16th International Conference
Beijing, CHINA, 15-17 May 2013
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Note - Register before April 1 due to visa procedures!
The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), together with the Research Institute of Highway (RIOH) (Ministry of Transport China), and Transportation Research Center at Beijing University of Technology, have the pleasure of inviting you to the 16th International Conference “Road Safety on Four Continents” to be held in Beijing, China 15-17 May 2013.
The conference is organized with support of THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT of THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, GRSP (Global Road Safety Partnership), TRB (Transportation Research Board), FERSI (Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes) and ECTRI (European Conference of Transport Research Institutes).
Main themes of the conference
- Exchange of new findings on road safety
- Transfer of road safety knowledge
- Exchange of evaluated good practises
Topics to be covered
- Road safety plans and strategies
- Safety management techniques including speed management
- Crash recording systems, policy information systems and black spot analyses and evaluation
- Road user education, driver license, special user groups: young, old, vulnerable
- Vehicle innovations and ITS applications
- Traffic engineering innovations, including road design and geometry, and behavioural issues
- Distraction, fatigue, alcohol and drugs related adverse effects on driving
- Economic and financial issues, cost benefit and evaluation
- Enforcement techniques, traffic laws, legal aspects and self-enforcing designs
- Urban safety, traffic calming, and slow traffic
- Interurban and rural safety, intersections, incident management, low volume roads
- Preventive safety measures, audits, safety inspections
- Modelling and evaluation techniques
- Work-related road safety, fleet safety
- Other related subjects: Health issues, raising awareness, campaigns, etc.
|15 December 2012
||Deadline submission of papers
|1 February 2013
|1 March 2013
||Notification to authors
|1 March 2013
||Preliminary program on homepage
|1 April 2013
|15-17 May 2013
Who should attend?
The conference topics and themes will attract the international research community, national safety experts, decision makers, road safety engineers and planners, traffic law enforcement officials and many others with an interest in road safety development.