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Road RESEARCH: SAFESTAR

Project Acronym: SAFESTAR
Type of contract: Shared Cost
Project title: SAFETY STANDARDS FOR ROAD DESIGN AND REDESIGN
Main contractor: SWOV - INSTITUTE FOR ROAD SAFETY RESEARCH
Type organisation: Research Organisation
Country: NL
Start date & duration: 1996-09-10 - 24 months
Area: Road
Relevant tasks: 7.2.13
Total cost in kECUs: 1505
Total EU contribution in kECUs: 772


Objectives of research

Main objectives:

The overall objective of the project is the formulation of safety arguments for selecting certain design elements or for recommending certain dimensions. Main output of SAFESTAR will be recommendations for design guidelines or possible standards on the basis of road safety considerations. SAFESTAR will concentrate on roads that can be part of the TERN network, i.e. primarily motorways, express roads and major interurban roads. In addition, some attention will be devoted to urban conditions.

Demo Sites:

None

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Participants

Organisation Type Country
SWOV - INSTITUTE FOR ROAD SAFETY RESEARCH Research Organisation NL
NETHERLANDS ORGANISATION FOR APPLIED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Research Organisation NL
DANISH ROAD DIRECTORATE Research Organisation DK
SWEDISH NATIONAL ROAD AND TRANSPORT RESEARCH INSTITUTE Research Organisation SE
TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND Research Organisation FI
LABORATORIO NACIONAL DE ENGENHARIA CIVIL Research Organisation PT
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS Education GR
CENTRE D'ETUDE TECHNIQUE DE L'EQUIPEMENT NORMANDIE-CENTRE Research Organisation FR

Coordinator's name: Mr Marinus SLOP
Address: SWOV - INSTITUTE FOR ROAD SAFETY RESEARCH
Duindoorn, 32
PO Box: 1090
2260 BB Leidschendam
NL
Tel: +31-70-3209323
Fax: +31-70-3201261
E-mail: (email removed)


European Commission Contact Point

Name: Mr. René BASTIAANS
Tel: +32-2-2994115
Fax: +32 -2-2968350


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