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Road Safety Conference 2017



The 10th ASECAP Road Safety Conference was held on Tuesday 21 March 2017 from 09.00 to 13.00 in the premises of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on the theme:

                                                         Road Safety - A shared responsibility
                                                              A story of success or failure?


Final programme

Conference's shape and timeline

Conference Proceedings

Event's photos (use the following 4-digit PIN to download photos: 3263 ; Photos' credit: Louis David)


EU Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, was the keynote speaker at our conference. She congratulated ASECAP and its members for their achievements and good results in the field of road safety. She has encouraged them to improve their actions therein!

 

Presentations and keynote speeches:

Keynote speech by Mrs Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Transport

 

Part One: Interactive debate with European policy makers and relevant stakeholders

Introductory speech: European barometer of responsible driving (Bernadette Moreau, VINCI Autoroutes Foundation / ASFA)

Road safety and road infrastructure safety management (Fotini Ioannidou, DG MOVE, European Commission)

Road safety: top priority of toll motorway companies (Malika Seddi, ASECAP COPER II Chair / ASFA)

Road safety: driven by innovation - Active safety technology & innovation (Erik Jonnaert, ACEA)



Part Two: Discussion amongst road safety experts and exchange of best practices / innovative projects on the theme "Life saving chain: avoiding road safety fatalities and reducing serious injuries"

ISO 39.001 Road Traffic Safety in Autopistas (Alberto Jiménez, Autopistas (ABERTIS group) / SEOPAN)

Attica Tollway: how to retain a safe road environement in a busy urban motorway
(Fanis Papadimitriou, Attikes Diadromes SA / HELLASTRON)

Infrastructure and technologies, PDCA accident investigations and users' awareness: the main keys for "life saving chain"
(Gianmarco Angeletti, Autostrade per l'Italia SpA / AISCAT)

Proposals for the unification of the road safety related regulation (Ulrich Zorin & Jan Sajovic, DARS)

Teamwork in Incident Management - a key for Safer Roads (Christian Ebner, ASFINAG)

One sets for the break (Christine Allard, SANEF / ASFA)

Fog system: safe driving in low visibility (Francesco Bettoni, BREBEMI / AISCAT)


ASECAP Publications produced on the occasion of the Road Safety Conference:




ASECAP Road Safety Leaflet 2017 - click on cover above to download it.




Ghost drivers: a direct experience of toll road operators - click on cover above to download it.




Life-saving chain in ASECAP: key procedures to save lives - click on cover above to download it.
 

Videos by ASECAP Members:

AISCAT / Italy

ASFA / France

ASFiNAG / Austria

DARS / Slovenia

HELLASTRON / Greece

SEOPAN / Spain

Polskie Autostrady Koncesyne / Poland

Road Safety Conference 2016

THEME: ROAD SAFETY ON A LARGER EUROPEAN MOTORWAY NETWORK


 

8 MARCH 2016 (WARSAW, POLAND)

VIEW THE FINAL PROGRAMME

ASECAP Road Safety Leaflet 2016 - click on cover above to download it.


Presentations:

PANEL 1: Road Safety & ITS: innovative actions and projects developed by toll road operators - presentations
(ZIP file)

PANEL 2: Effective Response Plans to traffic accidents - presentations (ZIP file)

PANEL 2: Video as complement to presentation by Adam Sobieraj (ZIP file - 383MB)

AFTERNOON POLITICAL SESSION: presentation by Szabolcs Schmidt, European Commission (ZIP file)

Road Safety Conference 2015

Road safety and mobility for the future

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3 March 2015 (Vienna, Austria)


Conference programme

ASECAP Press Release & Presidency Statement

 

Presentations:

Morning session Presentations (Zip file)

Afternoon session Presentations (Zip file)

 

Press coverage of the conference:

Via europea alla road safety (article by AISCAT published in LeStrade, Issue 3 / 2015)

