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  • AA Driver Education Foundation (NZ)
    The AA Driver Education Foundation has been formed by the New Zealand Automobile Association as an independent body to represent the interests of the New Zealand Automobile Association (and its membership) and other major parties in the specific area of road user safety through improved driver licencing standards, driver attitude and driver skills.
  • ADVANCED
    Advanced is a study of post-licence driver and rider training co-financed by the European Commission. It describes and analyses voluntary, post-licence training and makes a series of recommendations on how to improve such training. It emphasises the importance of avoiding overconfidence amongst trainees and indicates how training can be more effective and balanced.
  • Advancing Sustainable Safety (NL)
    Advancing Sustainable Safety critically examines the Sustainable Safety vision. Adaptations were made where necessary. Advancing insights and new developments have also prompted the update of this vision.
  • AIFVS (IT)
    Italian Association of Road Traffic Victims
  • Aino (FI)
    The goal of AINO is to develop the collection, management and utilisation of real time information in transport and thereby to create prerequisites for concrete ITS services, which will improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the transport systems as well as increase the well-being of citizens and the competitiveness of Finnish companies.
  • Ajoneuvohallintokeskus AKEn (FI)
    AKE (Finnish Vehicle Administration) promotes vehicle safety and environmental-friendliness and provides vehicle information services for private citizens, state authorities and companies. AKE operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
  • Alcohol Interlock Curriculum for Practitioners (AICP) (US)
    An educational resource from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) for diverse audiences. Information relating to the following topics can be found at this site:
    * international research;
    * alcohol interlock technology;
    * information about the implementation of alcohol interlocks as part of a program to control and monitor impaired driving offenders;
    * legal concerns about the use of alcohol interlocks; and,
    * information about contracting with vendors and service providers.
  • ALCOLOCKpdf
    Alcolock implementation in the European Union; an in-depth qualitative field trial. The general objective of the project is to contribute to a reduction of the number of victims on European roads by preparing and facilitating legal implementation of alcolocks in the European Union through research on the psychological, sociological, behavioural and practical impact on drivers whose vehicles are equipped with an alcolock.
  • ANDREA
    Driver rehabilitation courses for the reintegration of traffic violators are a growing market in many EU-states. It was the objective of the “Andrea-project (Analysis of Driver Rehabilitation Programmes) to analyse which elements of these courses are more or less effective.
  • ANWB (NL)
    The Royal Dutch Tourist Club ANWB tries to promote the collective interests of its members on mobility. This usually occurs backstage in consultation with the government and branch organisations.
  • APROSYS
    World-wide, vehicle safety experts agree that significant further reductions in fatalities and injury numbers could be achieved by deploying appropriate passive (or crash) safety strategies. The FP6 APROSYS Integrated Project (IP) answers to this call by development and introduction of critical technologies that improve passive safety for all European road users for priority accident types and levels of crash severity.
  • APSN - Advanced Passive Safety Network
    The aim of APSN is to mobilise the European scientific & business expertise in Vehicle Passive Safety to accelerate improvements in road safety in order to reduce the annual road victims for the European Union. APSN joint technical and scientific objective is to enhance the level of road safety at affordable costs for the individual user as well as for the European society.
  • ARROWS
    "ARROWS" means: Advanced Research on Road Work Zone Safety Standards in Europe. A Transport RTD Project financially supported by the European Commission / DG II under the 4th Framework Programme.
  • Association nationale des Victimes de la Route (AVR) (LU)
    AVR is dedicated to improving the circumstances of victims of traffic accidents through psychological, legal and practical counsel. It also works towards reducing traffic crashes. AVR was created in April 1992, as an initiative of some victims of traffic accidents, along with a small group of experts.
  • Association of roadworthiness inspections and driving licences companies (BE)
    The Belgium association controls the 77 centres for roadworthiness inspections of vehicles and the 32 centres for driving tests. The association also (re)trains the employees of this centres.
  • Association Prevention Routičre (FR)
    La Prévention Routičre aims to study and implement all measures and encourage all initiatives to reduce the frequency and severity of road traffic accidents.
  • ASTERYXpdf

    Assessing The European Road SafetY Problem - an eXploitation study of the CARE Database.

    Exploitation study of the CARE database in 2000 by independent road safety institutions in the Member States. Assessment of the current value of CARE to the research community and to identify future directions of development.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (AU)
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Automobile and Touring Club of Greece (GR)
    The Automobile and Touring Club aims to develop, organize and promote motorized travel, touring and tourism. It also provides guidance for safe and environmental travels, and is involved in organizing national and international car and motorcycle races.

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  • BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (DE)
    BASt is a technical and scientific institute responsible to the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing (BMVBW). The scope of work is considerable, ranging from replying at short notice to incoming enquiries to the coordination and carrying out of research projects over a period of several years.
  • Belgisch Verkeersreglement (BE)
    Belgian traffic regulations (in Dutch)
  • Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute (US)
    A small, US-based, active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information.
  • BIVV Belgisch Instituut voor de Verkeersveiligheid (BE)
    The Belgian Road Safety Institute BIVV wishes to promote road safety and traffic liveability by: campaigns and education, research and advice. Other tasks are: advising and accompanying, representing and co-ordinating, and implementation of government assignments.
  • BTS - Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US)
    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is an operating administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). BTS compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the Nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of government statistics.
  • Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) (CH)
    The Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) is Switzerland's federal authoritiy responsible for road infrastructure and private road transport.
  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (AT)
    Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
  • Bureau of Transport Economics (AU)
    Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics

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  • CARE - Community Road Accident Database
    CARE is a Community database on road accidents resulting in death or injury (no statistics on damage - only accidents). The major difference between CARE and most other existing international databases is the high level of disaggregation, i.e. CARE comprises detailed data on individual accidents as collected by the Member States.
  • CAST
    Campaigns and Awareness-raising Strategies in Traffic Safety
    CAST is a Specific Targeted Research Project (STREP) set up with the support of the European Commission, to meet the Commission’s needs for enhancing traffic safety by means of effective road safety campaigns. CAST aims at developing an evaluation tool and a design tool for road safety mass media campaigns.
  • CBS - Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (NL)
    The Central Bureau of Statistics (also known as 'Statistics Netherlands') collects and interpretates data for publication purposes, to assist scientists and policymakers. It also produces European statistics.
  • CDV (CZ)
    Centrum Dopravního Vyzkumu / Transport Research Centre
    CDV has more than forty years long tradition of research and development. CDV has been appointed since 1 july, 1996 by the decision of the Minister of Transport of the Czech Republic as the only research institute on transport issues under the responsibility of the Ministry of Transport.
  • CEDEX (Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas) (ES)
    The Transport Studies Centre (Centro de Estudios de Transporte) is, within CEDEX, the organization specialized in the design, construction and management of road networks, traffic engineering and road safety.
  • Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (US)
    The Center for Excellence in Rural Safety provides citizen-centered research, training, and outreach to enhance rural safety and to meet the online and seminar training needs of rural transportation practitioners and policymakers. The Center conducts several focused research activities to explore policy, behavior, and technology approaches, such as projects addressing safety-conscious planning, ITS and rural emergency response, integrated policy approaches, and related human factors, societal trends, and stakeholder needs analysis.
  • Central Statistics Office (IE)
    Ireland
  • Český statistický úřad | ČSÚ (CZ)
    Czech Statistical Office
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • CIDAUT Foundation (ES)
    The principal objective of the Foundation is to nurture the competitiveness and the industrial development of the companies in the automotive sector, thus enabling them to develop new products and processes. In order to realize this objective, the Foundation promotes scientific investigation, technological development and innovation applicable to industry in general and to the transport and energy sectors in particular.
  • CIECA
    CIECA is the international commission for driver testing authorities, active in the fields of road safety and driver testing. CIECA members include driver testing authorities from 33 countries worldwide.
  • Confederation of Organisations in Road Transport Enforcement (CORTE)
    CORTE was established in 2004 with the aim to bring together the national bodies from various European countries having a responsibility and interest in the field of road transport. Member are representatives of national enforcement agencies, the police, government transport departments, non-government organisations active in the field of road transport and industrial partners. CORTE gahters and coordinates expertise issues connected to road transport at the European level, ensuring that the voice of its members is heard by the EU institutions and other stakeholders. At the same time, CORTE provide a platform for exchange of good practice and harmonized implementation of road transport legislation, inlcuding goods and passenger transport.
  • Conseil National de Sécurité Routičre (FR)
    Le Conseil National de la Sécurité Routičre is associated in the elaboration and evaluation of the policies of public authorities in charge of road safety. The main missions are: to suggest to the government measures in favour of the road safety and to proceed to evaluations of the engaged actions.
  • Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) (IT)
    The National Research Council (CNR) is a public organization; its duty is to carry out, promote, spread, transfer and improve research activities in the main sectors of knowledge growth and of its applications for the scientific, technological, economic and social development of the Country.
  • Conspicuitypdf
    Conspicuity of Heavy Goods Vehicles
    Study aimed at outlining the situation in the individual EU Member States as well as in 10 further states, at performing a literature analysis of already existing research results, at investigating into the effects of an obligatory introduction of UN/ECE-R 104 on “retro-reflective marking for heavy and long vehicles and their trailers“ on accidents, at implementing a cost-benefit analysis and at giving an overview of the manufacturer market.
  • Consument en Veiligheid (NL)
    Consument en Veiligheid is a Dutch organization that aims to reduce accidents in peoples own living area.
  • CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service
    The gateway to European research and development.
    As an integral part of the European Commission's INNOVATION Programme, CORDIS provides information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. It offers a wide range of services that keep you current on R&D and innovation activities that are occurring within the EU.
  • CROW (NL)
    In the CROW Information and Technology Centre for Transport and Infrastructure, government an companies cooperate from their mutual interests in the design, construction, and management, especially of road and traffic provisions. This cooperation takes shape in the three main CROW goals: Research, Regulation, and Knowledge diffusion.
  • CSDD - Ceļu satiksmes drošības departaments (LV)
    Since June 5, 1997, CSDD (Road Traffic Safety Department) is non-profit state stock company and in accordance with the Statutes deals with the registration of vehicles, examination of drivers and issuing of driver’s licenses, periodic technical inspection, supervision of roads and maintaining of the State Register of Vehicles and Drivers.
  • CYSTAT - Statistical Service of Cyprus (CY)
    The aim of the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT) is to provide accurate and up-to-date statistical information.
    The Statistical Service is the competent authority responsible for the compilation and the publication of most of the official statistical data in Cyprus.

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  • DaCoTA (Road safety Data Collection, Transfer and Analysis)
    The purpose of the European 7th framework project DaCoTA is to make road safety data and knowledge and methods for data collection and processing available to policy makers and other stakeholders in Europe. Methods that have been developed in previous projects are used as much as possible.
  • DAN - Description and Analysis of post licensing measures for Novice drivers
    In the course of the EU-project “DAN“ - Description and analysis of post licensing measures for novice drivers, measures for the reduction of the disproportionately high accident rate of novice drivers were analysed.
  • Danish Road Directorate - Vejdirektoratet - en del af Transport- og Energiministeriet (DK)
    The Danish Road Directorate (DRD), Ministry of Transport, Denmark, is responsible for the administration and operation of the 1,623 km national road network. Its tasks consist of planning, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the network and provision of services and traffic information to all road users.
  • Danish Road Safety and Transport Agency (Fćrdselsstyrelsen) (DK)
    Denmark’s Road Safety and Transport Agency is an independent administrative body within the Danish Ministry of Transport.
    The agency’s areas of responsibility are principally:
    -to enforce Danish legislation regarding commercial transport.
    - to promote environmentally-friendly road transport.
  • Danish Road Safety Council (Rĺdet for Střrre Fćrdselssikkerhed) (DK)
    The Danish Road Safety Council is a private association of authorities and national organisations in Denmark. The number of member organisations is currently 42. The Council has existed since 1935. The Council works to increase public road safety through information and traffic education. We aim for the public to gain knowledge and understanding of the aspects of road safety. The Council works to sustain road safe conduct by means of campaigns, consulting and the production of instruction materials.
  • Danmarks Statistik (DK)
    The Danish Statistical Office.
  • Department for Transport (GB)
    The Department for Transport's aim is transport that works for everyone. This means a transport system which balances the needs of the economy, the environment and society.
    The Department for Transport provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. This section contains information on the Department's aims and objectives, its organisational structure, and the responsibilities of the various affiliated agencies.
  • Department of Transport and the Marine (IE)
    To ensure the provision, development and regulation of competitive, safe and secure integrated transport services and transport infrastructure for the road, rail and air transport modes in Ireland.
  • DGT - Dirección General de Tráfico (Traffic General Directorate) (ES)
    National administration for Traffic
  • Dienst Verkeer en Scheepvaart (DVS) (NL)
    The Transport and Navigation Department (TND), as a specialist service, is part of the Directorate General of the Department of Public Works of the Ministry of Transport. It fulfils a central role as traffic and transport knowledge centre, and as such is involved in policy making and implementation of these aspects.
  • Directorate-General Mobility & Transport
    The Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport is responsible for developing and implementing European policies in the transport field. Its mission is to ensure that transport policies are designed for the benefit of all sectors of the society, businesses, cities, rural areas and above all of citizens.
  • Direkcija Republike Slovenije za ceste (SI)
    The Directorate of the Republic of Slovenia for Roads is a body within the Ministry of Transport. It undertakes: professional-technical, developmental, organisational and administrative tasks relating to the construction, maintenance and protection of main and regional roads as well as some expressways; tasks relating to transport in road freight and passenger traffic; and vehicle type approval.
  • Distracted Driving Help (US)
    An American website about distracted driving.
  • Driving.co.uk (GB)
    This website shares the seriousness of driving safely with the pleasure of good driving and some essential humour.
  • DRUID
    The Integrated Project DRUID (Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Alcohol and Medicines) deals with the scourge of drink-driving and is going to find answers to questions concerning the use of drugs or medicines that affect people’s ability to drive safely. The aim is to gain new insights to the real degree of impairment caused by psychoactive drugs and their actual impact on road safety.
  • DTU Transport (Denmark) (DK)
    DTU Transport is a Danish sector research institute with expertise in many aspects of transport research, e.g. safety, environment and economy. The website contains all DTU's publications.
  • DVR - Deutscher Verkehrssicherheitsrat (DE)
    The task of the association is to promote measures to improve the safety of all road users. Its focus is on issues of traffic engineering, road safety education and information, traffic law and enforcement. The association coordinates the various activities of its members, develops programs and continually adjusts these to new requirements and scientific knowledge.

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  • ECBOS
    Enhanced Coach and Bus Occupant Safety
    The ECBOS project aimed to make improvements in current regulations and propose new regulations and standards for the development of safer buses and coaches. The major community added value is the decrease of incidence and severity of occupant injuries and social suffering which occur as a result of bus and coach accidents.
  • ECR
    Euro Contrôle Route is a group of European Transport Inspection Services working together to enhance the quality of enforcement in order to improve road safety, compliance with road transport legislation and to promote fair competition.
  • ERF (European Union Road Federation)
    The European Union Road Federation is a non-profit association which coordinates the views and concerns of Europe’s road sector. ERF acts as a European platform for dialogue, condenses the road sector's input on mobility issues and promotes research leading to a more sustainable road transport.
  • eSafetyAware!
    eSafetyAware! seeks to accelerate the market introduction of such life-saving technologies by organising information campaigns and dedicated events aimed at creating awareness of eSafety benefits among policy-makers and end-users.
  • Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre (Eesti Riiklik Autoregistrikeskus) (EE)
    The Estonian Motor Vehice Registration Centre (MVRC) attends to all activities concerning driver licensing and motor vehicles, e.g. the registration of motor vehicles, the providing of driver licences and methodological guiding and monitoring the level of drivers training.
    The MVRC and ERA (Estonian Road Administration) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Estonian Road Administration (ERA) (EE)
    The ERA participates in the analysis of the road safety situation, statistics, planning and assessment of road safety measures and risk factor analysis.
    The ERA and MVRC (Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • ETACpdf
    European Truck Accident Causation
    The aim of the study was to identify the main causes of accidents involving trucks. This information can be used to give guidance to policy and decision makers for future action which can contribute to the improvement of road safety.
  • ETSC
    European Transport Safety Council
    ETSC, a Brussels-based independent non-profitmaking organisation provides an impartial source of expert advice on transport safety matters to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and Member States.
  • Euro NCAP
    Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe.
  • EUROBOBpdf
    This campaign is based on the principle of the designated driver concept: the designated driver is the person who does not drink when he has to drive and who drives the rest of the party home safely. The general objective of this project is to insist on the fact that drinking and driving do not mix, to make people aware of the dangers of alcohol behind the wheel and to make drink driving socially unacceptable.
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
    The Europe-wide Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-13 will promote working together for risk prevention.
  • European Cyclist Federation
    The European Cyclists' Federation (ECF) is pledged to ensure that bicycle use achieves its fullest potential so as to bring about sustainable mobility and public well-being. To achieve these aims, the ECF seeks to change attitudes, policies and budget allocations at the European level.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • European Union
    Basic information about the European Union: the rights of citizens, main themes such as the euro and employment; access to official documents, legal texts, publications, databases, information sources, etc.
  • EURORAP
    European Roads Assessment Programme
    EuroRAP aims to provide independent, consistent safety ratings of roads. Already thousands of road stretches across Europe have been assessed - and the methods used are already being applied in Australia through AusRAP and piloted in the USA through usRAP.
  • EuroSafe
    EuroSafe, the European Association for Injury Prevention and safety Promotion, is the network of injury prevention champions dedicated to making Europe a safer place.
  • Eurostat
    Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service
  • EUROTAP
    European tunnel assessment programme
    The results of the tunnels tested are published every year in media all across Europe. Tunnels users are able to access via the internet safety relevant information about individual tunnels in seven different languages.
  • EVI (Electronic Vehicle Identification)pdf
    The aim of this project was to investigate the feasibility of an EU-wide Electronic Vehicle Identification system. It identified and assessed the main technical and non-technical issues facing EU-wide implementation, information that could contribute to future decision-making by the European Commission and the Member States.
  • Expertisecentrum voor internationaal Onderzoek en Innovatie (EiOI)
    Since 1983, EiOI (before EG-Liaison/EGL) shows the way within the complex fields of European subsidies. It is free and independent. The project advisors of EiOI provide information, advice, courses, and training. In addition, EiOI helps in the search for (research) partners. Its purpose is to strengthen the position in Europe of Dutch companies and organisations.

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  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Electronic Reading Room (US)
    Electronic Reading Room of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) which is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The mission of the FHWA is to improve mobility on the Nation's highways through national leadership, innovation and program delivery.
  • Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs - Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung (DE)
    The Federal Government's aim is to form an efficient and modern overall transport system for all modes of transport in union. As a result of this, regions of high traffic density can be relieved, creating development opportunities for structurally weak areas at the same time. With innovative system solutions, such an overall transport system also ensures increased traffic safety. On roads, rails, water and in the air.
  • Federal Statistical Office (CH)
    The Federal Statistical Office is a national centre for public statistics and delivers statistical information to sustain the democratic process. One of their topics is mobility & traffic.
  • Federale Overheidsdienst Mobiliteit en Vervoer - Service public fédéral Mobilité et Transports (BE)
    Belgian Federal Government of Mobility and Transport.
    Site in Dutch and French.
  • Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations (FEMA)
    The Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations (FEMA) is the representative federation of motorcycle (comprising all powered two-wheeled vehicles) users throughout Europe. FEMA represents the interests' of citizens' national organisations at the European Union and agencies of the United Nations. FEMA's primary objective is to pursue, promote and protect the interests of motorcyclists.
  • FERSI
    European countries have a national road safety research programme, usually led by the national Ministry of Transport. In most countries, there is a single organization which provides the primary focus for the execution and implementation of this programme. The Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI) was created in 1991 to bring together these national research organizations to provide a common focus for road safety research at the European level.
  • FEVR - European Federation of Road Traffic Victims
    The FEVR has the aim to offer support and help to road crash victims and to contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities towards implementing and enforcing road safety measures far more effectively.
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration (US)
    The vision of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is to create the best transportation system in the world for the American people through proactive leadership, innovation, and excellence in service.
  • FIA Foundation
    The FIA Foundation has been established in the United Kingdom as a registered charity. Its objectives are to promote public safety and public health, the protection and preservation of human life and the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment.
  • Finnish Road Administration (FI)
    The Finnish National Road Administration maintains public roads and provides for safe and convenient traveling in Finland.
  • FITSA - Fundación Instituto Tecnológico para la Seguridad y el Medio Ambiente del Automóvil (ES)
    Promotion of research, innovation and professional training in vehicle safety, environmental characteristics and the relations between the automobile and the society.
  • FORMAT
    Fully optimised road maintenance
    FORMAT was a three year 4.5 million Euro research project that started in February 2002.

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  • Główny Urząd Statystyczny (PL)
    Statistics office of Poland
  • GADGET
    Assessment of changes in driver behaviour resulting from the introduction of in-vehicle safety devices, visual modifications to the road environment, educational, training and legal measures, and safety campaigns.
  • Garda Síochána - Ireland's National Police Service (IE)
  • Gazdasági és Közlekedési Minisztérium (HU)
    Ministry of National Development
  • GOOD PRACTICES
    Inventory and compiling of a european "good practices" guide on road safety education targeted at young people (children & teenagers)
    The guide presents local road safety and First Aid practices that have proven valuable for improving road safety for children by making the way from home to school and back safer, teaching children how to be safe on the roads and how to behave in case of a crash. It is meant to encourage other communities and 0rganisations to replicate these practices in their own context. The guide is structured in such a way that it allows sharing experiences within the European Union and outside.
  • GRSP - Global Road Safety Partnership
    The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is an informal partnership of private sector, civil society, government and bi-/multi-lateral development organizations that shares the premise that road safety conditions in the world, especially in developing countries, can be improved by working in partnership. GRSP's mission is to reduce deaths, injuries, disabilities and associated social costs of road traffic crashes through partnerhips which promote collaboration and coordination of road safety activities among partners for the benefit of the most vulnerable.

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  • HASTE
    The aim of HASTE (Human Machine Interface And the Safety of Traffic in Europe) is to develop methodologies and guidelines for the assessment of In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS).
  • Hellenic Institute of Transport (Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Μεταφορών) (GR)
    HITs main objective is the conduct and support of applied research activities in the field of transportation in Greece. More specifically on issues relating to organization, operation, planning and development of infrastructure, and standardization, economic analysis, management, vehicle technology, and impact assessment of land, maritime, air, and multimodal transport services. Also training and education activities in related fields, dissemination of research activities and the Representation of Greece, in Transport Research and other relevant scientific fora abroad.
  • Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (GR)
    The mission of the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks is:
    - to plan and implement national policy and create the appropriate institutional framework at European and international level for the development of top quality transport, mass-transit, telecom and postal services under conditions of healthy competition;
    - to ensure the safety of transport, mass-transit and telecommunications;
    to promote the Information Society;
    - to contribute to the country's economic development and to the improvement of its citizens quality of life in the areas falling under the Ministry's responsibility.
  • HERMESpdf (AT)
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • HERMESpdf
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • Highway Safety Research Center Library (US)
    Research Publications of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center. The HSRC Library provides access to traffic safety research information from the United States, and around the world. Library collections reflect the focus of the Center's research, and concentrate on human factors, civil engineering, and design of facilities for pedestrians, cyclists, and motor vehicles.
  • Highways Agency (GB)
    The Highways Agency, established in 1994, is an executive agency of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. The Secretary of State is responsible for overall Government policy on motorways and trunk roads in England and determining the strategic framework and the financial resources within which it operates.
  • Humanist
    The aim of the Network of Excellence HUMANIST is to federate the researches in the domain of user/system interactions and their applications on road telematics and driver assistance systems and to create a European Virtual Centre of Excellence on HUMAN centred design for Information Society Technologies applied to road transport.
  • HUMOS2
    The objective of the EC funded HUMOS2 (HUman MOdels for Safety) project was to develop Finite Element (FE) human models representing a large range of the European population and allowing an accurate injury risk prediction for victims involved in road accidents.

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  • IASPpdf
    Identification of Hazard Location and Ranking of Measures to Improve Safety
    The target of the project is the performance of a "project pilot" on two lane rural roads. The project will be able to define methodologies and procedures for the analysis of actual road safety conditions and to arrange maintenance or restoration projects in order to improve safety.
  • IATSS - International Association of Transport and Safety Sciences
    The International Association of Traffic and Safety Science, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, publishes the journal IATSS Research twice a year. The IATSS gathers together the knowledge and expertise of professionals in a range of traffic-related fields to conduct a range of activities to build ideal traffic flows for modern society.
  • ICTCT - International Coorperation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic safety
    ICTCT is an association developed out of an international working group of safety experts with the aim to identify and analyse dangerous situations in road traffic on the basis of criteria other than past accidents, analogous to the methods of air and industrial safety.
  • IDB
    The Injury Database (IDB) is a database on non-fatal home, leisure and sports accidents. It is an internet database set up by DG SANCO under the Injury Prevention Programme in 1999, in order to provide central access to the data collected in the Member States under the EHLASS Programme (European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System).
  • IFP - International Federation of Pedestrians
    The goals of IFP are to promote and to defend the pedestrian's right to full access and mobility. IFP works toward the prevention of traffic collisions and the reduction of injury and disability resulting from them. The protection of children and the elderly as the most vulnerable groups in society is most urgent. IFP represents the interests of the pedestrian at the international level and works with agencies of the United Nations and the European Union, and cooperates with a wide range of non-governmental organizations.
  • IFSTTAR (FR)
    French institute of science and technology for transport, development and networks (IFSTTAR)
  • IMMORTAL
    Impaired Motorists, Methods of Roadside Testing and Assessment for Licensing
    IMMORTAL specifies a research programme concerning the accident risk associated with different forms of driver impairment and the identification of 'tolerance levels' applied to licensing assessment and roadside impairment testing (including drug screening).
  • IN-ARTE
    Integration of Navigation and Anticollission for Rural Traffic Environment.
    The aim of IN-ARTE was to develop an integrated autonomous on-board system to be able to build an extended view of the environment in front of the vehicle, integrating signals from anticollision radar, road recognition CCD sensors and navigation map, in order to guide and warn the driver through an optimum HMI in a series of rural areas related traffic tasks, such as intersection handling, speed selection while negotiations, curves, obstacle detection, etc.
  • In-Safety
    The aim of In-Safety is to develop intelligent, intuitive and cost-efficient combinations of new technologies and traditional infrastructure best practice applications, in order to enhance the forgiving and self-explanatory nature of roads.
  • INRETS - Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité (FR)
    INRETS is a French state-financed scientific and technological body under the dual administrative supervision of the Ministry of Research and the Ministry of Transport. The website is written in French.
  • Insee - Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques - France - statistiques et docume (FR)
    National statistical office of France
  • INSERR - Institut National de Sécurité Routičre et de Recherches (FR)
    INSERR is a school in charge of the conception and the implementation of the training of various actors of the road safety who are liable to an obligation of training to practice their activity.
  • Institution of Highways and Transportations (GB)
    The IHT is the foremost learned society in the UK concerned specifically with the design, construction, maintenance and operation of sustainable transport systems and infrastructure.
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística - National Statistics Institute (ES)
    Statistical office of Spain
  • Instituto Nacional de Estatística - Statistics Portugal (PT)
    Statistical office of Portugal
  • Instytutu Transportu Samochodowego (PL)
    MOTOR TRANSPORT INSTITUTE
    The Institutes main objectives are: conducting, co-ordinating and popularising scientific research as well as development work on the road transport, working out new technical solutions, organisational and economic ones concerning mainly such subjects as road traffic participants. safety and environmental protection. Also fulfilling other tasks particularly important to obtain goals set out by social and economic state policy.
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (US)
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute are independent, nonprofit, research and communications organizations funded by car insurers and dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths, injuries, and property losses.
  • International Transport Forum
    In May 2005, Ministers agreed in Moscow that the ECMT should be transformed into a publicly recognised international Ministerial forum, designed to increase the understanding of the importance of transport. In Dublin, in May 2006, they established the International Transport Forum.
    The aim of the Forum is to foster a deeper understanding among policy makers and wider audiences of the role of transport as a key to economic growth and of transport’s impact on the environmental and social dimensions of sustainability.
  • INTRAS - Instituto Universitario de Tráfico y seguridad vial (ES)
    INTRAS (Institute of Traffic and Road Safety) is an interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Valčncia dedicated to the scientific and applied research, the development and innovation, the training and advising in the field of road safety and traffic accidents, mainly from the point of view of the human factors and the driver’s behaviour with the vehicle, the infrastructures and the police controls.
  • IRCOBI International Research Council on Biomechanics on Injury
    Road transport deaths and injuries have been a byproduct of increased motorisation since the introduction of the motor car; but had gone largely unnoticed by policymakers until three decades ago. Therefore, a small group of researchers from different European countries agreed to combine two programmes one on accident biomechanics and the other on human tolerance to impact into the science of the kinematics of impact injuries. These deliberations resulted in the formation of the International Research Committee on the Biokinetics of Impact (IRCOBI). In 1992, this group changed its name to the International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury to reflect more accurately its overall mission.
  • IRF - International Road Federation
    The International Road Federation (IRF) is a unique global platform that brings together public and private entities committed to road development. Working together with its members and associates, the IRF promotes social and economic benefits that flow from well-planned and environmentally sound transportation networks.
  • IRTAD - International Road Traffic and Accident Database
    In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis.
  • ISAweb.be(BE)
    ISAweb.be is a site on intelligent speed adaptation and road-safety wich will bring you the latest issues, news and information on Intelligent transport systems and road-safety in Belgium.
  • Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (IT)
    Statistical office of Italy
  • ITE - Institute of Transportation Engineers (US)
    The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide.
  • IZVW Center for Traffic Sciences (DE)
    A psychology department with a focus on cognitive ergonomics in traffic, that carries out applied research on the interaction of traffic environment, driver and vehicle.

