RADAR Risk Assessment on Danube Area Roads

Large parts of the Danube road network rate poorly for safety, particularly for vulnerable road-users, and death rates in many countries are higher than the EU average. Many countries lack professional capacity and approaches to the problem vary. 

The project RADAR will implement learning and transnational cooperation activities to help the relevant organisations in the Danube area to identify risk on their road networks and help them reduce risk systematically by improving road infrastructure and roads’ layout.

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The project RADAR is tackling the differences in road infrastructure safety levels between western and eastern EU countries. It will contribute to improving knowledge and capacities of all involved stakeholder in the Danube region to successfully address the road infrastructure safety. RADAR project will facilitate transnational knowledge and best practice sharing processes and make ready-to-use tools for improvements available in all national languages to governments in participating countries.

IT IS TIME TO ACT!

With National Action Plans RADAR partnership will define clear steps for implementation and pilot actions will assist local authorities to prioritise high risk road sections. The development of implementation-ready Road Layout Concept Plans will identify specific needs at locations prior to crash countermeasure implementation.

The establishment of a transnational Road Safety Expert Group will bolster knowledge across the region and draw on input from beyond its borders towards a first region-wide Danube Infrastructure Road Safety Improvement Strategy.

RADAR is becoming instrumental in building regional capacity and strategic action plans for evidence-based smart road infrastructure investment in Eastern Europe. 

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Risk Assessment on Danube Area Roads
Start date
01-06-2018
End date
31-05-2021
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2152510
ERDF Contribution: 1523064
IPA Contribution: 210307
ENI Contribution: 96262,5
Call number
Call 2
Priority
Better connected and energy responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Support environmentally-friendly and safe transport systems and balanced accessibility of urban and rural areas

Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
European Insitute for Road Assessment - EuroRAP Lead partner olivera.rozi@eurorap.org SLOVENIA
General Automotoclub of the Czech Republic ERDF partner roman.turza@uamk.cz CZECH REPUBLIC
Austrian Road Safety Board ERDF partner klaus.machata@kfv.at AUSTRIA
Automobile and Motorcycle Association of Slovenia ERDF partner jure.kostanjsek@amzs.si SLOVENIA
KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Nonprofit Ltd ERDF partner sipos.tibor@kti.hu HUNGARY
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Project News

  • RADAR - FINAL ROAD SAFETY EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE SAFETY MANAGEMENT DIRECTIVE
    - 20-06-2021
    FINAL ROAD SAFETY EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE SAFETY MANAGEMENT DIRECTIVE

    On June 15, 2021, the RADAR project team implemented the final Road Safety Expert Group (RSEG) meeting on Thematic Area 6 – Road Infrastructure Safety Management Directive (RISM) In Danube Area. The last RSEG meeting was surrounded by road...

  • RADAR - ROAD SAFETY EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON TRANSPORT SAFETY AND COVID-19: Build forward better
    - 02-06-2021
    ROAD SAFETY EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON TRANSPORT SAFETY AND COVID-19: Build forward better

    On May 27, 2021, the RADAR project team implemented the fifth Road Safety Expert Group (RSEG) meeting on Thematic Area 5 – Transport Safety and COVID-19. More than 40 road safety experts and representatives of the road infrastructure...

  • RADAR - RADAR – 5th ROAD SAFETY EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON TRANSPORT SAFETY AND COVID-19
    - 24-05-2021
    RADAR – 5th ROAD SAFETY EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON TRANSPORT SAFETY AND COVID-19

    RADAR project will implement the fifth Road Safety Expert Group (RSEG) meeting on Thematic Area 5 – Transport Safety and Covid-19 on May 27, 2021*. The COVID-19 crisis has had an unprecedented impact on mobility patterns and transport worldwide...

  • RADAR - STRIVING FOR 5-STAR ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ALL ROAD USERS
    - 21-05-2021
    STRIVING FOR 5-STAR ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ALL ROAD USERS

    Roads knit people, communities, and markets together. They are the lifeblood of cities and regions. More so than any other mode, roads remain the predominant and universal transport network – but they are also the deadliest. Death rates...

  • RADAR - Why we do what we do?
    - 23-03-2021
    Why we do what we do?

    The number of road deaths continues to grow every day. Did you know more than 3,200 people died in eight Danube area countries throughout 2019 alone, a similar number in 2018 and 2017? It is often forgotten that the quality of road...

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