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SaferAfrica at FASER 2017

On 26-28 October 2017, the third edition of the African Road Safety Forum (FASeR) was held in Ouagadougou. Several industry experts gathered for two days at Sopatel Silmandé Hotel to discuss safety issues and the growing rate of traffic related deaths each year.

Ministers reaffirm their commitment to Road Safety

Organised by the International Road Federation (IRF Geneva) the day before the official opening of the 18th edition of the IRF World Meeting, a Transport Ministers Forum was held in Delhi, India on 13th November 2017.

Road Safety 2016: how is your country doing?

The European Commission has recently realized a report containing an overview on the Road Safety in Europe during the 2016.

Benchmarking of road safety in Latin America

The “Benchmarking de la seguridad vial en Amèrica Latina” is a report that describes and compares the management and performance of road safety in ten Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay.

SafetyCube Decision Support System Launch

The SafetyCube - European Road Safety Decision Support System (DSS) was officially launched on 5 October 2017. SafetyCube is a collaborative research project with 17 partner institutions, funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

SaferAfrica at Africa Road Safety 2017 Conference

On 23-24 October 2017, Cape Town hosted the Africa Road Safety 2017 Conference. During the Conference, Stergios Mavromatis and George Yannis, as representatives of NTUA have presented the SaferAfrica Project.

Road Safety Annual Report 2017

IRTAD (International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group) has realized the Road Safety Annual Report 2017 aimed to provide an overview of road safety performance for 2015 in 40 countries.

SaferAfrica at FASeR 2017 - Forum Africain pour la Securite Routiere- 26-28 October 2017

The African Forum for Road Safety - FASeR is a high-level international event aiming at promoting experience sharing and bringing out appropriate reactions to the issues of accidents in Africa. The event will also host the SaferAfrica Project

SaferAfrica Project mentioned on the UN SG Report on Road Safety

On the 24th August 2017 in New York, the Secretary General of the United Nations presented to the General Assembly the Report on road safety: the SaferAfrica Project is mentioned within the “Road Safety Management” section

#PARKYOURPHONE

FIA (Federation Internationale de l’automobile) is launching the initiative #PARKYOURPHONE aiming to combat the use of smartphones in traffic.

H2020 SAFERAFRICA WORKSHOP- IRTAD

On 11 October 2017, within the 6th IRTAD Conference “Better Road Safety Data for Better Safety Outcomes” it will be presented the SaferAfrica Workshop, organised in the framework of the EC-funded project SaferAfrica.

21st September: #ProjectEDWARD

The aim of Project Edward is to realize a day without road fatalities in Europe. The project is an initiative created by TISPOL in 2016.

SWOV, Road Safety Management Capacity Review workshop

On 30th August, SWOV (Institute for Road Safety Research) hosted the workshop about Road Safety Management Capacity Review (RSMCR), as a part of Work Package 5 (WP5) of the SaferAfrica project.

OCAL-ALCO: Regional Meeting about Road Safety Management on the Abidjan Lagos corridor

On 7 and 8 of September 2017, the National Road Safety Centre of Benin hosted a regional meeting of experts on road safety in the Abidjan-Lagos corridor organized by OCAL

16-22 September 2017: the European Mobility Week 2017 gets close

The European Mobility Week will start on 16-22 September 2017. Since 2002, this campaign tries to improve public health, quality of life and to influence mobility and transport issues.

SAFER’s new Website 2017

The Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers (SAFER) has recently launched its new website, aimed to communicate SAFER research findings worldwide

First SaferAfrica Newsletter is online: read & share

SaferAfrica Newsletter is the official, semi–annual newsletter from the Horizon 2020 SaferAfrica Project.

Global transport statistics interactive map created by ITF

The International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD, has recently created a new tool aimed to compare transport trends across countries.

Manifesto #4RoadSafety launched by Global Network for Road Safety Legislators

The #4RoadSafety Manifesto has been launched in May by The Global Network for Road Safety Legislators in London, as part of the 2017 UN Global Road Safety Week.

SaferAfrica first project meeting took place in Narobi

On March 29-30, 2017, SaferAfrica organised successfully a Meeting in Nairobi.

SaferAfrica kick-off in Rome hosted by CTL

SaferAfrica officially started in October 2016 and will last for thirty-six months. Kick-off meeting took place in Rome hosted by Italian University “La Sapienza”, as project coordinator.