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Public consultations

Saving lives with daytime running lights

Consultation period: 01/08/2006 - 17/11/2006

Objectives of the consultation

According to the research available, Daytime Running Light (DRL) has a high potential to increase road safety. They help road users to better and earlier detect, recognise and identify vehicles. The services of the European Commission launched a public consultation ("Saving lives with Daytime Running Lights") on their approach to daytime running lights, with a view to possible measures to foster their introduction.

Results of the consultation

Summary of the resultspdf(25 kB)

Consultation documents

Consultation paperpdf(276 kB)

Contributions to the consultation

Comments were received from national governments, companies and research institutes, associations and individuals.

Contributions in alphabetical order:

National governments and administrations
AT - Bundesministerium fuer Verkehrpdf(32 kB) DE - Bundesregierungpdf(18 kB)
CY - Ministry of Communications and Workspdf(17 kB) DK - Ministry of Transport and Energypdf(38 kB)
FI - Ministry of Transportpdf(4 kB) FR - Ministère des transportspdf(400 kB)
HU - Ministry of Justicepdf(13 kB) LU - Ministère des Transportspdf(9 kB)
MT - Ministry for Urban Developmentpdf(14 kB) NO - Ministry of Transportpdf(67 kB)
SK - Slovakiapdf(6 kB) UK - UK governmentpdf(43 kB)
UK - Neath Port Talbot County Borough Councilpdf(4 kB) UK - Greater Londonpdf(89 kB)
Companies and research institutes
Aarhus agencypdf(6 kB) All Quality Enterprisespdf(57 kB)
Audipdf(57 kB) DVR - Deutscher Verkehrssicherheitsratpdf(41 kB)
ETSC - European Transport Safety Councilpdf(24 kB) Fitsa Foundationpdf(2 MB)
Ford Europepdf(64 kB) General Motors Europepdf(73 kB)
INRETSpdf(4 kB) JCW Consultingpdf(8 kB)
KCE - Kinsella Consulting Engineerspdf(4 kB) KFV - Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheitpdf(6 kB)
KTI - Institute for Traffic Sciencespdf(42 kB) RoSPA - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidentspdf(56 kB)
Timebus Travelpdf(5 kB) TRL - Transport Research Laboratorypdf(317 kB)
Van Waes & Sanders, road safety lobbyistspdf(7 kB) 
Associations, federations, clubs
ACEA - Association des Constructeurs Européens d' automobilespdf(13 kB) ACEM - Association des Constructeurs Européens de Motocyclespdf(63 kB)
ADAC - Allgemeine Deutsche Automobil-Clubpdf(33 kB) ASINTRA - Federación Española Empresarial de Transporte de Viajerospdf(103 kB)
BGL - Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgungpdf(760 kB) CECRA - European Council for Motor Trades and Repairspdf(81 kB)
CETM - Confederación Española de Transporte de Mercancíaspdf(45 kB) Light.Sight.Safety-Initiativepdf(275 kB)
CTC - UK’s national cyclists’ organisationpdf(65 kB) DaDRL - Drivers Against Daytime Running Lights (1)pdf(5 kB)
DaDRL - Drivers Against Daytime Running Lights (2)pdf(608 kB) DaDRL - Drivers Against Daytime Running Lights (3)pdf(69 kB)
Danish Automobile Dealers Associationpdf(6 kB) DEKRA - Deutschen Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Vereinpdf(318 kB)
ELC - European Lamp Companies Federationpdf(133 kB) ETRA and ECFpdf(239 kB)
Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubspdf(12 kB) Fema - Federation of European Motorcyclists Associationspdf(167 kB)
FEPA - Federation of European Pedestrian Associationspdf(132 kB) FFMC - Fédération Française des Motards en Colèrepdf(323 kB)
