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More than 60 people attended joint PILOT4SAFETY and BALTRIS workshop

Workshop on Road Safety: Common European Training for safer roads and society held in European Economic and Social Committee.

 

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More than 60 people attended the joint PILOT4SAFETY and BALTRIS workshop on "Road Safety: Common European Training for safer roads and society" held on 27th February 2012  at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), 99 rue Belliard, 1040 Brussels. It was free of charge and  held in English with simultaneous interpreting into French and German.

The workshop highlighted the importance of the road safety operations in the local and regional roads (secondary network) and gave important advice to regional authorities about this matter. Click on the link below to see the programme, which included a welcome speech by Stephane Buffetaut, President section TEN-ESSC and presentations from EC delegates. The project consortia also shared experiences with other stakeholders on this topic.

Presentations from the workshop can be downloaded from http://pilot4safety.fehrl.org/index.php?m=3&id_directory=7095, along with photos and an audio transcript that was recorded into two separated files. More details on the workshop will be given in the next issue of the PILOT4SAFETY newsletter due out next month.

PILOT4SAFETY (http://pilot4safety.fehrl.org/) is a DG MOVE project that kicked off on 1st June 2010. Six partners from across Europe are working together to contribute to the implementation of coherent safety procedures for the European road network, based on Directive 2008/96/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council.

BALTRIS (http://www.baltris.org/) is a project within the European Union’s Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 to promote regional development through transnational cooperation whose specific objective is to develop tools and build capacity to better manage road infrastructure safety in the Baltic Sea Region.

 

 

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