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  1. Conference on Road Safety and Road Transport Professional Training Road Safety – A priority issue for the Road Transport Industry Istanbul, 11 May 2011 Haydar OzkanGeneral Delegate – IRU Permanent Delegation for the Middle East and Region (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  2. This is the IRU (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  3. Evolution of IRU Membership Created1948 National Associations from 8 founding countries 2011 180 Members 74 Countries Belgium Denmark France Netherlands Norway Sweden UK Switzerland (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  4. IRU International Commissions & Working Parties Commissions Working Parties • Social Affairs • Economic Affairs • Customs Affairs • Legal Affairs • Technical Affairs • Road Safety • Services to Transport Operators • Dangerous Goods • Combined Transport • Taxis and hire cars with driver (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  5. The CommitmentRoad Safety – Highest Priority (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  6. Road Safety – Specific Strategy The IRU supports all measures that improve road safety if they effectively target the main causes of accidents involving trucks. (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  7. UN Decade of Action for Road SafetyIRU Action for the Decade United Nations Road Safety Collaboration Identify the main cause of accidents involving trucks. Promote effective, harmonised and internationally recognised standards for training of road transport professionals as provided by the IRU Academy. Work together with the business community to improve road safety. (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  8. Accident AnalysisETAC – A Scientific Study ETAC – First of its kind! (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  9. Main Cause: The Human Factor Key recommandation: Training – Training – Training! However, from the 85.2% linked to human error, 75% were caused by other road users! Source: EU, IRU (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  10. New! LASTAC Study (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  11. Addressing the human element in road safety (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  12. IRU Driver’s Safety Cards (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  13. IRU saluts Road Safety Heroes (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  14. CooperationwithInternational Organisations The IRU and UNMAS are partnering to clear 15km2 of landmines from the 700km road that connects Afghanistan and its Central Asian neighbours. (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  15. CooperationwithInternational Organisations Safety in the Supply Chain in Relation to Packing of Container • Revise the ILO/IMO/UNECE. guidelines on packing containers • Amalgamate updated guidelines into a voluntary Code of Practice. • Improve training through accredited training institutes. (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  16. CooperationwithSocial and Commercial Partners (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  17. Safety – A Priority of the Smart Move Campaign (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  18. UN Decade of Action - IRU Action for the Decade Analyse the main causes of accidents involving heavy commercial vehicles. Support and promote thetraining of professional drivers and other road users. Cooperate with the business community to improve road safety. (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  19. Road Freight Transport: Interconnecting every business and every transport mode between Europe and Asia (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011

  20. www.iru.org (c) International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2011