ITF Motorcyclists Event
Save the date: 9th-23rd June 2021. Motorcyclists Safety Workshop: Riding in a Safe System.
The International Transport Forum, the Swedish Transport Administration, VTI, the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM), and the motorcycle manufacturers associations (IMMA and ACEM) are organising the event on motorcyclists ’safety. EFA will take the floor to the event on June 16th in the “Training, education and licensing” session.
Save the date: June 7th. The second conference AV-POLAND organized by the Motor Transport Institute aims to exchange scientific knowledge and expertise on technical, psychological and legal issues related to automation in transport. The goal is to raise public awareness and prepare the society for the safe and efficient use of autonomous and connected vehicles. EFA will present the work done into EU project Simusafe.
CIECA General Assembly
The CIECA 2020 – 2021 Annual Report which provides information on all the activities that CIECA organized from September 2020 to May 2021 is now available You can find information on important issues for the development and operations of our organization, especially those details which refer to the functioning of the organization while the Covid-19 pandemic, and the new CIECA Strategy that will define our goals in the upcoming years.
ANIECA Exams Center
EFA visits Private Exam Centers in Portugal. A role model for many other countries. Fernando Santos, the President of ANIECA (the Portuguese driving school association) explains how the system works.
STR joined EFA
Three quick questions to Benny Gunnarsson, the STR President (Swedish driving school association), recently joined with EFA. Attached is also a report that collects the main activities of the Swedish association.
During the works of the Austrian PEP meeting held on May 12th, EFA members presented some of the latest news in the world of driving licences, focused on deleting the restrictions of Code 78 from driving licence B.
The German colleague Kurt Bartels presented the latest news on driving licence B197. During the work of the next EFA Delegate Meeting on 8th June, Mr. Bartels will present how it works the B197 driving licence.
Attached are the EFA presentations from vice Presidents Stefan Ebner (download) and Manuel Picardi (download).
Prometric and Jellylearn Announce Strategic Partnership in Driver Theory and Hazard Perception Testing Research to measure effectiveness of CGI technology-based clips replicating real world conditions in varying driver assessment types.
Road crash deaths and injuries in the world’s cities can be stopped. Here’s how
In an article for the World Economic Forum to mark the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week, UNECE Executive Secretary Olga Algayerova and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt, make an urgent call to scale up funding for road safety as a sustainable development imperative.
EU Tran News
This first TRAN Committee of the month was devoted to important exchanges of views such as the presentation of the study on “Transport infraestructure in low- density and depopulating areas”; the presentation of the ECA special report on “Electrical recharging infrastructure”; the file “Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy”.