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  • La Sécurité Routičre (LU)
    La Sécurité Routičre is the Luxembourg association for the prevention of road accidents. The association aims to promote and encourage all initiatives to increase the protection of users and residents of the road and prevent the road traffic accidents.
  • Latvia Road Traffic Research (LV)
    The company has the aim to obtain and examine all-round information and to make complex, independent and objective analyses of the road traffic problems in Latvia and Europe.
  • Latvijas Statistika (LV)
    The overall purpose (mission) of Latvijas Statistika (Central Statistical Bureau) is to provide domestic and foreign data users with timely, exact, complete, comprehensible, and internationally comparable statistical information on economical, demographic, social, and environmental phenomena and processes of Latvia by applying contemporary solutions of information technologies and the best experience in the branch.
  • Latvijas Valsts ceďi (LV)
    The Latvian State Roads performs the management of the state road network, administration of the State Road Fund and organisation of public procurement in order to provide the publics with profitable, durable, safe and environmentally friendly state road network. Maintenance and development of parish, company and household roads is supervised, as well.
  • LCVR - Ligue contre la violence routièr (FR)
    LCVR - The League against Violence on the Roads- fights against road violence in al its forms by all legal means by its disposal to prevent road traffic accidents. It tries to mobilise a wave of public opinion and inform the authorities as well as every citizen.
  • Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (LT)
    The Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania) is an enterprise founded by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania which is in charge of organizing and co-ordinating the reconstruction, maintenance and development of the roads of national significance.
  • Lietuvos Respublikos Susisiekimo Ministerija (LT)
    Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania
  • Lietuvos Statistikos Departamentas - Statistics Lithuania (LT)
  • Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö (FI)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland promotes national well-being and the efficient functioning of society by making sure that people, commerce and industry have access to high-quality, safe and reasonably priced transport and communications networks, and by furthering the competitiveness of transport and communications companies.
  • Liikenneturva - the Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland (FI)
    The Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland is a national expert organization aiming at improving road safety by influencing people’s traffic behaviour and values and attitudes concerning traffic throughout society.
  • LINTU (FI)
    LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration. The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government: The road transport system must be designed so that nobody should die or be seriously injured on the roads.
  • LNEC - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (PT)
    The Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC) is a public institution of science and technology, which is subject to the Ministry for Public Works, Transports and Communications, covering the broad field of civil engineering.
  • London Road Safety Unit (GB)
    A road safety website providing stakeholders, journalists and the public with information on the work of London Road Safety Unit (LRSU).

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  • Magyar Útügyi Társaság (HU)
    Hungarian Road Association
    The best experts of various organizations such as highway administrative agencies, research institutes, design and consulting companies, construction enterprises and local governments are participating in the activity of the Society, reflecting the wide scope of technical regulation problems and common interests.
  • MAIDSpdf
    Motorcycle accident in depth study
    MAIDS is a comprehensive in-depth database for Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) accidents in Europe. The investigation was conducted during 3 years on 921 accidents from 5 countries using a common research methodology.
  • Malta Transport Authority (MT)
    To plan and provide for a sustainable, high quality, safe, integrated and efficient land transport system that will meet the travelling needs of people and the transport requirements for the movement of goods within the national framework for economic development, social inclusion and protection of the environment.
  • MERIT
    The MERIT project is the first EU funded project to focus upon the skills and competencies of the intermediary for road safety issues in the case of learner drivers, namely the driving instructor.
  • Ministčre de l'Ecologie, du Développement et de l'Aménagement durables (FR)
    French ministry responsible for road safety
  • Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu (NL)
    This is the official website of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
  • Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti (IT)
  • Ministerstvo dopravy (CZ)
    Ministry of Transport
  • Ministerstvo dopravy, pôšt a telekomunikácií (SK)
    Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications
  • Ministrstvo za promet (SI)
    The Ministry of Transport performs activities concerning: the preparation, monitoring and implementation of transport policy and relevant national programmes; international co-operation and the harmonisation of inter-state interests in the field of transport; railways, maritime and air transport; transport on inland waterways; the safety of vessels intended for navigation in continental waters; cargo transfer services; roads and road traffic (except the control and regulation of vehicles in road traffic) and cable-cars.
  • Ministry of Communications and Works - Department of Road Transport (CY)
    The Department of Road Transport studies the problems in public transport, aiming at improving the services offered to the public. Another responsibility of the department are all activities relating to vehilces, that is, their registration, their inspection for registration and the issue and renewal of driving licenses and circulation fees.
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (EE)
    The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications elaborates and implements the state's economic policy and economic development plans in a wide range of fields, e.g. traffic management, increasing road safety and reducing environmental hazardnousness of vehicles.
  • Ministry of Transport and Communications (NO)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for transport of people and goods, telecommunication and postal services.
  • Ministry of Transport and Public Works (Ministerio de Fomento) (ES)
    The Ministry of Transport and Public Works is responsible for the proposals and implementation of governmental policy on infrastructure, transportation at the ground, air and sea, as well as housing, quality and building of land.
  • MIRRORSpdf
    Cost-benefit analysis of retro-fitting mirrors and supplementary indirect vision systems to selected categories of existing vehicles.
  • MSR - Mobilité et Sécurité sur la Route (LU)
    Didactic web site on road safety

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  • National Institute of Statistics (RO)
    National Institute of statistics of Romania
  • National Roads Authority (IE)
    The Authority's primary function, under the Roads Act 1993, is 'to secure the provision of a safe and efficient network of national roads'. For this purpose, it has overall responsibility for planning and supervision of construction and maintenance works on these roads.
  • National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria (BG)
    National Institute of statistics of Bulgaria
  • National Statistical Offices Websites
    The United Nations Statistics Division, in its mission to promote the development of national statistical systems, has developed a central repository of country profiles of statistical systems. The country profiles include, among others, a brief history of the country's statistical system, legal basis and the statistical programme.
  • National Statistical Service of Greece (GR)
    The National Statistical Service of Greece is responsible for the development, producton and dissemination of the official statistics of Greece.
  • National Statistics (GB)
    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the government department responsible for collecting and publishing official statistics about the UK's society and economy.
    Impartial information is vital to an open and democratic society. ONS is the principal provider of official statistics about the UK. Its information is used by government to make decisions about society and the economy, and by people to better understand their country.
  • National Technical University of Athens (GR)
    The National Technical University (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country's scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836.
  • National Transportation Library (NTL) (US)
    The mission of the National Transportation Library (NTL) is to maintain and facilitate access to statistical and other information needed for transportation decision-making at the United States Federal, State, and local levels.
  • NCSA - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (US)
    NCSA is responsible for providing a wide range of analytical and statistical support to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the highway safety community at large, in the general areas of: Human, vehicle, environmental, and roadway characteristics, as they relate to crash frequency and injuries.
  • NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (US)
    NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes.This is accomplished by setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs.
  • NHTSA Publications Catalog (US)
    The Safety Materials Catalog contains publications released by the NHTSA Office of Traffic Safety Programs.
  • Northwestern University Transportation Library (US)
    The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety of Northwestern University. Containing over 400,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities.
  • Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NO)
    The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing.
  • NPACS
    NPACS (New Programme for the Assessment of Child-restraint Systems) provides independent published guidance to consumers on the relative protection afforded by child restraint systems which can be used in a wide range of road vehicles.
  • NSO - National Statistics Office of Malta (MT)
    The National Statistics Office (NSO) is the executive arm of the Malta Statistics Authority. It is responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis and publication of a wide range of statistical information and related matters.
  • NTF - Nationalföreningen för Trafiksäkerhetens Främjande (SE)
    The National Society for Road Safety is a non governmental organisation which works to improve road safety.
    NTF is an umbrella organisation and consists of 24 county road safety federations, 70 national, interest and professional organisations and hundreds of local voluntary associations. The national network is made up of thousands of people working to help to contribute to a safe road traffic.

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  • OECD
    The OECD (The Organisation fro Economic Co-operation and Development) groups 29 member countries in an organization that, most importantly, provides governments a setting in which to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy.
  • Onderzoeksraad (NL)
    The Dutch Safety Board is a statutorily established autonomous agency, responsible for the independent and integral investigation of the causes and possible consequences of disasters, serious accidents and incidents in a broad range of sectors.

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  • PACTS - Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (GB)
    The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is an associate Parliamentary group and registered charity, advising and informing MPs and Peers on road, rail and air safety issues.
    The PACTS charitable objective is to protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit.
  • PENDANT
    The PENDANT project (Pan-European Coordinated Accident and Injury Databases) provides crash and injury data to support EU vehicle and road safety policy making by offering two European data systems.
  • PEPPER
    The PEPPER project (Police Enforcement Policy and Programmes on European Roads) has the objective to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the police enforcement of road traffic.
  • PEVR (BE)
    Parents d'Enfants Victimes de la Route is an association for parents of young road accident victims to sheir their experience and to give the victims a voice in the fight for increased road safety.
  • PIARC - World Road Association
    PIARC - World Road Association - was founded in 1909 following the 1st International Road Congress held in Paris in 1908. It is the oldest international association concerned with Road Engineering, Road Policy and the Management of Road Networks. It has evolved since and now boasts 118 Member Governments and other Members in 142 countries worldwide.
  • Politie België (BE)
    On this Belgian website are, among others, tips about what to do if people become a victim of a break-in or accident. The site also contains practical maps that show where the closest police corps is situated.
  • Politie Nederland (NL)
    Politie.nl is the official website of the Dutch Police.
  • Prevençăo Rodoviária Portuguesa (PT)
    The aim of Prevençăo Rodoviária Portuguesa (Portuguese Road Prevention) is to prevent accidents and to reduce their consequences.
  • PReVENT
    The Integrated Project PReVENT is a European automotive industry activity co-funded by the European Commission to contribute to road safety by developing and demonstrating preventive safety applications and technologies.
  • PREVENT
    The objective of the project PREVENT (Develop a training programme to improve work zone safety) was to provide appropriate training to the main actors involved in work zone accidents: the workers and the drivers.
  • Prévention Routičre Internationale (PRI)
    PRI is an international non-governmental and non-profit road safety organisation. It was founded in 1959 to promote cooperation amongst national institutions dealing with road safety. PRI has a consultative status with the United Nations and the International Transport Forum and has working relations with the European Commission, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and international organisations.
  • PROLOGUE
    PROLOGUE (Promoting real Life Observations for Gaining Understanding of road user behaviour in Europe - Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission) aims to contribute to reducing the number of road casualties in Europe by further developing and testing the naturalistic observation methodology.
  • PROMISINGpdf
    Promotion of mobility and safety of vulnerable road users
    The PROMISING project aimed at developing measures that reduce the risk of injury to vulnerable and young road users as much as possible in a non-restrictive way.
  • PROSPER pdf
    Project for research on speed adaptation policies on european roads

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  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • Right To Ride
    Right To Ride EU is specifically focused on European issues that affect riders.

    Legislation on motorcycling that comes from Europe is relentless.

    The objective of this website is to keep it simple and provide information about legislation from the EU Commission, EU Parliament as well as other motorcycling issues from other European countries.

    We will promote and protect that collective lump of metal, rubber and plastic that we could not live without the motorcycle and all that it means as part of our way of life.

    And to explain to the uninitiated about why motorcycling is such an important part of the lives of millions of people
  • RIPCORD/ISEREST
    The objective of RIPCORD-ISEREST was to develop best practice guidelines based upon the current research results for:
    - Road Safety Impact Assessment tools and Accident Prediction Models
    - Road Design and Road Environment
    - Road Safety Audit
    - Road Safety Inspection
    - Black Spot Management and Safety Analysis of Road Network.
  • RISERpdf
    Roadside infrastructure for safer European roads
    RISER specifically addresses the scientific and practical issues involved in analysing the performance of roadside elements in order to present guidelines for their optimal design and maintenance.
  • Road Safety - European Union DG MOVE
    Road Safety is a policy area of the European Union (DG Mobility and Transport)
    The website informs about road safety in the European Union.
  • RONCALLI (AT)
    In the course of RONCALLI, the “Intelligent Speed Adaptation - ISA concept is first being tested in Austria in the Lower Austrian districts of Wien-Umgebung, Mödling and Baden. A satellite-based driver assistance system informs drivers of current speed limits and warns of speeding violations.
  • ROSE25
    In September 2003 the European Commission tendered a project to investigate the situation of Road Safety Education (RSE) in all 25 Member States. With this project the European Commission emphasises the need to collect and exchange good practice in order to launch a discussion on RSE Guidelines at the European level.
  • ROSEBUD
    ROSEBUD (Road Safety and Environmental Benefit-Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Use in Decision-Making) is a thematic network funded by the European Commission to support users at all levels of government (European Union, national, regional, local) with road safety related efficiency assessment solutions for the widest possible range of measures.
  • ROSITA
    Evaluation of roadside oral fluid drug tests for the detection of drivers under the influence of drugs.
    The objective of ROSITA (RoadSIdeTesting Assessment) was to identify the requirements for roadside testing equipment, and to make an international comparative assessment of existing equipment or prototypes.
  • RoSPA (GB)
    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity which was established over 80 years ago. Providing information, advice, resources and training, RoSPA is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on or near water.
  • RSA - Road Safety Authority (IE)
    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is tasked with improving safety on the roads in order to reduce death and injury resulting from road collisions. The legal basis for the RSA is set out in the Road Safety Authority Act 2006. The RSA formally came into existence on 1st September 2006.
    An objective of the RSA is to bring Ireland's road safety record into line with "best practice" countries throughout the World. The achievement of this objective will involve cooperation with many stakeholders working in the area of road safety, including the Gardai, education sector, health sector, local authorities, National Roads Authority, the media and of course the general public.

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  • SAFE-Tpdf
    SafeT was a "Safety in Tunnels" Thematic Network on development of European guidelines for upgrading tunnel safety. The European Thematic Network was funded by the European Commission.
  • SAFESTAR - Safety Standards for Road Design and Redesign
    Main output of SAFESTAR are recommendations for design guidelines or possible standards on the basis of road safety considerations. SAFESTAR concentrates on roads that can be part of the TERN network, i.e. primarily motorways, express roads and major interurban roads.
  • SafetyNet - building a European Road Safety Observatory
    This website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission. The objective of the project was to build the framework of a European Road Safety Observatory, which will be the primary focus for road safety data and knowledge.
    Since the completion of the SafetyNet project in October 2008, the ERSO website, with the exception of the section Events and conferences, is no longer updated. The content of the ERSO website is now transferred to the website of the Directorate-General Mobility & Transport.
  • SARTRE - Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe
    The SARTRE project was conducted at the beginning of the 90s. Scientist researchers from the main national Road Safety research bodies in Europe, co-operated to explore attitudes and reported behaviour of car drivers in their respective countries, with help of FERSI and support from EEC.
  • Satiksmes ministrija (LV)
    Ministry of Transport is a leading institution of state administration of transport and communication branches which elaborates legal acts and policy planning documents regulating the branch. It provides the implementation of the transport policy.
  • School Transportpdf
    EU-research on the safety level of school transport for children.
  • Schweizerische Beratungsstelle für Unfallverhütung bfu (CH)
    Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu). The bfu is committed to safety by public appointment. As the Swiss Competence Centre for Accident Prevention it conducts research in the following sectors: road traffic, sport, home and leisure and passes on its knowledge to private people and specialist circles by means of consultancy, training sessions and communications.
  • SEC BELT
    Improve road safety in south, east & central Europe
    The overall aim is to contribute to a long-lasting improvement of transport safety in the “SEC-Belt, i. e. the Southern, Eastern and Central European countries. Hence, this project sought to translate a European safety vision into practical measures to improve the safety of transport users within the SEC-Belt Countries.
  • Sécurité Routičre (FR)
  • Slovenská Správa Ciest (SK)
    Slovenská správa ciest (hereinafter referred to as „SSC“) is an independent non-profit organisation established on 1 January 1996 by the Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications of the Slovak Republic (hereinafter „MTPT“) that executes for motorways, express ways, 1st, 2nd and 3rd class roads („roads“ or „road network“) transport planning, keeping of central technical databases, central databank, technical development, including related conceptual, coordination and methodological activities, administration of 1st class roads and land owned by the Slovak Republic, including investment activity for 1st class roads.
  • SPEEDALERT
    Harmonisation of in-vehicle speed alert system. The SpeedAlert initiative is mainly the result of the previous work carried in the SpeedAlert committee. The consensus reached among the different public authority and industry actors is that in-vehicle speed information and warning system can significantly contribute to road safety.
  • STATEC Luxembourg (LU)
    Statistical office of Luxembourg
  • StatFin - Statistics Finland (FI)
    The mission of Statistics Finland is to combine collected data with its expertise to produce statistics and information services for the needs of society, promote the use of statistics and develop national official statistics. Statistics Finland compiles statistics and reports concerning social conditions and develops national statistical service in co-operation with other Governmental officials.
  • Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia - Statistični urad Republike Slovenije (SI)
    Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia is the main producer and co-ordinator of carrying out programs of statistical surveys. In addition to linking and co-ordinating the statistical system, its most important tasks include international co-operation, determining methodological and classification standards, anticipating users' needs, collection, processing and dissemination of data, and taking care of data confidentiality.
  • Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic - Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky (SK)
    An independent, customer-oriented, information and knowledge institution, co-creator of the European statistical system, coordinator of the national statistical system and important creator of the official statistical acknowledged at national and international level.
  • Statistics Belgium (BE)
  • Statistics Canada (CA)
    Statistical bureau of Canada
  • Statistics Estonia (EE)
    Government agency at the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task is to provide the public institutions, business and research spheres, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information service on economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.
  • Statistics Greenland (DK)
    Statistical bureau of Greenland
  • STATISTIK AUSTRIA (AT)
    An independent and non-profit-making federal institution under public law. It is responsible for performing scientific services in the area of federal statistics.
  • Statistischen Bundesamt Deutschland - Federal Statistical Office (DE)
    Gathering, collecting, processing, presenting and analyzing statistical information in Wiesbaden, Bonn and Berlin.
  • Statistisk sentralbyrĺ - Statistics Norway (NO)
    Statistics Norway has overall responsibility for meeting the need for statistics on Norwegian society. Statistis Norway is responsible for coordinating all official statistics in Norway, and also acts as a driving force in the international statistics work.
  • Statistiska centralbyrĺn - Statistics Sweden (SE)
    An administrative agency with the main task to supply customers with statistics for decision making, debate and research. Besides that, Statistics Sweden is tasked with supporting and coordinating the Swedisch system for official statistics.
  • Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid (NL)
    Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid is an information point within the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, that concentrates on tunnel safety.
  • Sunflower+6
    The SUNflower+6 project aims to identify differences in the road safety performance of different European countries, by a comparative study of the development of road safety. In the SUNflower project this approach has been applied successfully for the SUN countries (Sweden, United Kingdom and the Netherlands), that have safety records that are among the best in the world. Using the SUNflower-methodology, the study is continued and extended with three Southern European countries or regions (Greece, Portugal and Catalonia) and three Central European countries (Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovenia).
  • SUPREMEpdf
    The SUPREME project (SUmmary and publication of best Practices in Road safety in the Eu MEmber States) focuses on best practice measures in the field of road safety. The objective of the project is to identify best practice measures currently in place in Europe and to communicate these measures to policymakers.
  • SWOV (NL)
    SWOV wants to make a contribution to promoting road safety by means of knowledge from scientific research.
    SWOV is an independent, scientific institute. SWOV's knowledge is public information and is made available to anyone who wants it, and is professionally involved in traffic and road safety in the Netherlands. SWOV is a leading institute, both in the Netherlands and abroad, thanks to its knowledge and it's high quality research.

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  • The European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign 2007-2008
    A website dedicated to the fourth European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign, which was run in 19 European countries between April 2007 and June 2008.
  • TIS-STUDYpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
    Comparative study of road traffic rules and corresponding enforcement actions in the member states of the European Union. The core objective of this study, developed during the year of 2003, was to compare the set of road traffic rules and corresponding enforcement among Member States of the EU, keeping in mind the fact that legal regimes and enforcement processes vary considerably from country to country.
  • TISPOL
    European Traffic Police Network
    The TISPOL Organisation has been established by the traffic police forces of Europe in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on the roads of Europe. The main priority is to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on Europe's roads.
  • Tři - The Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) (NO)
    The Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) is a national institution for transport research and development. The main objectives of the Institute are to carry out applied research on issues connected with transport and to promote the application of research results.
  • TRACE
    Analysis of TRaffic Accident Causation in Europe and the benefits of safety systems
    The identification and the assessment (in terms of saved lives and avoided accidents), among possible technology-based safety functions, of the most promising solutions that can assist the driver or any other road users in a normal road situation or in an emergency situation or, as a last resort, mitigate the violence of crashes and protect the vehicle occupants, the pedestrians, and the two-wheelers in case of a crash or a rollover.
  • Traffic Injury Research Foundation (CA)
    TIRF is a Canadian, independent road safety institute. The mission of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is to reduce traffic related deaths and injuries. It achieves its mission by designing, promoting and implementing effective programs and policies, based on sound research.
  • Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) (SE)
    The Swedish Transport Administration is a public authority that takes on responsibility for long-term planning of the transport system for road, rail, maritime and air traffic. It is also responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public roads and railways and offers information and services which apply to vehicles, traffic regulations, congestion tax and driving licenses.
  • TRAINERpdf
    System for driver training and assessment using interactive evaluation tools and reliable methodologies
  • Transport Safety Research Centre at Loughborough University (GB)
    The Centre was established in 1983 to provide transport and road safety policy and design solutions to governments and the industry using in-depth real world research tools. The Centre's ongoing research and consultancy activities for major clients have led to its reputation as a world leader in its field, often collaborating with other national and international organisations to offer complementary research activities, thus providing clients with a single location for research and consultancy services.
  • Transport- og Energiministeriet / Ministry of Transport and Energy (DK)
    A modern society cannot function without mobility and access to energy. As individuals we must have the ability to move from one place to another and it must be possible to transport goods between manufacturers and suppliers and out to consumers ­ there must be mobility. Mobility requires energy and access to energy is in itself a necessity for the manufacture of goods, for society and for the welfare of its citizens. The Danish Transport and Energy Ministry works on creating a good framework for transport and access to energy.
  • TRIS (US)
    Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) database
    TRIS is a bibliographic database funded by sponsors of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), primarily the state departments of transportation and selected federal transportation agencies.
  • TRL - Transport Research Laboratory (GB)
    TRL is an independent, internationally recognized centre of excellence in surface transport issues. The organization provides research based technical help which enables customers to obtain improved value for money, generate competitive advantage and a better understanding of transport problems.
  • Truck en milieu (NL)
    TruckenMilieu.nl is an internet platform for sustainable and clean transport.
  • Trygg Trafikk - The Norwegian Council for Road Safety (NO)
    Trygg Trafikk is an umbrella organisation for the voluntary road safety work and serves as a link between voluntary associations and the road safety authorities.
    The organisation shall due to its statutes promote the best possible road safety for all groups of road-users. Trygg Trafikk is given a special responsibility for promoting traffic education in kindergarten and school, and providing information and knowledge about road safety.
  • Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Library (US)
    TFHRC is a federally owned and operated research facility in McLean, Virginia. TFHRC is the home of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Office of Research, Development, and Technology. TFHRC provides FHWA and the world highway community with the most advanced research and development related to new highway technologies.

U

  • Unfallforschung der Versicherer (UDV) (DE)
    The UDV (German Insurers Accident Research) is an institute of the German Insurance Association. Few other organizations commission as much university and non-university research on road safety. UDV and its predecessors have an over 60 years experience in road safety work. The UDV cooperates with political decision-makers, the relevant authorities, the police and vehicle manufacturers. The organization maintains a dialog with all road users and advises accident commissions throughout Germany. The UDV researches all aspects of road safety, taking an interdisciplinary approach that includes roads, vehicles and road users, and develops comprehensive concepts. The UDV analyzes real accidents and enters the data in the German insurers’ accident database (UDB).
  • University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (US)
    UMTRI’s library houses one of the world’s most extensive collections of literature on traffic safety. It reflects the diversity of disciplines that the field comprises: accidents and injuries, biomechanics, human factors, vehicle dynamics, driver behavior, and public policy.

