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www.vti.se/RS4C14th International Conferenceong>Roadong> Safetyon Four ContinentsBangkok, Thailand, 14-16 November 2007Ministry of TransportThailand


14 NovemberRegistration 08.30-09.3009.30-10.30Opening CeremonyWelcome addressAdmiral Thira Hao-Charoen, Minister of Transport,ThailandWelcome addressHE Mr Lennart Linnér, Ambassador of Sweden, ThailandWelcome addressMr Kent Gustafson, Deputy Director General, VTI,SwedenKey note speechMr Sansern Wongcha-Um, Deputy Minister ofTransport, ThailandKey note speechMr Barry Cable, United Nations ESCAP, ThailandPHOTO: RIKKE RYSGAARD, GRSPCoffee 10.30-11.00Plenary speech on roadong>safetyong> in ThailandChamroon Tangpaisalkit,Director, OTP Ministry ofTransport, ThailandThe pro-active approachesto make our roads saferHans-Joachim Vollpracht,Chair of PIARC TC 3.1 (ong>Roadong>Safety)Opening Session 11.00-12.30Chairman: Dr Maitree Srinarawat, Director General, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy andPlanning (OTP), Ministry of Transport, ThailandSafer roads – anachievable goal for allcountriesGerard Waldron, ManagingDirector, ARRB Group Ltd,Australiaong>Roadong> ong>safetyong> in countrieswith less developedinfrastructuresG. A. Giannopoulos,Head Hellenic Institute ofTransport, Past president– ECTRI, GreeceLunch 12.30-13.30How can we set andachieve ambitious roadong>safetyong> targets?Eric Howard, OECD/ITF Working Groupon Ambitious TargetAchievement2


14 NovemberSession 1 Session 2Session 313.30-15.00, Ballroom Aong>Roadong> Safety Plans andStrategies IChairman:Mr Peter Elsenaar, GRSP, Switzerlandong>Roadong> traffic injury risk in Norway,road ong>safetyong> strategies and publichealth perspectivesStig H. Jörgensen, NorwegianUniversity of Science andTechnology, NorwayInitiating road ong>safetyong> policythrough participation: A successfulexperience with a ChileanmethodologyAlfredo Del Valle, InnovativeDevelopment Institute, ChileA conceptual content analysis ofpoliticians’ and ong>safetyong> experts’judgements of transport ong>safetyong> inpublic decision makingTorbjörn Rundmo, NorwegianUniversity of Science andTechnology, NorwayA method for improving road ong>safetyong>transfer from highly motorisedcountries to less motorisedcountriesMark King, CARRS-Q, AustraliaFreedom to auto enjoyment contrafreedom from traffic accidentsPer A. Loken, Safe Traffic. Info,Norway13.30-15.00, ParkModelling IChairman:Dr Bhagwant Persaud, RyersonUniversity, CanadaStudy on relationships betweencrash and speed for expresswayChangcheng Li, Research Instituteof Highway, ChinaRelationship between presenceof passengers and freeway crashcharacteristicsMohamed Abdel-Aty, University ofCentral Florida, USAConcept of Pro-Active traffic ong>safetyong>engineering managementSlobodan Lazic, PetroleumDevelopment, OmanZero inflated models based onreal time traffic characteristics forpredicting crash probabilitiesNicholas J. Garber, University ofVirginia, USAStudying the effect of weatherconditions on daily crash countsTom Brijs, Hasselt University,Belgium13.30-15.00, Ballroom BCommercial and FleetSafetyChairman:Ms Lori Mooren, ARRB Group Ltd,AustraliaIntroduction on heavy vehicle ong>safetyong>Lori Mooren, ARRB, AustraliaStriving forward with analysis,research, and technology at theUnited States Federal Motor CarrierSafety AdministrationMichael Griffith, Federal MotorCarrier Safety Administration, USAEducation and training of heavyvehicle driversMaria Jobenius, Scania, SwedenITS solution to increase traffic ong>safetyong>behaviour for truck drivers: speed,seat belt and alcohol follow-upMagnus Hjälmdahl, VTI, SwedenBus driver and passengerexperiences and perceptions: Busong>safetyong> situation in ThailandPichai Taneerananon, Prince ofSongkla University, ThailandPHOTO: RIKKE RYSGAARD, GRSP3Coffee 15.00-15.30


