Accredited crash testing, road equipment, barriers

The VTI crash safety laboratory has been involved in crash testing of barriers already in the 1950s and in the 1970s. When the European EN1317 procedure was in its initial phase in the beginning of 1990s, VTI did take part of both the theoretical development of the procedure, and the running tests to gain experience. Until today, about 600 barrier crash tests have been run, ensuring a broad and deep knowledge of the procedure.

The VTI crash safety laboratory is the only accredited laboratory in Sweden to perform crash testing of barriers.



Policies and measures to reduce air emissions from shipping: recommendations for Swedish...

The purpose of the “Carrots and sticks” project is to identify the policy instruments and measures that can reduce air emissions from shipping and contribute to the fulfilment of the national Swedish environmental quality objectives Reduced climate...

Maritime transport and air emissions in Sweden and business-as-usual scenarios for 2030...

This report is part of the Carrots & Sticks project, which has the main purpose of analysing policy instruments and measures that most cost-effectively can reduce emissions from maritime transport in Sweden. The purpose of this report is to provide...

En förstudie av godscykeln och dess användningsområde: en historisk hybrid och framtida...

The last part of the freight chain is usually the most inefficient, costly and most emission-intensive part of the chain. Fill rates are low, the cost of the last kilometer can in some cases amount to up to one-third of the total cost and the...



ICTTP 2020

ICTTP, International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, is held in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis: European Conference 2020

VTI organises Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis: European Conference 2020. 

International Cycling Safety Conference

Swedish Cycling Research Centre, Cykelcentrum, organises together with Lund University the International Cycling Safety Conference, ICSC, in Lund 4-6 November 2020.



Connected vehicles solve parking problems

Vehicles circulating in the city centre in search of a free parking space is a growing problem. A cloud service that tracks the traffic situation and the availability of free parking spaces could reduce both traffic and congestion.


More International Collaborations for VTI and Sweden

VTI’s highly sought-after expertise is put to use through a well-developed network of international collaborations. A memorandum of understanding with Malaysia is the latest of VTI’s bilateral cooperation agreements.


Study on driver sleepiness at VTI

Driver fatigue and especially driver sleepiness are common contributing causes of crashes. Since January, a study has been underway at VTI where researchers are investigating how drivers' sleepiness and attention are affected by systems for partially...


Sustainable business travel

Almost 40 per cent of distance travelled in Sweden is business travel (including study trips) and 66 per cent of those are by car. This is therefore an area where great environmental gains can be made if more sustainable modes of transport were used.


A new project aims to improve the safety of bus companies

The safety culture of the bus industry is the focus of a new research project at VTI. The aim is to study factors that affect safe and legal behaviour in traffic, and how such behaviour can be encouraged.


VTI part of Swedish-Indian collaboration for increased traffic safety

More than 150,000 traffic-related fatalities occur annually in India. Cooperation between Swedish and Indian companies and institutions is now being formed to greatly reduce these. The lessons learned will be utilized for development needs in different parts...