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Road Safety in Asian Countries: Principles and Approaches
13-24 October 2008, Diepenbeek, Belgium


The programme of short training courses is built up in different steps which are important for improving road safety.

The first part of the course mainly focuses on the analysis of situations for a better diagnosis of the situation:

  • general introduction
  • sketch of the situation
  • data registration: conflict observation technique, theory and practice, with visual materials

The second part of the course focuses on measures and strategies to improve road safety:

  • education and sensitization
  • maintaining and planning public space
  • legislation and enforcement

Finally a (group) assignment: how to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in practice.


During this training programme the participants will get acquainted with ideas, techniques and solutions which will be a surplus value for there career. The participants are taught how to measure and assess road (un)safety and road situations in their own country. Moreover, they will be supplied with possible solutions, specifically adapted to the needs of their country. This group of people will be able to apply the acquired knowledge and competences in their own job straight away.

Getting acquainted with experiences from other Asian countries and good examples from Europe is undoubtedly a benefit of this course. This way, they can determine more efficiently what measures can be effective for their own country.

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