TISPOL Bulletin 28 March 2017


We are very pleased to be in Malta this week, supporting a high level Stakeholder and Ministerial Conference organised by maltese presidency. The event brings together road safety experts, stakeholders and policy makers..and we'll make the most of our opportunity to showcase TISPOL's work in reducing death, serious injury and crime on Europe's roads.                                                                     


SafetyCube Practical Guidelines

The SafetyCube Practical guidelines for the registration and monitoring of serious traffic injuries have just been released.
They provide
        - state of the art in EU & EFTA countries
        - practical advice for data collection and
        - comparative analysis of the different transformation methods proposed by DG-MOVE.


18th International Conference Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C)

RS5C – Call for abstracts now open

May 16-18, 2018, Jeju Island, South Korea

With focus on traffic safety and health, experts will present and discuss about hot topics and the latest research in the road transport area. By providing a mutual ground for sharing knowledge and a forum to discuss mutual problems and their solutions, researchers, officials and other stakeholders can learn from results, experiences and success stories.

The Organising Committee invites authors to submit abstracts related to the conference topics listed below. The Organising Committee further invites to submit proposals for special sessions.


TRA Conference 2018


16 - 19 April 2018, Vienna, Austria

From 16 to 19th April 2018, the 7th Transport Research Arena (TRA) will take place in Vienna, Austria. Digitisation and decarbonisation are high on the agenda of TRA 2018 and this will be reflected across all parts of the conference, as these new dimensions in transport will imply major paradigm shifts for all involved stakeholders involved. Hosted by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Research and Technology, together with the Austrian Institute of Technology and AustriaTech, the conference will be complemented by an exhibition, poster sessions, interactive formats and live demonstrations of the latest research results.


Vision Zero Conference 2017

Striving for excellence in transport safety

Stockholm 14 - 15 June 2017

How do we reach Vision Zero in the light of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals? The aim of the Vision Zero Conference is to provide new impetus to the promotion of road transport safety on a strategic level. The main focus will be on best practice, innovation and future challenges.

Policy makers, road safety practitioners, together with high-level representatives from industry and international academia will share their experiences, aim to find common goals and discuss the way forward.

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8th International Congress on Transportation Research

The Future of Transportation: A vision for 2030

The Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) and the Hellenic Institute of Transport (H.I.T.) co-organize the ‘8th International Congress on Transportation Research’(ICTR), which will be held 28-29 September 2017, at the H.I.T./CERTH premises in Thermi, Thessaloniki. The spotlight theme of the 2017 Congress is: The Future of Transportation: A Vision for 2030.


WG: IRF GPC - 18th World Road Meeting - Call for Papers

The International Road Federation (IRF) is putting out this Call for Papers to invite authors to submit abstracts for presentation at the next World Road Meeting (WRM). The World Road Meeting is organized once every four years by the IRF, an independent, not-for-profit, membership based federation serving the needs of the road Transport and Mobility sector. The WRM is a prestigious event and is expected to attract over 4,000 participants. The conference will take place from 14 – 17 November, 2017 in Delhi, India.

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WG: IRF GPC - 18th World Road Meeting - Call for Papers

The compendium of papers on Road Safety presented at the TRA 2014 in Paris

Traffic Safety 

The subject of traffic is organized into two separate but complementary volumes: Volume 3 on Traffic Management and Volume 4 on Traffic Safety. 

Traffic Safety, Volume 4 of the Research for Innovative Transports Set, presents a collection of updated papers from the TRA 2014 Conference, highlighting the diversity of research in this field. Theoretical chapters and practical case studies address topics such as road safety management and policies, accident analysis and modeling, vulnerable road users' safety, road infrastructure safety, ITS and railway safety.

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Quarterly Research Report: Jul-Sep 2016

TRL's ground-breaking research to understand the impact of critical topics on transport

Through our research programme this year, we are tackling some exciting new areas including critical topics such as data science, machine learning and cybersecurity. We’re also addressing some increasingly important and emerging issues such as mental health and the assessment of head injuries.

Although diverse in nature, all of TRL’s research topics address transport issues and align with our strategic objectives – to produce a transport system that is safe, clean, affordable, accessible and efficient. Find out more in this Quarterly Research Report.

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