14 NovemberSession 4 Session 5Session 615.30-17.00, Ballroom Aong>Roadong> Safety Plans andStrategies IIChairman:Dr Rune Elvik, Institute of TransportEconomics, NorwayOn the methods of road ong>safetyong>interventions in developingcountries: Knowledge transfer froma policy perspectiveMatthew Ericson, MonashUniversity Accident ResearchCentre, AustraliaEvaluating measures in order toachieve ong>safetyong> targetsHarri Peltola, VTT, FinlandPattern and socio-economicimplications of road crashes insouth western NigeriaIpingbemi Olusiyi, Departmentof Urban and Regional Planning,Nigeriaong>Roadong> ong>safetyong> in Bangladesh andsome recent advancesMazharul Hoque, BangladeshUniversity, BangladeshThe importance of consultation andcooperation from the perspective ofa local Cambodian NGOKim Pagna, Coalition for ong>Roadong>Safety (CRY), Cambodia15.30-17.00, ParkModelling IIChairman:Dr Mohamed Abdel-Aty, University ofCentral Florida, USARefining Haddon’s matrix: Evidencebasedpolicy for preventing globalroad traffic injuriesRobert Alexander Hawes, Universityof Ottawa, CanadaInternational road ong>safetyong>comparisons using accidentprediction modelsBhagwant Persaud, RyersonUniversity, CanadaSelecting and prioritizing ong>safetyong>projects through the use of netpresent value analysisMark Plass/Felix Delgado, FloridaDept. of Transportation, USADesigning a model to identify andprioritize accident Black-SpotsAli Pirdavani, Tehran Traffic &Transportation Organization, Iranand Mahmood Saffarzade, TarbiatMondarres University, IranFramework for real-time crash riskestimation: Implications of randomand matched sampling schemesMohammed Abdel-Aty, Universityof Central Florida, USA15.30-17.00, Ballroom BVehicle InnovationChairman:Director Michael Griffith, Federal MotorCarrier Safety Administration, U.S. Dept.of Transportation, USAThe effectiveness of electronicstability control in reducing realworldcrashes: A literature reviewSusan Ferguson, FergusonInternational LLC, USAMethods for evaluation of electronicstability control (ESC) – a literaturereviewAstrid Linder, VTI, SwedenVision-based static pre crashwarningDavid Mahalel, TransportationResearch Institute, IsraelSelection of control speeds indynamic intelligent speed adaptationsystem: A preliminary analysisKanok Boriboonsomsin, Universityof California, USAPersonalized system for in-vehicletransmission of vms informationdesign, implementation and testingwithin the context of the in-ong>safetyong>projectEvangelos Bekiaris, HellenicInstitute of Transport, GreeceVehicle to vehicle communication– how to prepare drivers fordangerous situationsAlbert Kircher, VTI, SwedenAnna Anund, VTI, SwedenWelcome Reception4


