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11-01-2019

ISAB

In 2014 Vias institute established an International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB). ISAB’s main role is to advise the institute on its research strategy in the field of road safety.

During the General Assembly of HUMANIST on 14-16 November in Be’er Sheva (Israel), Wouter Van den Berghe was elected as President of the HUMANIST Network for a second term of 3 years. HUMANIST is a network of some 20 research institutes (mainly from Europe) who are…

On November 22nd, the “PedBikePlanner” webtool is officially launched at the Polis Conference in Manchester. Based on the characteristics of a city, the webtool provides tailormade recommendations about how walking and cycling can be stimulated in that particular city…

28-09-2018

ICTCT Conference

The 31st ICTCT Conference will be held in Porto, Portugal on 25th-26th October 2018, under the main topic On the track of future urban mobility: safety, human factors and technology.

4th September marks the start of a new era for mobility in Belgium.  Today, a self-driving shuttle capable of interacting with other road-users, took a drive on a public road for the first time carrying passengers. This first for Belgium was organised in Han-sur-Lesse…

Eerstetestautonomeshuttle (pdf, 385.8K)

Dear Sir or Madam,You are kindly invited to attend the IRIS workshop that will be held at Vias institute in Brussels on October 11, 2018.

iris-workshop.pdf (pdf, 798.8K)

Dear Sir or Madam,You are kindly invited to attend the ADVERTS workshop that will be held at Vias institute in Brussels on October 11, 2018.

adverts-workshop.pdf (pdf, 750.7K)

A 35-year-old father was on his way to a family party with his 2 toddlers. As the car approached the level crossing, witnesses saw how it ignored the red light and the crossing’s closed barriers. The train driver launched the emergency braking but a collision could no…

Infrabel en Vias institute lanceren nieuwe campagne rond verkeersveiligheid (pdf, 193.3K)

On Friday 18th of May an entire session on the Road Safety on Five Continents Conference (RS5C) in South Korea was dedicated to the ESRA project. Uta Meesmann, Vias institute (Belgium) organized this session and presented an overview on the project approach,…

07-05-2018

SaferAfrica

After one year and a half , the SaferAfrica project knew a first milestone. On 27th April,  the consortium gathered various stakeholders to assess the actions undertaken so far. Their attention was mainly focused on the “Capacity Building” activity that we as Vias…