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National traffic safety programs: concepts and practice–technical, behavioural and organisational aspects

26-27 October 2006

Minsk, Belarus

Local organizers: Yuri Vazhnik, Aliaksei Laureshyn

The workshop was held in close co-operation with the Belarusian Association of Experts and Surveyors on transport.


National and regional traffic safety programmes and policies

Towards a road safety plan for Flanders-Belgium

Stijn Daniels

The Austrian traffic safety plan and implementation of measures

Clemens Kaufmann

Road safety and other policies : conflict or integration?

Nicole Muhlrad

Analysis of road safety development in the Baltic States – examples of Estonia and Latvia

Dago Antov
Juris Smirnovs

Human factors and traffic safety

Karel Schmeidler

Sectoral road safety policies

The Spanish Demerit Point System

Diego Moreno Ribas

Road Safety Effects of Speed Enforcement: a case-study in Flanders

Klara Vrolix

Vulnerable road users

Understanding driver/pedestrian conflicts: driver behaviour and effect of measures at pedestrian crossings

Truls Vaa

Pedestrians’ quality needs

Rob Methorst

Methods for risk assessment and assessment of effects of complex road safety programmes

Refining spatial clustering of traffic accidents using distances along the network

Koen Aerts

Observations on the use of the accident causation approach in assessing the safety effects of systems

Risto Kulmala

Risk assessment of motor vehicle makes in Estonia

Mihkel Meidla

Assessing traffic behaviour

‘Measuring the impossible’: Quantifying the Subjective. A method for developing a risk perception scale applied to driving

Hector Monterde I Bort

Assessment of traffic safety and efficiency with the help of automated video analysis

Aliaksei Laureshyn


Yuri Vazhnik

Operational criteria of causality for observational road safety evaluation studies

Rune Elvik