The 2nd International Road Safety Conference (2IRSC2006)
|Event Date/Time: Nov 06, 2006||End Date/Time: Nov 07, 2006|
|Registration Date: Oct 30, 2006|
|Early Registration Date: Aug 15, 2006|
|Abstract Submission Date: Jul 30, 2006|
|Paper Submission Date: Sep 30, 2006|
reducing human and financial losses from road crashes in the
world and the Middle East, improving the road environment
and education in order to prevent injuries and accidents and
consequently save people’s lives, and encouraging and
supporting people and organisations around the globe to
seek, develop and share new and innovative road safety
ideas, research outcomes and teaching/facilitation
Contributions from industry, government authorities and other
organisations are therefore welcome. This approach aims to
bring subject matter experts, on multidisciplinary road safety,
in order to share ideas across common areas of interest.
The principal aim of the conference is to provide a venue for
the discussion of advances in road safety research and
practice and to reduce road crash trauma by ensuring that
decision makers are adequately informed about the likely
effectiveness of various road crash countermeasures.
The 2006 conference will provide a stimulating program that
aims to achieve the following objectives:
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To reduce deaths and injuries caused by road accidents;
Promote the streets are for all and every one for safer driving;
Identify and address critical issues relating to continued road safety advances;
Investigate the importance of potential determinants of motor vehicle-related crashes and injuries among young
Assist in the development of a Safer Driving Policy and Implementation of a Safer Driving Program to support the
Identify risk and protective factors for a range of injury outcomes, including motor vehicle-related injuries.
Identify areas and priorities for road safety research and development, programmes and practices.
Exchange information on developments and best practices in road safety research, policies and education.
Improve communication, understanding, and awareness of the issue of driving behaviour to facilitate cooperation.
Promote and recommend sustainable transport policies and plans of action that could improve road safety and
prevent traffic crashes and injuries using best practice examples from the region and around the world.
Provide technological advances in safety features and investigate the progress and future directions of road safety.
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Innovative transport systems and advanced safety technology;
Road and infrastructure developments;
Signal and traffic controls;
Traffic management and maintenance systems;
Infrastructure management systems;
Injury Prevention and Trauma Care Education;
Driver impairment: the psychology of mobility and transport mode choices;
Road user attitudes and behaviour (speeding, seat belts, distraction, fatigue and mobile phones);
Road risk perceptions, risky driving behaviours, driver training, experience, education & support systems; and
Enforcement & behaviour change.