STRATEGIC DIRECTION SESSION C - THE CHALLENGES SET BY THE DECADE OF ACTION FOR ROAD SAFETY

Tuesday 8 October, 14:00-17:30

Main Room 3

Chair: Mr. Jean-François CORTÉ, Strategic Theme Coordinator C, France

After a brief presentation of the main results published by the World Health Organization in the 2018 progress report, the session will be devoted to a presentation of some of the most significant aspects of the national reports that were prepared for this Congress. A discussion will be held at the end of the session on the lessons to be learned from the difficulties encountered in updating the national action plans and prioritising actions to improve the overall effectiveness of national road safety policies.

Introduction

• Mr. Jean-François CORTÉ

National strategies for road safety

• Ms. Guro RANES, Director of Road Safety, Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Norway

• Mr. Dejin WU, Director general, Ministry of Transportation, China

• Mrs Imelda JULIES, Project Manager, SANRAL, South Africa

• Mr. Roman TÖRÖK, Ministry of Transport and Construction, Slovakia

Break 09:30 - 10:00

Focus on specific actions

Measures which produced significant improvement in road safety
• Mr. Thomas EVERETT, Executive Director, Federal Highways Administration, United States of America

Safety measures for community roads based on big data
• Mr. Koji KONDO, Deputy Director, Road Safety Management Office, Road bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Turism, Japan

Safety of workers and operators
• Mr. Éric OLLINGER, Transport Infrastructure Department, France

Challenges in implementing a national strategy

The case of Mexico
• Mr. Alberto MENDOZA, Instituto mexicano de Transporte, Mexico

The case of Senegal
• Mr. Cheickou OMAR GAYE, Director of Road Transport, Senegal

Round Table Discussion: Pathway to implementation of a Safe system approach

• Chair: Mrs Véronique FEYPELL, Manager of the Road safety program, International Transport Forum

Conclusion

• Mr. Jean-François CORTÉ