport) http://www.ypehode.gov.gr/
Ministry of Justice (road violations sanctions & procedures) http://www.ministryofjustice.gr/
Ministry of Labour (professional transport) http://www.labor-ministry.gr/
National law Advisory to the State http://www.nsk.gr/
National Publications Agency (Legislation & general law data banks) http://www.et.gr/
Lawyers’ Association (Legislation & general law data banks) http://www.dsa.gr/
Publications’ house and law data banks administrators (Legislation & general law data banks) http://www.lawnet.gr/
National statistics office http://www.statistics.gr/
Greek police http://www.ydt.gr/

Go to top Spain

General Directorate for road traffic http://www.dgt.es/indices/dgtHtm_Portada_es.html
Ministry of Internal Affairs http://www.mir.es/
Ministry of Transports and Public Works http://www.mfom.es/
Spanish legislation http://www.fiscalia.org/
Spanish National Association of Lawyers Specialised in Insurance and Civil Liability http://www.asociacionabogadosrcs.org/
Ministry of Science, Technology and Industry http://www.mcyt.es/
Spanish road research center http://www.cedex.es/
National statistics office http://www.ine.es/
Guardia Civil http://www.guardiacivil.org/
Policía http://www.mir.es/policia/

Go to top France

La Gendarmerie http://www.defense.gouv.fr/gendarmerie/
Ministry of Interior http://www.interieur.gouv.fr/
Direction of roads at the French Ministry of Transport http://www.transports.equipement.gouv.fr/
Road directorate http://www.routes.equipement.gouv.fr/
Road safety http://www.securiteroutiere.equipement.gouv.fr/
National road safety council http://www.securiteroutiere.equipement.gouv.fr/cnsr/index.ht
m
Law information (French government service) http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/
Road research center http://www.setra.fr/
National road safety research center http://www.inrets.fr/
National statistics office http://www.insee.fr/
National Transport Council http://www.cnt.fr/

Go to top Ireland

Department of Environment and Local Regions (DOELR) http://www.environ.ie/
Department of Transport  (DOT) http://www.transport.ie/
National Safety Council http://www.nsc.ie/
Garda – National Police Force http://www.garda.ie/
Irelands Penalty Points System web site http://www.penaltypoints.ie/
National roads authority http://www.nra.ie/
National statistics office http://www.cso.ie/

Go to top Italy

Ministry of Interior http://www.mininterno.it/
Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport. http://www.infrastrutturetrasporti.it/
Italian Automobile Club http://www.aci.it/
National Road Police http://www.poliziadistato.it/pds/stradale/stradale.htm
ANIA. Italian Association of Insurance Companies http://www.ania.it/
Italian web site on road safety http://www.sicurauto.it/
National statistics office http://www.istat.it/

Go to top Cyprus

Department of Statistics and Research http://www.mof.gov.cy/mof/cystat/statistics.nsf/index_en/ind
ex_en?OpenDocument
Cypriot Police http://www.police.gov.cy/

Go to top Latvia

Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia http://www.csb.lv/
Ministry of Interior http://www.iem.gov.lv/
State police http://www.vp.gov.lv/

Go to top Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania http://www.std.lt/
Ministry of interior http://www.vrm.lt/
Lithuanian Police http://www.policija.lt/

Go to top Luxembourg

Luxembourg government http://www.gouvernement.lu/
Ministry of transport http://www.gouvernement.lu/ministeres/mini_transport.html
Luxembourg police http://www.police.public.lu/
Central service of legislation http://www.legilux.lu/
National statistics office http://statec.gouvernement.lu/

Go to top Hungary

Hungarian central statistical office http://www.ksh.hu/
Ministry of interior http://www.b-m.hu/
National police http://www.b-m.hu/police/

Go to top Malta

National Statistics Office http://www.nso.gov.mt/
Government of Malta http://www.gov.mt/
Ministry of justice and home affairs http://www.mjha.gov.mt/

Go to top The Netherlands

Institute for road safety research http://www.swov.nl/
Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management http://www.rijkswaterstaat.nl/
Transport and water management inspection http://www.verkeershandhaving.nl/
Dutch transport safety board http://www.rvtv.nl/
Co-operation of road safety organisations http://www.3vo.nl/
National statistics office http://www.cbs.nl/
Nederlandse politie http://www.politie.nl/
Marechaussee Nederland http://www.marechaussee.nl/

Go to top Austria

Office of road safety http://www.kfv.or.at/
Austrian rules online http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/
Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie) http://www.bmvit.gv.at/
Traffic Police online http://www.polizei.gv.at/
Ministry of Internal Affairs (traffic enforcement data) (Bundesministerium für Inneres) http://www.bmi.gv.at/
Automobile Club (Österreichischer Automobil und Touring Club) http://www.oeamtc.at/
Automobile Club http://www.arboe.at/
Association of Austrian Hauliers http://www.aisoe.org/
National statistics office http://www.statistik.at/