V

  • Vägtrafikinspektionen (SE)
    The Road Traffic Inspectorate will safeguard the interests of individuals in a safe road transport system. Its work will be characterised by the humanistic view on which "Vision Zero" is based.
    Safe road traffic is our primary objective and "Vision Zero" is the loadstar that guides our work. If all who are able to influence the situation on our roads had their own "vision zero", great strides could be made in the work on creating safer roads. On this website you can see who we are and read a brief account of our fields of experience.
  • VC-COMPAT
    Improvement of vehicle crash compatibility through the development of crash test procedures
  • Vehicle & Road Safety (VSRC) (GB)
    The VSRC was established in 1983 to provide transport and road safety policy and design solutions to governments and the industry using in-depth real world research tools.
    The Centre's ongoing research and consultancy activities for major clients have led to its reputation as a world leader in its field, often collaborating with other national and international organisations to offer complementary research activities, thus providing clients with a single location for research and consultancy services.
  • Veilig Verkeer Nederland (NL)
    A Dutch organization that promotes road safety by organizing events and influencing the government. It consists of professional workers and volunteers.
  • Vereniging Verkeersslachtoffers (NL)
    The Association of Road Victims (VVS) acts as a platform and mouthpiece for people involved at serious traffic accidents.
  • Verkeersnet (NL)
    A Dutch website for traffic engineers, that publishes traffic and mobility news daily.
  • VOICE
    VOICE (Vulnerable road user Organisations In Cooperation across Europe) is a Europe-wide campaign to protect vulnerable road users. The principle aim of this ETSC activity was to raise awareness of the needs of vulnerable road users among EU policy makers such that they more readily accepted responsibility for the implementation of the measures necessary for the protection of cyclists and pedestrians.
  • Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (US)
    The Volpe Center is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration and is an innovative, Federal, fee-for service organization. Their mission is to improve the Nation's transportation system.
  • VTI - Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (Väg- och transportforskningsinstitut) (SE)
    VTI conducts applied research, commissioned by the transport sector, in the fields of infrastructure, traffic and transport.
  • VTT - VTT Communities and Infrastructure (FI)
    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multitechnological contract research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.
  • Výskumný ústav dopravný (SK)
    The Transport Research Institute (TRI), in its 50-year history, have fulfilled important national economic assignments related to national transport policy making and implementation. Wide know-how integrates the TRI activities into the scientific and research basis of the Slovak Republic, which is one of the most important priorities of the TRI's long-term strategy.

W

  • WHO - World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/EURO)
    World Health Organisation regional office Europe
  • WHOs Road Safety Legislation database
    This database provides information on road safety legislation in countries around the world. The data has been collected with input from WHO partner organizations around the world. The database contains information on legislation around a number of risk factors for road traffic injuries: speed limits, seat belt and child restraint use, helmet use, blood alcohol limits, daytime running lamps, mobile phone use, etc.
  • WHOs Violence and injury prevention
    This site contains data about violence and injuries within the European region.

X

Y

  • Youth on the roadpdf
    The Youth on the Road initiative, held by P.A.U. Education with the support of the European Commission (Directorate General of Transport and Energy), aimed at promoting the participation of young people in road safety actions.

Z

  • Zavod za gradbenistvo Slovenije (SI) Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute ZAG Ljubljana is an independent, impartial and non-profit organization, which fulfils all the requirements of the EEC Council Directive No. 89/106 regarding approval bodies which carry out the testing and attestation of conformity of construction products.

Country

Australia

Austria

  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (AT)
    Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
  • HERMESpdf (AT)
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • HERMESpdf
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • KfV - Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit (AT)
    KfV - the Austrian Road Safety Board - is a private non-profite association which has been providing safety services and research since 1959. Its fields of activity are Transport & Mobility; Home, Leisure & Sports and Property & Fire.
  • RONCALLI (AT)
    In the course of RONCALLI, the “Intelligent Speed Adaptation - ISA concept is first being tested in Austria in the Lower Austrian districts of Wien-Umgebung, Mödling and Baden. A satellite-based driver assistance system informs drivers of current speed limits and warns of speeding violations.
  • STATISTIK AUSTRIA (AT)
    An independent and non-profit-making federal institution under public law. It is responsible for performing scientific services in the area of federal statistics.

Belgie

  • Association of roadworthiness inspections and driving licences companies (BE)
    The Belgium association controls the 77 centres for roadworthiness inspections of vehicles and the 32 centres for driving tests. The association also (re)trains the employees of this centres.
  • Belgisch Verkeersreglement (BE)
    Belgian traffic regulations (in Dutch)
  • BIVV Belgisch Instituut voor de Verkeersveiligheid (BE)
    The Belgian Road Safety Institute BIVV wishes to promote road safety and traffic liveability by: campaigns and education, research and advice. Other tasks are: advising and accompanying, representing and co-ordinating, and implementation of government assignments.
  • Federale Overheidsdienst Mobiliteit en Vervoer - Service public fédéral Mobilité et Transports (BE)
    Belgian Federal Government of Mobility and Transport.
    Site in Dutch and French.
  • ISAweb.be (BE)
    ISAweb.be is a site on intelligent speed adaptation and road-safety wich will bring you the latest issues, news and information on Intelligent transport systems and road-safety in Belgium.
  • PEVR (BE)
    Parents d'Enfants Victimes de la Route is an association for parents of young road accident victims to sheir their experience and to give the victims a voice in the fight for increased road safety.
  • Politie België (BE)
    On this Belgian website are, among others, tips about what to do if people become a victim of a break-in or accident. The site also contains practical maps that show where the closest police corps is situated.
  • Statistics Belgium (BE)

Bulgaria

Canada

  • Statistics Canada (CA)
    Statistical bureau of Canada
  • Traffic Injury Research Foundation (CA)
    TIRF is a Canadian, independent road safety institute. The mission of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is to reduce traffic related deaths and injuries. It achieves its mission by designing, promoting and implementing effective programs and policies, based on sound research.

Cyprus

  • CYSTAT - Statistical Service of Cyprus (CY)
    The aim of the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT) is to provide accurate and up-to-date statistical information.
    The Statistical Service is the competent authority responsible for the compilation and the publication of most of the official statistical data in Cyprus.
  • Ministry of Communications and Works - Department of Road Transport (CY)
    The Department of Road Transport studies the problems in public transport, aiming at improving the services offered to the public. Another responsibility of the department are all activities relating to vehilces, that is, their registration, their inspection for registration and the issue and renewal of driving licenses and circulation fees.

Czech Republic

  • CDV (CZ)
    Centrum Dopravního Vyzkumu / Transport Research Centre
    CDV has more than forty years long tradition of research and development. CDV has been appointed since 1 july, 1996 by the decision of the Minister of Transport of the Czech Republic as the only research institute on transport issues under the responsibility of the Ministry of Transport.
  • Český statistický úřad | ČSÚ (CZ)
    Czech Statistical Office
  • Ministerstvo dopravy (CZ)
    Ministry of Transport

Danmark

  • Danish Road Directorate - Vejdirektoratet - en del af Transport- og Energiministeriet (DK)
    The Danish Road Directorate (DRD), Ministry of Transport, Denmark, is responsible for the administration and operation of the 1,623 km national road network. Its tasks consist of planning, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the network and provision of services and traffic information to all road users.
  • Danish Road Safety and Transport Agency (Fćrdselsstyrelsen) (DK)
    Denmark's Road Safety and Transport Agency is an independent administrative body within the Danish Ministry of Transport.
    The agency’s areas of responsibility are principally:
    -to enforce Danish legislation regarding commercial transport.
    - to promote environmentally-friendly road transport.
  • Danish Road Safety Council (Rĺdet for Střrre Fćrdselssikkerhed) (DK)
    The Danish Road Safety Council is a private association of authorities and national organisations in Denmark. The number of member organisations is currently 42. The Council has existed since 1935. The Council works to increase public road safety through information and traffic education. We aim for the public to gain knowledge and understanding of the aspects of road safety. The Council works to sustain road safe conduct by means of campaigns, consulting and the production of instruction materials.
  • Danmarks Statistik (DK)
    The Danish Statistical Office.
  • DTU Transport (Denmark) (DK)
    DTU Transport is a Danish sector research institute with expertise in many aspects of transport research, e.g. safety, environment and economy. The website contains all DTU's publications.
  • Statistics Greenland (DK)
    Statistical bureau of Greenland
  • Transport- og Energiministeriet / Ministry of Transport and Energy (DK)
    A modern society cannot function without mobility and access to energy. As individuals we must have the ability to move from one place to another and it must be possible to transport goods between manufacturers and suppliers and out to consumers ­ there must be mobility. Mobility requires energy and access to energy is in itself a necessity for the manufacture of goods, for society and for the welfare of its citizens. The Danish Transport and Energy Ministry works on creating a good framework for transport and access to energy.

England

  • Department for Transport (GB)
    The Department for Transport's aim is transport that works for everyone. This means a transport system which balances the needs of the economy, the environment and society.
    The Department for Transport provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. This section contains information on the Department's aims and objectives, its organisational structure, and the responsibilities of the various affiliated agencies.
  • Driving.co.uk (GB)
    This website shares the seriousness of driving safely with the pleasure of good driving and some essential humour.
  • Highways Agency (GB)
    The Highways Agency, established in 1994, is an executive agency of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. The Secretary of State is responsible for overall Government policy on motorways and trunk roads in England and determining the strategic framework and the financial resources within which it operates.
  • Institution of Highways and Transportations (GB)
    The IHT is the foremost learned society in the UK concerned specifically with the design, construction, maintenance and operation of sustainable transport systems and infrastructure.
  • London Road Safety Unit (GB)
    A road safety website providing stakeholders, journalists and the public with information on the work of London Road Safety Unit (LRSU).
  • National Statistics (GB)
    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the government department responsible for collecting and publishing official statistics about the UK's society and economy.
    Impartial information is vital to an open and democratic society. ONS is the principal provider of official statistics about the UK. Its information is used by government to make decisions about society and the economy, and by people to better understand their country.
  • PACTS - Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (GB)
    The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is an associate Parliamentary group and registered charity, advising and informing MPs and Peers on road, rail and air safety issues.
    The PACTS charitable objective is to protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit.
  • RoSPA (GB)
    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity which was established over 80 years ago. Providing information, advice, resources and training, RoSPA is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on or near water.
  • Transport Safety Research Centre at Loughborough University (GB)
    The Centre was established in 1983 to provide transport and road safety policy and design solutions to governments and the industry using in-depth real world research tools. The Centre's ongoing research and consultancy activities for major clients have led to its reputation as a world leader in its field, often collaborating with other national and international organisations to offer complementary research activities, thus providing clients with a single location for research and consultancy services.
  • TRL - Transport Research Laboratory (GB)
    TRL is an independent, internationally recognized centre of excellence in surface transport issues. The organization provides research based technical help which enables customers to obtain improved value for money, generate competitive advantage and a better understanding of transport problems.
  • Vehicle & Road Safety (VSRC) (GB)
    The VSRC was established in 1983 to provide transport and road safety policy and design solutions to governments and the industry using in-depth real world research tools.
    The Centre's ongoing research and consultancy activities for major clients have led to its reputation as a world leader in its field, often collaborating with other national and international organisations to offer complementary research activities, thus providing clients with a single location for research and consultancy services.

Estonia

  • Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre (Eesti Riiklik Autoregistrikeskus) (EE)
    The Estonian Motor Vehice Registration Centre (MVRC) attends to all activities concerning driver licensing and motor vehicles, e.g. the registration of motor vehicles, the providing of driver licences and methodological guiding and monitoring the level of drivers training.
    The MVRC and ERA (Estonian Road Administration) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Estonian Road Administration (ERA) (EE)
    The ERA participates in the analysis of the road safety situation, statistics, planning and assessment of road safety measures and risk factor analysis.
    The ERA and MVRC (Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (EE)
    The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications elaborates and implements the state's economic policy and economic development plans in a wide range of fields, e.g. traffic management, increasing road safety and reducing environmental hazardnousness of vehicles.
  • Statistics Estonia (EE)
    Government agency at the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task is to provide the public institutions, business and research spheres, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information service on economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.

Europe

  • ADVANCED
    Advanced is a study of post-licence driver and rider training co-financed by the European Commission. It describes and analyses voluntary, post-licence training and makes a series of recommendations on how to improve such training. It emphasises the importance of avoiding overconfidence amongst trainees and indicates how training can be more effective and balanced.
  • ALCOLOCKpdf
    Alcolock implementation in the European Union; an in-depth qualitative field trial. The general objective of the project is to contribute to a reduction of the number of victims on European roads by preparing and facilitating legal implementation of alcolocks in the European Union through research on the psychological, sociological, behavioural and practical impact on drivers whose vehicles are equipped with an alcolock.
  • ANDREA
    Driver rehabilitation courses for the reintegration of traffic violators are a growing market in many EU-states. It was the objective of the Andrea-project (Analysis of Driver Rehabilitation Programmes) to analyse which elements of these courses are more or less effective.
  • APROSYS
    World-wide, vehicle safety experts agree that significant further reductions in fatalities and injury numbers could be achieved by deploying appropriate passive (or crash) safety strategies. The FP6 APROSYS Integrated Project (IP) answers to this call by development and introduction of critical technologies that improve passive safety for all European road users for priority accident types and levels of crash severity.
  • APSN - Advanced Passive Safety Network
    The aim of APSN is to mobilise the European scientific & business expertise in Vehicle Passive Safety to accelerate improvements in road safety in order to reduce the annual road victims for the European Union. APSN joint technical and scientific objective is to enhance the level of road safety at affordable costs for the individual user as well as for the European society.
  • ARROWS
    "ARROWS" means: Advanced Research on Road Work Zone Safety Standards in Europe. A Transport RTD Project financially supported by the European Commission / DG II under the 4th Framework Programme.
  • ASTERYXpdf

    Assessing The European Road SafetY Problem - an eXploitation study of the CARE Database.

    Exploitation study of the CARE database in 2000 by independent road safety institutions in the Member States. Assessment of the current value of CARE to the research community and to identify future directions of development.
  • CARE - Community Road Accident Database
    CARE is a Community database on road accidents resulting in death or injury (no statistics on damage - only accidents). The major difference between CARE and most other existing international databases is the high level of disaggregation, i.e. CARE comprises detailed data on individual accidents as collected by the Member States.
  • CAST
    Campaigns and Awareness-raising Strategies in Traffic Safety
    CAST is a Specific Targeted Research Project (STREP) set up with the support of the European Commission, to meet the Commission’s needs for enhancing traffic safety by means of effective road safety campaigns. CAST aims at developing an evaluation tool and a design tool for road safety mass media campaigns.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • Confederation of Organisations in Road Transport Enforcement (CORTE)
    CORTE was established in 2004 with the aim to bring together the national bodies from various European countries having a responsibility and interest in the field of road transport. Member are representatives of national enforcement agencies, the police, government transport departments, non-government organisations active in the field of road transport and industrial partners. CORTE gahters and coordinates expertise issues connected to road transport at the European level, ensuring that the voice of its members is heard by the EU institutions and other stakeholders. At the same time, CORTE provide a platform for exchange of good practice and harmonized implementation of road transport legislation, inlcuding goods and passenger transport.
  • Conspicuitypdf
    Conspicuity of Heavy Goods Vehicles
    Study aimed at outlining the situation in the individual EU Member States as well as in 10 further states, at performing a literature analysis of already existing research results, at investigating into the effects of an obligatory introduction of UN/ECE-R 104 on “retro-reflective marking for heavy and long vehicles and their trailers“ on accidents, at implementing a cost-benefit analysis and at giving an overview of the manufacturer market.
  • CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service
    The gateway to European research and development.
    As an integral part of the European Commission's INNOVATION Programme, CORDIS provides information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. It offers a wide range of services that keep you current on R&D and innovation activities that are occurring within the EU.
  • DaCoTA (Road safety Data Collection, Transfer and Analysis)
    The purpose of the European 7th framework project DaCoTA is to make road safety data and knowledge and methods for data collection and processing available to policy makers and other stakeholders in Europe. Methods that have been developed in previous projects are used as much as possible.
  • DAN - Description and Analysis of post licensing measures for Novice drivers
    In the course of the EU-project “DAN“ - Description and analysis of post licensing measures for novice drivers, measures for the reduction of the disproportionately high accident rate of novice drivers were analysed.
  • Directorate-General Mobility & Transport
    The Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport is responsible for developing and implementing European policies in the transport field. Its mission is to ensure that transport policies are designed for the benefit of all sectors of the society, businesses, cities, rural areas and above all of citizens.
  • DRUID
    The Integrated Project DRUID (Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Alcohol and Medicines) deals with the scourge of drink-driving and is going to find answers to questions concerning the use of drugs or medicines that affect people’s ability to drive safely. The aim is to gain new insights to the real degree of impairment caused by psychoactive drugs and their actual impact on road safety.
  • ECBOS
    Enhanced Coach and Bus Occupant Safety
    The ECBOS project aimed to make improvements in current regulations and propose new regulations and standards for the development of safer buses and coaches. The major community added value is the decrease of incidence and severity of occupant injuries and social suffering which occur as a result of bus and coach accidents.
  • ECR
    Euro Contrôle Route is a group of European Transport Inspection Services working together to enhance the quality of enforcement in order to improve road safety, compliance with road transport legislation and to promote fair competition.
  • ERF (European Union Road Federation)
    The European Union Road Federation is a non-profit association which coordinates the views and concerns of Europe’s road sector. ERF acts as a European platform for dialogue, condenses the road sector's input on mobility issues and promotes research leading to a more sustainable road transport.
  • ETACpdf
    European Truck Accident Causation
    The aim of the study was to identify the main causes of accidents involving trucks. This information can be used to give guidance to policy and decision makers for future action which can contribute to the improvement of road safety.
  • Euro NCAP
    Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe.
  • EUROBOBpdf
    This campaign is based on the principle of the designated driver concept: the designated driver is the person who does not drink when he has to drive and who drives the rest of the party home safely. The general objective of this project is to insist on the fact that drinking and driving do not mix, to make people aware of the dangers of alcohol behind the wheel and to make drink driving socially unacceptable.
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
    The Europe-wide Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-13 will promote working together for risk prevention.
  • European Cyclist Federation
    The European Cyclists' Federation (ECF) is pledged to ensure that bicycle use achieves its fullest potential so as to bring about sustainable mobility and public well-being. To achieve these aims, the ECF seeks to change attitudes, policies and budget allocations at the European level.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • European Union
    Basic information about the European Union: the rights of citizens, main themes such as the euro and employment; access to official documents, legal texts, publications, databases, information sources, etc.
  • EURORAP
    European Roads Assessment Programme
    EuroRAP aims to provide independent, consistent safety ratings of roads. Already thousands of road stretches across Europe have been assessed - and the methods used are already being applied in Australia through AusRAP and piloted in the USA through usRAP.
  • EuroSafe
    EuroSafe, the European Association for Injury Prevention and safety Promotion, is the network of injury prevention champions dedicated to making Europe a safer place.
  • Eurostat
    Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service
  • EUROTAP
    European tunnel assessment programme
    The results of the tunnels tested are published every year in media all across Europe. Tunnels users are able to access via the internet safety relevant information about individual tunnels in seven different languages.
  • EVI (Electronic Vehicle Identification)pdf
    The aim of this project was to investigate the feasibility of an EU-wide Electronic Vehicle Identification system. It identified and assessed the main technical and non-technical issues facing EU-wide implementation, information that could contribute to future decision-making by the European Commission and the Member States.
  • Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations (FEMA)
    The Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations (FEMA) is the representative federation of motorcycle (comprising all powered two-wheeled vehicles) users throughout Europe. FEMA represents the interests' of citizens' national organisations at the European Union and agencies of the United Nations. FEMA's primary objective is to pursue, promote and protect the interests of motorcyclists.
  • FERSI
    European countries have a national road safety research programme, usually led by the national Ministry of Transport. In most countries, there is a single organization which provides the primary focus for the execution and implementation of this programme. The Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI) was created in 1991 to bring together these national research organizations to provide a common focus for road safety research at the European level.
  • FEVR - European Federation of Road Traffic Victims
    The FEVR has the aim to offer support and help to road crash victims and to contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities towards implementing and enforcing road safety measures far more effectively.
  • FORMAT
    Fully optimised road maintenance
    FORMAT was a three year 4.5 million Euro research project that started in February 2002.
  • GADGET
    Assessment of changes in driver behaviour resulting from the introduction of in-vehicle safety devices, visual modifications to the road environment, educational, training and legal measures, and safety campaigns.
  • GOOD PRACTICES
    Inventory and compiling of a european "good practices" guide on road safety education targeted at young people (children & teenagers)
    The guide presents local road safety and First Aid practices that have proven valuable for improving road safety for children by making the way from home to school and back safer, teaching children how to be safe on the roads and how to behave in case of a crash. It is meant to encourage other communities and 0rganisations to replicate these practices in their own context. The guide is structured in such a way that it allows sharing experiences within the European Union and outside.
  • HASTE
    The aim of HASTE (Human Machine Interface And the Safety of Traffic in Europe) is to develop methodologies and guidelines for the assessment of In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS).
  • HERMESpdf
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • HERMESpdf (AT)
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • Humanist
    The aim of the Network of Excellence HUMANIST is to federate the researches in the domain of user/system interactions and their applications on road telematics and driver assistance systems and to create a European Virtual Centre of Excellence on HUMAN centred design for Information Society Technologies applied to road transport.
  • HUMOS2
    The objective of the EC funded HUMOS2 (HUman MOdels for Safety) project was to develop Finite Element (FE) human models representing a large range of the European population and allowing an accurate injury risk prediction for victims involved in road accidents.
  • IASPpdf
    Identification of Hazard Location and Ranking of Measures to Improve Safety
    The target of the project is the performance of a "project pilot" on two lane rural roads. The project will be able to define methodologies and procedures for the analysis of actual road safety conditions and to arrange maintenance or restoration projects in order to improve safety.
  • IDB
    The Injury Database (IDB) is a database on non-fatal home, leisure and sports accidents. It is an internet database set up by DG SANCO under the Injury Prevention Programme in 1999, in order to provide central access to the data collected in the Member States under the EHLASS Programme (European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System).
  • IMMORTAL
    Impaired Motorists, Methods of Roadside Testing and Assessment for Licensing
    IMMORTAL specifies a research programme concerning the accident risk associated with different forms of driver impairment and the identification of 'tolerance levels' applied to licensing assessment and roadside impairment testing (including drug screening).
  • IN-ARTE
    Integration of Navigation and Anticollission for Rural Traffic Environment.
    The aim of IN-ARTE was to develop an integrated autonomous on-board system to be able to build an extended view of the environment in front of the vehicle, integrating signals from anticollision radar, road recognition CCD sensors and navigation map, in order to guide and warn the driver through an optimum HMI in a series of rural areas related traffic tasks, such as intersection handling, speed selection while negotiations, curves, obstacle detection, etc.
  • In-Safety
    The aim of In-Safety is to develop intelligent, intuitive and cost-efficient combinations of new technologies and traditional infrastructure best practice applications, in order to enhance the forgiving and self-explanatory nature of roads.
  • IRTAD - International Road Traffic and Accident Database
    In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis.
  • MAIDSpdf
    Motorcycle accident in depth study
    MAIDS is a comprehensive in-depth database for Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) accidents in Europe. The investigation was conducted during 3 years on 921 accidents from 5 countries using a common research methodology.
  • MERIT
    The MERIT project is the first EU funded project to focus upon the skills and competencies of the intermediary for road safety issues in the case of learner drivers, namely the driving instructor.
  • MIRRORSpdf
    Cost-benefit analysis of retro-fitting mirrors and supplementary indirect vision systems to selected categories of existing vehicles.
  • NPACS
    NPACS (New Programme for the Assessment of Child-restraint Systems) provides independent published guidance to consumers on the relative protection afforded by child restraint systems which can be used in a wide range of road vehicles.
  • PENDANT
    The PENDANT project (Pan-European Coordinated Accident and Injury Databases) provides crash and injury data to support EU vehicle and road safety policy making by offering two European data systems.
  • PEPPER
    The PEPPER project (Police Enforcement Policy and Programmes on European Roads) has the objective to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the police enforcement of road traffic.
  • PReVENT
    The Integrated Project PReVENT is a European automotive industry activity co-funded by the European Commission to contribute to road safety by developing and demonstrating preventive safety applications and technologies.
  • PREVENT
    The objective of the project PREVENT (Develop a training programme to improve work zone safety) was to provide appropriate training to the main actors involved in work zone accidents: the workers and the drivers.
  • PROLOGUE
    PROLOGUE (Promoting real Life Observations for Gaining Understanding of road user behaviour in Europe - Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission) aims to contribute to reducing the number of road casualties in Europe by further developing and testing the naturalistic observation methodology.
  • PROMISINGpdf
    Promotion of mobility and safety of vulnerable road users
    The PROMISING project aimed at developing measures that reduce the risk of injury to vulnerable and young road users as much as possible in a non-restrictive way.
  • PROSPER pdf
    Project for research on speed adaptation policies on european roads
  • Right To Ride
    Right To Ride EU is specifically focused on European issues that affect riders.

    Legislation on motorcycling that comes from Europe is relentless.

    The objective of this website is to keep it simple and provide information about legislation from the EU Commission, EU Parliament as well as other motorcycling issues from other European countries.

    We will promote and protect that collective lump of metal, rubber and plastic that we could not live without the motorcycle and all that it means as part of our way of life.

