FEVR MoU EFA
Finally the Memorandum of Understanding between FEVR and EFA was signed. EFA is very proud to start this new challenge and collaboration with the European Road Victims Association. Together to improve road safety and spread a safer and more conscious driving style for all road users.
0by30 In CitieS
This FEVR Campaign aims at Zero deaths and Zero serious injuries in built up areas by 2030″.The “VISION ZERO In Cities” program is a concrete response to the challenge of better safety for vulnerable road users, a goal of reducing the number of road crash victims towards Zero by 2030, in built up areas, starting in the EU and spreading to the world Road Victims can never accept a target where we will still have 50% of deaths and serious injuries. Vision Zero should be the only target that all stakeholders should try to reach by working together, from Streets in cities to the whole road network.
Follow the example of the EFA President Enrique Lorca.
CIECA ETG: EFA attends as expert
The first meeting of CIECA’s Education Topical Group (ETG) took place in Brussels on 5th December. EFA was selected to participate in the work group. Many interesting ideas on how driving training should be managed, considering automatic vehicles and how these should be part of the vehicle fleet of driving schools.
Guidelines on the Exemption Procedure for the EU Approval of Automated Vehicles
The Commission adopted on 17 May 2018 an EU strategy on automated and connected mobility (CAM). As part of the strategy, the Commission announced its intention to work with Member States in 2018 on guidelines to ensure a harmonised approach for exemption procedure for the EU approval of automated vehicles. This is the purpose of this document
Digitalization: sooner the infrastructure can be ready, sooner European citizens will accept the change
European road operators and authorities teamed up with the European Commission in the EasyWay initiative to foster European harmonisation of ITS, delivering prominent results such as the DATEX II standards and VMS harmonisation specifications. ITS Deployment Guidelines were adopted by all EW Member States after a unique consultation and mediation process for use in ITS implementation projects with European added value on the TEN-T road network. This website provides all information needed to follow the EasyWay projects and achievements. Please see general information HERE or EFA General Secretary interview HERE
CCAM 3rd and 4th December
The “Cooperative, Connected, Automated and Autonomous Mobility” (CCAM) platform was held in Brussels on 3rd and 4th December. Proceed to create the bases of a European platform for the harmonised development of autonomous vehicles. On the platform we start talking about training. In January 2020 there will be an important meeting of DG Move on “Effects of automation on driver behavior and performance“. An EFA delegation will participate in the event.
Road Safety Newsletter update – 10/12/2019
Follow the news published on the European Commission website like “Road Safety Charter celebrated best safety initiatives” or “The 2019 Excellence in Road Safety Awards Winners“