News - Publication of SERRP IV

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Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories

Publication of SERRP IV

FEHRL has published its fourth Strategic European Road Research Programme today.  The document, SERRPIV, sets out the research programme for the period 2006 to 2011.  The activities were agreed within FEHRL after consultation with major stakeholder.

The Strategic European Road Research Programme (SERRP) is FEHRL’s agenda for enhancing collaboration between its institutes whilst providing solutions for the problems facing the road of today and tomorrow.



Coupled with the FEHRL Vision, SERRP sets out a research programme to satisfy the shared requirements of the many stakeholders involved in helping to refine the process.   

In SERRP IV, a collaborative approach is planned for:
• Optimising capacity of the network and increasing the efficiency of goods transport
• Preventative and mitigating Road Engineering for safety
• Reducing energy consumption, environmental impact and nuisance and societal/cultural impacts
• Implementation of innovation
• Development of better – integrated - standards & Directives

SERRP IV details research activities with the four high-level themes adopted accross the Road Transport sector through ERTRAC.  These are:

  •   Mobility, Transport & Infrastructure
  •   Safety & security
  •   Energy, Environment & Resources
  •   Design & Production Systems


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