RoadSafe News – May 2024

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In the May issue...



Prince Michael International Awards - Nominations

Nominations close in June so any team, public or private sector organisation, government department, or business. wishing to be considered for an award should submit their nomination  Read more...

International news


UN Road Safety Collaboration - Twenty Years on

RoadSafe is proud to have been a member of the UNRSC since early in its life  Read more...


Safer Micromobility

This ITF report summarises an analysis of the current evidence base of the most recent micromobility safety trends and risks.  Read more...


A Decade of Saving Lives Through Road Safety Investments

The Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), a multi-donor Trust Fund managed by the World Bank, has been instrumental in catalyzing much of the World Bank’s road safety investments.   Read more...

UK news


Keeping Mobility Scooter Users Safe

Mobility scooter riders are more than two and a half times more likely to be killed in a road crash compared to other road users, data has revealed.  Read more...


Project EDWARD 2024

Project EDWARD has evolved into a strategically planned year-round programme of activity, guided by this year's theme: Data-driven actions for safe mobility.   Read more...

Driving at work


Driving for Work Policy Builder

Driving for Better Business helps organisations to minimise the recognised risks around driving with the launch of a free to access Driving for Work Policy Builder.  Read more...


Vehicles don’t crash, people do

Road safety is not a transport issue – it’s a health and safety issue. This was the call to action from National Highways head of commercial vehicle incident prevention, Mark Cartwright, at the recent Driving Change conference.  Read more...

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)


Driving simulator helps to validate drowsiness detection technology

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Road Safety Management


Re-framing Road Safety in Armenia: A Success Story

A data-driven approach that combines real-time road crash analysis with targeted interventions and behavioural change initiatives, leading to a reduction in road deaths.  Read more...


Sustainability Reporting - The FIA Road Safety Index

A new index aiming to increase companies and organisations’ insights on the impact of their operations on road safety and to help them report on their ambitions, actions, and results.   Read more...


The global challenge of road traffic-related deaths and injuries

This paper presents recent development and use of road safety maturity frameworks and discusses the utility of these approaches for road safety practitioners and researchers.  Read more...

Safer vehicles


Global NCAP and ADAC Renew Road Safety Partnership

Extending their technical and crash testing collaboration to include wider advisory, educational and road safety training activities for the future.  Read more...

Safer roads


Celebrating Women in Engineering with Training Grants

This International Women in Engineering Day (Sunday, June 23rd), iRAP will be celebrating early by offering training grants to 30 female engineers  Read more...


10,000 killed on rural roads in the EU in 2022

National governments will need to invest significantly to improve the safety of rural roads in order to hit a collective EU target to cut road deaths by half by 2030, according to a new report by ETSC.   Read more...


Community safety



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New York City adopts Sammy’s Law to lower road speeds and protect lives

New York City will be able to lower the urban speed limit to 20mph thanks to dedicated campaigning by Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets .  Read more...

Child safety


Eyes Up, Slow down, Cross safely

THINK! is launching a new ‘Safe Adventures’ campaign, aimed at raising awareness and providing solutions for the key road safety risks children face when they start independent journeys to new secondary schools.   Read more...

Forthcoming events

Driving for Work Strategy – 1 May 2024

2024 Passive Safety Conference and Workshop – 9 May 2024

ADINJC & Intelligent Instructor Driving Instructor Convention ‘24 – 12 May 2024

Young Driver Focus 2024 – 22 May 2024

The TyreSafe Briefing 2024 – 13 June 2024

RoadSafe Technology Live 2024 – 10 July 2024

ADINJC & Intelligent Instructor National Conference & Expo ’24 – 29 September 2024

ARSC 2024 Conference | Road Safety Excellence - Australasia – 30 September 2024

International Road Federation World Congress – 15 October 2024

ICTCT Conference – 17 October 2024

2024 National Road Safety Conference – 6 November 2024


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