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3rd European Road Safety Day

Brussels, 13-14 October 2010

  • Wednesday 13 October 2010

        New political orientations 2011-2020 and safe intrastructure - European Commission conference

        Agendapdf(18 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

  • Thursday 14 October 2010

        Cross border enforcement - Belgian Presidency seminar

        Agendapdf(113 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

  • Location of both events: room JAN2Q2 (European Parliament premises), Brussels.


These 2 events aim to raise awareness, give visibility to best national and local practice and offer an opportunity to work together for safer roads in Europe.

13 October – Commission conference

After presenting the Commission's new road safety guidelines for 2011-20, the following topics will be debated:

  • dealing with injured road users/pedestrians
  • challenges for road users (elderly people, cyclists, motorcyclists, driving under the influence of alcohol and medicine)
  • safer  infrastructure

14 October – Belgian presidency seminar

How to achieve better collaboration between police and courts in different EU countries to combat road traffic offences.

European Road Safety Villagepdf(691 kB)

Featuring info stands and demonstrations  for the general public, this will be set up outside on the esplanade of the European Parliament on 13 and 14 October.

Related Links

Press release Choose translations of the previous link 

Belgian Presidency events calendar (14/10/2010)

Belgian Presidency website

Powerpoint presentations
Rune ELVIK Institute of Transport Economics, Norway The importance of better data on traffic injury – state of the artppt8(460 kB)
Pierre BESNARD Head of Unit Rescue Services, Civil Safety, France Organising first aids on the road - The French approachpdf(97 kB)
Bruno HOORNAERT Federal Planning Bureau, Belgium Social Costs of Road Accidents in Belgiumppt8(779 kB)
Ádám BODORVice-President European Cyclists' FederationHow to better integrate cyclists into the trafficppt8(2 MB)
Birgit BUKASAKfV (Road Safety Board), AustriaDrink Drivers Rehabilitation Systemsppt8(517 kB)
Michèle MERLIDéléguée interministérielle à la sécurité routière, FranceComment améliorer la sécurité des motocyclistes ? L'approche françaiseppt8(649 kB)
Joris AL Director-General in the Ministry of Transport and Public Waterways (RWS-DVS) - The Netherlands Contribution to Road Safety by infrastructureppt8(2 MB)
Rodolphe CHASSANDE-MOTTINEngineer, SETRA, France What makes a road a safe road ?ppt8(3 MB)
Anna FERRERDirector of the National Observatory for Road Safety, SpainVulnerable Road Users and Infrastructureppt8(759 kB)
Philippe BARETTEDirector in charge of Strategy, Bruxelles-Mobilité, Belgium Dealing with urban infrastructure: the experience of the region of Brussels-Capitalppt8(446 kB)