15 NovemberPlenary Session09.00-10.30, Ballroom A/BChairman: Director Gerard Waldron, ARRB Group Ltd, AustraliaCascading the World Report, theASEAN experienceRobert Klein, Regional ProgrammeDirector, Asia, GRSPDevelopments in highway /trafficong>safetyong> in the USMichael S. Griffith, Director, FederalMotor Carrier Safety AdministrationU.S. Dept. of Transportation, USAong>Roadong> traffic ong>safetyong> managementsystem standard /ISO-RTS-MSS?Hans Skalin, Swedish ong>Roadong>Administration, Swedenong>Roadong> transport ong>safetyong>Martijn Arends, Royal Dutch ShellCoffee 10.30-11.00The road ong>safetyong> work of the UnitedNations Commission for Europe:International legal instruments andcampaignsMarie-Noëlle Poirier, UN EconomicCommission for Europe, SwitzerlandSession 7 Session 8Session 9511.00-12.30, Ballroom ASafety ManagementChairman:Mr Terje Assum, Institute of TransportEconomics, NorwayImproving road ong>safetyong> in developingcountries using netrisk: A roadnetwork risk management approachPeter Damen, ARRB Group Ltd,Australiaong>Roadong> ong>safetyong> management byobjectives: a critical analysis of theNorwegian approachRune Elvik, Institute of TransportEconomics, Norwayong>Roadong> ong>safetyong> management andplanning in SpainAnna Ferrer and Carmen Girón,Spanish Traffic General Directorate,SpainField road ong>safetyong> reviews in theprovince of GujaratOleg Tonkonojenkov, SynecyicsTransportation Consultants, CanadaImplementing the European roadong>safetyong> observatory in the “SafetyNet”projectPete Thomas, Vehicle SafetyResearch Centre, UK11.00-12.30, Ballroom BMotorcycles and BicyclesChairman:Dr Tuenjai Fukuda, Nihon University,JapanReasons for poor/non-use ofcrash helmets by commercialmotorcyclists in Oyo State, NigeriaAdesola Sangowawa, Department ofCommunity Medicine, NigeriaMotorcycle crash characteristics inThailandSattrawut Ponboon, ThailandAccident Research Center, ThailandChallenging efforts in promotingyoung motorcyclist ong>safetyong> in IndonesiaDewanti Marsoya, Gadjah MadaUniversity, IndonesiaAn impact study of seat belt andhelmet use in ThailandNuttapong Boontob, ThailandAccident Research Center, ThailandAnalysis of bicycle crossing timesat intersections for providing saferright of bicycle usersJin Kak Lee, Myong Ji University, KoreaThe value of an exclusive motorcyclelane in mix traffic: Malaysian experienceM. Subramaniam, OVAong>Roadong> Safety,MalaysiaLunch 12.30-13.3011.00-12.30, ParkUrban SafetyChairman:Dr Tappan Datta, Wayne StateUniversity, USANew guidelines on collisionprevention and reduction andUK-MoRSEMike Mounfield, Institution ofHighways and Transportation, UKA low-tech approach to road ong>safetyong>engineering in urban areasClive Sawers, Traffic EngineeringConsultants, UKSpeed characteristics and ong>safetyong> onlow speed urban midblock sectionsbased on GPS-equipped vehicle dataSaroch Boonsiripant, GeorgiaInstitute of Technology, USAong>Roadong> accidents in Dhaka, Bangladesh:How to provide safer roads?M. Shafiq-Ur Rahman, JahangirnagarUniversity, BangladeshComparative analysis about speedreduction on the different types ofthe traffic calming measures inSloveniaMarko Rencelj, University ofMaribor, Slovenia


15 NovemberSession 10 Session 11Session 1213.30-15.00, ParkEducation and TrainingChairman:Dr Evangelos Bekiaris, Hellenic Instituteof Transport, GreeceWhy traffic as a system is animportant conceptual contribution toroad ong>safetyong> teaching?Maria Isoba, Luchemos por la Vida,ArgentinaA new concept on the integration ofdriving simulators in driver training– The train-all approachMaria Panou, Hellenic Institute ofTransport, GreecePreparation of specialists fromdifferent community sectors relatedto road traffic injuries prevention.Cuba 2004–2006Mariela Hernandez-Sánchez,INHEM, CubaEducation and training of highwayong>safetyong> professionals in the UnitedStatesMartin Lipinski, University ofMemphis, USAA novel program to enhance ong>safetyong>for young drivers in IsraelTsippy Lotan, OR YAROK, Israel13.30-15.00, Ballroom BCrash Recording Systemsand Safety Auditing IChairman:Dr Josef Mikulik, CDV TransportResearch Centre, Czech RepublicIntroduction of highway ong>safetyong>enhancement project in flat area inChinaBin Huang, Research Institute ofHighway, ChinaRun off the road accidents onmotorways in FinlandKatja Suhonen, Helsinki Universityof Technology, FinlandA systemic view on Swedish trafficroad accident data acquisitionsystemImad Abugesaisa, LinköpingUniversity, SwedenComparison of highway accidentsbased on vehicle types in ThailandChakkrit Kanokkantapong, Prince ofSongkla University, ThailandAn in-depth analysis of road crashesin ThailandMouyid Bin Islam, Asian Institute ofTechnology, ThailandRegional black-spot treatmentprogram – A polish experienceKrzysztof Jamrozik, National ong>Roadong>Safety Council, Poland13.30-15.00, Ballroom ARural SafetyChairman:Mr Robert Klein, GRSP, SwitzerlandThe challenge of dysfunctional roads- upgrading the ong>safetyong> of inter-urbanroadsJohn Mumford, iRAP andReputation Risk Consultants Ltd, UKImplementation of the flashingyellow arrow permissive left-turnindication in signalized intersectionsDavid Noyce, University ofWisconsin-Madison, USABroadening the transport ong>safetyong>agenda: A rural perspectiveA synthesis of pilot case studiesfrom Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar,Cameroon and PeruGuy Kemtsop, IFRTD, CameroonFatality risks of intersection crashesin BangladeshUpal Barua, Department of CivilEngineering, CanadaUse of intelligent road studs toreduce vehicle-pedestrian conflictsat signalised junctionsHo Seng Tim, Land TransportAuthority, SingaporePHOTO: RIKKE RYSGAARD, GRSPCoffee 15.00-15.306