ASECAP leaflets and ASFINAG brochure produced on the occasion of the Road Safety Conference:

ROAD SAFETY: Ensuring the highest standards of safety - ASECAP leaflet (click on cover to download it)

 

OFFERING TOP LEVEL SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS - ASECAP leaflet (click on cover to download it) 

 

PROVIDING A SAFE ROAD NETWORK - ASECAP leaflet (click on cover to download it)



ROAD SAFETY AND MOBILITY FOR THE FUTURE  - ASFINAG brochure (click on cover to download it)

 

Road Safety Conference 2014

Making our Roads Safer, A Permanent Goal: The Role of Road Infrastructure Operators

25 March 2014 (Madrid, Spain)


ASECAP held its 7th Annual Road Safety Conference on 25 March 2014 in Madrid.

The event followed an established format comprising a half-day political session followed by a half-day technical session with presentations by individual ASECAP members/road operators.
The Conference was the opportunity to actively discuss the European Road Safety Priority and to get acquainted of the state of play in different European countries.
Moreover, ASECAP and its members provided an in-depth discussion and interesting presentations on the actions and projects, in terms of both raising awareness campaigns and technological innovations, they are carrying out to ensure the highest standards of security and safety on their toll road infrastructures.


ASECAP Press Release
View the programme and download the presentations

Road Safety Conference 2013

Deploying road safety priorities in the EU: the role of road infrastructure operators

6 March 2013 (Brussels, Belgium)


ASECAP held its sixth annual Road Safety Conference at the European Parliament (Brussels) on Wednesday 6 March 2013, with the support of MEP Antonio Cancian.

The 2013 ASECAP Road Safety Conference was dedicated to the deployment of road safety priorities in the EU, with a particular focus on the role of road infrastructure operators. The event’s format comprised a political discussion on the implementation of EU road safety policy as well as an illustration of real-life road safety deployments on ASECAP motorways.


ASECAP Press Release
Final programme

Technical presentations:

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Road Safety Event 2012

6 March 2012 (Copenhagen, Denmark)


Conference highlights
Programme and Presentations
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Road Safety Event 2011

ASECAP Toll Roads: A Safe Journey in Europe

1 March 2011 (Athens, Greece)


Press Release
Programme
Press Book

Road Safety campaigns in EU Member States

Moderator: - G. KOKLAS, TEO


Raising client awareness and providing information, Safety campaigns in France M. SEDDI, France (ASFA)

Road Safety campaigns in Austria B. LAUTNER, Austria (ASFINAG)

Safety campaigns on APCAP J. ROSARIO, Portugal (APCAP)

Road Safety Campaigns in Greece B.M. HALKIAS, Greece (Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers)


Towards a realistic Road Safety strategy

First part: ITS actions in Road Safety developments Moderator: - A. ARNAOUTIS, TEO

ITS actions in Road Safety developments: e-Safety R. CAMOLINO, ASECAP COPER III chairman: ITS - eSafety

EasyWayWorking together on harmonized deployment of ITS services for Road Safety R. ADAMS, EasyWay chairman 2011: ITS - EasyWay


Second part: Deploying Road Safety in Europe

Moderator: - K. DIONELIS, ASECAP Secretary-General

Deploying Road Safety in Europe, A safe journey into 2020 M. POPOLIZIO, ETSC project officer

Public Opinion Survey for Motorway Infrastructure and Road Safety C.MALIMOGLOU, Invision Consulting SA

Deploying Road Safety In EuropeA New Approach for managing Road Safety D. TSAMBOULAS, Professor National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)

Knowledge of roads and its features. A technical background for road safety R. ARDITI, AISCAT-SINA


Prioritizing on vulnerable users in Greece

Moderator: - M. ROTONDO, ASECAP COPER II chairman

Coordination: the key to a succesful traffic accidents reduction policy N. PORIOTIS, Vice-President of ELPA (Automobile and Touring Club of Greece)

