Road Safety on Five Continents: Conference in Jeju, South Korea 2018

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Saerona Choi

Global cooperation is required to stop the growth of traffic fatalities. To reverse this trend, knowledge, information and experience from success stories and good practice must be shared. Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C), is an international conference aiming at enhancing road safety globally, by providing a platform for facilitating essential knowledge exchange and helping participating countries to provide a high level of safe and healthy mobility for future transportation.

In May 2018, the RS5C conference took place in Jeju, South Korea, and attracted the international research community, national safety experts, decision makers, practitioners and other delegates with an interest in road safety development. More than 100 presentations on road safety were accepted from more than 30 countries. The conference was organised by the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) in close cooperation with Korea Transportation Safety Authority (KOTSA) and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) in South Korea.

The eight peer-reviewed papers in this special issue cover a wide range of topics, demonstrating a broad spectrum of road safety issues from motorised to non-motorised road users, as well as vehicle, road and economical issues.

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