15 NovemberSession 13 Session 14Session 1515.30-17.00, Ballroom APerformance and AdverseEffects on DrivingChairman:Dr Astrid Linder, VTI, SwedenSafety performance indicators– a tool for better road ong>safetyong>management: The case of alcoholand drugsTerje Assum, Institute of TransportEconomics, NorwaySituational and driver-related factorsassociated with falling asleep at thewheelFridulv Sagberg, Institute ofTransport Economics, NorwayRandom roadside drug testing:A study into the prevalence of drugdriving in a sample of QueenslandmotoristsJeremy Davey, CARRS-Q, AustraliaDetection and prediction of driver’smicro sleep eventsMartin Golz, University of AppliedSciences, Schmalkalden, GermanyEvaluation of a drowsy drivingsystem – a test track studyAnna Anund, VTI, Sweden15.30-17.00, Ballroom BCrash Recording Systemsand Safety Auditing IIChairman:Dr Tappan Datta, Wayne StateUniversity, USATransparency, independence and indepthwith regard to ong>safetyong> orientedroad accident investigationHeikki Jähi, Institute for Transportand Safety Research, FranceComparison analysis of trafficaccident data management systemsin Korea and other countriesSan Jin Han, Korea TransportInstitute, KoreaUsing GIS technology to enhanceroad ong>safetyong> in SingaporeHau Lay Peng, Land TransportAuthority, SingaporeThailand road ong>safetyong> and introducingpublic participatory approach forblack spot identificationTuenjai Fukuda, Nihon University,Japanong>Roadong> ong>safetyong> auditing also onexisting roads – an efficient tool forpreventing accidents?Jesper Mertner, COWI ConsultingEngineers, Denmark15.30-17.00, Parkong>Roadong> Safety EconomicsChairman:Dr. Piet Venter, GRSP, South AfricaBenevolence and the value of roadong>safetyong>Henrik Andersson, VTI, SwedenThe burden of fatalities resultingfrom road accidents:An epidemiological study of IranEsmaeel Ayati, Ferdowsi Universityof Mashhad, IranQuantification of accident potentialon rural roads: A case study inRajastahan (India)Ashoke Sarkar, IFRTD, IndiaEvaluating rural road ong>safetyong>conditions using road ong>safetyong> index:An application for rural roads inThailandWit Ratanachot, Department ofRural ong>Roadong>s, Ministry of Transport,ThailandThe road ong>safetyong> centGunter Zietlow, GTZ – GermanTechnical Cooperation, Germany7Conference Dinner