    And to explain to the uninitiated about why motorcycling is such an important part of the lives of millions of people
  • RIPCORD/ISEREST
    The objective of RIPCORD-ISEREST was to develop best practice guidelines based upon the current research results for:
    - Road Safety Impact Assessment tools and Accident Prediction Models
    - Road Design and Road Environment
    - Road Safety Audit
    - Road Safety Inspection
    - Black Spot Management and Safety Analysis of Road Network.
  • RISERpdf
    Roadside infrastructure for safer European roads
    RISER specifically addresses the scientific and practical issues involved in analysing the performance of roadside elements in order to present guidelines for their optimal design and maintenance.
  • Road Safety - European Union DG MOVE
    Road Safety is a policy area of the European Union (DG Mobility and Transport)
    The website informs about road safety in the European Union.
  • ROSE25
    In September 2003 the European Commission tendered a project to investigate the situation of Road Safety Education (RSE) in all 25 Member States. With this project the European Commission emphasises the need to collect and exchange good practice in order to launch a discussion on RSE Guidelines at the European level.
  • ROSEBUD
    ROSEBUD (Road Safety and Environmental Benefit-Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Use in Decision-Making) is a thematic network funded by the European Commission to support users at all levels of government (European Union, national, regional, local) with road safety related efficiency assessment solutions for the widest possible range of measures.
  • ROSITA
    Evaluation of roadside oral fluid drug tests for the detection of drivers under the influence of drugs.
    The objective of ROSITA (RoadSIdeTesting Assessment) was to identify the requirements for roadside testing equipment, and to make an international comparative assessment of existing equipment or prototypes.
  • SAFE-Tpdf
    SafeT was a "Safety in Tunnels" Thematic Network on development of European guidelines for upgrading tunnel safety. The European Thematic Network was funded by the European Commission.
  • SAFESTAR - Safety Standards for Road Design and Redesign
    Main output of SAFESTAR are recommendations for design guidelines or possible standards on the basis of road safety considerations. SAFESTAR concentrates on roads that can be part of the TERN network, i.e. primarily motorways, express roads and major interurban roads.
  • SafetyNet - building a European Road Safety Observatory
    This website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission. The objective of the project was to build the framework of a European Road Safety Observatory, which will be the primary focus for road safety data and knowledge.
    Since the completion of the SafetyNet project in October 2008, the ERSO website, with the exception of the section Events and conferences, is no longer updated. The content of the ERSO website is now transferred to the website of the Directorate-General Mobility & Transport.
  • SARTRE - Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe
    The SARTRE project was conducted at the beginning of the 90s. Scientist researchers from the main national Road Safety research bodies in Europe, co-operated to explore attitudes and reported behaviour of car drivers in their respective countries, with help of FERSI and support from EEC.
  • School Transportpdf
    EU-research on the safety level of school transport for children.
  • SEC BELT
    Improve road safety in south, east & central Europe
    The overall aim is to contribute to a long-lasting improvement of transport safety in the “SEC-Belt, i. e. the Southern, Eastern and Central European countries. Hence, this project sought to translate a European safety vision into practical measures to improve the safety of transport users within the SEC-Belt Countries.
  • SPEEDALERT
    Harmonisation of in-vehicle speed alert system. The SpeedAlert initiative is mainly the result of the previous work carried in the SpeedAlert committee. The consensus reached among the different public authority and industry actors is that in-vehicle speed information and warning system can significantly contribute to road safety.
  • SUPREMEpdf
    The SUPREME project (SUmmary and publication of best Practices in Road safety in the Eu MEmber States) focuses on best practice measures in the field of road safety. The objective of the project is to identify best practice measures currently in place in Europe and to communicate these measures to policymakers.
  • TIS-STUDYpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
    Comparative study of road traffic rules and corresponding enforcement actions in the member states of the European Union. The core objective of this study, developed during the year of 2003, was to compare the set of road traffic rules and corresponding enforcement among Member States of the EU, keeping in mind the fact that legal regimes and enforcement processes vary considerably from country to country.
  • TISPOL
    European Traffic Police Network
    The TISPOL Organisation has been established by the traffic police forces of Europe in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on the roads of Europe. The main priority is to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on Europe's roads.
  • TRACE
    Analysis of TRaffic Accident Causation in Europe and the benefits of safety systems
    The identification and the assessment (in terms of saved lives and avoided accidents), among possible technology-based safety functions, of the most promising solutions that can assist the driver or any other road users in a normal road situation or in an emergency situation or, as a last resort, mitigate the violence of crashes and protect the vehicle occupants, the pedestrians, and the two-wheelers in case of a crash or a rollover.
  • TRAINERpdf
    System for driver training and assessment using interactive evaluation tools and reliable methodologies
  • VC-COMPAT
    Improvement of vehicle crash compatibility through the development of crash test procedures
  • VOICE
    VOICE (Vulnerable road user Organisations In Cooperation across Europe) is a Europe-wide campaign to protect vulnerable road users. The principle aim of this ETSC activity was to raise awareness of the needs of vulnerable road users among EU policy makers such that they more readily accepted responsibility for the implementation of the measures necessary for the protection of cyclists and pedestrians.
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/EURO)
    World Health Organisation regional office Europe
  • Youth on the roadpdf
    The Youth on the Road initiative, held by P.A.U. Education with the support of the European Commission (Directorate General of Transport and Energy), aimed at promoting the participation of young people in road safety actions.

Finland

  • Aino (FI)
    The goal of AINO is to develop the collection, management and utilisation of real time information in transport and thereby to create prerequisites for concrete ITS services, which will improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the transport systems as well as increase the well-being of citizens and the competitiveness of Finnish companies.
  • Ajoneuvohallintokeskus AKEn (FI)
    AKE (Finnish Vehicle Administration) promotes vehicle safety and environmental-friendliness and provides vehicle information services for private citizens, state authorities and companies. AKE operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
  • Finnish Road Administration (FI)
    The Finnish National Road Administration maintains public roads and provides for safe and convenient traveling in Finland.
  • Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö (FI)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland promotes national well-being and the efficient functioning of society by making sure that people, commerce and industry have access to high-quality, safe and reasonably priced transport and communications networks, and by furthering the competitiveness of transport and communications companies.
  • Liikenneturva - the Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland (FI)
    The Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland is a national expert organization aiming at improving road safety by influencing people’s traffic behaviour and values and attitudes concerning traffic throughout society.
  • LINTU (FI)
    LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration. The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government: The road transport system must be designed so that nobody should die or be seriously injured on the roads.
  • StatFin - Statistics Finland (FI)
    The mission of Statistics Finland is to combine collected data with its expertise to produce statistics and information services for the needs of society, promote the use of statistics and develop national official statistics. Statistics Finland compiles statistics and reports concerning social conditions and develops national statistical service in co-operation with other Governmental officials.
  • VTT - VTT Communities and Infrastructure (FI)
    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multitechnological contract research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.

France

Germany

  • BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (DE)
    BASt is a technical and scientific institute responsible to the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing (BMVBW). The scope of work is considerable, ranging from replying at short notice to incoming enquiries to the coordination and carrying out of research projects over a period of several years.
  • DVR - Deutscher Verkehrssicherheitsrat (DE)
    The task of the association is to promote measures to improve the safety of all road users. Its focus is on issues of traffic engineering, road safety education and information, traffic law and enforcement. The association coordinates the various activities of its members, develops programs and continually adjusts these to new requirements and scientific knowledge.
  • Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs - Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung (DE)
    The Federal Government's aim is to form an efficient and modern overall transport system for all modes of transport in union. As a result of this, regions of high traffic density can be relieved, creating development opportunities for structurally weak areas at the same time. With innovative system solutions, such an overall transport system also ensures increased traffic safety. On roads, rails, water and in the air.
  • IZVW Center for Traffic Sciences (DE)
    A psychology department with a focus on cognitive ergonomics in traffic, that carries out applied research on the interaction of traffic environment, driver and vehicle.
  • Statistischen Bundesamt Deutschland - Federal Statistical Office (DE)
    Gathering, collecting, processing, presenting and analyzing statistical information in Wiesbaden, Bonn and Berlin.
  • Unfallforschung der Versicherer (UDV) (DE)
    The UDV (German Insurers Accident Research) is an institute of the German Insurance Association. Few other organizations commission as much university and non-university research on road safety. UDV and its predecessors have an over 60 years experience in road safety work. The UDV cooperates with political decision-makers, the relevant authorities, the police and vehicle manufacturers. The organization maintains a dialog with all road users and advises accident commissions throughout Germany. The UDV researches all aspects of road safety, taking an interdisciplinary approach that includes roads, vehicles and road users, and develops comprehensive concepts. The UDV analyzes real accidents and enters the data in the German insurers’ accident database (UDB).

Greece

  • Automobile and Touring Club of Greece (GR)
    The Automobile and Touring Club aims to develop, organize and promote motorized travel, touring and tourism. It also provides guidance for safe and environmental travels, and is involved in organizing national and international car and motorcycle races.
  • Hellenic Institute of Transport (Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Μεταφορών) (GR)
    HITs main objective is the conduct and support of applied research activities in the field of transportation in Greece. More specifically on issues relating to organization, operation, planning and development of infrastructure, and standardization, economic analysis, management, vehicle technology, and impact assessment of land, maritime, air, and multimodal transport services. Also training and education activities in related fields, dissemination of research activities and the Representation of Greece, in Transport Research and other relevant scientific fora abroad.
  • Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (GR)
    The mission of the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks is:
    - to plan and implement national policy and create the appropriate institutional framework at European and international level for the development of top quality transport, mass-transit, telecom and postal services under conditions of healthy competition;
    - to ensure the safety of transport, mass-transit and telecommunications;
    to promote the Information Society;
    - to contribute to the country's economic development and to the improvement of its citizens quality of life in the areas falling under the Ministry's responsibility.
  • National Statistical Service of Greece (GR)
    The National Statistical Service of Greece is responsible for the development, producton and dissemination of the official statistics of Greece.
  • National Technical University of Athens (GR)
    The National Technical University (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country's scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836.

Hungary

  • Gazdasági és Közlekedési Minisztérium (HU)
    Ministry of National Development
  • Központi Statisztikai Hivatal (HU)
    Hungarian Central Statistical Office
  • KTI - Közlekedéstudományi Intézet (HU)
    Institute for Transport Sciences. The Hungarian transport system forms an integral part of the transport network of the enlarged European Union: it is safe, efficient and competitive,and it promotes sustainable development at both national and Union level.
  • Magyar Útügyi Társaság (HU)
    Hungarian Road Association
    The best experts of various organizations such as highway administrative agencies, research institutes, design and consulting companies, construction enterprises and local governments are participating in the activity of the Society, reflecting the wide scope of technical regulation problems and common interests.

International

  • CIECA
    CIECA is the international commission for driver testing authorities, active in the fields of road safety and driver testing. CIECA members include driver testing authorities from 33 countries worldwide.
  • eSafetyAware!
    eSafetyAware! seeks to accelerate the market introduction of such life-saving technologies by organising information campaigns and dedicated events aimed at creating awareness of eSafety benefits among policy-makers and end-users.
  • ETSC
    European Transport Safety Council
    ETSC, a Brussels-based independent non-profitmaking organisation provides an impartial source of expert advice on transport safety matters to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and Member States.
  • Expertisecentrum voor internationaal Onderzoek en Innovatie (EiOI)
    Since 1983, EiOI (before EG-Liaison/EGL) shows the way within the complex fields of European subsidies. It is free and independent. The project advisors of EiOI provide information, advice, courses, and training. In addition, EiOI helps in the search for (research) partners. Its purpose is to strengthen the position in Europe of Dutch companies and organisations.
  • FIA Foundation
    The FIA Foundation has been established in the United Kingdom as a registered charity. Its objectives are to promote public safety and public health, the protection and preservation of human life and the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment.
  • GRSP - Global Road Safety Partnership
    The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is an informal partnership of private sector, civil society, government and bi-/multi-lateral development organizations that shares the premise that road safety conditions in the world, especially in developing countries, can be improved by working in partnership. GRSP's mission is to reduce deaths, injuries, disabilities and associated social costs of road traffic crashes through partnerhips which promote collaboration and coordination of road safety activities among partners for the benefit of the most vulnerable.
  • IATSS - International Association of Transport and Safety Sciences
    The International Association of Traffic and Safety Science, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, publishes the journal IATSS Research twice a year. The IATSS gathers together the knowledge and expertise of professionals in a range of traffic-related fields to conduct a range of activities to build ideal traffic flows for modern society.
  • ICTCT - International Coorperation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic safety
    ICTCT is an association developed out of an international working group of safety experts with the aim to identify and analyse dangerous situations in road traffic on the basis of criteria other than past accidents, analogous to the methods of air and industrial safety.
  • IFP - International Federation of Pedestrians
    The goals of IFP are to promote and to defend the pedestrian's right to full access and mobility. IFP works toward the prevention of traffic collisions and the reduction of injury and disability resulting from them. The protection of children and the elderly as the most vulnerable groups in society is most urgent. IFP represents the interests of the pedestrian at the international level and works with agencies of the United Nations and the European Union, and cooperates with a wide range of non-governmental organizations.
  • International Transport Forum
    In May 2005, Ministers agreed in Moscow that the ECMT should be transformed into a publicly recognised international Ministerial forum, designed to increase the understanding of the importance of transport. In Dublin, in May 2006, they established the International Transport Forum.
    The aim of the Forum is to foster a deeper understanding among policy makers and wider audiences of the role of transport as a key to economic growth and of transport’s impact on the environmental and social dimensions of sustainability.
  • IRCOBI International Research Council on Biomechanics on Injury
    Road transport deaths and injuries have been a byproduct of increased motorisation since the introduction of the motor car; but had gone largely unnoticed by policymakers until three decades ago. Therefore, a small group of researchers from different European countries agreed to combine two programmes one on accident biomechanics and the other on human tolerance to impact into the science of the kinematics of impact injuries. These deliberations resulted in the formation of the International Research Committee on the Biokinetics of Impact (IRCOBI). In 1992, this group changed its name to the International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury to reflect more accurately its overall mission.
  • IRF - International Road Federation
    The International Road Federation (IRF) is a unique global platform that brings together public and private entities committed to road development. Working together with its members and associates, the IRF promotes social and economic benefits that flow from well-planned and environmentally sound transportation networks.
  • National Statistical Offices Websites
    The United Nations Statistics Division, in its mission to promote the development of national statistical systems, has developed a central repository of country profiles of statistical systems. The country profiles include, among others, a brief history of the country's statistical system, legal basis and the statistical programme.
  • OECD
    The OECD (The Organisation fro Economic Co-operation and Development) groups 29 member countries in an organization that, most importantly, provides governments a setting in which to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy.
  • PIARC - World Road Association
    PIARC - World Road Association - was founded in 1909 following the 1st International Road Congress held in Paris in 1908. It is the oldest international association concerned with Road Engineering, Road Policy and the Management of Road Networks. It has evolved since and now boasts 118 Member Governments and other Members in 142 countries worldwide.
  • Prévention Routičre Internationale (PRI)
    PRI is an international non-governmental and non-profit road safety organisation. It was founded in 1959 to promote cooperation amongst national institutions dealing with road safety. PRI has a consultative status with the United Nations and the International Transport Forum and has working relations with the European Commission, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and international organisations.
  • Sunflower+6
    The SUNflower+6 project aims to identify differences in the road safety performance of different European countries, by a comparative study of the development of road safety. In the SUNflower project this approach has been applied successfully for the SUN countries (Sweden, United Kingdom and the Netherlands), that have safety records that are among the best in the world. Using the SUNflower-methodology, the study is continued and extended with three Southern European countries or regions (Greece, Portugal and Catalonia) and three Central European countries (Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovenia).
  • The European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign 2007-2008
    A website dedicated to the fourth European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign, which was run in 19 European countries between April 2007 and June 2008.
  • WHO - World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/EURO)
    World Health Organisation regional office Europe
  • WHOs Road Safety Legislation database
    This database provides information on road safety legislation in countries around the world. The data has been collected with input from WHO partner organizations around the world. The database contains information on legislation around a number of risk factors for road traffic injuries: speed limits, seat belt and child restraint use, helmet use, blood alcohol limits, daytime running lamps, mobile phone use, etc.
  • WHOs Violence and injury prevention
    This site contains data about violence and injuries within the European region.

Ireland

  • Central Statistics Office (IE)
    Ireland
  • Department of Transport and the Marine (IE)
    To ensure the provision, development and regulation of competitive, safe and secure integrated transport services and transport infrastructure for the road, rail and air transport modes in Ireland.
  • Garda Síochána - Ireland's National Police Service (IE)
  • National Roads Authority (IE)
    The Authority's primary function, under the Roads Act 1993, is 'to secure the provision of a safe and efficient network of national roads'. For this purpose, it has overall responsibility for planning and supervision of construction and maintenance works on these roads.
  • RSA - Road Safety Authority (IE)
    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is tasked with improving safety on the roads in order to reduce death and injury resulting from road collisions. The legal basis for the RSA is set out in the Road Safety Authority Act 2006. The RSA formally came into existence on 1st September 2006.
    An objective of the RSA is to bring Ireland's road safety record into line with "best practice" countries throughout the World. The achievement of this objective will involve cooperation with many stakeholders working in the area of road safety, including the Gardai, education sector, health sector, local authorities, National Roads Authority, the media and of course the general public.

Italy

Latvia

  • CSDD - Ceļu satiksmes drošības departaments (LV)
    Since June 5, 1997, CSDD (Road Traffic Safety Department) is non-profit state stock company and in accordance with the Statutes deals with the registration of vehicles, examination of drivers and issuing of driver’s licenses, periodic technical inspection, supervision of roads and maintaining of the State Register of Vehicles and Drivers.
  • Latvia Road Traffic Research (LV)
    The company has the aim to obtain and examine all-round information and to make complex, independent and objective analyses of the road traffic problems in Latvia and Europe.
  • Latvijas Statistika (LV)
    The overall purpose (mission) of Latvijas Statistika (Central Statistical Bureau) is to provide domestic and foreign data users with timely, exact, complete, comprehensible, and internationally comparable statistical information on economical, demographic, social, and environmental phenomena and processes of Latvia by applying contemporary solutions of information technologies and the best experience in the branch.
  • Latvijas Valsts ceďi (LV)
    The Latvian State Roads performs the management of the state road network, administration of the State Road Fund and organisation of public procurement in order to provide the publics with profitable, durable, safe and environmentally friendly state road network. Maintenance and development of parish, company and household roads is supervised, as well.
  • Satiksmes ministrija (LV)
    Ministry of Transport is a leading institution of state administration of transport and communication branches which elaborates legal acts and policy planning documents regulating the branch. It provides the implementation of the transport policy.

Lithuania

Luxembourg

  • Association nationale des Victimes de la Route (AVR) (LU)
    AVR is dedicated to improving the circumstances of victims of traffic accidents through psychological, legal and practical counsel. It also works towards reducing traffic crashes. AVR was created in April 1992, as an initiative of some victims of traffic accidents, along with a small group of experts.
  • La Sécurité Routičre (LU)
    La Sécurité Routičre is the Luxembourg association for the prevention of road accidents. The association aims to promote and encourage all initiatives to increase the protection of users and residents of the road and prevent the road traffic accidents.
  • MSR - Mobilité et Sécurité sur la Route (LU)
    Didactic web site on road safety
  • STATEC Luxembourg (LU)
    Statistical office of Luxembourg

Malta

  • Malta Transport Authority (MT)
    To plan and provide for a sustainable, high quality, safe, integrated and efficient land transport system that will meet the travelling needs of people and the transport requirements for the movement of goods within the national framework for economic development, social inclusion and protection of the environment.
  • NSO - National Statistics Office of Malta (MT)
    The National Statistics Office (NSO) is the executive arm of the Malta Statistics Authority. It is responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis and publication of a wide range of statistical information and related matters.

Netherlands

  • Advancing Sustainable Safety (NL)
    Advancing Sustainable Safety critically examines the Sustainable Safety vision. Adaptations were made where necessary. Advancing insights and new developments have also prompted the update of this vision.
  • ANWB (NL)
    The Royal Dutch Tourist Club ANWB tries to promote the collective interests of its members on mobility. This usually occurs backstage in consultation with the government and branch organisations.
  • CBS - Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (NL)
    The Central Bureau of Statistics (also known as 'Statistics Netherlands') collects and interpretates data for publication purposes, to assist scientists and policymakers. It also produces European statistics.
  • Consument en Veiligheid (NL)
    Consument en Veiligheid is a Dutch organization that aims to reduce accidents in peoples own living area.
  • CROW (NL)
    In the CROW Information and Technology Centre for Transport and Infrastructure, government an companies cooperate from their mutual interests in the design, construction, and management, especially of road and traffic provisions. This cooperation takes shape in the three main CROW goals: Research, Regulation, and Knowledge diffusion.
  • Dienst Verkeer en Scheepvaart (DVS) (NL)
    The Transport and Navigation Department (TND), as a specialist service, is part of the Directorate General of the Department of Public Works of the Ministry of Transport. It fulfils a central role as traffic and transport knowledge centre, and as such is involved in policy making and implementation of these aspects.
  • Kennisinstituut voor Mobiliteitsbeleid (KiM) (NL)
    Dutch knowledge institute that helps to improve policymaking on the issue of mobility.
  • Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu (NL)
    This is the official website of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
  • Onderzoeksraad (NL)
    The Dutch Safety Board is a statutorily established autonomous agency, responsible for the independent and integral investigation of the causes and possible consequences of disasters, serious accidents and incidents in a broad range of sectors.
  • Politie Nederland (NL)
    Politie.nl is the official website of the Dutch Police.
  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid (NL)
    Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid is an information point within the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, that concentrates on tunnel safety.
  • SWOV (NL)
    SWOV wants to make a contribution to promoting road safety by means of knowledge from scientific research.
    SWOV is an independent, scientific institute. SWOV's knowledge is public information and is made available to anyone who wants it, and is professionally involved in traffic and road safety in the Netherlands. SWOV is a leading institute, both in the Netherlands and abroad, thanks to its knowledge and it's high quality research.
  • Truck en milieu (NL)
    TruckenMilieu.nl is an internet platform for sustainable and clean transport.
  • Veilig Verkeer Nederland (NL)
    A Dutch organization that promotes road safety by organizing events and influencing the government. It consists of professional workers and volunteers.
  • Vereniging Verkeersslachtoffers (NL)
    The Association of Road Victims (VVS) acts as a platform and mouthpiece for people involved at serious traffic accidents.
  • Verkeersnet (NL)
    A Dutch website for traffic engineers, that publishes traffic and mobility news daily.

New Zealand

  • AA Driver Education Foundation (NZ)
    The AA Driver Education Foundation has been formed by the New Zealand Automobile Association as an independent body to represent the interests of the New Zealand Automobile Association (and its membership) and other major parties in the specific area of road user safety through improved driver licencing standards, driver attitude and driver skills.

Norway

  • Ministry of Transport and Communications (NO)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for transport of people and goods, telecommunication and postal services.
  • Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NO)
    The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing.
  • Statistisk sentralbyrĺ - Statistics Norway (NO)
    Statistics Norway has overall responsibility for meeting the need for statistics on Norwegian society. Statistis Norway is responsible for coordinating all official statistics in Norway, and also acts as a driving force in the international statistics work.
  • Tři - The Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) (NO)
    The Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) is a national institution for transport research and development. The main objectives of the Institute are to carry out applied research on issues connected with transport and to promote the application of research results.
  • Trygg Trafikk - The Norwegian Council for Road Safety (NO)
    Trygg Trafikk is an umbrella organisation for the voluntary road safety work and serves as a link between voluntary associations and the road safety authorities.
    The organisation shall due to its statutes promote the best possible road safety for all groups of road-users. Trygg Trafikk is given a special responsibility for promoting traffic education in kindergarten and school, and providing information and knowledge about road safety.

Poland

  • Główny Urząd Statystyczny (PL)
    Statistics office of Poland
  • Instytutu Transportu Samochodowego (PL)
    MOTOR TRANSPORT INSTITUTE
    The Institutes main objectives are: conducting, co-ordinating and popularising scientific research as well as development work on the road transport, working out new technical solutions, organisational and economic ones concerning mainly such subjects as road traffic participants. safety and environmental protection. Also fulfilling other tasks particularly important to obtain goals set out by social and economic state policy.
  • Krajowa Rada Bezpieczeństwa Ruchu Drogowego (PL)
    National Road Safety Council

Portugal

Romania

Slovakia

  • Ministerstvo dopravy, pôšt a telekomunikácií (SK)
    Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications
  • Slovenská Správa Ciest (SK)
    Slovenská správa ciest (hereinafter referred to as „SSC“) is an independent non-profit organisation established on 1 January 1996 by the Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications of the Slovak Republic (hereinafter „MTPT“) that executes for motorways, express ways, 1st, 2nd and 3rd class roads („roads“ or „road network“) transport planning, keeping of central technical databases, central databank, technical development, including related conceptual, coordination and methodological activities, administration of 1st class roads and land owned by the Slovak Republic, including investment activity for 1st class roads.
  • Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic - Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky (SK)
    An independent, customer-oriented, information and knowledge institution, co-creator of the European statistical system, coordinator of the national statistical system and important creator of the official statistical acknowledged at national and international level.
  • Výskumný ústav dopravný (SK)
    The Transport Research Institute (TRI), in its 50-year history, have fulfilled important national economic assignments related to national transport policy making and implementation. Wide know-how integrates the TRI activities into the scientific and research basis of the Slovak Republic, which is one of the most important priorities of the TRI's long-term strategy.

Slovenia

  • Direkcija Republike Slovenije za ceste (SI)
    The Directorate of the Republic of Slovenia for Roads is a body within the Ministry of Transport. It undertakes: professional-technical, developmental, organisational and administrative tasks relating to the construction, maintenance and protection of main and regional roads as well as some expressways; tasks relating to transport in road freight and passenger traffic; and vehicle type approval.
  • Ministrstvo za promet (SI)
    The Ministry of Transport performs activities concerning: the preparation, monitoring and implementation of transport policy and relevant national programmes; international co-operation and the harmonisation of inter-state interests in the field of transport; railways, maritime and air transport; transport on inland waterways; the safety of vessels intended for navigation in continental waters; cargo transfer services; roads and road traffic (except the control and regulation of vehicles in road traffic) and cable-cars.
  • Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia - Statistični urad Republike Slovenije (SI)
    Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia is the main producer and co-ordinator of carrying out programs of statistical surveys. In addition to linking and co-ordinating the statistical system, its most important tasks include international co-operation, determining methodological and classification standards, anticipating users' needs, collection, processing and dissemination of data, and taking care of data confidentiality.
  • Zavod za gradbenistvo Slovenije (SI)
    Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute
    ZAG Ljubljana is an independent, impartial and non-profit organization, which fulfils all the requirements of the EEC Council Directive No. 89/106 regarding approval bodies which carry out the testing and attestation of conformity of construction products.

Spain

Sweden

  • NTF - Nationalföreningen för Trafiksäkerhetens Främjande (SE)
    The National Society for Road Safety is a non governmental organisation which works to improve road safety.
    NTF is an umbrella organisation and consists of 24 county road safety federations, 70 national, interest and professional organisations and hundreds of local voluntary associations. The national network is made up of thousands of people working to help to contribute to a safe road traffic.
  • Statistiska centralbyrĺn - Statistics Sweden (SE)
    An administrative agency with the main task to supply customers with statistics for decision making, debate and research. Besides that, Statistics Sweden is tasked with supporting and coordinating the Swedisch system for official statistics.
  • Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) (SE)
    The Swedish Transport Administration is a public authority that takes on responsibility for long-term planning of the transport system for road, rail, maritime and air traffic. It is also responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public roads and railways and offers information and services which apply to vehicles, traffic regulations, congestion tax and driving licenses.
  • Vägtrafikinspektionen (SE)
    The Road Traffic Inspectorate will safeguard the interests of individuals in a safe road transport system. Its work will be characterised by the humanistic view on which "Vision Zero" is based.
    Safe road traffic is our primary objective and "Vision Zero" is the loadstar that guides our work. If all who are able to influence the situation on our roads had their own "vision zero", great strides could be made in the work on creating safer roads. On this website you can see who we are and read a brief account of our fields of experience.
  • VTI - Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (Väg- och transportforskningsinstitut) (SE)
    VTI conducts applied research, commissioned by the transport sector, in the fields of infrastructure, traffic and transport.

