Forthcoming events

Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week

The Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week will be held from 8th-14th May 2017. The Week will focus on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries. Speed contributes to around one-third of all fatal road traffic crashes in high-income countries, and up to half in low- and middle-income countries.

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High-level road safety conference Malta

The European Commission, in collaboration with the forthcoming Maltese Presidency of the European Union, is organising a high-level conference on road safety. This participatory stakeholder event will bring together road safety experts, stakeholders and political decision-makers on 28th March 2017, followed by a ministerial conference on the 29th March 2017.

The event will give participants the opportunity to share knowledge and discuss ways to continue improving safety on European roads.

There will also be an opportunity to visit information stands where road safety organisations Europe-wide will present their work and share their experience.

This conference will be an essential date for all those interested in road safety in Europe, so mark your agenda today and join us in March 2017 in Malta.

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The Safe System Approach: Managing for Better Road Safety Results

This short course has been designed to engage decision-makers and practitioners who are taking road safety forward at national and local levels. It explains the scientific basis of Safe System, key strategic and design aspects and its alignment with a range of societal objectives.

The aim of this two-day course is to provide attendees with a broad introduction to Safe System road safety management and a window on implementation experience and guidance in a range of settings. At the end of Day 2 attendees should be able to understand the scope of Safe System in their day-to-day road safety activity and options for building on their current approaches and practice.

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Young Driver Focus

Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, London.

The Young Driver Focus 2017 conference will take place on the 26th April 2017.

Now in its fourth year, the one-day conference examines current and future thinking with regard to the challenge of reducing crashes and casualties caused by the high-risk young drivers. It is intended to be of interest to both private and public sector road safety professionals.

The conference team is currently looking at topics and themes and is aiming to publish an outline agenda by late October.

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5th International SaferRoads Conference

The 5th International SaferRoads Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from May 21st to 24th 2017.

Run every 3 years, this truly international event is designed to increase the opportunity for countries across the globe to participate and host.

Stemming from an idea between New Zealand Transport Agency (previously Transit New Zealand) and WDM from England, the conference began with a focus on skid resistance but has since grown to be a forum to promote the diverse range of activities associated with road and runway surfaces, and the role they play in safety.

Please register your interest here to be kept informed on latest information on the programme, activities and key speakers.


CIECA Congress

The 49th CIECA General Assembly and Congress will take place in Trondheim, Norway, on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th of June 2017. The General Assembly and Congress, hosted by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and the NORD University, will be held in the Royal Garden Hotel which is situated in the Trondheim City Centre.

To become a safe, eco-friendly and responsible driver it is necessary to develop not only driving skills, but also personality related competencies through an appropriate educational process.

The content of the educational programmes followed by the instructor as well as the examiner, together with their qualifications will be the core elements influencing the result of this process.

Please note that the deadline for the submission of the abstracts is 7th December 2016. Information on the submission guidelines can be found here.

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