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European Road Safety Action Programme 2011-2020: Public consultation results

Brussels, 2 December 2009

  • Wednesday, 2 December 2009 from 9:30 to 18:00
  • Room de GASPERI, building Charlemagne
  • rue de la Loi 170, Brussels, European Commission

           The European Commission will host a conference on road safety in the European Union on 2 December 2009 in Brussels, Charlemagne building. This will be an occasion to release the results of the consultation process on the next European Road Safety Action Programme (2011-2020)

The conference will be opened by Vice-President Tajani and will also be addressed by Mr Brian Simpson, President of the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament and Mrs Åsa Torstensson, Transport Minister of Sweden.

The floor will be given to panellists from different backgrounds who will share their experience on the following subjects

  1. Safety of vehicles and of infrastructure
    • The safety of motorcycles
    • Road safety and the vehicles of the future (electric,...)
    • Road safety and climate change (eco-driving,...)
    • Infrastructure adjusted to all road users (pedestrians, handicapped, elderly,...)
    • The supervision of the safety of roads and motorways
  2. The European citizen, actor of road safety.
    • Road victims
    • Professional drivers
    • Public authorities
    • Traffic police
    • Doctors helping vulnerable road users and elderly people
    • Citizenship, responsibility and traffic education

Each panel discussion will be followed by a debate with the room.

This event will be used to launch the new Internet/Europa website of the European Commission.

The 2009 awards ceremony of the European Road Safety Charter will be the concluding event of the day.

 

Related Links

Conference documents
Program
Working document
Participants list
Flyer
Speeches
Speaker Function Theme
Antonio Tajani Vice-President, Commissioner for Transport Opening speech
Enrico Grillo Pasquarelli Director Inland Transport Assessment of the results of the current European Road Safety Action Plan (2001-2010)
Isabelle Kardacz Head of the Road Safety Unit First results of the public consultation on the next European action programme (2011-2020)
Antonio Tajani Vice-President, Commissioner for Transport Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2009
Mattia Pellegrini Member of the Cabinet of Antonio Tajani Closing of the conference: “Next steps”
Powerpoint presentations
Speaker Function Theme
Isabelle Kardacz Head of the Road Safety Unit First results of the public consultation on the next European action programme (2011-2020)
Antonio Tajani Vice-President, Commissioner for Transport Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2009
Antonio Tajani Vice-President, Commissioner for Transport Press conference
Jean-Paul Repussard Road Safety Unit Launching the new Internet EUROPA website on road safety