14.11.2008 00:11
TYROSAFE workshop at SURF in Portoroz

The first TYROSAFE project workshop on policies for road characteristics and influences such as skidding resistance, rolling resistance and noise emissions took place on October 22 in Portoroz, Slovenia. A video clip of the workshop has been uploaded on The URL is:

10.11.2008 00:11
FEHRL in World Highways magazine
FEHRL's Secretary-General, Steve Phillips was interviewed by World Highways in its September edition.  In the article, Steve commented on FEHRL on-going projects as well a forthcoming research challenges such as adaptation to climate change. 

10.11.2008 00:11
EU – Russia Road Infrastructure Research Cooperation Workshop

The workshop jointly organized by the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL) and the Russian Professional Association in Vehicle Prevention (PAIRP) will take place in Moscow on the 28th of November, 2008. It will bring together European and Russian experts in the field of road infrastructure to work in cooperation and research activities. Russian and EU Stakeholders will use this workshop to discuss priorities research areas and identify themes suitable for international cooperation.

07.11.2008 00:11
Signs survey - overcoming confusion?

EuroTest’s latest survey reveals that 61% of the drivers surveyed consider the presence of too many signs as well as misplaced signs to be the main reasons why European drivers get lost when driving in unknown environments and areas.  The survey revealed that drivers trusted the roadside signposting more than their using navigation systems when the advice given conflicted.  FEHRL's Heavyroute project on route guidance for heavy vehicles is attempting to address some of the particular challenges faced by truck drivers in this respect.

05.11.2008 00:11
FEHRL and ECTRI Presidents meet

On November 4th, FEHRL’s President, Claude Van Rooten, hosted Guy Bourgeois, ECTRI President. They discussed different aspects of cooperation which included the Young Researchers Seminar 2009, an event FEHRL is co-sponsoring with ECTRI and FERSI, and the EU Presidency “Sustainable Transport & Mobility Research and Climate Change event.