Switzerland

  • Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) (CH)
    The Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) is Switzerland's federal authoritiy responsible for road infrastructure and private road transport.
  • Federal Statistical Office (CH)
    The Federal Statistical Office is a national centre for public statistics and delivers statistical information to sustain the democratic process. One of their topics is mobility & traffic.
  • Schweizerische Beratungsstelle für Unfallverhütung bfu (CH)
    Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu). The bfu is committed to safety by public appointment. As the Swiss Competence Centre for Accident Prevention it conducts research in the following sectors: road traffic, sport, home and leisure and passes on its knowledge to private people and specialist circles by means of consultancy, training sessions and communications.

United States of America

  • Alcohol Interlock Curriculum for Practitioners (AICP) (US)
    An educational resource from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) for diverse audiences. Information relating to the following topics can be found at this site:
    * international research;
    * alcohol interlock technology;
    * information about the implementation of alcohol interlocks as part of a program to control and monitor impaired driving offenders;
    * legal concerns about the use of alcohol interlocks; and,
    * information about contracting with vendors and service providers.
  • Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute (US)
    A small, US-based, active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information.
  • BTS - Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US)
    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is an operating administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). BTS compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the Nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of government statistics.
  • Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (US)
    The Center for Excellence in Rural Safety provides citizen-centered research, training, and outreach to enhance rural safety and to meet the online and seminar training needs of rural transportation practitioners and policymakers. The Center conducts several focused research activities to explore policy, behavior, and technology approaches, such as projects addressing safety-conscious planning, ITS and rural emergency response, integrated policy approaches, and related human factors, societal trends, and stakeholder needs analysis.
  • Distracted Driving Help (US)
    An American website about distracted driving.
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Electronic Reading Room (US)
    Electronic Reading Room of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) which is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The mission of the FHWA is to improve mobility on the Nation's highways through national leadership, innovation and program delivery.
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration (US)
    The vision of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is to create the best transportation system in the world for the American people through proactive leadership, innovation, and excellence in service.
  • Highway Safety Research Center Library (US)
    Research Publications of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center. The HSRC Library provides access to traffic safety research information from the United States, and around the world. Library collections reflect the focus of the Center's research, and concentrate on human factors, civil engineering, and design of facilities for pedestrians, cyclists, and motor vehicles.
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (US)
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute are independent, nonprofit, research and communications organizations funded by car insurers and dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths, injuries, and property losses.
  • ITE - Institute of Transportation Engineers (US)
    The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide.
  • National Transportation Library (NTL) (US)
    The mission of the National Transportation Library (NTL) is to maintain and facilitate access to statistical and other information needed for transportation decision-making at the United States Federal, State, and local levels.
  • NCSA - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (US)
    NCSA is responsible for providing a wide range of analytical and statistical support to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the highway safety community at large, in the general areas of: Human, vehicle, environmental, and roadway characteristics, as they relate to crash frequency and injuries.
  • NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (US)
    NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes.This is accomplished by setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs.
  • NHTSA Publications Catalog (US)
    The Safety Materials Catalog contains publications released by the NHTSA Office of Traffic Safety Programs.
  • Northwestern University Transportation Library (US)
    The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety of Northwestern University. Containing over 400,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities.
  • TRIS (US)
    Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) database
    TRIS is a bibliographic database funded by sponsors of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), primarily the state departments of transportation and selected federal transportation agencies.
  • Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Library (US)
    TFHRC is a federally owned and operated research facility in McLean, Virginia. TFHRC is the home of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Office of Research, Development, and Technology. TFHRC provides FHWA and the world highway community with the most advanced research and development related to new highway technologies.
  • University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (US)
    UMTRI’s library houses one of the world’s most extensive collections of literature on traffic safety. It reflects the diversity of disciplines that the field comprises: accidents and injuries, biomechanics, human factors, vehicle dynamics, driver behavior, and public policy.
  • Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (US)
    The Volpe Center is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration and is an innovative, Federal, fee-for service organization. Their mission is to improve the Nation's transportation system.

Focus

Alcohol/drugs

  • Alcohol Interlock Curriculum for Practitioners (AICP) (US)
    An educational resource from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) for diverse audiences. Information relating to the following topics can be found at this site:
    * international research;
    * alcohol interlock technology;
    * information about the implementation of alcohol interlocks as part of a program to control and monitor impaired driving offenders;
    * legal concerns about the use of alcohol interlocks; and,
    * information about contracting with vendors and service providers.
  • ALCOLOCKpdf
    Alcolock implementation in the European Union; an in-depth qualitative field trial. The general objective of the project is to contribute to a reduction of the number of victims on European roads by preparing and facilitating legal implementation of alcolocks in the European Union through research on the psychological, sociological, behavioural and practical impact on drivers whose vehicles are equipped with an alcolock.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • IMMORTAL
    Impaired Motorists, Methods of Roadside Testing and Assessment for Licensing
    IMMORTAL specifies a research programme concerning the accident risk associated with different forms of driver impairment and the identification of 'tolerance levels' applied to licensing assessment and roadside impairment testing (including drug screening).

Campaign

  • BIVV Belgisch Instituut voor de Verkeersveiligheid (BE)
    The Belgian Road Safety Institute BIVV wishes to promote road safety and traffic liveability by: campaigns and education, research and advice. Other tasks are: advising and accompanying, representing and co-ordinating, and implementation of government assignments.
  • Driving.co.uk (GB)
    This website shares the seriousness of driving safely with the pleasure of good driving and some essential humour.
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
    The Europe-wide Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-13 will promote working together for risk prevention.
  • La Sécurité Routičre (LU)
    La Sécurité Routičre is the Luxembourg association for the prevention of road accidents. The association aims to promote and encourage all initiatives to increase the protection of users and residents of the road and prevent the road traffic accidents.
  • London Road Safety Unit (GB)
    A road safety website providing stakeholders, journalists and the public with information on the work of London Road Safety Unit (LRSU).
  • The European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign 2007-2008
    A website dedicated to the fourth European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign, which was run in 19 European countries between April 2007 and June 2008.
  • Vereniging Verkeersslachtoffers (NL)
    The Association of Road Victims (VVS) acts as a platform and mouthpiece for people involved at serious traffic accidents.
  • WHOs Violence and injury prevention
    This site contains data about violence and injuries within the European region.

Data

  • Ajoneuvohallintokeskus AKEn (FI)
    AKE (Finnish Vehicle Administration) promotes vehicle safety and environmental-friendliness and provides vehicle information services for private citizens, state authorities and companies. AKE operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (AU)
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (DE)
    BASt is a technical and scientific institute responsible to the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing (BMVBW). The scope of work is considerable, ranging from replying at short notice to incoming enquiries to the coordination and carrying out of research projects over a period of several years.
  • BTS - Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US)
    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is an operating administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). BTS compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the Nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of government statistics.
  • CBS - Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (NL)
    The Central Bureau of Statistics (also known as 'Statistics Netherlands') collects and interpretates data for publication purposes, to assist scientists and policymakers. It also produces European statistics.
  • Central Statistics Office (IE)
    Ireland
  • Český statistický úřad | ČSÚ (CZ)
    Czech Statistical Office
  • DaCoTA (Road safety Data Collection, Transfer and Analysis)
    The purpose of the European 7th framework project DaCoTA is to make road safety data and knowledge and methods for data collection and processing available to policy makers and other stakeholders in Europe. Methods that have been developed in previous projects are used as much as possible.
  • Danish Road Directorate - Vejdirektoratet - en del af Transport- og Energiministeriet (DK)
    The Danish Road Directorate (DRD), Ministry of Transport, Denmark, is responsible for the administration and operation of the 1,623 km national road network. Its tasks consist of planning, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the network and provision of services and traffic information to all road users.
  • Danmarks Statistik (DK)
    The Danish Statistical Office.
  • Dienst Verkeer en Scheepvaart (DVS) (NL)
    The Transport and Navigation Department (TND), as a specialist service, is part of the Directorate General of the Department of Public Works of the Ministry of Transport. It fulfils a central role as traffic and transport knowledge centre, and as such is involved in policy making and implementation of these aspects.
  • Euro NCAP
    Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • Eurostat
    Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service
  • Federal Statistical Office (CH)
    The Federal Statistical Office is a national centre for public statistics and delivers statistical information to sustain the democratic process. One of their topics is mobility & traffic.
  • Główny Urząd Statystyczny (PL)
    Statistics office of Poland
  • IDB
    The Injury Database (IDB) is a database on non-fatal home, leisure and sports accidents. It is an internet database set up by DG SANCO under the Injury Prevention Programme in 1999, in order to provide central access to the data collected in the Member States under the EHLASS Programme (European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System).
  • Insee - Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques - France - statistiques et docume (FR)
    National statistical office of France
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística - National Statistics Institute (ES)
    Statistical office of Spain
  • Instituto Nacional de Estatística - Statistics Portugal (PT)
    Statistical office of Portugal
  • IRTAD - International Road Traffic and Accident Database
    In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis.
  • Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (IT)
    Statistical office of Italy
  • KTI - Közlekedéstudományi Intézet (HU)
    Institute for Transport Sciences. The Hungarian transport system forms an integral part of the transport network of the enlarged European Union: it is safe, efficient and competitive,and it promotes sustainable development at both national and Union level.
  • Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (LT)
    The Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania) is an enterprise founded by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania which is in charge of organizing and co-ordinating the reconstruction, maintenance and development of the roads of national significance.
  • Lietuvos Statistikos Departamentas - Statistics Lithuania (LT)
  • London Road Safety Unit (GB)
    A road safety website providing stakeholders, journalists and the public with information on the work of London Road Safety Unit (LRSU).
  • Malta Transport Authority (MT)
    To plan and provide for a sustainable, high quality, safe, integrated and efficient land transport system that will meet the travelling needs of people and the transport requirements for the movement of goods within the national framework for economic development, social inclusion and protection of the environment.
  • Ministerstvo dopravy, pôšt a telekomunikácií (SK)
    Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications
  • National Institute of Statistics (RO)
    National Institute of statistics of Romania
  • National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria (BG)
    National Institute of statistics of Bulgaria
  • National Statistical Service of Greece (GR)
    The National Statistical Service of Greece is responsible for the development, producton and dissemination of the official statistics of Greece.
  • NCSA - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (US)
    NCSA is responsible for providing a wide range of analytical and statistical support to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the highway safety community at large, in the general areas of: Human, vehicle, environmental, and roadway characteristics, as they relate to crash frequency and injuries.
  • NSO - National Statistics Office of Malta (MT)
    The National Statistics Office (NSO) is the executive arm of the Malta Statistics Authority. It is responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis and publication of a wide range of statistical information and related matters.
  • NTF - Nationalföreningen för Trafiksäkerhetens Främjande (SE)
    The National Society for Road Safety is a non governmental organisation which works to improve road safety.
    NTF is an umbrella organisation and consists of 24 county road safety federations, 70 national, interest and professional organisations and hundreds of local voluntary associations. The national network is made up of thousands of people working to help to contribute to a safe road traffic.
  • SafetyNet - building a European Road Safety Observatory
    This website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission. The objective of the project was to build the framework of a European Road Safety Observatory, which will be the primary focus for road safety data and knowledge.
    Since the completion of the SafetyNet project in October 2008, the ERSO website, with the exception of the section Events and conferences, is no longer updated. The content of the ERSO website is now transferred to the website of the Directorate-General Mobility & Transport.
  • Schweizerische Beratungsstelle für Unfallverhütung bfu (CH)
    Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu). The bfu is committed to safety by public appointment. As the Swiss Competence Centre for Accident Prevention it conducts research in the following sectors: road traffic, sport, home and leisure and passes on its knowledge to private people and specialist circles by means of consultancy, training sessions and communications.
  • Sécurité Routičre (FR)
  • Slovenská Správa Ciest (SK)
    Slovenská správa ciest (hereinafter referred to as „SSC“) is an independent non-profit organisation established on 1 January 1996 by the Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications of the Slovak Republic (hereinafter „MTPT“) that executes for motorways, express ways, 1st, 2nd and 3rd class roads („roads“ or „road network“) transport planning, keeping of central technical databases, central databank, technical development, including related conceptual, coordination and methodological activities, administration of 1st class roads and land owned by the Slovak Republic, including investment activity for 1st class roads.
  • STATEC Luxembourg (LU)
    Statistical office of Luxembourg
  • StatFin - Statistics Finland (FI)
    The mission of Statistics Finland is to combine collected data with its expertise to produce statistics and information services for the needs of society, promote the use of statistics and develop national official statistics. Statistics Finland compiles statistics and reports concerning social conditions and develops national statistical service in co-operation with other Governmental officials.
  • Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia - Statistični urad Republike Slovenije (SI)
    Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia is the main producer and co-ordinator of carrying out programs of statistical surveys. In addition to linking and co-ordinating the statistical system, its most important tasks include international co-operation, determining methodological and classification standards, anticipating users' needs, collection, processing and dissemination of data, and taking care of data confidentiality.
  • Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic - Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky (SK)
    An independent, customer-oriented, information and knowledge institution, co-creator of the European statistical system, coordinator of the national statistical system and important creator of the official statistical acknowledged at national and international level.
  • Statistics Belgium (BE)
  • Statistics Canada (CA)
    Statistical bureau of Canada
  • Statistics Estonia (EE)
    Government agency at the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task is to provide the public institutions, business and research spheres, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information service on economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.
  • Statistics Greenland (DK)
    Statistical bureau of Greenland
  • STATISTIK AUSTRIA (AT)
    An independent and non-profit-making federal institution under public law. It is responsible for performing scientific services in the area of federal statistics.
  • Statistischen Bundesamt Deutschland - Federal Statistical Office (DE)
    Gathering, collecting, processing, presenting and analyzing statistical information in Wiesbaden, Bonn and Berlin.
  • Statistisk sentralbyrĺ - Statistics Norway (NO)
    Statistics Norway has overall responsibility for meeting the need for statistics on Norwegian society. Statistis Norway is responsible for coordinating all official statistics in Norway, and also acts as a driving force in the international statistics work.
  • Statistiska centralbyrĺn - Statistics Sweden (SE)
    An administrative agency with the main task to supply customers with statistics for decision making, debate and research. Besides that, Statistics Sweden is tasked with supporting and coordinating the Swedisch system for official statistics.
  • WHO - World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Drivers

  • AA Driver Education Foundation (NZ)
    The AA Driver Education Foundation has been formed by the New Zealand Automobile Association as an independent body to represent the interests of the New Zealand Automobile Association (and its membership) and other major parties in the specific area of road user safety through improved driver licencing standards, driver attitude and driver skills.
  • ADVANCED
    Advanced is a study of post-licence driver and rider training co-financed by the European Commission. It describes and analyses voluntary, post-licence training and makes a series of recommendations on how to improve such training. It emphasises the importance of avoiding overconfidence amongst trainees and indicates how training can be more effective and balanced.
  • AIFVS (IT)
    Italian Association of Road Traffic Victims
  • ANDREA
    Driver rehabilitation courses for the reintegration of traffic violators are a growing market in many EU-states. It was the objective of the “Andrea-project (Analysis of Driver Rehabilitation Programmes) to analyse which elements of these courses are more or less effective.
  • Association nationale des Victimes de la Route (AVR) (LU)
    AVR is dedicated to improving the circumstances of victims of traffic accidents through psychological, legal and practical counsel. It also works towards reducing traffic crashes. AVR was created in April 1992, as an initiative of some victims of traffic accidents, along with a small group of experts.
  • Association of roadworthiness inspections and driving licences companies (BE)
    The Belgium association controls the 77 centres for roadworthiness inspections of vehicles and the 32 centres for driving tests. The association also (re)trains the employees of this centres.
  • Automobile and Touring Club of Greece (GR)
    The Automobile and Touring Club aims to develop, organize and promote motorized travel, touring and tourism. It also provides guidance for safe and environmental travels, and is involved in organizing national and international car and motorcycle races.
  • BIVV Belgisch Instituut voor de Verkeersveiligheid (BE)
    The Belgian Road Safety Institute BIVV wishes to promote road safety and traffic liveability by: campaigns and education, research and advice. Other tasks are: advising and accompanying, representing and co-ordinating, and implementation of government assignments.
  • CAST
    Campaigns and Awareness-raising Strategies in Traffic Safety
    CAST is a Specific Targeted Research Project (STREP) set up with the support of the European Commission, to meet the Commission’s needs for enhancing traffic safety by means of effective road safety campaigns. CAST aims at developing an evaluation tool and a design tool for road safety mass media campaigns.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • CIECA
    CIECA is the international commission for driver testing authorities, active in the fields of road safety and driver testing. CIECA members include driver testing authorities from 33 countries worldwide.
  • Confederation of Organisations in Road Transport Enforcement (CORTE)
    CORTE was established in 2004 with the aim to bring together the national bodies from various European countries having a responsibility and interest in the field of road transport. Member are representatives of national enforcement agencies, the police, government transport departments, non-government organisations active in the field of road transport and industrial partners. CORTE gahters and coordinates expertise issues connected to road transport at the European level, ensuring that the voice of its members is heard by the EU institutions and other stakeholders. At the same time, CORTE provide a platform for exchange of good practice and harmonized implementation of road transport legislation, inlcuding goods and passenger transport.
  • DAN - Description and Analysis of post licensing measures for Novice drivers
    In the course of the EU-project “DAN“ - Description and analysis of post licensing measures for novice drivers, measures for the reduction of the disproportionately high accident rate of novice drivers were analysed.
  • Distracted Driving Help (US)
    An American website about distracted driving.
  • Driving.co.uk (GB)
    This website shares the seriousness of driving safely with the pleasure of good driving and some essential humour.
  • eSafetyAware!
    eSafetyAware! seeks to accelerate the market introduction of such life-saving technologies by organising information campaigns and dedicated events aimed at creating awareness of eSafety benefits among policy-makers and end-users.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • HERMESpdf (AT)
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • HERMESpdf
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • IFP - International Federation of Pedestrians
    The goals of IFP are to promote and to defend the pedestrian's right to full access and mobility. IFP works toward the prevention of traffic collisions and the reduction of injury and disability resulting from them. The protection of children and the elderly as the most vulnerable groups in society is most urgent. IFP represents the interests of the pedestrian at the international level and works with agencies of the United Nations and the European Union, and cooperates with a wide range of non-governmental organizations.
  • IZVW Center for Traffic Sciences (DE)
    A psychology department with a focus on cognitive ergonomics in traffic, that carries out applied research on the interaction of traffic environment, driver and vehicle.
  • Latvia Road Traffic Research (LV)
    The company has the aim to obtain and examine all-round information and to make complex, independent and objective analyses of the road traffic problems in Latvia and Europe.
  • LINTU (FI)
    LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration. The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government: The road transport system must be designed so that nobody should die or be seriously injured on the roads.
  • MSR - Mobilité et Sécurité sur la Route (LU)
    Didactic web site on road safety
  • Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NO)
    The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing.
  • NPACS
    NPACS (New Programme for the Assessment of Child-restraint Systems) provides independent published guidance to consumers on the relative protection afforded by child restraint systems which can be used in a wide range of road vehicles.
  • PEVR (BE)
    Parents d'Enfants Victimes de la Route is an association for parents of young road accident victims to sheir their experience and to give the victims a voice in the fight for increased road safety.
  • PROSPER pdf
    Project for research on speed adaptation policies on european roads
  • TISPOL
    European Traffic Police Network
    The TISPOL Organisation has been established by the traffic police forces of Europe in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on the roads of Europe. The main priority is to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on Europe's roads.
  • TRAINERpdf
    System for driver training and assessment using interactive evaluation tools and reliable methodologies
  • Truck en milieu (NL)
    TruckenMilieu.nl is an internet platform for sustainable and clean transport.
  • Veilig Verkeer Nederland (NL)
    A Dutch organization that promotes road safety by organizing events and influencing the government. It consists of professional workers and volunteers.

Intelligent Transport Systems

  • Aino (FI)
    The goal of AINO is to develop the collection, management and utilisation of real time information in transport and thereby to create prerequisites for concrete ITS services, which will improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the transport systems as well as increase the well-being of citizens and the competitiveness of Finnish companies.
  • CIDAUT Foundation (ES)
    The principal objective of the Foundation is to nurture the competitiveness and the industrial development of the companies in the automotive sector, thus enabling them to develop new products and processes. In order to realize this objective, the Foundation promotes scientific investigation, technological development and innovation applicable to industry in general and to the transport and energy sectors in particular.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • EVI (Electronic Vehicle Identification)pdf
    The aim of this project was to investigate the feasibility of an EU-wide Electronic Vehicle Identification system. It identified and assessed the main technical and non-technical issues facing EU-wide implementation, information that could contribute to future decision-making by the European Commission and the Member States.
  • HASTE
    The aim of HASTE (Human Machine Interface And the Safety of Traffic in Europe) is to develop methodologies and guidelines for the assessment of In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS).
  • Humanist
    The aim of the Network of Excellence HUMANIST is to federate the researches in the domain of user/system interactions and their applications on road telematics and driver assistance systems and to create a European Virtual Centre of Excellence on HUMAN centred design for Information Society Technologies applied to road transport.
  • IN-ARTE
    Integration of Navigation and Anticollission for Rural Traffic Environment.
    The aim of IN-ARTE was to develop an integrated autonomous on-board system to be able to build an extended view of the environment in front of the vehicle, integrating signals from anticollision radar, road recognition CCD sensors and navigation map, in order to guide and warn the driver through an optimum HMI in a series of rural areas related traffic tasks, such as intersection handling, speed selection while negotiations, curves, obstacle detection, etc.
  • In-Safety
    The aim of In-Safety is to develop intelligent, intuitive and cost-efficient combinations of new technologies and traditional infrastructure best practice applications, in order to enhance the forgiving and self-explanatory nature of roads.
  • ISAweb.be (BE)
    ISAweb.be is a site on intelligent speed adaptation and road-safety wich will bring you the latest issues, news and information on Intelligent transport systems and road-safety in Belgium.
  • PROLOGUE
    PROLOGUE (Promoting real Life Observations for Gaining Understanding of road user behaviour in Europe - Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission) aims to contribute to reducing the number of road casualties in Europe by further developing and testing the naturalistic observation methodology.
  • SPEEDALERT
    Harmonisation of in-vehicle speed alert system. The SpeedAlert initiative is mainly the result of the previous work carried in the SpeedAlert committee. The consensus reached among the different public authority and industry actors is that in-vehicle speed information and warning system can significantly contribute to road safety.
  • Truck en milieu (NL)
    TruckenMilieu.nl is an internet platform for sustainable and clean transport.

Knowledge dissemination

  • CAST
    Campaigns and Awareness-raising Strategies in Traffic Safety
    CAST is a Specific Targeted Research Project (STREP) set up with the support of the European Commission, to meet the Commission’s needs for enhancing traffic safety by means of effective road safety campaigns. CAST aims at developing an evaluation tool and a design tool for road safety mass media campaigns.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • Conseil National de Sécurité Routičre (FR)
    Le Conseil National de la Sécurité Routičre is associated in the elaboration and evaluation of the policies of public authorities in charge of road safety. The main missions are: to suggest to the government measures in favour of the road safety and to proceed to evaluations of the engaged actions.
  • Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) (IT)
    The National Research Council (CNR) is a public organization; its duty is to carry out, promote, spread, transfer and improve research activities in the main sectors of knowledge growth and of its applications for the scientific, technological, economic and social development of the Country.
  • CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service
    The gateway to European research and development.
    As an integral part of the European Commission's INNOVATION Programme, CORDIS provides information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. It offers a wide range of services that keep you current on R&D and innovation activities that are occurring within the EU.
  • CROW (NL)
    In the CROW Information and Technology Centre for Transport and Infrastructure, government an companies cooperate from their mutual interests in the design, construction, and management, especially of road and traffic provisions. This cooperation takes shape in the three main CROW goals: Research, Regulation, and Knowledge diffusion.
  • EuroSafe
    EuroSafe, the European Association for Injury Prevention and safety Promotion, is the network of injury prevention champions dedicated to making Europe a safer place.
  • GRSP - Global Road Safety Partnership
    The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is an informal partnership of private sector, civil society, government and bi-/multi-lateral development organizations that shares the premise that road safety conditions in the world, especially in developing countries, can be improved by working in partnership. GRSP's mission is to reduce deaths, injuries, disabilities and associated social costs of road traffic crashes through partnerhips which promote collaboration and coordination of road safety activities among partners for the benefit of the most vulnerable.
  • INSERR - Institut National de Sécurité Routičre et de Recherches (FR)
    INSERR is a school in charge of the conception and the implementation of the training of various actors of the road safety who are liable to an obligation of training to practice their activity.
  • Northwestern University Transportation Library (US)
    The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety of Northwestern University. Containing over 400,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities.
  • NPACS
    NPACS (New Programme for the Assessment of Child-restraint Systems) provides independent published guidance to consumers on the relative protection afforded by child restraint systems which can be used in a wide range of road vehicles.
  • Prévention Routičre Internationale (PRI)
    PRI is an international non-governmental and non-profit road safety organisation. It was founded in 1959 to promote cooperation amongst national institutions dealing with road safety. PRI has a consultative status with the United Nations and the International Transport Forum and has working relations with the European Commission, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and international organisations.
  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • ROSE25
    In September 2003 the European Commission tendered a project to investigate the situation of Road Safety Education (RSE) in all 25 Member States. With this project the European Commission emphasises the need to collect and exchange good practice in order to launch a discussion on RSE Guidelines at the European level.
  • WHO - World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/EURO)
    World Health Organisation regional office Europe

Law

  • Association of roadworthiness inspections and driving licences companies (BE)
    The Belgium association controls the 77 centres for roadworthiness inspections of vehicles and the 32 centres for driving tests. The association also (re)trains the employees of this centres.
  • Belgisch Verkeersreglement (BE)
    Belgian traffic regulations (in Dutch)
  • Confederation of Organisations in Road Transport Enforcement (CORTE)
    CORTE was established in 2004 with the aim to bring together the national bodies from various European countries having a responsibility and interest in the field of road transport. Member are representatives of national enforcement agencies, the police, government transport departments, non-government organisations active in the field of road transport and industrial partners. CORTE gahters and coordinates expertise issues connected to road transport at the European level, ensuring that the voice of its members is heard by the EU institutions and other stakeholders. At the same time, CORTE provide a platform for exchange of good practice and harmonized implementation of road transport legislation, inlcuding goods and passenger transport.
  • Conseil National de Sécurité Routičre (FR)
    Le Conseil National de la Sécurité Routičre is associated in the elaboration and evaluation of the policies of public authorities in charge of road safety. The main missions are: to suggest to the government measures in favour of the road safety and to proceed to evaluations of the engaged actions.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • LINTU (FI)
    LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration. The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government: The road transport system must be designed so that nobody should die or be seriously injured on the roads.
  • PROSPER pdf
    Project for research on speed adaptation policies on european roads
  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • Right To Ride
    Right To Ride EU is specifically focused on European issues that affect riders.

    Legislation on motorcycling that comes from Europe is relentless.

    The objective of this website is to keep it simple and provide information about legislation from the EU Commission, EU Parliament as well as other motorcycling issues from other European countries.

