Road Safety on Four Continents

The conference Road Safety on Four Continents is one of the premier and most prestigious international conferences in the road safety area. More information will be available here on the website in the end of 2014. The 16th Road Safety on Four Continents conference took place in Beijing, China, 15-17 May 2013.

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, organized the 16th International Conference “Road Safety on Four Continents” in Beijing, China 15-17 May 2013. The conference was 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 2013

  • Exchange of new findings on road safety
  • Transfer of road safety knowledge
  • Exchange of evaluated good practises

 

Plenary speeches 2013

Towards Zero Together
Mrs Ingela Bendrot, State Secretary to the Minister for Infrastructure, Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications, Sweden

History and Development of Road Safety in China
Prof. Zhou Haitao, Chief Engineer, Ministry of Transport (MOT), China

Data for Effective Policies to Reduce Killed and Seriously Injured Road Users
Dr Stephen Perkins, Head of the Transport Research Centre, International Transport Forum

Supporting a Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020
Dr Margie Peden, Coordinator, Unintentional Injury Prevention, WHO

ITS and Traffic Safety in China 
Prof. Xiaojing Wang, Chief Engineer, RIOH, China

Closing Address and Summary RS4C Beijing 2013 
Mr Kent Gustafson, Chairman scientific committee RS4C


Pictures from the conference 2013

 
 
Participants of the opening ceremony with Mr. Gao Hongfeng, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Transportation, People's Republic of China, Mrs. Ingela Bendrot, State Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure, Sweden and Mr. Lars Fredén, Swedish Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.  
 
Mrs. Ingela Bendrot, State Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure, Sweden
 
Mr. Gao Hongfeng, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Transportation, People's Republic of China
 
Speakers and delegates of the 16th RS4C conference
 
 
 
Mr. Jonas Bjelfvenstam, Director General of VTI
 
Mr Kent Gustafson, Chairman scientific committee RS4C


Download the 2013 conference programme

 

          

 

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