17 Dec 2007

 

Summary

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement (TAIEX Unit), the European Union Road Federation (IRF) organised a workshop for road safety professionals on 13-14 December 2007 in Istanbul, Turkey.


Details

In collaboration with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement (TAIEX Unit), the European Union Road Federation (ERF) has been instrumental in setting up a cycle of road safety engineering training Workshops in Central and Eastern European Countries for the benefit of road safety professionals from the public and private sector. The fifth workshop was held in Istanbul on 13-14 December 2007.

The seminar included specific sessions on European policies, legal aspects, road equipment standards and deployment strategies, safe road management policies, the role of safe road infrastructure, traffic safety audits, intelligent transport systems and financing road safety. It also provided an occasion to discuss and review the Turkish situation on road safety engineering and assess possible future strategies.

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Programme

Press Release (17.12.07)

IRF signs framework agreement with TAIEX (16.01.07)

Workshop Presentations

To download a copy of the presentations, please click on the corresponding speaker's name (large files - it is recommended to use right-click & "Save Target As" option).
Introduction to the Seminar, Wim Blonk, Honorary Director General of the European Commission

Safe Road Management Policies: European framework and policy context, Tom Antonissen, Director of Policy and Institutional Affairs, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Road Safety in Turkey, Abdulbaki Isik, Head of Department (Maintenance), Ministry for Transport, Turkey 

Legal Requirements: Tunnel Safety Directive & Safe Road Infrastructure Management Directive, Berta Vizcarra-Mir, Head of Office, European Union Road Federation (ERF)
Seminar Proceedings, Henrique Machado Jorge, CRP 

Safe Road Management: Preventive Hazard Identification, Ángel Martínez, HIASA 

Safe Road Management: Safety Audits, Henrique Machado Jorge, CRP 

Safe Road Management: Workzone Safety, Wolfgang Wink, Volkmann & Rossbach 

Passive Safety: EN1317 Overview, Norman van Oudtshoorn, Volkmann & Rossbach  

Active Safety: Road Markings & Road Signalling, Rik Nuyttens, 3M 

Active Safety: ITS, Laure Dezes, European Union Road Federation (ERF)   

Financing of Road Maintenance, Tom Antonissen, Director of Policy, European Union Road Federation (ERF)

Workshop pictures