    We will promote and protect that collective lump of metal, rubber and plastic that we could not live without the motorcycle and all that it means as part of our way of life.

    And to explain to the uninitiated about why motorcycling is such an important part of the lives of millions of people
  • TISPOL
    European Traffic Police Network
    The TISPOL Organisation has been established by the traffic police forces of Europe in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on the roads of Europe. The main priority is to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on Europe's roads.
  • Vägtrafikinspektionen (SE)
    The Road Traffic Inspectorate will safeguard the interests of individuals in a safe road transport system. Its work will be characterised by the humanistic view on which "Vision Zero" is based.
    Safe road traffic is our primary objective and "Vision Zero" is the loadstar that guides our work. If all who are able to influence the situation on our roads had their own "vision zero", great strides could be made in the work on creating safer roads. On this website you can see who we are and read a brief account of our fields of experience.
  • WHO - World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/EURO)
    World Health Organisation regional office Europe
  • WHOs Road Safety Legislation database
    This database provides information on road safety legislation in countries around the world. The data has been collected with input from WHO partner organizations around the world. The database contains information on legislation around a number of risk factors for road traffic injuries: speed limits, seat belt and child restraint use, helmet use, blood alcohol limits, daytime running lamps, mobile phone use, etc.

Protection

  • APROSYS
    World-wide, vehicle safety experts agree that significant further reductions in fatalities and injury numbers could be achieved by deploying appropriate passive (or crash) safety strategies. The FP6 APROSYS Integrated Project (IP) answers to this call by development and introduction of critical technologies that improve passive safety for all European road users for priority accident types and levels of crash severity.
  • APSN - Advanced Passive Safety Network
    The aim of APSN is to mobilise the European scientific & business expertise in Vehicle Passive Safety to accelerate improvements in road safety in order to reduce the annual road victims for the European Union. APSN joint technical and scientific objective is to enhance the level of road safety at affordable costs for the individual user as well as for the European society.
  • Association Prevention Routičre (FR)
    La Prévention Routičre aims to study and implement all measures and encourage all initiatives to reduce the frequency and severity of road traffic accidents.
  • Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute (US)
    A small, US-based, active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • Conspicuitypdf
    Conspicuity of Heavy Goods Vehicles
    Study aimed at outlining the situation in the individual EU Member States as well as in 10 further states, at performing a literature analysis of already existing research results, at investigating into the effects of an obligatory introduction of UN/ECE-R 104 on “retro-reflective marking for heavy and long vehicles and their trailers“ on accidents, at implementing a cost-benefit analysis and at giving an overview of the manufacturer market.
  • ECBOS
    Enhanced Coach and Bus Occupant Safety
    The ECBOS project aimed to make improvements in current regulations and propose new regulations and standards for the development of safer buses and coaches. The major community added value is the decrease of incidence and severity of occupant injuries and social suffering which occur as a result of bus and coach accidents.
  • eSafetyAware!
    eSafetyAware! seeks to accelerate the market introduction of such life-saving technologies by organising information campaigns and dedicated events aimed at creating awareness of eSafety benefits among policy-makers and end-users.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • HUMOS2
    The objective of the EC funded HUMOS2 (HUman MOdels for Safety) project was to develop Finite Element (FE) human models representing a large range of the European population and allowing an accurate injury risk prediction for victims involved in road accidents.
  • IDB
    The Injury Database (IDB) is a database on non-fatal home, leisure and sports accidents. It is an internet database set up by DG SANCO under the Injury Prevention Programme in 1999, in order to provide central access to the data collected in the Member States under the EHLASS Programme (European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System).
  • LINTU (FI)
    LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration. The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government: The road transport system must be designed so that nobody should die or be seriously injured on the roads.
  • NPACS
    NPACS (New Programme for the Assessment of Child-restraint Systems) provides independent published guidance to consumers on the relative protection afforded by child restraint systems which can be used in a wide range of road vehicles.
  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • SEC BELT
    Improve road safety in south, east & central Europe
    The overall aim is to contribute to a long-lasting improvement of transport safety in the “SEC-Belt, i. e. the Southern, Eastern and Central European countries. Hence, this project sought to translate a European safety vision into practical measures to improve the safety of transport users within the SEC-Belt Countries.
  • TISPOL
    European Traffic Police Network
    The TISPOL Organisation has been established by the traffic police forces of Europe in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on the roads of Europe. The main priority is to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on Europe's roads.
  • Vägtrafikinspektionen (SE)
    The Road Traffic Inspectorate will safeguard the interests of individuals in a safe road transport system. Its work will be characterised by the humanistic view on which "Vision Zero" is based.
    Safe road traffic is our primary objective and "Vision Zero" is the loadstar that guides our work. If all who are able to influence the situation on our roads had their own "vision zero", great strides could be made in the work on creating safer roads. On this website you can see who we are and read a brief account of our fields of experience.
  • VC-COMPAT
    Improvement of vehicle crash compatibility through the development of crash test procedures

Organisation

EU project

  • ADVANCED
    Advanced is a study of post-licence driver and rider training co-financed by the European Commission. It describes and analyses voluntary, post-licence training and makes a series of recommendations on how to improve such training. It emphasises the importance of avoiding overconfidence amongst trainees and indicates how training can be more effective and balanced.
  • ALCOLOCKpdf
    Alcolock implementation in the European Union; an in-depth qualitative field trial. The general objective of the project is to contribute to a reduction of the number of victims on European roads by preparing and facilitating legal implementation of alcolocks in the European Union through research on the psychological, sociological, behavioural and practical impact on drivers whose vehicles are equipped with an alcolock.
  • ANDREA
    Driver rehabilitation courses for the reintegration of traffic violators are a growing market in many EU-states. It was the objective of the “Andrea-project (Analysis of Driver Rehabilitation Programmes) to analyse which elements of these courses are more or less effective.
  • APROSYS
    World-wide, vehicle safety experts agree that significant further reductions in fatalities and injury numbers could be achieved by deploying appropriate passive (or crash) safety strategies. The FP6 APROSYS Integrated Project (IP) answers to this call by development and introduction of critical technologies that improve passive safety for all European road users for priority accident types and levels of crash severity.
  • APSN - Advanced Passive Safety Network
    The aim of APSN is to mobilise the European scientific & business expertise in Vehicle Passive Safety to accelerate improvements in road safety in order to reduce the annual road victims for the European Union. APSN joint technical and scientific objective is to enhance the level of road safety at affordable costs for the individual user as well as for the European society.
  • ARROWS
    "ARROWS" means: Advanced Research on Road Work Zone Safety Standards in Europe. A Transport RTD Project financially supported by the European Commission / DG II under the 4th Framework Programme.
  • ASTERYXpdf

    Assessing The European Road SafetY Problem - an eXploitation study of the CARE Database.

    Exploitation study of the CARE database in 2000 by independent road safety institutions in the Member States. Assessment of the current value of CARE to the research community and to identify future directions of development.
  • CAST
    Campaigns and Awareness-raising Strategies in Traffic Safety
    CAST is a Specific Targeted Research Project (STREP) set up with the support of the European Commission, to meet the Commission’s needs for enhancing traffic safety by means of effective road safety campaigns. CAST aims at developing an evaluation tool and a design tool for road safety mass media campaigns.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • Conspicuitypdf
    Conspicuity of Heavy Goods Vehicles
    Study aimed at outlining the situation in the individual EU Member States as well as in 10 further states, at performing a literature analysis of already existing research results, at investigating into the effects of an obligatory introduction of UN/ECE-R 104 on “retro-reflective marking for heavy and long vehicles and their trailers“ on accidents, at implementing a cost-benefit analysis and at giving an overview of the manufacturer market.
  • DaCoTA (Road safety Data Collection, Transfer and Analysis)
    The purpose of the European 7th framework project DaCoTA is to make road safety data and knowledge and methods for data collection and processing available to policy makers and other stakeholders in Europe. Methods that have been developed in previous projects are used as much as possible.
  • DAN - Description and Analysis of post licensing measures for Novice drivers
    In the course of the EU-project “DAN“ - Description and analysis of post licensing measures for novice drivers, measures for the reduction of the disproportionately high accident rate of novice drivers were analysed.
  • DRUID
    The Integrated Project DRUID (Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Alcohol and Medicines) deals with the scourge of drink-driving and is going to find answers to questions concerning the use of drugs or medicines that affect people’s ability to drive safely. The aim is to gain new insights to the real degree of impairment caused by psychoactive drugs and their actual impact on road safety.
  • ECBOS
    Enhanced Coach and Bus Occupant Safety
    The ECBOS project aimed to make improvements in current regulations and propose new regulations and standards for the development of safer buses and coaches. The major community added value is the decrease of incidence and severity of occupant injuries and social suffering which occur as a result of bus and coach accidents.
  • eSafetyAware!
    eSafetyAware! seeks to accelerate the market introduction of such life-saving technologies by organising information campaigns and dedicated events aimed at creating awareness of eSafety benefits among policy-makers and end-users.
  • ETACpdf
    European Truck Accident Causation
    The aim of the study was to identify the main causes of accidents involving trucks. This information can be used to give guidance to policy and decision makers for future action which can contribute to the improvement of road safety.
  • EUROBOBpdf
    This campaign is based on the principle of the designated driver concept: the designated driver is the person who does not drink when he has to drive and who drives the rest of the party home safely. The general objective of this project is to insist on the fact that drinking and driving do not mix, to make people aware of the dangers of alcohol behind the wheel and to make drink driving socially unacceptable.
  • European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
    The Europe-wide Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2012-13 will promote working together for risk prevention.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • EURORAP
    European Roads Assessment Programme
    EuroRAP aims to provide independent, consistent safety ratings of roads. Already thousands of road stretches across Europe have been assessed - and the methods used are already being applied in Australia through AusRAP and piloted in the USA through usRAP.
  • Eurostat
    Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service
  • EUROTAP
    European tunnel assessment programme
    The results of the tunnels tested are published every year in media all across Europe. Tunnels users are able to access via the internet safety relevant information about individual tunnels in seven different languages.
  • EVI (Electronic Vehicle Identification)pdf
    The aim of this project was to investigate the feasibility of an EU-wide Electronic Vehicle Identification system. It identified and assessed the main technical and non-technical issues facing EU-wide implementation, information that could contribute to future decision-making by the European Commission and the Member States.
  • FORMAT
    Fully optimised road maintenance
    FORMAT was a three year 4.5 million Euro research project that started in February 2002.
  • GADGET
    Assessment of changes in driver behaviour resulting from the introduction of in-vehicle safety devices, visual modifications to the road environment, educational, training and legal measures, and safety campaigns.
  • GOOD PRACTICES
    Inventory and compiling of a european "good practices" guide on road safety education targeted at young people (children & teenagers)
    The guide presents local road safety and First Aid practices that have proven valuable for improving road safety for children by making the way from home to school and back safer, teaching children how to be safe on the roads and how to behave in case of a crash. It is meant to encourage other communities and 0rganisations to replicate these practices in their own context. The guide is structured in such a way that it allows sharing experiences within the European Union and outside.
  • HASTE
    The aim of HASTE (Human Machine Interface And the Safety of Traffic in Europe) is to develop methodologies and guidelines for the assessment of In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS).
  • HERMESpdf (AT)
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • HERMESpdf
    The EU HERMES project focused on creating an easy-to-use training package for driving teachers on the subject of best communication skills especially coaching’ in classroom, in car and on the track. A multi-national team of experienced driving teachers, psychologists, educational and coaching experts have been assembled for this purpose.
  • Humanist
    The aim of the Network of Excellence HUMANIST is to federate the researches in the domain of user/system interactions and their applications on road telematics and driver assistance systems and to create a European Virtual Centre of Excellence on HUMAN centred design for Information Society Technologies applied to road transport.
  • HUMOS2
    The objective of the EC funded HUMOS2 (HUman MOdels for Safety) project was to develop Finite Element (FE) human models representing a large range of the European population and allowing an accurate injury risk prediction for victims involved in road accidents.
  • IASPpdf
    Identification of Hazard Location and Ranking of Measures to Improve Safety
    The target of the project is the performance of a "project pilot" on two lane rural roads. The project will be able to define methodologies and procedures for the analysis of actual road safety conditions and to arrange maintenance or restoration projects in order to improve safety.
  • IDB
    The Injury Database (IDB) is a database on non-fatal home, leisure and sports accidents. It is an internet database set up by DG SANCO under the Injury Prevention Programme in 1999, in order to provide central access to the data collected in the Member States under the EHLASS Programme (European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System).
  • IMMORTAL
    Impaired Motorists, Methods of Roadside Testing and Assessment for Licensing
    IMMORTAL specifies a research programme concerning the accident risk associated with different forms of driver impairment and the identification of 'tolerance levels' applied to licensing assessment and roadside impairment testing (including drug screening).
  • IN-ARTE
    Integration of Navigation and Anticollission for Rural Traffic Environment.
    The aim of IN-ARTE was to develop an integrated autonomous on-board system to be able to build an extended view of the environment in front of the vehicle, integrating signals from anticollision radar, road recognition CCD sensors and navigation map, in order to guide and warn the driver through an optimum HMI in a series of rural areas related traffic tasks, such as intersection handling, speed selection while negotiations, curves, obstacle detection, etc.
  • In-Safety
    The aim of In-Safety is to develop intelligent, intuitive and cost-efficient combinations of new technologies and traditional infrastructure best practice applications, in order to enhance the forgiving and self-explanatory nature of roads.
  • MAIDSpdf
    Motorcycle accident in depth study
    MAIDS is a comprehensive in-depth database for Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) accidents in Europe. The investigation was conducted during 3 years on 921 accidents from 5 countries using a common research methodology.
  • MERIT
    The MERIT project is the first EU funded project to focus upon the skills and competencies of the intermediary for road safety issues in the case of learner drivers, namely the driving instructor.
  • MIRRORSpdf
    Cost-benefit analysis of retro-fitting mirrors and supplementary indirect vision systems to selected categories of existing vehicles.
  • NPACS
    NPACS (New Programme for the Assessment of Child-restraint Systems) provides independent published guidance to consumers on the relative protection afforded by child restraint systems which can be used in a wide range of road vehicles.
  • PENDANT
    The PENDANT project (Pan-European Coordinated Accident and Injury Databases) provides crash and injury data to support EU vehicle and road safety policy making by offering two European data systems.
  • PEPPER
    The PEPPER project (Police Enforcement Policy and Programmes on European Roads) has the objective to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the police enforcement of road traffic.
  • PReVENT
    The Integrated Project PReVENT is a European automotive industry activity co-funded by the European Commission to contribute to road safety by developing and demonstrating preventive safety applications and technologies.
  • PREVENT
    The objective of the project PREVENT (Develop a training programme to improve work zone safety) was to provide appropriate training to the main actors involved in work zone accidents: the workers and the drivers.
  • PROLOGUE
    PROLOGUE (Promoting real Life Observations for Gaining Understanding of road user behaviour in Europe - Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission) aims to contribute to reducing the number of road casualties in Europe by further developing and testing the naturalistic observation methodology.
  • PROMISINGpdf
    Promotion of mobility and safety of vulnerable road users
    The PROMISING project aimed at developing measures that reduce the risk of injury to vulnerable and young road users as much as possible in a non-restrictive way.
  • PROSPER pdf
    Project for research on speed adaptation policies on european roads
  • RIPCORD/ISEREST
    The objective of RIPCORD-ISEREST was to develop best practice guidelines based upon the current research results for:
    - Road Safety Impact Assessment tools and Accident Prediction Models
    - Road Design and Road Environment
    - Road Safety Audit
    - Road Safety Inspection
    - Black Spot Management and Safety Analysis of Road Network.
  • RISERpdf
    Roadside infrastructure for safer European roads
    RISER specifically addresses the scientific and practical issues involved in analysing the performance of roadside elements in order to present guidelines for their optimal design and maintenance.
  • Road Safety - European Union DG MOVE
    Road Safety is a policy area of the European Union (DG Mobility and Transport)
    The website informs about road safety in the European Union.
  • ROSE25
    In September 2003 the European Commission tendered a project to investigate the situation of Road Safety Education (RSE) in all 25 Member States. With this project the European Commission emphasises the need to collect and exchange good practice in order to launch a discussion on RSE Guidelines at the European level.
  • ROSEBUD
    ROSEBUD (Road Safety and Environmental Benefit-Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Use in Decision-Making) is a thematic network funded by the European Commission to support users at all levels of government (European Union, national, regional, local) with road safety related efficiency assessment solutions for the widest possible range of measures.
  • ROSITA
    Evaluation of roadside oral fluid drug tests for the detection of drivers under the influence of drugs.
    The objective of ROSITA (RoadSIdeTesting Assessment) was to identify the requirements for roadside testing equipment, and to make an international comparative assessment of existing equipment or prototypes.
  • SAFE-Tpdf
    SafeT was a "Safety in Tunnels" Thematic Network on development of European guidelines for upgrading tunnel safety. The European Thematic Network was funded by the European Commission.
  • SAFESTAR - Safety Standards for Road Design and Redesign
    Main output of SAFESTAR are recommendations for design guidelines or possible standards on the basis of road safety considerations. SAFESTAR concentrates on roads that can be part of the TERN network, i.e. primarily motorways, express roads and major interurban roads.
  • SafetyNet - building a European Road Safety Observatory
    This website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission. The objective of the project was to build the framework of a European Road Safety Observatory, which will be the primary focus for road safety data and knowledge.
    Since the completion of the SafetyNet project in October 2008, the ERSO website, with the exception of the section Events and conferences, is no longer updated. The content of the ERSO website is now transferred to the website of the Directorate-General Mobility & Transport.
  • SARTRE - Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe
    The SARTRE project was conducted at the beginning of the 90s. Scientist researchers from the main national Road Safety research bodies in Europe, co-operated to explore attitudes and reported behaviour of car drivers in their respective countries, with help of FERSI and support from EEC.
  • School Transportpdf
    EU-research on the safety level of school transport for children.
  • SEC BELT
    Improve road safety in south, east & central Europe
    The overall aim is to contribute to a long-lasting improvement of transport safety in the “SEC-Belt, i. e. the Southern, Eastern and Central European countries. Hence, this project sought to translate a European safety vision into practical measures to improve the safety of transport users within the SEC-Belt Countries.
  • SPEEDALERT
    Harmonisation of in-vehicle speed alert system. The SpeedAlert initiative is mainly the result of the previous work carried in the SpeedAlert committee. The consensus reached among the different public authority and industry actors is that in-vehicle speed information and warning system can significantly contribute to road safety.
  • Sunflower+6
    The SUNflower+6 project aims to identify differences in the road safety performance of different European countries, by a comparative study of the development of road safety. In the SUNflower project this approach has been applied successfully for the SUN countries (Sweden, United Kingdom and the Netherlands), that have safety records that are among the best in the world. Using the SUNflower-methodology, the study is continued and extended with three Southern European countries or regions (Greece, Portugal and Catalonia) and three Central European countries (Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovenia).
  • SUPREMEpdf
    The SUPREME project (SUmmary and publication of best Practices in Road safety in the Eu MEmber States) focuses on best practice measures in the field of road safety. The objective of the project is to identify best practice measures currently in place in Europe and to communicate these measures to policymakers.
  • TIS-STUDYpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
    Comparative study of road traffic rules and corresponding enforcement actions in the member states of the European Union. The core objective of this study, developed during the year of 2003, was to compare the set of road traffic rules and corresponding enforcement among Member States of the EU, keeping in mind the fact that legal regimes and enforcement processes vary considerably from country to country.
  • TRACE
    Analysis of TRaffic Accident Causation in Europe and the benefits of safety systems
    The identification and the assessment (in terms of saved lives and avoided accidents), among possible technology-based safety functions, of the most promising solutions that can assist the driver or any other road users in a normal road situation or in an emergency situation or, as a last resort, mitigate the violence of crashes and protect the vehicle occupants, the pedestrians, and the two-wheelers in case of a crash or a rollover.
  • TRAINERpdf
    System for driver training and assessment using interactive evaluation tools and reliable methodologies
  • VC-COMPAT
    Improvement of vehicle crash compatibility through the development of crash test procedures
  • VOICE
    VOICE (Vulnerable road user Organisations In Cooperation across Europe) is a Europe-wide campaign to protect vulnerable road users. The principle aim of this ETSC activity was to raise awareness of the needs of vulnerable road users among EU policy makers such that they more readily accepted responsibility for the implementation of the measures necessary for the protection of cyclists and pedestrians.
  • Youth on the roadpdf
    The Youth on the Road initiative, held by P.A.U. Education with the support of the European Commission (Directorate General of Transport and Energy), aimed at promoting the participation of young people in road safety actions.

European Commission level

  • CARE - Community Road Accident Database
    CARE is a Community database on road accidents resulting in death or injury (no statistics on damage - only accidents). The major difference between CARE and most other existing international databases is the high level of disaggregation, i.e. CARE comprises detailed data on individual accidents as collected by the Member States.
  • CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service
    The gateway to European research and development.
    As an integral part of the European Commission's INNOVATION Programme, CORDIS provides information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. It offers a wide range of services that keep you current on R&D and innovation activities that are occurring within the EU.
  • Directorate-General Mobility & Transport
    The Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport is responsible for developing and implementing European policies in the transport field. Its mission is to ensure that transport policies are designed for the benefit of all sectors of the society, businesses, cities, rural areas and above all of citizens.
  • European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO)
    The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is the gateway into a central resource of European road safety data, knowledge and links. The ERSO-website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission.
  • IDB
    The Injury Database (IDB) is a database on non-fatal home, leisure and sports accidents. It is an internet database set up by DG SANCO under the Injury Prevention Programme in 1999, in order to provide central access to the data collected in the Member States under the EHLASS Programme (European Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System).
  • WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/EURO)
    World Health Organisation regional office Europe

European road safety

  • ERF (European Union Road Federation)
    The European Union Road Federation is a non-profit association which coordinates the views and concerns of Europe’s road sector. ERF acts as a European platform for dialogue, condenses the road sector's input on mobility issues and promotes research leading to a more sustainable road transport.
  • ETSC
    European Transport Safety Council
    ETSC, a Brussels-based independent non-profitmaking organisation provides an impartial source of expert advice on transport safety matters to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and Member States.
  • EuroSafe
    EuroSafe, the European Association for Injury Prevention and safety Promotion, is the network of injury prevention champions dedicated to making Europe a safer place.
  • FERSI
    European countries have a national road safety research programme, usually led by the national Ministry of Transport. In most countries, there is a single organization which provides the primary focus for the execution and implementation of this programme. The Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI) was created in 1991 to bring together these national research organizations to provide a common focus for road safety research at the European level.
  • FEVR - European Federation of Road Traffic Victims
    The FEVR has the aim to offer support and help to road crash victims and to contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities towards implementing and enforcing road safety measures far more effectively.
  • IRTAD - International Road Traffic and Accident Database
    In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis.
  • London Road Safety Unit (GB)
    A road safety website providing stakeholders, journalists and the public with information on the work of London Road Safety Unit (LRSU).
  • TISPOL
    European Traffic Police Network
    The TISPOL Organisation has been established by the traffic police forces of Europe in order to improve road safety and law enforcement on the roads of Europe. The main priority is to reduce the number of people being killed and seriously injured on Europe's roads.

