6 May 2013 : 5th European Road Safety Day, Brussels (Belgium)
A conference to mark annual European Road Safety Day will be held on Monday 6 May 2013 in Brussels on the theme “Pedestrian safety: vulnerable road users in urban areas”.
The conference will be hosted by the European Commission as a contribution to [ http://www.who.int/roadsafety/week/2013/en/index.html ]UN Global Road Safety Week 6-13 May 2013.
At the conference, road safety experts and representatives of some major road-safety organisations will:
– Explore the roles and risks of the main road user groups
– Address the specific challenges of improving road safety in the urban areas
– Arrive at proposals of best practices and concrete, realistic solutions including new technologies with life-saving potential
The conference will be opened by Commission Vice-President for Transport, Mr Siim Kallas together with an invited keynote speaker from the European Parliament.
The conference will end in time for participants to join a road safety demonstration, “[ http://longshortwalkbrussels.eventbrite.com ]a long short walk” organised by FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) in the afternoon.
Deadline to register: 22 April 2013.