Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories


11.09.2006 00:09
Heavy vehicle workshop 06
Today,  FEHRL held a workshop on Heavy vehicle issues at its Brussels premises.  Approximately fifty European and international participants contributed to the active debates on the challenges and opportunities of heavy vehicles on Europe’s road networks.  Such important issues are reflected in FEHRL's  SERRP IV document and delegates worked hard to considered how the agreed programme of work could be achieved.

01.08.2006 00:08
TiTaM Marie-Curie Research Fellowships at CDV


As part of the TITaM (Transport Infrastructure Technologies and Management) Marie-Curie action undertaken with TRL and BASt,  CDV is looking for four experienced experts in the transport infrastructure field for research fellowships.   CDV, Centrum dopravního výzkumu (Transport Research Centre) is the FEHRL institute in the Czech Republic).

14.07.2006 00:07
Publication of SERRP IV

FEHRL has published its fourth Strategic European Road Research Programme today.  The document, SERRPIV, sets out the research programme for the period 2006 to 2011.  The activities were agreed within FEHRL after consultation with major stakeholder.

The Strategic European Road Research Programme (SERRP) is FEHRL’s agenda for enhancing collaboration between its institutes whilst providing solutions for the problems facing the road of today and tomorrow.

14.06.2006 00:06
Road Transport Contributing to a Sustainable Society
The second day of the Göteborg 2006 Transport Research Arena opened today with a keynote session on developing the future of road transport.  In a detailed and thought-provoking presentation, the FEHRL President - Mr Jorgen Christensen - examined the role of research in preparing for change in the road transort system.  Developing concepts expanded in FEHRL’s Vision 2025, he described a series of scenarios of the future and the role that research must play.   He concluded by examining how road infrastructure will need to be defined in the future.

13.06.2006 00:06
First TRA brings together all major stakeholders in the future of European Road Transport
The first Transport Research Arena (TRA) was launched today in Göteborg by Ingemar Skogö, the Director-General of the Swedish Road Administration.  European Commissioner Potocnik added his wholehearted welcome of  the joint initiative of ERTRAC, CEDR and the Commission and promised greater support for Road Transport Research.  The Chairman of CEDR (Conference of European Directors of Roads), Jón Rögnvaldsson, and  Chairman of ERTRAC, Rudi Kunze responded by demonstrating the continued aligment within the road transport research community.