organisations

  • Ajoneuvohallintokeskus AKEn (FI)
    AKE (Finnish Vehicle Administration) promotes vehicle safety and environmental-friendliness and provides vehicle information services for private citizens, state authorities and companies. AKE operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
  • Association Prevention Routičre (FR)
    La Prévention Routičre aims to study and implement all measures and encourage all initiatives to reduce the frequency and severity of road traffic accidents.
  • Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) (CH)
    The Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) is Switzerland's federal authoritiy responsible for road infrastructure and private road transport.
  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (AT)
    Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
  • Bureau of Transport Economics (AU)
    Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
  • CARE - Community Road Accident Database
    CARE is a Community database on road accidents resulting in death or injury (no statistics on damage - only accidents). The major difference between CARE and most other existing international databases is the high level of disaggregation, i.e. CARE comprises detailed data on individual accidents as collected by the Member States.
  • CEDEX (Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas) (ES)
    The Transport Studies Centre (Centro de Estudios de Transporte) is, within CEDEX, the organization specialized in the design, construction and management of road networks, traffic engineering and road safety.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • Conseil National de Sécurité Routičre (FR)
    Le Conseil National de la Sécurité Routičre is associated in the elaboration and evaluation of the policies of public authorities in charge of road safety. The main missions are: to suggest to the government measures in favour of the road safety and to proceed to evaluations of the engaged actions.
  • CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service
    The gateway to European research and development.
    As an integral part of the European Commission's INNOVATION Programme, CORDIS provides information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. It offers a wide range of services that keep you current on R&D and innovation activities that are occurring within the EU.
  • CSDD - Ceļu satiksmes drošības departaments (LV)
    Since June 5, 1997, CSDD (Road Traffic Safety Department) is non-profit state stock company and in accordance with the Statutes deals with the registration of vehicles, examination of drivers and issuing of driver’s licenses, periodic technical inspection, supervision of roads and maintaining of the State Register of Vehicles and Drivers.
  • Danish Road Directorate - Vejdirektoratet - en del af Transport- og Energiministeriet (DK)
    The Danish Road Directorate (DRD), Ministry of Transport, Denmark, is responsible for the administration and operation of the 1,623 km national road network. Its tasks consist of planning, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the network and provision of services and traffic information to all road users.
  • Danish Road Safety and Transport Agency (Fćrdselsstyrelsen) (DK)
    Denmark’s Road Safety and Transport Agency is an independent administrative body within the Danish Ministry of Transport.
    The agency’s areas of responsibility are principally:
    -to enforce Danish legislation regarding commercial transport.
    - to promote environmentally-friendly road transport.
  • Department for Transport (GB)
    The Department for Transport's aim is transport that works for everyone. This means a transport system which balances the needs of the economy, the environment and society.
    The Department for Transport provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. This section contains information on the Department's aims and objectives, its organisational structure, and the responsibilities of the various affiliated agencies.
  • Department of Transport and the Marine (IE)
    To ensure the provision, development and regulation of competitive, safe and secure integrated transport services and transport infrastructure for the road, rail and air transport modes in Ireland.
  • DGT - Dirección General de Tráfico (Traffic General Directorate) (ES)
    National administration for Traffic
  • Dienst Verkeer en Scheepvaart (DVS) (NL)
    The Transport and Navigation Department (TND), as a specialist service, is part of the Directorate General of the Department of Public Works of the Ministry of Transport. It fulfils a central role as traffic and transport knowledge centre, and as such is involved in policy making and implementation of these aspects.
  • Directorate-General Mobility & Transport
    The Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport is responsible for developing and implementing European policies in the transport field. Its mission is to ensure that transport policies are designed for the benefit of all sectors of the society, businesses, cities, rural areas and above all of citizens.
  • Direkcija Republike Slovenije za ceste (SI)
    The Directorate of the Republic of Slovenia for Roads is a body within the Ministry of Transport. It undertakes: professional-technical, developmental, organisational and administrative tasks relating to the construction, maintenance and protection of main and regional roads as well as some expressways; tasks relating to transport in road freight and passenger traffic; and vehicle type approval.
  • ECR
    Euro Contrôle Route is a group of European Transport Inspection Services working together to enhance the quality of enforcement in order to improve road safety, compliance with road transport legislation and to promote fair competition.
  • Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre (Eesti Riiklik Autoregistrikeskus) (EE)
    The Estonian Motor Vehice Registration Centre (MVRC) attends to all activities concerning driver licensing and motor vehicles, e.g. the registration of motor vehicles, the providing of driver licences and methodological guiding and monitoring the level of drivers training.
    The MVRC and ERA (Estonian Road Administration) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Estonian Road Administration (ERA) (EE)
    The ERA participates in the analysis of the road safety situation, statistics, planning and assessment of road safety measures and risk factor analysis.
    The ERA and MVRC (Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Euro NCAP
    Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe.
  • European Union
    Basic information about the European Union: the rights of citizens, main themes such as the euro and employment; access to official documents, legal texts, publications, databases, information sources, etc.
  • Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs - Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung (DE)
    The Federal Government's aim is to form an efficient and modern overall transport system for all modes of transport in union. As a result of this, regions of high traffic density can be relieved, creating development opportunities for structurally weak areas at the same time. With innovative system solutions, such an overall transport system also ensures increased traffic safety. On roads, rails, water and in the air.
  • Federale Overheidsdienst Mobiliteit en Vervoer - Service public fédéral Mobilité et Transports (BE)
    Belgian Federal Government of Mobility and Transport.
    Site in Dutch and French.
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration (US)
    The vision of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is to create the best transportation system in the world for the American people through proactive leadership, innovation, and excellence in service.
  • Finnish Road Administration (FI)
    The Finnish National Road Administration maintains public roads and provides for safe and convenient traveling in Finland.
  • Garda Síochána - Ireland's National Police Service (IE)
  • Gazdasági és Közlekedési Minisztérium (HU)
    Ministry of National Development
  • Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (GR)
    The mission of the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks is:
    - to plan and implement national policy and create the appropriate institutional framework at European and international level for the development of top quality transport, mass-transit, telecom and postal services under conditions of healthy competition;
    - to ensure the safety of transport, mass-transit and telecommunications;
    to promote the Information Society;
    - to contribute to the country's economic development and to the improvement of its citizens quality of life in the areas falling under the Ministry's responsibility.
  • Highways Agency (GB)
    The Highways Agency, established in 1994, is an executive agency of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. The Secretary of State is responsible for overall Government policy on motorways and trunk roads in England and determining the strategic framework and the financial resources within which it operates.
  • International Transport Forum
    In May 2005, Ministers agreed in Moscow that the ECMT should be transformed into a publicly recognised international Ministerial forum, designed to increase the understanding of the importance of transport. In Dublin, in May 2006, they established the International Transport Forum.
    The aim of the Forum is to foster a deeper understanding among policy makers and wider audiences of the role of transport as a key to economic growth and of transport’s impact on the environmental and social dimensions of sustainability.
  • Kennisinstituut voor Mobiliteitsbeleid (KiM) (NL)
    Dutch knowledge institute that helps to improve policymaking on the issue of mobility.
  • Krajowa Rada Bezpieczeństwa Ruchu Drogowego (PL)
    National Road Safety Council
  • Latvijas Valsts ceďi (LV)
    The Latvian State Roads performs the management of the state road network, administration of the State Road Fund and organisation of public procurement in order to provide the publics with profitable, durable, safe and environmentally friendly state road network. Maintenance and development of parish, company and household roads is supervised, as well.
  • Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (LT)
    The Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania) is an enterprise founded by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania which is in charge of organizing and co-ordinating the reconstruction, maintenance and development of the roads of national significance.
  • Lietuvos Respublikos Susisiekimo Ministerija (LT)
    Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania
  • Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö (FI)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland promotes national well-being and the efficient functioning of society by making sure that people, commerce and industry have access to high-quality, safe and reasonably priced transport and communications networks, and by furthering the competitiveness of transport and communications companies.
  • Malta Transport Authority (MT)
    To plan and provide for a sustainable, high quality, safe, integrated and efficient land transport system that will meet the travelling needs of people and the transport requirements for the movement of goods within the national framework for economic development, social inclusion and protection of the environment.
  • Ministčre de l'Ecologie, du Développement et de l'Aménagement durables (FR)
    French ministry responsible for road safety
  • Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu (NL)
    This is the official website of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
  • Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti (IT)
  • Ministerstvo dopravy (CZ)
    Ministry of Transport
  • Ministerstvo dopravy, pôšt a telekomunikácií (SK)
    Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications
  • Ministrstvo za promet (SI)
    The Ministry of Transport performs activities concerning: the preparation, monitoring and implementation of transport policy and relevant national programmes; international co-operation and the harmonisation of inter-state interests in the field of transport; railways, maritime and air transport; transport on inland waterways; the safety of vessels intended for navigation in continental waters; cargo transfer services; roads and road traffic (except the control and regulation of vehicles in road traffic) and cable-cars.
  • Ministry of Communications and Works - Department of Road Transport (CY)
    The Department of Road Transport studies the problems in public transport, aiming at improving the services offered to the public. Another responsibility of the department are all activities relating to vehilces, that is, their registration, their inspection for registration and the issue and renewal of driving licenses and circulation fees.
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (EE)
    The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications elaborates and implements the state's economic policy and economic development plans in a wide range of fields, e.g. traffic management, increasing road safety and reducing environmental hazardnousness of vehicles.
  • Ministry of Transport and Communications (NO)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for transport of people and goods, telecommunication and postal services.
  • Ministry of Transport and Public Works (Ministerio de Fomento) (ES)
    The Ministry of Transport and Public Works is responsible for the proposals and implementation of governmental policy on infrastructure, transportation at the ground, air and sea, as well as housing, quality and building of land.
  • National Roads Authority (IE)
    The Authority's primary function, under the Roads Act 1993, is 'to secure the provision of a safe and efficient network of national roads'. For this purpose, it has overall responsibility for planning and supervision of construction and maintenance works on these roads.
  • NCSA - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (US)
    NCSA is responsible for providing a wide range of analytical and statistical support to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the highway safety community at large, in the general areas of: Human, vehicle, environmental, and roadway characteristics, as they relate to crash frequency and injuries.
  • NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (US)
    NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes.This is accomplished by setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs.
  • Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NO)
    The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing.
  • Politie België (BE)
    On this Belgian website are, among others, tips about what to do if people become a victim of a break-in or accident. The site also contains practical maps that show where the closest police corps is situated.
  • Politie Nederland (NL)
    Politie.nl is the official website of the Dutch Police.
  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • Road Safety - European Union DG MOVE
    Road Safety is a policy area of the European Union (DG Mobility and Transport)
    The website informs about road safety in the European Union.
  • RSA - Road Safety Authority (IE)
    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is tasked with improving safety on the roads in order to reduce death and injury resulting from road collisions. The legal basis for the RSA is set out in the Road Safety Authority Act 2006. The RSA formally came into existence on 1st September 2006.
    An objective of the RSA is to bring Ireland's road safety record into line with "best practice" countries throughout the World. The achievement of this objective will involve cooperation with many stakeholders working in the area of road safety, including the Gardai, education sector, health sector, local authorities, National Roads Authority, the media and of course the general public.
  • Satiksmes ministrija (LV)
    Ministry of Transport is a leading institution of state administration of transport and communication branches which elaborates legal acts and policy planning documents regulating the branch. It provides the implementation of the transport policy.
  • Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid (NL)
    Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid is an information point within the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, that concentrates on tunnel safety.
  • Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) (SE)
    The Swedish Transport Administration is a public authority that takes on responsibility for long-term planning of the transport system for road, rail, maritime and air traffic. It is also responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public roads and railways and offers information and services which apply to vehicles, traffic regulations, congestion tax and driving licenses.
  • Transport- og Energiministeriet / Ministry of Transport and Energy (DK)
    A modern society cannot function without mobility and access to energy. As individuals we must have the ability to move from one place to another and it must be possible to transport goods between manufacturers and suppliers and out to consumers ­ there must be mobility. Mobility requires energy and access to energy is in itself a necessity for the manufacture of goods, for society and for the welfare of its citizens. The Danish Transport and Energy Ministry works on creating a good framework for transport and access to energy.
  • Trygg Trafikk - The Norwegian Council for Road Safety (NO)
    Trygg Trafikk is an umbrella organisation for the voluntary road safety work and serves as a link between voluntary associations and the road safety authorities.
    The organisation shall due to its statutes promote the best possible road safety for all groups of road-users. Trygg Trafikk is given a special responsibility for promoting traffic education in kindergarten and school, and providing information and knowledge about road safety.
  • Vägtrafikinspektionen (SE)
    The Road Traffic Inspectorate will safeguard the interests of individuals in a safe road transport system. Its work will be characterised by the humanistic view on which "Vision Zero" is based.
    Safe road traffic is our primary objective and "Vision Zero" is the loadstar that guides our work. If all who are able to influence the situation on our roads had their own "vision zero", great strides could be made in the work on creating safer roads. On this website you can see who we are and read a brief account of our fields of experience.

Government

  • Ajoneuvohallintokeskus AKEn (FI)
    AKE (Finnish Vehicle Administration) promotes vehicle safety and environmental-friendliness and provides vehicle information services for private citizens, state authorities and companies. AKE operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
  • Association Prevention Routičre (FR)
    La Prévention Routičre aims to study and implement all measures and encourage all initiatives to reduce the frequency and severity of road traffic accidents.
  • Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) (CH)
    The Bundesamt für Strassen (ASTRA) is Switzerland's federal authoritiy responsible for road infrastructure and private road transport.
  • Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (AT)
    Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
  • Bureau of Transport Economics (AU)
    Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
  • CARE - Community Road Accident Database
    CARE is a Community database on road accidents resulting in death or injury (no statistics on damage - only accidents). The major difference between CARE and most other existing international databases is the high level of disaggregation, i.e. CARE comprises detailed data on individual accidents as collected by the Member States.
  • CEDEX (Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas) (ES)
    The Transport Studies Centre (Centro de Estudios de Transporte) is, within CEDEX, the organization specialized in the design, construction and management of road networks, traffic engineering and road safety.
  • CHILDpdf
    The main goal of CHILD is to improve the child safety in road accidents. CHILD aims to increase the knowledge in areas specifically regarding children, and uses the information in applications of child restraint systems design, testing and regulation.
  • Conseil National de Sécurité Routičre (FR)
    Le Conseil National de la Sécurité Routičre is associated in the elaboration and evaluation of the policies of public authorities in charge of road safety. The main missions are: to suggest to the government measures in favour of the road safety and to proceed to evaluations of the engaged actions.
  • CORDIS - Community Research & Development Information Service
    The gateway to European research and development.
    As an integral part of the European Commission's INNOVATION Programme, CORDIS provides information on a vast range of research, development and innovation activities undertaken on a European level. It offers a wide range of services that keep you current on R&D and innovation activities that are occurring within the EU.
  • CSDD - Ceļu satiksmes drošības departaments (LV)
    Since June 5, 1997, CSDD (Road Traffic Safety Department) is non-profit state stock company and in accordance with the Statutes deals with the registration of vehicles, examination of drivers and issuing of driver’s licenses, periodic technical inspection, supervision of roads and maintaining of the State Register of Vehicles and Drivers.
  • Danish Road Directorate - Vejdirektoratet - en del af Transport- og Energiministeriet (DK)
    The Danish Road Directorate (DRD), Ministry of Transport, Denmark, is responsible for the administration and operation of the 1,623 km national road network. Its tasks consist of planning, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the network and provision of services and traffic information to all road users.
  • Danish Road Safety and Transport Agency (Fćrdselsstyrelsen) (DK)
    Denmark’s Road Safety and Transport Agency is an independent administrative body within the Danish Ministry of Transport.
    The agency’s areas of responsibility are principally:
    -to enforce Danish legislation regarding commercial transport.
    - to promote environmentally-friendly road transport.
  • Department for Transport (GB)
    The Department for Transport's aim is transport that works for everyone. This means a transport system which balances the needs of the economy, the environment and society.
    The Department for Transport provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. This section contains information on the Department's aims and objectives, its organisational structure, and the responsibilities of the various affiliated agencies.
  • Department of Transport and the Marine (IE)
    To ensure the provision, development and regulation of competitive, safe and secure integrated transport services and transport infrastructure for the road, rail and air transport modes in Ireland.
  • DGT - Dirección General de Tráfico (Traffic General Directorate) (ES)
    National administration for Traffic
  • Dienst Verkeer en Scheepvaart (DVS) (NL)
    The Transport and Navigation Department (TND), as a specialist service, is part of the Directorate General of the Department of Public Works of the Ministry of Transport. It fulfils a central role as traffic and transport knowledge centre, and as such is involved in policy making and implementation of these aspects.
  • Directorate-General Mobility & Transport
    The Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport is responsible for developing and implementing European policies in the transport field. Its mission is to ensure that transport policies are designed for the benefit of all sectors of the society, businesses, cities, rural areas and above all of citizens.
  • Direkcija Republike Slovenije za ceste (SI)
    The Directorate of the Republic of Slovenia for Roads is a body within the Ministry of Transport. It undertakes: professional-technical, developmental, organisational and administrative tasks relating to the construction, maintenance and protection of main and regional roads as well as some expressways; tasks relating to transport in road freight and passenger traffic; and vehicle type approval.
  • ECR
    Euro Contrôle Route is a group of European Transport Inspection Services working together to enhance the quality of enforcement in order to improve road safety, compliance with road transport legislation and to promote fair competition.
  • Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre (Eesti Riiklik Autoregistrikeskus) (EE)
    The Estonian Motor Vehice Registration Centre (MVRC) attends to all activities concerning driver licensing and motor vehicles, e.g. the registration of motor vehicles, the providing of driver licences and methodological guiding and monitoring the level of drivers training.
    The MVRC and ERA (Estonian Road Administration) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Estonian Road Administration (ERA) (EE)
    The ERA participates in the analysis of the road safety situation, statistics, planning and assessment of road safety measures and risk factor analysis.
    The ERA and MVRC (Estonian Motor Vehicle Registration Centre) are both state organisations under the administrative field of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEC).
  • Euro NCAP
    Euro NCAP provides motoring consumers with a realistic and independent assessment of the safety performance of some of the most popular cars sold in Europe.
  • European Union
    Basic information about the European Union: the rights of citizens, main themes such as the euro and employment; access to official documents, legal texts, publications, databases, information sources, etc.
  • Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs - Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung (DE)
    The Federal Government's aim is to form an efficient and modern overall transport system for all modes of transport in union. As a result of this, regions of high traffic density can be relieved, creating development opportunities for structurally weak areas at the same time. With innovative system solutions, such an overall transport system also ensures increased traffic safety. On roads, rails, water and in the air.
  • Federale Overheidsdienst Mobiliteit en Vervoer - Service public fédéral Mobilité et Transports (BE)
    Belgian Federal Government of Mobility and Transport.
    Site in Dutch and French.
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration (US)
    The vision of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is to create the best transportation system in the world for the American people through proactive leadership, innovation, and excellence in service.
  • Finnish Road Administration (FI)
    The Finnish National Road Administration maintains public roads and provides for safe and convenient traveling in Finland.
  • Garda Síochána - Ireland's National Police Service (IE)
  • Gazdasági és Közlekedési Minisztérium (HU)
    Ministry of National Development
  • Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (GR)
    The mission of the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks is:
    - to plan and implement national policy and create the appropriate institutional framework at European and international level for the development of top quality transport, mass-transit, telecom and postal services under conditions of healthy competition;
    - to ensure the safety of transport, mass-transit and telecommunications;
    to promote the Information Society;
    - to contribute to the country's economic development and to the improvement of its citizens quality of life in the areas falling under the Ministry's responsibility.
  • Highways Agency (GB)
    The Highways Agency, established in 1994, is an executive agency of the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. The Secretary of State is responsible for overall Government policy on motorways and trunk roads in England and determining the strategic framework and the financial resources within which it operates.
  • International Transport Forum
    In May 2005, Ministers agreed in Moscow that the ECMT should be transformed into a publicly recognised international Ministerial forum, designed to increase the understanding of the importance of transport. In Dublin, in May 2006, they established the International Transport Forum.
    The aim of the Forum is to foster a deeper understanding among policy makers and wider audiences of the role of transport as a key to economic growth and of transport’s impact on the environmental and social dimensions of sustainability.
  • Kennisinstituut voor Mobiliteitsbeleid (KiM) (NL)
    Dutch knowledge institute that helps to improve policymaking on the issue of mobility.
  • Krajowa Rada Bezpieczeństwa Ruchu Drogowego (PL)
    National Road Safety Council
  • Latvijas Valsts ceďi (LV)
    The Latvian State Roads performs the management of the state road network, administration of the State Road Fund and organisation of public procurement in order to provide the publics with profitable, durable, safe and environmentally friendly state road network. Maintenance and development of parish, company and household roads is supervised, as well.
  • Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (LT)
    The Lietuvos automobilių kelių direkcija prie Susisiekimo ministerijos (the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania) is an enterprise founded by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania which is in charge of organizing and co-ordinating the reconstruction, maintenance and development of the roads of national significance.
  • Lietuvos Respublikos Susisiekimo Ministerija (LT)
    Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania
  • Liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö (FI)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland promotes national well-being and the efficient functioning of society by making sure that people, commerce and industry have access to high-quality, safe and reasonably priced transport and communications networks, and by furthering the competitiveness of transport and communications companies.
  • Malta Transport Authority (MT)
    To plan and provide for a sustainable, high quality, safe, integrated and efficient land transport system that will meet the travelling needs of people and the transport requirements for the movement of goods within the national framework for economic development, social inclusion and protection of the environment.
  • Ministčre de l'Ecologie, du Développement et de l'Aménagement durables (FR)
    French ministry responsible for road safety
  • Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu (NL)
    This is the official website of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
  • Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti (IT)
  • Ministerstvo dopravy (CZ)
    Ministry of Transport
  • Ministerstvo dopravy, pôšt a telekomunikácií (SK)
    Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications
  • Ministrstvo za promet (SI)
    The Ministry of Transport performs activities concerning: the preparation, monitoring and implementation of transport policy and relevant national programmes; international co-operation and the harmonisation of inter-state interests in the field of transport; railways, maritime and air transport; transport on inland waterways; the safety of vessels intended for navigation in continental waters; cargo transfer services; roads and road traffic (except the control and regulation of vehicles in road traffic) and cable-cars.
  • Ministry of Communications and Works - Department of Road Transport (CY)
    The Department of Road Transport studies the problems in public transport, aiming at improving the services offered to the public. Another responsibility of the department are all activities relating to vehilces, that is, their registration, their inspection for registration and the issue and renewal of driving licenses and circulation fees.
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (EE)
    The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications elaborates and implements the state's economic policy and economic development plans in a wide range of fields, e.g. traffic management, increasing road safety and reducing environmental hazardnousness of vehicles.
  • Ministry of Transport and Communications (NO)
    The Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for transport of people and goods, telecommunication and postal services.
  • Ministry of Transport and Public Works (Ministerio de Fomento) (ES)
    The Ministry of Transport and Public Works is responsible for the proposals and implementation of governmental policy on infrastructure, transportation at the ground, air and sea, as well as housing, quality and building of land.
  • National Roads Authority (IE)
    The Authority's primary function, under the Roads Act 1993, is 'to secure the provision of a safe and efficient network of national roads'. For this purpose, it has overall responsibility for planning and supervision of construction and maintenance works on these roads.
  • NCSA - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (US)
    NCSA is responsible for providing a wide range of analytical and statistical support to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the highway safety community at large, in the general areas of: Human, vehicle, environmental, and roadway characteristics, as they relate to crash frequency and injuries.
  • NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (US)
    NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes.This is accomplished by setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs.
  • Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NO)
    The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing.
  • Politie België (BE)
    On this Belgian website are, among others, tips about what to do if people become a victim of a break-in or accident. The site also contains practical maps that show where the closest police corps is situated.
  • Politie Nederland (NL)
    Politie.nl is the official website of the Dutch Police.
  • RDW Centrum voor Voertuigtechniek en Informatie (NL)
    The RDW Vehicle Technology and Information Centre serves by following the total life span of vehicles and their relevant documents. The RDW, using its main competence, aims at offering extra added social value in the form of concrete products and services for governments and companies.
  • Road Safety - European Union DG MOVE
    Road Safety is a policy area of the European Union (DG Mobility and Transport)
    The website informs about road safety in the European Union.
  • RSA - Road Safety Authority (IE)
    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is tasked with improving safety on the roads in order to reduce death and injury resulting from road collisions. The legal basis for the RSA is set out in the Road Safety Authority Act 2006. The RSA formally came into existence on 1st September 2006.
    An objective of the RSA is to bring Ireland's road safety record into line with "best practice" countries throughout the World. The achievement of this objective will involve cooperation with many stakeholders working in the area of road safety, including the Gardai, education sector, health sector, local authorities, National Roads Authority, the media and of course the general public.
  • Satiksmes ministrija (LV)
    Ministry of Transport is a leading institution of state administration of transport and communication branches which elaborates legal acts and policy planning documents regulating the branch. It provides the implementation of the transport policy.
  • Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid (NL)
    Steunpunt Tunnelveiligheid is an information point within the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, that concentrates on tunnel safety.
  • Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) (SE)
    The Swedish Transport Administration is a public authority that takes on responsibility for long-term planning of the transport system for road, rail, maritime and air traffic. It is also responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public roads and railways and offers information and services which apply to vehicles, traffic regulations, congestion tax and driving licenses.
  • Transport- og Energiministeriet / Ministry of Transport and Energy (DK)
    A modern society cannot function without mobility and access to energy. As individuals we must have the ability to move from one place to another and it must be possible to transport goods between manufacturers and suppliers and out to consumers ­ there must be mobility. Mobility requires energy and access to energy is in itself a necessity for the manufacture of goods, for society and for the welfare of its citizens. The Danish Transport and Energy Ministry works on creating a good framework for transport and access to energy.
  • Trygg Trafikk - The Norwegian Council for Road Safety (NO)
    Trygg Trafikk is an umbrella organisation for the voluntary road safety work and serves as a link between voluntary associations and the road safety authorities.
    The organisation shall due to its statutes promote the best possible road safety for all groups of road-users. Trygg Trafikk is given a special responsibility for promoting traffic education in kindergarten and school, and providing information and knowledge about road safety.
  • Vägtrafikinspektionen (SE)
    The Road Traffic Inspectorate will safeguard the interests of individuals in a safe road transport system. Its work will be characterised by the humanistic view on which "Vision Zero" is based.
    Safe road traffic is our primary objective and "Vision Zero" is the loadstar that guides our work. If all who are able to influence the situation on our roads had their own "vision zero", great strides could be made in the work on creating safer roads. On this website you can see who we are and read a brief account of our fields of experience.

Library

  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Electronic Reading Room (US)
    Electronic Reading Room of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) which is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The mission of the FHWA is to improve mobility on the Nation's highways through national leadership, innovation and program delivery.
  • Highway Safety Research Center Library (US)
    Research Publications of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center. The HSRC Library provides access to traffic safety research information from the United States, and around the world. Library collections reflect the focus of the Center's research, and concentrate on human factors, civil engineering, and design of facilities for pedestrians, cyclists, and motor vehicles.
  • National Transportation Library (NTL) (US)
    The mission of the National Transportation Library (NTL) is to maintain and facilitate access to statistical and other information needed for transportation decision-making at the United States Federal, State, and local levels.
  • NHTSA Publications Catalog (US)
    The Safety Materials Catalog contains publications released by the NHTSA Office of Traffic Safety Programs.
  • Northwestern University Transportation Library (US)
    The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety of Northwestern University. Containing over 400,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities.
  • RoSPA (GB)
    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity which was established over 80 years ago. Providing information, advice, resources and training, RoSPA is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on or near water.
  • Tři - The Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) (NO)
    The Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) is a national institution for transport research and development. The main objectives of the Institute are to carry out applied research on issues connected with transport and to promote the application of research results.
  • Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) (SE)
    The Swedish Transport Administration is a public authority that takes on responsibility for long-term planning of the transport system for road, rail, maritime and air traffic. It is also responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of public roads and railways and offers information and services which apply to vehicles, traffic regulations, congestion tax and driving licenses.
  • TRIS (US)
    Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) database
    TRIS is a bibliographic database funded by sponsors of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), primarily the state departments of transportation and selected federal transportation agencies.
  • TRL - Transport Research Laboratory (GB)
    TRL is an independent, internationally recognized centre of excellence in surface transport issues. The organization provides research based technical help which enables customers to obtain improved value for money, generate competitive advantage and a better understanding of transport problems.
  • Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Library (US)
    TFHRC is a federally owned and operated research facility in McLean, Virginia. TFHRC is the home of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Office of Research, Development, and Technology. TFHRC provides FHWA and the world highway community with the most advanced research and development related to new highway technologies.
  • University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (US)
    UMTRI’s library houses one of the world’s most extensive collections of literature on traffic safety. It reflects the diversity of disciplines that the field comprises: accidents and injuries, biomechanics, human factors, vehicle dynamics, driver behavior, and public policy.

News

  • IATSS - International Association of Transport and Safety Sciences
    The International Association of Traffic and Safety Science, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, publishes the journal IATSS Research twice a year. The IATSS gathers together the knowledge and expertise of professionals in a range of traffic-related fields to conduct a range of activities to build ideal traffic flows for modern society.
  • Verkeersnet (NL)
    A Dutch website for traffic engineers, that publishes traffic and mobility news daily.

