At the onset of the automobile, road safety has been a subject of heated debate in society. The first International Road Congress in Paris in 1908 discussed the problems associated with the mix of traffic and the need to establish regulations. Since then, security issues have appeared regularly on the agenda of World Road Congresses and the evolution of ideas can be traced in the proceedings of these Congresses.
In 1953 the Association set up a first technical committee on road safety. Activity in this area has continued unabated and intensified in the next century. The first works of this committee were published on the occasion of the World Road Congresses. Since 1991 technical reports are published independently of Congresses.
Technical reports prepared by the Technical Committees in the field of Road Safety
Road safety manual
An electronic manual for all technicians and managers concerned about road safety issues
Latest Technical Reports
Fixed fire fighting systems in road tunnels: Current practices and recommendations
2016R03EN - Technical Report
Human factors in road design. Review of design standards in nine countries
2012R36EN -Technical report
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Road Safety towards a solution: challenging policies and opportunities from new technoligiesSeptember 29, 2016 // Rome (Italy)Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport
XVII Argentine Congress of Road Management and TrafficOctober 24-28, 2016 // Rosario (Argentina)With the participation of PIARC Technical Committees B.1 and B.3
XVth European Transport Congress and Xth International Road CongressJune 07-09, 2017 // Budapest (Hungary)
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