The 2nd International Road Safety Conference (2IRSC2006)

Venue: RTA

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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
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The conference is an international forum dedicated to
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.

Conference Objectives
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.


Additional Information

Supporting Organisations Dubai Road & Transport Authority World Safety Organization; Arab Road Safety Organization; George Institute for international Health Injury,Sydney University; Australasian College of Road Safety; Research Affairs Roadway, Transportation and Traffic Safety Research Centre, UAE University; Lebanese Association for Public Safety; Drive and Stay Alive; Advanced Drivers of America; Let's Talk Communication; and more coming soon...