THE ESRA-PROJECT (E-Survey of Road Users' Attitudes) is a joint initiative of 25 countries aiming at collecting comparable national data on road users’ opinions, attitudes and behaviour with respect to road traffic risks. In 2015, the project was initiated by the Belgian Road Safety Institute and then 16 European road safety organisations and research centres directly agreed to participate in this project. In 2016, ESRA extended its scope to North America, Asia and Australia. 8 new countries joined the ESRA team.
The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) gathers harmonised specialist information on road safety practices and policy in European countries. ERSO collects a range of information types. These include a series of data protocols and collection methodologies, national and in-depth accident data, exposure data and safety performance indicators.
The Traffic Safety Culture (TraSaCu) project brings together expertise in engineering (vehicle safety, road building, traffic system planning) as well as in the sciences of human action (psychology, sociology, anthropology) in order to develop a comprehensive framework of traffic safety culture that is useful for practical work in road safety as well as for academic research. This project has received funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 645690.
The SARTRE4 project (Social Attitudes to Road Traffic Risk in Europe) deals with European road users’ attitudes, perceptions, opinions, needs, experiences and expectations with respect to road traffic risk.
Through AVENUE (Actions for Vulnerable, Elderly, Novice drivers and road Users in Europe – for traffic safety) Road Safety Institute “Panos Mylonas” and 12 partners from 9 EU countries have undertaken the task of developing referral centres for road safety and actions for citizens. For more details on the project click here.