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Road network operation management and road safety

Santiago (Chile), 11-13 April 2007

This international seminar was organized jointly by the PIARC Technical Committees 1.4 Management of Network Operations and 3.1 Road Safety.

Seminar proceedings


Human Factors in Road Design and Operation. Presentation by Mr. Armand Rouffaert, Head of Department, Belgium, Member of PIARC Committe 3.1 Road Safety


ITS and Road Safety in Finland. Mr. Aulis Nironen, Director Finnish Road Administration, Finland


Human Factors and Transportation Engineers. Elizabeth Alicandri, Director, Office of Safety Programs, United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration


Take Advantages of Infrastructure Technologies and Intelligent Vehicles to improve Road Safety. Mr. Lárus Ágústsson, Chief Engineer Road Safety, Area Centre Greather Copenhagen, Denmark


Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) to improve Road Safety. Mr. Ake Larsson, Senior Expert in Road Safety, B.Sc. (Civ. Eng.) - Swedish Road and Traffic Inspectorate, Sweden


Road Safety Audit Guideline - Road Safety Manual. Mrs. Lise Founier, Ministère des Transports du Québec


Road Safety Inspections. Mr. Phil Allan, Government of South Australia


Low Cost Safety Countermeasures. Mr. Mike Greenhalgh, the Highways Agency, United Kingdom


The Basic Axioms of Engineering for a Safe Road Infrastructure. Presented by Mr. Lárus Ágústsson, Chief Engineer Road Safety, Area Centre Greather Copenhagen, Denmark


Speed cameras deployment in France and their impact on Road Safety. Mr. Patrick MALLEJACQ, French Ministry of Transport


Road Accident Data from the Point of View of Traffic Engineering. Dr. Péter Holló, Institute of Transport Sciences (KTI) Hungary


Road Safety Management in Developing Countries. Mr. Peter M.W. Elsenaar, Grsp Senior Advisor


Catalogue of Good and Bad Design Practice. Mr. Mike Greenhalgh, United Kingdom


Highway development safety and ITS in India. Mr. A.P. Bahadur, Chief Engineer in Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Government of India


Road Safety Management in Spain: Experience with Low Cost Measures. Sr. Roberto Llamas Rubio, Jefe de Servicio Direccion General de Carreteras, Ministerio de Fomento

Seminar conclusions. Mr. Lárus Ágústsson, Chief Engineer Road Safety, Denmark