FIA - Fédération Internationale de l’Automobilepdf(50 kB) FIM - Fédération Internationale de Motocyclismepdf(122 kB)
FIVA - Fédération Internationale Vehicules Ancienspdf(559 kB) GIA - German Insurance Assosiationpdf(13 kB)
IRU - International Road Transport Unionpdf(178 kB) JAMA - Japan Automobile Manufacturers Associationpdf(362 kB)
luces24horaspdf(5 kB) MAG - Motorcycle Action Grouppdf(200 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 
NMA - National Motorists Associationpdf(7 kB) ÖAMTC - Der Österreichische Automobil-, Motorrad- und Touring Clubpdf(61 kB)
RHA - Road Haulage Associationpdf(9 kB) SMMT - The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traderspdf(44 kB)
TLN - Transport en Logistiek Nederlandpdf(6 kB) ZDK - Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbepdf(89 kB)
Individuals
Anderson Davidpdf(5 kB) Andypdf(3 kB)
Apostol Masonpdf(4 kB) Arnold Joanpdf(4 kB)
Avis Andrewpdf(6 kB) Bailey Frankpdf(4 kB)
Benington Robertpdf(4 kB) Bennett Julianpdf(4 kB)
Boards Davidpdf(3 kB) Boller Michaelpdf(5 kB)
Carlton Ronpdf(4 kB) Carson Rowlandpdf(5 kB)
Cater Mikepdf(6 kB) Carwile Tedpdf(7 kB)
Casson Ainslie 1pdf(4 kB) Casson Ainslie 2pdf(5 kB)
Casson Ainslie 3pdf(7 kB) Clendenen Brucepdf(3 kB)
Coates Steve 1pdf(11 kB) Coates Steve 2pdf(4 kB)
Coates Steve 3pdf(3 kB) Coe Davidpdf(5 kB)
Cooke Georgepdf(4 kB) Costman Michaelpdf(4 kB)
Crippetts Johnpdf(4 kB) Cunanan Jordanpdf(3 kB)
Daffurn Keithpdf(7 kB) Davis Howardpdf(5 kB)
Dear JPpdf(5 kB) Debenedetto Davidpdf(4 kB)
Delton Jimpdf(5 kB) Denman Oliverpdf(3 kB)
Edwards Vickypdf(4 kB) Elrod Perrypdf(5 kB)
England Ericpdf(5 kB) Franklin Oscarpdf(5 kB)
Glenniesmith Stevepdf(7 kB) Graff Tonypdf(4 kB)
Greaves Dorothypdf(4 kB) Hall Johnpdf(5 kB)
Hamilton Jimpdf(3 kB) Hansmann J.L.pdf(3 kB)
Hanson Dickpdf(4 kB) Harman Richardpdf(4 kB)
Harris Martinpdf(4 kB) Holdeman Darylpdf(3 kB)
Holdren Lynnpdf(3 kB) Holland Jamespdf(4 kB)
Holmes Rogerpdf(4 kB) Hughes Susanpdf(5 kB)
Hutchings Hutchpdf(3 kB) Hutchings Thomaspdf(4 kB)
James Richardpdf(4 kB) Jennings Adampdf(3 kB)
Johnson Beverlypdf(4 kB) Johnson Stevepdf(9 kB)
Jordan Williampdf(96 kB) Kemper Robertpdf(3 kB)
Kinane J.pdf(3 kB) Kirkham Andypdf(4 kB)
Kraft Williampdf(4 kB) Kruse Krispdf(4 kB)
Loughran Stevepdf(6 kB) Maller Petepdf(3 kB)
Maruschat Dirkpdf(4 kB) Mawdsley Davidpdf(4 kB)
McBroom Sherylpdf(3 kB) Mc Govern Philpdf(3 kB)
Mc Guire Michaelpdf(5 kB) Millard Stevenpdf(3 kB)
Milnes Roypdf(140 kB) Montgomery Greggpdf(3 kB)
Morrisson Alasdairpdf(4 kB) Nanney Stevepdf(4 kB)
Nugent Mikepdf(4 kB) Olivier Davidpdf(3 kB)
Padget Edpdf(4 kB) Paine Michael 1pdf(5 kB)
Paine Michael 2pdf(6 kB) Paine Michael 3pdf(6 kB)
Parkin Jamespdf(4 kB) Pascone Bradleypdf(4 kB)
Perry Davidpdf(4 kB) Pilcher Mikepdf(4 kB)
Pressgrove Deanpdf(5 kB) Quesnel Terrypdf(5 kB)
Ray MJpdf(6 kB) Read Chrispdf(4 kB)
Reed Neilpdf(3 kB) Rihl Robertpdf(4 kB)
Riley Peterpdf(3 kB) Robertson Davidpdf(4 kB)
Rossall Davidpdf(4 kB) Ross Keithpdf(4 kB)
Schubert Johannpdf(4 kB) Schultz Brunopdf(4 kB)
Schwarz Andypdf(3 kB) Short Maconpdf(4 kB)
Slagter Irvinpdf(3 kB) Sloan Davidpdf(5 kB)
Smyth Billpdf(4 kB) Stahoviak Jeffpdf(4 kB)
Starr Markpdf(5 kB) Strachan Kenpdf(4 kB)
Swanke Schurkeypdf(4 kB) Unsworth Henrypdf(9 kB)
Urwin Rogerpdf(6 kB) Veillard Ericpdf(7 kB)
Wardle Cliffpdf(4 kB) Warnick Rogerpdf(4 kB)
Weber Michaelpdf(7 kB) Wheeler Richardpdf(19 kB)
Williams Charlespdf(4 kB) Williams Nigelpdf(3 kB)
Wilkins Peterpdf(4 kB) Yeomans Howardpdf(4 kB)
Yokel Glennpdf(4 kB) 

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