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ERA-NET Road conference to feature findings from SPACE project

SPACE to feature at final conference on ERA-NET ROAD programme on 13th January 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden


Click on to get more details about and register for the final conference on the ERA-NET ROAD programme "Safety at the Heart of Road Design" on 13th January 2012 in Stockholm-Arlanda, Sweden. The confrence is free of charge and will be held in English. The findings, conclusions and recommendations of the five projects ERASER, RISMET, SPACE, IRDES and EuRSI will be presented and discussed there.

A final report, which brings together the findings and recommendations from the five projects will be produced after the conference, in order to illustrate how road authorities can implement the recommendations from the projects in an efficient manner.

The aim of the programme Safety at the Heart of Road Design, initiated in 2009, has been to improve road safety by increasing the awareness and acceptance of road authorities to implement joint road safety solutions following the concepts of self-explaining roads and forgiving roadsides, taking human factors and human tolerance into consideration. Evaluation tools has been developed to assist road authorities in identifying feasible, valid and cost-effective solutions focused on rural roads, excluding motorways.


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