Road Safety Observatories: an Element of Systemic Road Safety Action on the Example of the Polish Region of Warmia and Mazury

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Joanna Zubowska
Krzysztof Piskorz

The paper outlines the background and goals of the Road Safety Observatory in the Polish region of Warmia and Mazury. It is Poland’s first road safety Observatory, both at the regional and central level. Established in line with the methodology proposed in the European project SafetyNet, together with the planned National Road Safety Observatory it will form part of a Europe-wide network of observatories linked with the European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO). The main goal of the Warmia-Mazury Road Safety Observatory was to support the road safety management system by providing a platform for exchanging information about road safety focussing on those road safety aspects that are characteristic for Warmia-Mazury region.

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