ERTICO joins global leaders in Stockholm to improve global road safety

The 3rd edition of the Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety took place on 18 and 19 February in Stockholm, Sweden. ERTICO joined United Nations representatives, the European Commission, Transport Ministers from around the globe, as well as a long list of key road safety stakeholders to continue the fight against road accidents and fatalities. Since the first event in Moscow in 2009, the United Nation’s Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety has been gathering transport representatives from around the world to explore solutions to reduce road fatalities. With transport safety being one of the main pillars in its strategy, ERTICO was present at the conference to contribute and...


Register now for the event “Messages from the road a safer and smarter future”

The registration is now open for the SAFE STRIP Final Event and Demonstration “Messages from the road a safer and smarter future”. The event will take place on 23 April 2020 at Holiday Inn Athens Airport in Athens, Greece where the participants will have the opportunity to learn everything about the innovative technological solution enabling C-ITS applications through low-cost integrated smart strips on existing road infrastructure. The participants will also have the opportunity to see a demo at the Attiki Odos highway – SAFE STRIP’s Greek pilot site. You can already register here and secure your spot at the event. Agenda and more information are available on the Final Event...


Volvo Group: Swedish-Indian collaboration for increased traffic safety

More than 150,000 traffic-related fatalities occur annually in India. Cooperation between Swedish and Indian companies and institutions is now being formed to greatly reduce these. The lessons learned will be utilized for development needs in different parts of the world in order to strengthen traffic safety as widely as possible. In 2018, Sweden and India signed an innovation agreement. Sweden-India Transport Innovation and Safety Partnership (SITIS) is a strong and concrete example of how innovation cooperation between the countries actually happens, and can create global values in the security area. SITIS was launched in Stockholm, in the presence of Mr. Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister...


EU invests in greener, faster and safer transport in Poland

The European Commission has approved an investment of almost €128 million from the Cohesion Fund to modernise over 42km Warka-Radom railway section in Warsaw’s area in Poland, and to install the automatic protection train control system in the 92km rail section between Warsaw Okęcie and Radom. Investing in railway transport will bring positive environmental benefits, and will shorten journey times and increase safety. Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, said: “This EU investment is a win-win, for people and planet. It will benefit passengers in Poland, including those with reduced mobility, with faster, safer and more frequent and punctual rail services. The...

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