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Saving 30 000 lives in traffic

Every year more than 30 000 persons are killed in road traffic in Europe (EU27). The trend is declining but there is still much to do to improve traffic safety. Working together across national borders can enable us to reach Vision Zero.

Safe traffic means safe road infrastructure and safe vehicles. Safe roads have to deal with mistakes that road users might do. Enhancing road safety saves life, health and money – now and in the future. To exchange knowledge and discuss topics related to road infrastructure safety the BALTRIS Final conference was arranged. Around 70 persons from different countries – the Baltic states, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany and Norway – met in Lithuania August 2012.

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Participants at the BALTRIS Final conference visiting a three level crossing near the city of Klaipeda, Lithuania

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Discussions on how to improve road infrastructure safety was an essential part of the BALTRIS Final conference. (Speaker in the picture: Saulius Vingrys from Lithuania.)

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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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Lead Partner: Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, J. Basanavičiaus g. 36/2, 3109 Vilnius, Lithuania

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