16 NovemberSession 16 Session 17Session 189.00-10.30, Ballroom AEnforcement Techniquesand Speed ManagementChairman:Ms Lori Mooren, ARRB Group Ltd,AustraliaPenalty points systems: Efficienttechnique of enforcement andpreventionJosef Mikulik, CDV TransportResearch Centre, Czech RepublicSpot speed study along a speedzone on motorway M2 in MauritiusHarvindradas Sungker, CODEPA,MauritiusFactors leading to violation of trafficlight rules among motorists inMalaysiaS. Kulanthayan, University PutraMalaysia, MalaysiaSafety effects of variable speedlimits at rural intersectionsMohsen Towliat and HelenaSvensson, Swedish ong>Roadong>Administration Consulting Services,Sweden9.00-10.30, ParkHealth Issues and RaisingAwarenessChairman:Dr Stig Jörgensen, Norwegian Universityof Science and Technology, NorwayInvolvement and impact of roadtraffic injuries among productive agegroups (18–59 years) in Bangladesh:Issue for priority settingSalim Mahmud Chowdhury, CIPRB,BangladeshDeveloping an integer programmingsketch to optimize the expenses onpromoting the road ong>safetyong> and socialtraffic cultureHamid Reze Behnood, FerdowsiUniversity of Mashhad, IranSocial and information campaigns toimprove road ong>safetyong>Barbara Król, Polish National ong>Roadong>Safety Council, PolandThe identification of “At-risk” groupsfor transport-related fatalitiesacross four South African citiesLaher Hawabibi, UNISA, SouthAfricaStudy of pattern of fatal accidents forsafe designing of vehiclesAmandeep Singh, Department ofForensic Medicine, India9.00-10.30, Ballroom BHuman Behaviour andPedestriansChairman:Dr Martin Golz, University of AppliedSciences, Schmalkalden, GermanyA study examining the relationshipbetween attitudes and aberrantdriving behaviours within anAustralian fleet settingJ. Davey Freeman, CARRS-Q,Australiaong>Roadong> ong>safetyong> in the Czech Republic isrelated to human factors researchKarel Schmeidler, CDV TransportResearch Centre, Czech RepublicPedestrian ong>safetyong> requires planningpriorityEsther Malini, Larsen & Toubro,IndiaWalkability of school surroundingenvironment and its impact onpedestrian behaviourLina Shbeeb, Balqa’a AppliedUniversity, Jordanong>Roadong> accidents and pedestrians:The importance of traffic calmingmeasures in tackling the (in)visiblepublic health disaster in KampalacityPaul Isola Mukwaya, MakerereUniversity, UgandaCoffee 10.30-11.008


16 NovemberClosing Session 11.00-12.00Summary of Global ong>Roadong>SafetyPeter Elsenaar, GRSP,SwitzerlandClosing AddressAram Kornsombat, DeputyDirector General, Office ofTransport and Traffic Policyand Planning (OTP), Ministryof Transport, ThailandLunch 12.00-13.00Closing AddressKent Gustafson, Chairmanof RS4C organizingcommittee, VTITechnical Visit 13.00-17.00Honda Safety Riding CenterThe motorcycle training centre has a large off-road area for rider training and is equippedwith motorbikes, lecture rooms and state-of-the-art motorcycle simulators.9


Poster Session, Park CTowards comprehensive andsustainable road ong>safetyong> strategies,action plan and policy framework forNigeriaS.I. Oni, University of Lagos, NigeriaRisky driving in fog: PsychologicalexplanationsViola Cavallo, INRETS, Franceong>Roadong> traffic accidents andCambodian University students:A case study in Phnom PenhmunicipalityKim Pagna, Coalition for ong>Roadong>Safety (CRY), CambodiaVulnerable road user – pedestrian inthe Czech RepublicKarel Schmeidler, CDV TransportResearch Centre, Czech RepublicWhy do they avoid footbridges?Explaining jaywalkers through thehaddon matrixIgnacio Nazif Munoz, Governmentof Chile, ChileMobility, attitudes, risk andbehaviour of young driversCécile Coquelet, INRETS, FranceAre Okada operators licensed to ridein Nigeria? A preliminary findingG.T. Arosanyin, University of Ilorin,NigeriaStudy of project to use a hardshoulder as a traffic lane.Jocelyne Doré, INRETS, FranceTime of day and sleep deprivationeffects on motorcyclists ridingperformances: A pilot studyClément Bougard, INRETS, FranceDevelopment of urban ong>safetyong>management in IndonesiaMrs Lanalyawati, Institute of ong>Roadong>Engineering, IndonesiaFifteen-year experience withroundabouts and measures ofassuring traffic safe roundabouts inSloveniaTomaz Tollazzi, University ofMaribor, SloveniaShort term traffic volume predictionon NH-1 using time series analysisInderjeet Kaushik, Banaras HinduUniversity, IndiaDesign of decision support systemon urban road traffic ong>safetyong>managementTianjun Yang, Ministry ofCommunications, ChinaThe potential development ofself reliance and social networkconstructional community besidehighway for traffic accidentpreventionChulaporn Sota, Khon KaenUniversity, ThailandPHOTO: RIKKE RYSGAARD, GRSP10


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