"New insights and developments on safety and environment"


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EUPAVE's technical seminar was focused on concrete barriers and their ability regarding safety and environment.

David Jones, vice-president of EUPAVE, welcomed the attendees and introduced Mr. Yves Decoene, secretary-general of Road Federation Belgium, who highlighted the need for safe road infrastructure.
EUPAVE's recently nominated managing director, Luc Rens, gave a history of the standardization within CEN/TC226/WG1 of road restraint systems.

Dr. Bryan Magee (the Concrete Centre - UK) and Mr. Richard Sturt (Ove Arup & Partners Ltd - UK) delivered key note presentations on sustainability issues and the new revelations concerning the acceleration severity index (ASI) and injury of vehicle occupants.

A full report of this day with photo material and presentations is available here.


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