Beijing, China 2013

The conference was held on May 15 to 17 in 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, organised the 16th International Conference "Road Safety on Four Continents" in Beijing, China .

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

Conference program

2013 RS4C Conference Program

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

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