ETSC Road Safety PIN talk

Ireland’s Road Safety Policy in a European Context, held on Thursday 27th June 2013 in Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15.


Chair: Michael Rowland, Director of Road Safety, Research and Driver Education Road Safety Authority

9:30 Welcome
Mr Noel Brett, Chief Executive, Road Safety Authority
Mr Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director, European Transport Safety Council
Mr Lennart Pilskog, Director of Public Affairs, Volvo Trucks
Mr Steve Tormey, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Ireland

9.50-10.00 Road Safety Performance Index, Knowledge for Leadership
Mr Mircea Steriu, European Transport Safety Council

10.00-10.15 Ireland’s road safety in an EU context
Professor Richard Allsop, University College London, Chairman of the PIN Programme

10.15-10.30 Ireland’s 2013-2020 Road Safety Strategy
Mr Noel Brett, Chief Executive of the Road Safety Authority

10.30-10.50 Denmark’s success story in road safety
Mr Jesper Sølund, Danish Road Safety Council

10.50-11.00 Question and Answer Session

11:00 Debate
How to close the gap with the best-performing countries in road safety?


Professor Richard Allsop, Chairman of the PIN Programme
Mr Jesper Sølund, Danish Road Safety Council
Chief Superintendent Aidan Reid, An Garda Síochána
Mr Noel Brett, Chief Executive of the Road Safety Authority

11:40 Ministerial Address
Mr Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

11:55 Concluding Remarks
Mr Antonio Avenoso, ETSC Executive Director

12:00 Media Interviews

The Road Safety PIN programme receives financial support from Volvo Group, Volvo Trucks, the Swedish Transport Administration, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and Toyota Motor Europe.

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