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Towards and beyond the 2010 road safety targets—identifying the stubborn issues and their solutions

22–23 October 2009

Leeds, United Kingdom

Local organizer: Samantha Jamson

The conference was organized in close co-operation with the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.



Is Cost Benefit Analysis Worthwhile in Traffic Safety Planning?

Ezra Hauer
Torsten Geissler


Can the traffic locus of control (T-LOC) scale be successfully used to predict Swedish drivers’ speeding behaviour?

Henriette Wallén Warner

Speed limit reduction in Vienna and its impact on accident occurrence

Wolfgang Berger

Evaluation of an information system by rainy weather in curves on road user speed

Peggy Subirats

Young drivers and Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA)

Christine Turetschek

How to get out of speeding? Behavioural and attitudinal acceptance of higher fees and increased enforcement

Reinhard Hössinger

Special session: Incident definition for field operational tests and naturalistic driving studies

Behaviour observation in order to explain automatically collected data

Ralf Risser

Incidents in FOTs and Naturalistic Driving Studies: What Can We Learn from the Traffic Conflict Technique?

Oliver Carsten

Incidents in SeMiFOT

Magnus Hjälmdahl

Incident definition and usage within the euroFOT project

Mohamed Benmimoun


Explaining differences in safety performance of roundabouts

Stijn Daniels

The effect of Road Sign Advertisement on road Safety

Lina Shbeeb

Comparing risk collision estimates on video sequences from inside and outside the vehicle

Damián Amaro Egea Caparrós

Road user groups

Risky traffic environments for children: A comparison between objective observations and subjective perception

Kristof Nevelsteen

MOBI-KID: Information of children to support the use of public transport

Christine Chaloupka

Impact of psychological intervention during driving school studies

Diva Eensoo

Drink and Drive Legislation in Brazil

Raquel Almqvist

Education in lieu of enforcement –how does it work?

Frank Lai

The stuborn issue of pedestrian safety

Rob Methorst


Application of knowledge management tools to road safety work: a conceptual proposal

Efa Rimoldi

Two Functions of Driver’s Safety Ability: Workload Efficiency below Target Safety and Time Efficiency below Target Risk

Shunji Taniguchi

Comparative Analysis of Drivers’ Distraction Assessment Methods

Nikolas Eliou

Why some road safety problems are harder to solve than others

Rune Elvik

Roads for everybody

Abdelilah El hairy


Estimated effects of 40 km/h speed limit in the centre of Tallinn, Estonia

Dago Antov

Accidents, the stubborn safety problem of motorbike traffic

Sverker Almqvist

Analysis on Freeway Traffic Safety Management System in China

Jiangbi Hu

The fatality rate on Croatian motorways has to reach EU figures

Mladen Gledec

EcoDriving and Skid Track training as tools to develop road safety oriented attitudes in the obligatory 2nd phase training in Estonia

Heli Ainjärv

Local public participation in transportation and urban planning –a chance for pedestrians

Karel Schmeidler

Classification of longitudinal driving behaviour using safety parameters

Meng Lu

Road category dependence of variation in longitudinal driving behaviour

Meng Lu

Road traffic accidents and injuries: Turning the festivities ofeids into mourning

Sabreena Anowar

Pedestrian accidents and injuries: The context of Dhaka City

Yasmin Shamsunnahar

Children with special needs in traffic, example of Tartu

Helen Rõivas