Road Safety Actions & Perspectives V. DANELLI-MYLONA, Panos Mylonas Road Safety Institute

Active Safety and Cooperative Systems in the Road Infrastructure of the Future A. BEKIARIS, Hellenic Institute of Transport

Road Safety, a high priority for Greek Motorway Concessions: “ The cases of Olympia Odos, Aegean Motorway and Moreas.” K. PAPANDREOU, Olympia Odos Operation SA

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2nd ASECAP Road Safety Event

"Coordination & Cooperation: The pace in European road safety"

1 March 2010 (Prague, Czech Republic)


Programme of the conference
Press Release "Tolled motorways for a safe journey!"
ASECAP Statement for enhanced Road Safety in Europe


Proceedings

Retrospective: “The Role of Motorways operators in Road Safety (2000-2010) – Reports on best practices”
Moderator: M. Rotondo, COPER II chairman

Implementation of EU Directives:
EU Directive 2004/54 on tunnels’ safety: R. Arditi (SINA-AISCAT) PART1 - PART 2
EU Directive 2008/96 on road infrastructure safety management: B. Lautner (ASFINAG)

Best Practices:
Safety in Operating Motorways: J. Boussuge (ASFA)
Road Safety Technologies and Solutions: A.Abl (K.T.S.)


Prospective: “An integrated approach to safety: the stakeholders’ commitment”
Moderator: K. Feix, Managing Director, Kapsch T.S.

“Toll motorways, a safer trip in Europe”: M. Rotondo, ASECAP COPER II chairman
“Professional users: training, results and targets”: P. Philipp, Head of IRU Training PART1 - PART2
“Research, equipment and innovation to enhance safety”: C.Nicodème, ERF
“Benchmarking of best practices at Members States’ level”: A. Avenoso, ETSC


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ASECAP Publication : "Safety, the first priority of the european toll motorways"
Article published in specialised website: Mission (presque) accomplie - Le Lloyd (BE), 10 Mars 2010
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ASECAP Believes in European Road Safety

2 March 2009 (Innsbruck, Austria)


ASECAP, with the support of its member organisations, AISCAT (Italy), ASFINAG (Austria) and Toll Collect (Germany), organised an event dedicated to road safety on European's roads that was held on 2 March 2009 in Innsbruck (Austria). The event brought together around 100 participants, including ASECAP members, key officials from EU institutions - mainly the European Commission and the European Parliament - as well as other stakeholders and the European press. A number of students also took part in the event since it was held in the premises of a high school that is located close to the motorway A12.
The event also offered the opportunity to see concretely a demonstration of the latest technologies used in the cross-border cooperation between Austrian and Italian Road Police forces.
Please click here to view the programme

Presentations and audience discussions: Is there a common understanding on European Road Safety?:

Road Safety - The European Union Policy, by Annie Canel, DG Transport & Energy, European Commission
Some Elements concerning Road Safety in Germany, by Alain Estiot, Managing Director, Toll Collect (Germany)
Road Safety in Austria, by Klaus Schierhackl, CFO, ASFINAG (Austria)
Safety, the First Priority of European Toll Motorways (2009 edition of the ASECAP Safety Brochure), by Maurizio Rotondo, Chairman of ASECAP COPER II (Road Safety & Environment)
Presentation by Markus Widmann, Head of Traffic Department, Police of Tyrol (Austria)
Presentation by Paolo Cestra, Deputy Director of the Operational Division of the Italian Road Police (Italy)

Article published in specialised website:

ASECAPcover 000 School of thought, by Lucy Cone, Assistant Editor, Thinking Highways

Further information :

In addition to its Annual Congress (the so-called ASECAP Study & Information Days), ASECAP organises other annual events, namely the Road Safety Event and the Think Tank. Furthermore, ASECAP organises ad hoc events.

Hereafter you will find these different events. In order to be directly pointed to the event of your choice, please click on the relevant item.

 

 

 

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