IRF Symposium 'Providing Infrastructure that Improves Road Safety' and launch of Decade of Action of Romania
10-11 May 2011, International Road Federation

The delegates of the symposium will deliberate on how infrastructure can prevent road fatalities and injuries, concluding with the elaboration of a list of recommended actions that should be taken to ensure that the road infrastructure provided by a nation to its people is 'safe'. Details of the official launch ceremony of the Decade of Action are available later under

Contact: Maria Novikov
Tel: +41 22 306 02 60

Together for road safety
11 May-31 December 2011, Asociatia Siguranta Auto

We decided that for about 10 days of each month from May to organize various activities to promote road safety. Educational campaigns, such as the prevention of accidents, by crossing the street fair, proper use of child seats, bicycle helmets. Public demonstrations of first aid, proper use of safety systems in cars, and some thematic symposia to inform the public about new safety technologies. The university will hold several presentations with the latest information on hybrid and electric impact on passenger safety.

Contact: Virgil Mihailovici
Tel: +40 21 636 39 46

Launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020
9-11 May 2011, IRF and GRSP Romania

Three actions working together in a single significant event:

  • 9 May - Parliamentary sesion for Road Safety to call up the political factor to be involved in Road Safety actions.
  • 10 May - IRF conference called Providing Infrastructure that Improves Road Safety
  • 11 May - Decade of Action launch and continuation of IRF conference.

Contact: Mihaela Draghici and Mircea Iosif
Tel: +40 723 587 460

Round table: Best Road Safety practices from civil society
11 May 2011, P.A.U. Education

The round table, organized by P.A.U. Education in collaboration with the Inter Ministerial Council of Road Safety in Romania, will be held in the frame of the European Year of Volunteering 2011 Tour event in Bucharest - Muzeul National al Taranului Român, Bucuresti, Sala Oaspeti - on 11 May at 11 am. The round table will gather stakeholders from the civil society who are voluntarily developing actions to improve Road Safety. They will present their activities prior to an open debate with all participants. The rally driver Manu Mihalache will also testify and comment his highly involved contribution to Road Safety education in Romania. Attendance is open to the public and no previous registration is required.

Contact: Valentina Olariu and Martine Aitken
Tel: +34 933 670 437