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Road Safety: Delivering vehicles, policy goals and partnerships to make roads safer for all
In the last 30 years, Europe’s roads have become far safer despite a three-fold increase in traffic. Huge investment in vehicle design and technology has driven down fatalities, and safety remains central to automotive product development plans.
Auto makers support the “Decade of Action for Road Safety
European automakers re-new signature to the European Road Safety Charter
Study: drug driving rivals drunk driving in causing accidents
A new study, ‘Drugs and Driving: Detection and Deterrence' carried out by the OECD-associated International Transport Forum has concluded that drug driving accidents rival or surpass drunk driving accidents.
Auto industry welcomes new Euro NCAP Awards as recognition for its sustained investment in life-saving technologies
The European automobile manufacturers welcome the introduction of the Euro NCAP Advanced Awards as an important recognition of their sustained and progressive investments in life-saving technologies and safety systems.
Partners in eSafety Aware
- eSafety Aware website
- eSafety Challenge 2010
- Member States should speed up efforts on eCall
- Progress made with ESC
- Online training about safety technologies (project funded by the European Commission)
ACEA endorses RESPONSE Code of Practice for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
Auto industry supports harmonisation of safety regulation
The European auto industry welcomes the simplifying of safety regulation as a matter of principle, but cautions that it is unclear at this stage if the proposals of the European Commission, published on 23 May, will achieve that goal.
European automobile industry signs European Road Safety Charter
Directive recognises importance of making roads safer
The European Parliament adopted the proposal for a “Directive on Safe Road Infrastructure Management” on June 19, 2008. Parliament declared that “in recent years, major advances have been made in vehicle design (safety measures and the development and application of new technologies) which have helped to reduce the number of people killed or injured in road accidents.” The EP stresses that action is now needed in other areas as well, such as making roads safer.