Go to top Poland

Central Statistical Office http://www.stat.gov.pl/
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration http://www.mswia.gov.pl/

Go to top Portugal

Direcção-Geral de Viação http://www.dgv.pt/dgv/index.asp
Direcção-Geral de Transportes Terrestres http://www.dgtt.pt/
Instituto de Seguros de Portugal http://www.isp.pt/
Prevenção Rodoviária Portuguesa http://prp.tudosobrerodas.pt/
Portugese road directorate http://www.iestradas.pt/
National Laboratory of Civil Engineering http://www-ext.lnec.pt/index.phtml
National statistics office http://www.ine.pt/

Go to top Slovenia

Statistical office of the republic of Slovenia http://www.stat.si/
Ministry of Interior http://www.mnz.si/
National police http://www.policija.si/

Go to top Slovakia

Statistical office of the Slovak republic http://www.statistics.sk/
Ministry of interior http://www.minv.sk/

Go to top Finland

Ministry of Transport and Communications http://www.mintc.fi/
Finnish Road Administration http://www.tiehallinto.fi/
Finland Statistics - traffic and transport http://statfin.stat.fi/statweb/start.asp?LA=fi&DM=SLFI&lp=ca
talog&clg=liikenne_ja_matkailu
AKE - The Finnish Vehicle Administration http://www.ake.fi/index_e.asp
Ministry of Justice http://www.om.fi/333.htm
Ministry of Interior http://www.intermin.fi/
The Finnish Police http://www.poliisi.fi/poliisi/home.nsf/pages/index_eng
The Finnish Motor Insurers' Centre http://www.vakes.fi/lvk/
VTT - Technical Research Centre of Finland http://www.vtt.fi/indexe.htm
National statistics office http://www.stat.fi/
Liikenneturva - The Central Organization for Traffic Safety http://www.liikenneturva.fi/default.aspx?desktop=337&languag
e=1033
University of Helsinki - Traffic Research Unit http://www.psyko.helsinki.fi/psyko/Psykolog.nsf/4c51645dc040
f758c22568240044d1bd/4b42ad53d4eb4e67c225682b00451a13?OpenDo
cument
Helsinki University of Technology - Laboratory of Automotive Engineering http://www.tkk.fi/Units/Auto/
Helsinki University of Technology - Laboratory of Transportation Engineering http://www.tkk.fi/Units/Civil/Transportation/
Automobile and Touring Club of Finland http://www.autoliitto.fi/eng.cfm?language=eng
Finnish Driving Schools Association http://www.autokoululiitto.fi/
SKAL - Finnish Transport and Logistics http://www.skal.fi/
The Finnish Road Enterprise http://www.tieliikelaitos.fi/english/default.asp
LINTU - Long-term research and development programme for road safety http://www.lintu.info/english.htm
R&D programme on real-time transport information 2004-2007 http://www.aino.info/indexe.html

Go to top Sweden

National Society for Road Safety http://www.ntf.se/
Road and Transport Research Institute http://www.vti.se/
The Swedish Parliament http://www.riksdagen.se/
The Swedish Government http://www.regeringen.se/
Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications http://www.naring.regeringen.se/
The Police http://www.polisen.se/
The Swedish National Road Administration http://www.vv.se/
Swedish laws and regulations http://www.notisum.se/
The Swedish Rescue Services Agency http://www.srv.se/
The Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection http://www.bilprovningen.se/
The Swedish Road Traffic Inspectorate http://www.vagtrafikinspektionen.se/
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency http://www.environ.se/
Swedish Institute For Transport and Communications Analysis http://www.sika-institute.se/
National statistics office http://www.scb.se/

Go to top United Kingdom

Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety http://www.pacts.org.uk/
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents http://www.rospa.co.uk/cms/
Scotland´s road safety organisation http://www.road-safety.org.uk/
Department of Transport http://www.dft.gov.uk/
Department for Transport (DfT) – Roads, vehicles and road safety http://www.roads.dft.gov.uk/
Government’s THINK! Road Safety Scheme http://www.thinkroadsafety.gov.uk/
DfT’s Transport Statistics http://www.transtat.dft.gov.uk/
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) http://www.dvla.gov.uk/
Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) including Vehicle Inspectorate and Traffic Area Network http://www.vosa.gov.uk/vosa/
Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) http://www.vca.gov.uk/
Driving Standards Agency (DSA) http://www.dsa.gov.uk/
Highway agency http://www.highways.gov.uk/
Transport research laboratory http://www.trl.co.uk/
Center for transport studies http://www.cts.cv.ic.ac.uk/
UK police service http://www.police.uk/
Police service of Northern Ireland http://www.psni.police.uk/
Northern Ireland statistics & research agency http://www.nisra.gov.uk/
Central statistics & research branch http://csrb.drdni.gov.uk/
National statistics office http://www.statistics.gov.uk/
National Safety Camera Liaison http://www.nationalsafetycameras.co.uk/

 

 

last update: 15-12-2008