3rd European Road Safety Day
Brussels, 13-14 October 2010
- Wednesday 13 October 2010
New political orientations 2011-2020 and safe intrastructure - European Commission conference
- Thursday 14 October 2010
Cross border enforcement - Belgian Presidency seminar
- Location of both events: room JAN2Q2 (European Parliament premises), Brussels.
These 2 events aim to raise awareness, give visibility to best national and local practice and offer an opportunity to work together for safer roads in Europe.
13 October – Commission conference
After presenting the Commission's new road safety guidelines for 2011-20, the following topics will be debated:
- dealing with injured road users/pedestrians
- challenges for road users (elderly people, cyclists, motorcyclists, driving under the influence of alcohol and medicine)
- safer infrastructure
14 October – Belgian presidency seminar
How to achieve better collaboration between police and courts in different EU countries to combat road traffic offences.
Featuring info stands and demonstrations for the general public, this will be set up outside on the esplanade of the European Parliament on 13 and 14 October.
|Rune ELVIK||Institute of Transport Economics, Norway||The importance of better data on traffic injury – state of the art|
|Pierre BESNARD||Head of Unit Rescue Services, Civil Safety, France||Organising first aids on the road - The French approach|
|Bruno HOORNAERT||Federal Planning Bureau, Belgium||Social Costs of Road Accidents in Belgium|
|Ádám BODOR||Vice-President European Cyclists' Federation||How to better integrate cyclists into the traffic|
|Birgit BUKASA||KfV (Road Safety Board), Austria||Drink Drivers Rehabilitation Systems|
|Michèle MERLI||Déléguée interministérielle à la sécurité routière, France||Comment améliorer la sécurité des motocyclistes ? L'approche française|
|Joris AL||Director-General in the Ministry of Transport and Public Waterways (RWS-DVS) - The Netherlands||Contribution to Road Safety by infrastructure|
|Rodolphe CHASSANDE-MOTTIN||Engineer, SETRA, France||What makes a road a safe road ?|
|Anna FERRER||Director of the National Observatory for Road Safety, Spain||Vulnerable Road Users and Infrastructure|
|Philippe BARETTE||Director in charge of Strategy, Bruxelles-Mobilité, Belgium||Dealing with urban infrastructure: the experience of the region of Brussels-Capital|