Research

  • Advancing Sustainable Safety (NL)
    Advancing Sustainable Safety critically examines the Sustainable Safety vision. Adaptations were made where necessary. Advancing insights and new developments have also prompted the update of this vision.
  • Aino (FI)
    The goal of AINO is to develop the collection, management and utilisation of real time information in transport and thereby to create prerequisites for concrete ITS services, which will improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the transport systems as well as increase the well-being of citizens and the competitiveness of Finnish companies.
  • Alcohol Interlock Curriculum for Practitioners (AICP) (US)
    An educational resource from the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) for diverse audiences. Information relating to the following topics can be found at this site:
    * international research;
    * alcohol interlock technology;
    * information about the implementation of alcohol interlocks as part of a program to control and monitor impaired driving offenders;
    * legal concerns about the use of alcohol interlocks; and,
    * information about contracting with vendors and service providers.
  • BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (DE)
    BASt is a technical and scientific institute responsible to the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing (BMVBW). The scope of work is considerable, ranging from replying at short notice to incoming enquiries to the coordination and carrying out of research projects over a period of several years.
  • BIVV Belgisch Instituut voor de Verkeersveiligheid (BE)
    The Belgian Road Safety Institute BIVV wishes to promote road safety and traffic liveability by: campaigns and education, research and advice. Other tasks are: advising and accompanying, representing and co-ordinating, and implementation of government assignments.
  • CDV (CZ)
    Centrum Dopravního Vyzkumu / Transport Research Centre
    CDV has more than forty years long tradition of research and development. CDV has been appointed since 1 july, 1996 by the decision of the Minister of Transport of the Czech Republic as the only research institute on transport issues under the responsibility of the Ministry of Transport.
  • Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (US)
    The Center for Excellence in Rural Safety provides citizen-centered research, training, and outreach to enhance rural safety and to meet the online and seminar training needs of rural transportation practitioners and policymakers. The Center conducts several focused research activities to explore policy, behavior, and technology approaches, such as projects addressing safety-conscious planning, ITS and rural emergency response, integrated policy approaches, and related human factors, societal trends, and stakeholder needs analysis.
  • CIDAUT Foundation (ES)
    The principal objective of the Foundation is to nurture the competitiveness and the industrial development of the companies in the automotive sector, thus enabling them to develop new products and processes. In order to realize this objective, the Foundation promotes scientific investigation, technological development and innovation applicable to industry in general and to the transport and energy sectors in particular.
  • CIECA
    CIECA is the international commission for driver testing authorities, active in the fields of road safety and driver testing. CIECA members include driver testing authorities from 33 countries worldwide.
  • Consument en Veiligheid (NL)
    Consument en Veiligheid is a Dutch organization that aims to reduce accidents in peoples own living area.
  • CROW (NL)
    In the CROW Information and Technology Centre for Transport and Infrastructure, government an companies cooperate from their mutual interests in the design, construction, and management, especially of road and traffic provisions. This cooperation takes shape in the three main CROW goals: Research, Regulation, and Knowledge diffusion.
  • DTU Transport (Denmark) (DK)
    DTU Transport is a Danish sector research institute with expertise in many aspects of transport research, e.g. safety, environment and economy. The website contains all DTU's publications.
  • ETSC
    European Transport Safety Council
    ETSC, a Brussels-based independent non-profitmaking organisation provides an impartial source of expert advice on transport safety matters to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and Member States.
  • FITSA - Fundación Instituto Tecnológico para la Seguridad y el Medio Ambiente del Automóvil (ES)
    Promotion of research, innovation and professional training in vehicle safety, environmental characteristics and the relations between the automobile and the society.
  • HASTE
    The aim of HASTE (Human Machine Interface And the Safety of Traffic in Europe) is to develop methodologies and guidelines for the assessment of In-Vehicle Information Systems (IVIS).
  • Hellenic Institute of Transport (Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Μεταφορών) (GR)
    HITs main objective is the conduct and support of applied research activities in the field of transportation in Greece. More specifically on issues relating to organization, operation, planning and development of infrastructure, and standardization, economic analysis, management, vehicle technology, and impact assessment of land, maritime, air, and multimodal transport services. Also training and education activities in related fields, dissemination of research activities and the Representation of Greece, in Transport Research and other relevant scientific fora abroad.
  • IFSTTAR (FR)
    French institute of science and technology for transport, development and networks (IFSTTAR)
  • INRETS - Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité (FR)
    INRETS is a French state-financed scientific and technological body under the dual administrative supervision of the Ministry of Research and the Ministry of Transport. The website is written in French.
  • INSERR - Institut National de Sécurité Routičre et de Recherches (FR)
    INSERR is a school in charge of the conception and the implementation of the training of various actors of the road safety who are liable to an obligation of training to practice their activity.
  • Instytutu Transportu Samochodowego (PL)
    MOTOR TRANSPORT INSTITUTE
    The Institutes main objectives are: conducting, co-ordinating and popularising scientific research as well as development work on the road transport, working out new technical solutions, organisational and economic ones concerning mainly such subjects as road traffic participants. safety and environmental protection. Also fulfilling other tasks particularly important to obtain goals set out by social and economic state policy.
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (US)
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute are independent, nonprofit, research and communications organizations funded by car insurers and dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths, injuries, and property losses.
  • INTRAS - Instituto Universitario de Tráfico y seguridad vial (ES)
    INTRAS (Institute of Traffic and Road Safety) is an interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Valčncia dedicated to the scientific and applied research, the development and innovation, the training and advising in the field of road safety and traffic accidents, mainly from the point of view of the human factors and the driver’s behaviour with the vehicle, the infrastructures and the police controls.
  • IRCOBI International Research Council on Biomechanics on Injury
    Road transport deaths and injuries have been a byproduct of increased motorisation since the introduction of the motor car; but had gone largely unnoticed by policymakers until three decades ago. Therefore, a small group of researchers from different European countries agreed to combine two programmes one on accident biomechanics and the other on human tolerance to impact into the science of the kinematics of impact injuries. These deliberations resulted in the formation of the International Research Committee on the Biokinetics of Impact (IRCOBI). In 1992, this group changed its name to the International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury to reflect more accurately its overall mission.
  • ISAweb.be (BE)
    ISAweb.be is a site on intelligent speed adaptation and road-safety wich will bring you the latest issues, news and information on Intelligent transport systems and road-safety in Belgium.
  • ITE - Institute of Transportation Engineers (US)
    The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide.
  • IZVW Center for Traffic Sciences (DE)
    A psychology department with a focus on cognitive ergonomics in traffic, that carries out applied research on the interaction of traffic environment, driver and vehicle.
  • Kennisinstituut voor Mobiliteitsbeleid (KiM) (NL)
    Dutch knowledge institute that helps to improve policymaking on the issue of mobility.
  • KfV - Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit (AT)
    KfV - the Austrian Road Safety Board - is a private non-profite association which has been providing safety services and research since 1959. Its fields of activity are Transport & Mobility; Home, Leisure & Sports and Property & Fire.
  • KTI - Közlekedéstudományi Intézet (HU)
    Institute for Transport Sciences. The Hungarian transport system forms an integral part of the transport network of the enlarged European Union: it is safe, efficient and competitive,and it promotes sustainable development at both national and Union level.
  • Latvia Road Traffic Research (LV)
    The company has the aim to obtain and examine all-round information and to make complex, independent and objective analyses of the road traffic problems in Latvia and Europe.
  • Liikenneturva - the Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland (FI)
    The Central Organization for Traffic Safety in Finland is a national expert organization aiming at improving road safety by influencing people’s traffic behaviour and values and attitudes concerning traffic throughout society.
  • LINTU (FI)
    LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration. The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government: The road transport system must be designed so that nobody should die or be seriously injured on the roads.
  • LNEC - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (PT)
    The Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC) is a public institution of science and technology, which is subject to the Ministry for Public Works, Transports and Communications, covering the broad field of civil engineering.
  • National Technical University of Athens (GR)
    The National Technical University (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country's scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836.
  • Onderzoeksraad (NL)
    The Dutch Safety Board is a statutorily established autonomous agency, responsible for the independent and integral investigation of the causes and possible consequences of disasters, serious accidents and incidents in a broad range of sectors.
  • Prevençăo Rodoviária Portuguesa (PT)
    The aim of Prevençăo Rodoviária Portuguesa (Portuguese Road Prevention) is to prevent accidents and to reduce their consequences.
  • RONCALLI (AT)
    In the course of RONCALLI, the “Intelligent Speed Adaptation - ISA concept is first being tested in Austria in the Lower Austrian districts of Wien-Umgebung, Mödling and Baden. A satellite-based driver assistance system informs drivers of current speed limits and warns of speeding violations.
  • SafetyNet - building a European Road Safety Observatory
    This website is one of the final results of SafetyNet, which was an integrated project funded by DG-TREN of the European Commission. The objective of the project was to build the framework of a European Road Safety Observatory, which will be the primary focus for road safety data and knowledge.
    Since the completion of the SafetyNet project in October 2008, the ERSO website, with the exception of the section Events and conferences, is no longer updated. The content of the ERSO website is now transferred to the website of the Directorate-General Mobility & Transport.
  • Schweizerische Beratungsstelle für Unfallverhütung bfu (CH)
    Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (bfu). The bfu is committed to safety by public appointment. As the Swiss Competence Centre for Accident Prevention it conducts research in the following sectors: road traffic, sport, home and leisure and passes on its knowledge to private people and specialist circles by means of consultancy, training sessions and communications.
  • SWOV (NL)
    SWOV wants to make a contribution to promoting road safety by means of knowledge from scientific research.
    SWOV is an independent, scientific institute. SWOV's knowledge is public information and is made available to anyone who wants it, and is professionally involved in traffic and road safety in the Netherlands. SWOV is a leading institute, both in the Netherlands and abroad, thanks to its knowledge and it's high quality research.
  • Tři - The Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) (NO)
    The Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics (Transportřkonomisk institutt) is a national institution for transport research and development. The main objectives of the Institute are to carry out applied research on issues connected with transport and to promote the application of research results.
  • Traffic Injury Research Foundation (CA)
    TIRF is a Canadian, independent road safety institute. The mission of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is to reduce traffic related deaths and injuries. It achieves its mission by designing, promoting and implementing effective programs and policies, based on sound research.
  • Transport Safety Research Centre at Loughborough University (GB)
    The Centre was established in 1983 to provide transport and road safety policy and design solutions to governments and the industry using in-depth real world research tools. The Centre's ongoing research and consultancy activities for major clients have led to its reputation as a world leader in its field, often collaborating with other national and international organisations to offer complementary research activities, thus providing clients with a single location for research and consultancy services.
  • TRL - Transport Research Laboratory (GB)
    TRL is an independent, internationally recognized centre of excellence in surface transport issues. The organization provides research based technical help which enables customers to obtain improved value for money, generate competitive advantage and a better understanding of transport problems.
  • Unfallforschung der Versicherer (UDV) (DE)
    The UDV (German Insurers Accident Research) is an institute of the German Insurance Association. Few other organizations commission as much university and non-university research on road safety. UDV and its predecessors have an over 60 years experience in road safety work. The UDV cooperates with political decision-makers, the relevant authorities, the police and vehicle manufacturers. The organization maintains a dialog with all road users and advises accident commissions throughout Germany. The UDV researches all aspects of road safety, taking an interdisciplinary approach that includes roads, vehicles and road users, and develops comprehensive concepts. The UDV analyzes real accidents and enters the data in the German insurers’ accident database (UDB).
  • Vehicle & Road Safety (VSRC) (GB)
    The VSRC was established in 1983 to provide transport and road safety policy and design solutions to governments and the industry using in-depth real world research tools.
    The Centre's ongoing research and consultancy activities for major clients have led to its reputation as a world leader in its field, often collaborating with other national and international organisations to offer complementary research activities, thus providing clients with a single location for research and consultancy services.
  • Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (US)
    The Volpe Center is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration and is an innovative, Federal, fee-for service organization. Their mission is to improve the Nation's transportation system.
  • VTI - Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (Väg- och transportforskningsinstitut) (SE)
    VTI conducts applied research, commissioned by the transport sector, in the fields of infrastructure, traffic and transport.
  • VTT - VTT Communities and Infrastructure (FI)
    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multitechnological contract research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services.
  • Výskumný ústav dopravný (SK)
    The Transport Research Institute (TRI), in its 50-year history, have fulfilled important national economic assignments related to national transport policy making and implementation. Wide know-how integrates the TRI activities into the scientific and research basis of the Slovak Republic, which is one of the most important priorities of the TRI's long-term strategy.
  • Zavod za gradbenistvo Slovenije (SI)
    Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute
    ZAG Ljubljana is an independent, impartial and non-profit organization, which fulfils all the requirements of the EEC Council Directive No. 89/106 regarding approval bodies which carry out the testing and attestation of conformity of construction products.

Special interest group

  • AA Driver Education Foundation (NZ)
    The AA Driver Education Foundation has been formed by the New Zealand Automobile Association as an independent body to represent the interests of the New Zealand Automobile Association (and its membership) and other major parties in the specific area of road user safety through improved driver licencing standards, driver attitude and driver skills.
  • AIFVS (IT)
    Italian Association of Road Traffic Victims
  • ANWB (NL)
    The Royal Dutch Tourist Club ANWB tries to promote the collective interests of its members on mobility. This usually occurs backstage in consultation with the government and branch organisations.
  • Association nationale des Victimes de la Route (AVR) (LU)
    AVR is dedicated to improving the circumstances of victims of traffic accidents through psychological, legal and practical counsel. It also works towards reducing traffic crashes. AVR was created in April 1992, as an initiative of some victims of traffic accidents, along with a small group of experts.
  • Association of roadworthiness inspections and driving licences companies (BE)
    The Belgium association controls the 77 centres for roadworthiness inspections of vehicles and the 32 centres for driving tests. The association also (re)trains the employees of this centres.
  • Automobile and Touring Club of Greece (GR)
    The Automobile and Touring Club aims to develop, organize and promote motorized travel, touring and tourism. It also provides guidance for safe and environmental travels, and is involved in organizing national and international car and motorcycle races.
  • Belgisch Verkeersreglement (BE)
    Belgian traffic regulations (in Dutch)
  • Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute (US)
    A small, US-based, active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information.
  • Confederation of Organisations in Road Transport Enforcement (CORTE)
    CORTE was established in 2004 with the aim to bring together the national bodies from various European countries having a responsibility and interest in the field of road transport. Member are representatives of national enforcement agencies, the police, government transport departments, non-government organisations active in the field of road transport and industrial partners. CORTE gahters and coordinates expertise issues connected to road transport at the European level, ensuring that the voice of its members is heard by the EU institutions and other stakeholders. At the same time, CORTE provide a platform for exchange of good practice and harmonized implementation of road transport legislation, inlcuding goods and passenger transport.
  • Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) (IT)
    The National Research Council (CNR) is a public organization; its duty is to carry out, promote, spread, transfer and improve research activities in the main sectors of knowledge growth and of its applications for the scientific, technological, economic and social development of the Country.
  • Danish Road Safety Council (Rĺdet for Střrre Fćrdselssikkerhed) (DK)
    The Danish Road Safety Council is a private association of authorities and national organisations in Denmark. The number of member organisations is currently 42. The Council has existed since 1935. The Council works to increase public road safety through information and traffic education. We aim for the public to gain knowledge and understanding of the aspects of road safety. The Council works to sustain road safe conduct by means of campaigns, consulting and the production of instruction materials.
  • Driving.co.uk (GB)
    This website shares the seriousness of driving safely with the pleasure of good driving and some essential humour.
  • DVR - Deutscher Verkehrssicherheitsrat (DE)
    The task of the association is to promote measures to improve the safety of all road users. Its focus is on issues of traffic engineering, road safety education and information, traffic law and enforcement. The association coordinates the various activities of its members, develops programs and continually adjusts these to new requirements and scientific knowledge.
  • ERF (European Union Road Federation)
    The European Union Road Federation is a non-profit association which coordinates the views and concerns of Europe’s road sector. ERF acts as a European platform for dialogue, condenses the road sector's input on mobility issues and promotes research leading to a more sustainable road transport.
  • ETSC
    European Transport Safety Council
    ETSC, a Brussels-based independent non-profitmaking organisation provides an impartial source of expert advice on transport safety matters to the European Commission, the European Parliament, and Member States.
  • European Cyclist Federation
    The European Cyclists' Federation (ECF) is pledged to ensure that bicycle use achieves its fullest potential so as to bring about sustainable mobility and public well-being. To achieve these aims, the ECF seeks to change attitudes, policies and budget allocations at the European level.
  • EuroSafe
    EuroSafe, the European Association for Injury Prevention and safety Promotion, is the network of injury prevention champions dedicated to making Europe a safer place.
  • Expertisecentrum voor internationaal Onderzoek en Innovatie (EiOI)
    Since 1983, EiOI (before EG-Liaison/EGL) shows the way within the complex fields of European subsidies. It is free and independent. The project advisors of EiOI provide information, advice, courses, and training. In addition, EiOI helps in the search for (research) partners. Its purpose is to strengthen the position in Europe of Dutch companies and organisations.
  • Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations (FEMA)
    The Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations (FEMA) is the representative federation of motorcycle (comprising all powered two-wheeled vehicles) users throughout Europe. FEMA represents the interests' of citizens' national organisations at the European Union and agencies of the United Nations. FEMA's primary objective is to pursue, promote and protect the interests of motorcyclists.
  • FERSI
    European countries have a national road safety research programme, usually led by the national Ministry of Transport. In most countries, there is a single organization which provides the primary focus for the execution and implementation of this programme. The Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI) was created in 1991 to bring together these national research organizations to provide a common focus for road safety research at the European level.
  • FEVR - European Federation of Road Traffic Victims
    The FEVR has the aim to offer support and help to road crash victims and to contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities towards implementing and enforcing road safety measures far more effectively.
  • FIA Foundation
    The FIA Foundation has been established in the United Kingdom as a registered charity. Its objectives are to promote public safety and public health, the protection and preservation of human life and the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment.
  • GRSP - Global Road Safety Partnership
    The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is an informal partnership of private sector, civil society, government and bi-/multi-lateral development organizations that shares the premise that road safety conditions in the world, especially in developing countries, can be improved by working in partnership. GRSP's mission is to reduce deaths, injuries, disabilities and associated social costs of road traffic crashes through partnerhips which promote collaboration and coordination of road safety activities among partners for the benefit of the most vulnerable.
  • ICTCT - International Coorperation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic safety
    ICTCT is an association developed out of an international working group of safety experts with the aim to identify and analyse dangerous situations in road traffic on the basis of criteria other than past accidents, analogous to the methods of air and industrial safety.
  • IFP - International Federation of Pedestrians
    The goals of IFP are to promote and to defend the pedestrian's right to full access and mobility. IFP works toward the prevention of traffic collisions and the reduction of injury and disability resulting from them. The protection of children and the elderly as the most vulnerable groups in society is most urgent. IFP represents the interests of the pedestrian at the international level and works with agencies of the United Nations and the European Union, and cooperates with a wide range of non-governmental organizations.
  • Institution of Highways and Transportations (GB)
    The IHT is the foremost learned society in the UK concerned specifically with the design, construction, maintenance and operation of sustainable transport systems and infrastructure.
  • IRF - International Road Federation
    The International Road Federation (IRF) is a unique global platform that brings together public and private entities committed to road development. Working together with its members and associates, the IRF promotes social and economic benefits that flow from well-planned and environmentally sound transportation networks.
  • La Sécurité Routičre (LU)
    La Sécurité Routičre is the Luxembourg association for the prevention of road accidents. The association aims to promote and encourage all initiatives to increase the protection of users and residents of the road and prevent the road traffic accidents.
  • LCVR - Ligue contre la violence routičre (FR)
    LCVR - The League against Violence on the Roads- fights against road violence in al its forms by all legal means by its disposal to prevent road traffic accidents. It tries to mobilise a wave of public opinion and inform the authorities as well as every citizen.
  • Magyar Útügyi Társaság (HU)
    Hungarian Road Association
    The best experts of various organizations such as highway administrative agencies, research institutes, design and consulting companies, construction enterprises and local governments are participating in the activity of the Society, reflecting the wide scope of technical regulation problems and common interests.
  • MSR - Mobilité et Sécurité sur la Route (LU)
    Didactic web site on road safety
  • NTF - Nationalföreningen för Trafiksäkerhetens Främjande (SE)
    The National Society for Road Safety is a non governmental organisation which works to improve road safety.
    NTF is an umbrella organisation and consists of 24 county road safety federations, 70 national, interest and professional organisations and hundreds of local voluntary associations. The national network is made up of thousands of people working to help to contribute to a safe road traffic.
  • PACTS - Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (GB)
    The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is an associate Parliamentary group and registered charity, advising and informing MPs and Peers on road, rail and air safety issues.
    The PACTS charitable objective is to protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit.
  • PEVR (BE)
    Parents d'Enfants Victimes de la Route is an association for parents of young road accident victims to sheir their experience and to give the victims a voice in the fight for increased road safety.
  • PIARC - World Road Association
    PIARC - World Road Association - was founded in 1909 following the 1st International Road Congress held in Paris in 1908. It is the oldest international association concerned with Road Engineering, Road Policy and the Management of Road Networks. It has evolved since and now boasts 118 Member Governments and other Members in 142 countries worldwide.
  • Prévention Routičre Internationale (PRI)
    PRI is an international non-governmental and non-profit road safety organisation. It was founded in 1959 to promote cooperation amongst national institutions dealing with road safety. PRI has a consultative status with the United Nations and the International Transport Forum and has working relations with the European Commission, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and international organisations.
  • Right To Ride
    Right To Ride EU is specifically focused on European issues that affect riders.

    Legislation on motorcycling that comes from Europe is relentless.

    The objective of this website is to keep it simple and provide information about legislation from the EU Commission, EU Parliament as well as other motorcycling issues from other European countries.

    We will promote and protect that collective lump of metal, rubber and plastic that we could not live without the motorcycle and all that it means as part of our way of life.

    And to explain to the uninitiated about why motorcycling is such an important part of the lives of millions of people
  • RoSPA (GB)
    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity which was established over 80 years ago. Providing information, advice, resources and training, RoSPA is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on or near water.
  • Sécurité Routičre (FR)
  • The European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign 2007-2008
    A website dedicated to the fourth European Red Cross Road Safety Campaign, which was run in 19 European countries between April 2007 and June 2008.
  • Truck en milieu (NL)
    TruckenMilieu.nl is an internet platform for sustainable and clean transport.
  • Veilig Verkeer Nederland (NL)
    A Dutch organization that promotes road safety by organizing events and influencing the government. It consists of professional workers and volunteers.
  • Vereniging Verkeersslachtoffers (NL)
    The Association of Road Victims (VVS) acts as a platform and mouthpiece for people involved at serious traffic accidents.
  • WHO - World Health Organization
    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
  • WHOs Road Safety Legislation database
    This database provides information on road safety legislation in countries around the world. The data has been collected with input from WHO partner organizations around the world. The database contains information on legislation around a number of risk factors for road traffic injuries: speed limits, seat belt and child restraint use, helmet use, blood alcohol limits, daytime running lamps, mobile phone use, etc.
  • WHOs Violence and injury prevention
    This site contains data about violence and injuries within the European region.

Statistics office

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (AU)
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • BTS - Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US)
    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is an operating administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). BTS compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the Nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of government statistics.
  • CBS - Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (NL)
    The Central Bureau of Statistics (also known as 'Statistics Netherlands') collects and interpretates data for publication purposes, to assist scientists and policymakers. It also produces European statistics.
  • Central Statistics Office (IE)
    Ireland
  • Český statistický úřad | ČSÚ (CZ)
    Czech Statistical Office
  • CYSTAT - Statistical Service of Cyprus (CY)
    The aim of the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT) is to provide accurate and up-to-date statistical information.
    The Statistical Service is the competent authority responsible for the compilation and the publication of most of the official statistical data in Cyprus.
  • Danmarks Statistik (DK)
    The Danish Statistical Office.
  • Eurostat
    Eurostat’s mission is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service
  • Federal Statistical Office (CH)
    The Federal Statistical Office is a national centre for public statistics and delivers statistical information to sustain the democratic process. One of their topics is mobility & traffic.
  • Główny Urząd Statystyczny (PL)
    Statistics office of Poland
  • Insee - Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques - France - statistiques et docume (FR)
    National statistical office of France
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística - National Statistics Institute (ES)
    Statistical office of Spain
  • Instituto Nacional de Estatística - Statistics Portugal (PT)
    Statistical office of Portugal
  • IRTAD - International Road Traffic and Accident Database
    In 1988, the OECD Road Transport Research Programme established the International Road Traffic and Accident Database (IRTAD) as a mechanism for providing an aggregated database, in which international accident and victim as well as exposure data are collected on a continuous basis.
  • Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (IT)
    Statistical office of Italy
  • Központi Statisztikai Hivatal (HU)
    Hungarian Central Statistical Office
  • Latvijas Statistika (LV)
    The overall purpose (mission) of Latvijas Statistika (Central Statistical Bureau) is to provide domestic and foreign data users with timely, exact, complete, comprehensible, and internationally comparable statistical information on economical, demographic, social, and environmental phenomena and processes of Latvia by applying contemporary solutions of information technologies and the best experience in the branch.
  • Lietuvos Statistikos Departamentas - Statistics Lithuania (LT)
  • National Institute of Statistics (RO)
    National Institute of statistics of Romania
  • National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria (BG)
    National Institute of statistics of Bulgaria
  • National Statistical Offices Websites
    The United Nations Statistics Division, in its mission to promote the development of national statistical systems, has developed a central repository of country profiles of statistical systems. The country profiles include, among others, a brief history of the country's statistical system, legal basis and the statistical programme.
  • National Statistical Service of Greece (GR)
    The National Statistical Service of Greece is responsible for the development, producton and dissemination of the official statistics of Greece.
  • National Statistics (GB)
    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the government department responsible for collecting and publishing official statistics about the UK's society and economy.
    Impartial information is vital to an open and democratic society. ONS is the principal provider of official statistics about the UK. Its information is used by government to make decisions about society and the economy, and by people to better understand their country.
  • NSO - National Statistics Office of Malta (MT)
    The National Statistics Office (NSO) is the executive arm of the Malta Statistics Authority. It is responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis and publication of a wide range of statistical information and related matters.
  • STATEC Luxembourg (LU)
    Statistical office of Luxembourg
  • StatFin - Statistics Finland (FI)
    The mission of Statistics Finland is to combine collected data with its expertise to produce statistics and information services for the needs of society, promote the use of statistics and develop national official statistics. Statistics Finland compiles statistics and reports concerning social conditions and develops national statistical service in co-operation with other Governmental officials.
  • Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia - Statistični urad Republike Slovenije (SI)
    Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia is the main producer and co-ordinator of carrying out programs of statistical surveys. In addition to linking and co-ordinating the statistical system, its most important tasks include international co-operation, determining methodological and classification standards, anticipating users' needs, collection, processing and dissemination of data, and taking care of data confidentiality.
  • Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic - Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky (SK)
    An independent, customer-oriented, information and knowledge institution, co-creator of the European statistical system, coordinator of the national statistical system and important creator of the official statistical acknowledged at national and international level.
  • Statistics Belgium (BE)
  • Statistics Canada (CA)
    Statistical bureau of Canada
  • Statistics Estonia (EE)
    Government agency at the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task is to provide the public institutions, business and research spheres, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information service on economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.
  • Statistics Greenland (DK)
    Statistical bureau of Greenland
  • STATISTIK AUSTRIA (AT)
    An independent and non-profit-making federal institution under public law. It is responsible for performing scientific services in the area of federal statistics.
  • Statistischen Bundesamt Deutschland - Federal Statistical Office (DE)
    Gathering, collecting, processing, presenting and analyzing statistical information in Wiesbaden, Bonn and Berlin.
  • Statistisk sentralbyrĺ - Statistics Norway (NO)
    Statistics Norway has overall responsibility for meeting the need for statistics on Norwegian society. Statistis Norway is responsible for coordinating all official statistics in Norway, and also acts as a driving force in the international statistics work.
  • Statistiska centralbyrĺn - Statistics Sweden (SE)
    An administrative agency with the main task to supply customers with statistics for decision making, debate and research. Besides that, Statistics Sweden is tasked with supporting and coordinating the Swedisch system for official statistics.