The Road Safety Unit of DG Move of the European Commission has recently released a Report titled ‘Risks and countermeasures for road traffic of elderly in Europe’ prepared with the active contribution ofIMOBNTUA, LAB and ERF.

The purpose of this Report was to provide a comprehensive view on the situation of elderly road users in traffic and to provide an action plan containing recommendations for the most promising measures to be taken at the EU-level in the light of developing a proactive strategy to enhance the road safety of the elderly in the (near) future. This strategy is developed by:

– Assessing the main trends and road safety risks for all older road user groups
– Providing an overview and analysis of various countermeasures, including ITS, aimed at increasing road safety for all older road user groups. pdf5