6 - 9 June 2016: 48th CIECA Congress

How best to prepare young people to be safe and responsible drivers for now and for the future

48th CIECA Congress, 8 June 2016, Madrid (Spain)

Congress programme


Opening Session

  • EU’s perspective on the topic 
    Szabolcs SCHMIDT, Head of the Unit, DG MOVE, EC
  • Connected mobility: A challenge for a traffic authority
    Jaime MORENO, DGT, Spain

Morning session: The role of technology in the development of responsible drivers

  • The perils of vehicle automation: Lessons from other transport sectors for driver training
    Charles JOHNSON, CAS, UK
  • The role of the driver in the introduction of new technologies in vehicles         
    José E. NARANJO, University Institute for Automobile Research, Spain
  • Introducing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) into drivers' training and testing: The young learner driver's perspective     
    Peter MORSINK, Royal HaskoningDHV & CBR, The Netherlands

1st Session afternoon: Hazard perception

  • Simulating risky decision making under social pressure with 'tunnel of choices'              
    Mika HATAKKA, Research and Training Humaani Ltd & UAR Finland Ltd, Finland
  • An educational and innovative tool designed to increase awareness of road traffic hazards    
    Pierre GINEFRI, Ministry of the Interior, France

2nd session afternoon: Driver training programmes of the future

  • The ultimate, evidence-based five-star driver training programme of the future          
    Robert B. ISLER, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Monitoring with standardized feedback as a sustainable intervention to increase the driving/risk competence after examination    
    Kay SCHULTE, German Road Safety Council, Germany
  • The GB practical driving test as a safety intervention: past, present and future              
    Shaun HELMAN, TRL, UK
  • Safer vehicles, safer drivers, safer roads           
    Patrick DELANEY, Driver & vehicle Agency, North Ireland


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