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Discussion on road infrastructure

Participants from BALTRIS joined the workshop on Road Infrastructure and its impact on Traffic Safety, September 7th 2011 at Tallinn University of Technology. The goal of the workshop was to discuss road infrastructure impact on traffic safety and practical implementation of Directive 2008/96/EU on infrastructure safety management and national legislation procedures based on it.

Among the participants were representatives from the European Commission, Ministry of Communication and Economic Affairs, Estonian Road Administration, Tallinn University of Technology, Jaspers, BALTRIS, Police and Border Administration accidents’

in-depth investigation team.

From the agenda:

  • European Union legislation on road safety (Jaroslav Straka, DG REGIO, European Commission)
  • Road Safety and accidents’ statistics (Dago Antov, professor, Tallinn University of Technology)
  • Directive on infrastructure safety management: four measures (road safety impact assessment, road safety audits, road safety inspections, network safety management) and best practises on their implementation (Michel Gaspard, Kristian Duus, EIB/JASPERS)
  • Panel-discussion: how to use Directive to increase infrastructure safety? (Lars Ekman, BALTRIS project manager; Tarmo Miilits, Administration of Police and Border guard, Deputy Director General in the field of Public Order Police; Raul Vibo, head of road design department, Ramboll Eesti AS; Reigo Ude, Estonian Road Administration, head of Traffic Safety Programme division)


Outputs from BALTRIS

With expertise from road authorities and academic institutions BALTRIS has brought ready-to-apply road infrastructure management tools. Working to improve road infrastructure safety we can enhance road safety, saving life, health and money.

Outputs from BALTRIS: Procedure manuals, final brochure, film on road safety and articles.

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