The issues we want to present in our conference are current tasks of automotive, which the European Union has set as priority.
1. The level of Road Safety in Greece.
2. Drivers and the level of their education.
3. The road accidents compared with the Road Safety system from the user's perspective.
4. Traffic training at all levels of education. The integration into the educational process and the trainers.
5. Children and Road Safety. Children are particularly vulnerable. Each year, more than 1,100 children under 15 years old are killed on European roads and 100,000 are injured.
Walking is the most natural way not only to get health but also to get from one point to another, especially practical for old people and children. Pedestrians are more likely to hurt themselves than to put others at risk.
7. New Drivers.
The young drivers are more at risk. The fatality rate for drivers aged 15-24 are twice more than experienced drivers. For every young driver killed in crash are killed and others 1.3 persons on average.
8. Cyclists and behavior with others. The environmental mobility involves risks and requires training.
The drivers must be constantly concentrated on the road. Not only for their safety but also other road users safety.
11. Alcohol and Driving.
12. Driving licenses.
Around 300 million people in the EU have a driving license. The EU seeks to establish a uniform format and uniform conditions for obtaining a driving license. In Greece, we need major restructuring.
13. The Training of Trainers.
The trainers and the examiners, and those dealing with the traffic and road safety must have a university education.
14. Lifelong Training of Trainers.
15. Methodology of Education
16. The Examinations and examiners, electronic code Examiner, test examiners, lifelong learning and review.
17. The driver training.
To get a driving license, some drivers have to do additional courses beyond the basic, For example, drivers in the EU must have specific training, and many repeated offenders are required to enrol in retraining programs to improve their behaviour while driving.
18. Modern technology and the necessary technical driving skills.
19. Aggression while Driving
20. The Juvenile Delinquency.
21. Law and prospect of reducing penalty points through education.
22. Law enforcement -oriented prevention.
The enforcement of traffic regulations is necessary not only to punish breaches but also to prevent unlawful behaviour and encourage responsible driving.
Speeding – is one of the major problems in road safety - greatly increases the risk of accidents, Excessive speed is a determining factor in nearly 30% of road accidents.
24. Elderly drivers.
The driving licence in Europe is linked to specific physical abilities and mental health, but they are different between Member States.
25. Professional Drivers
The fatigue and speeding are the most common causes of accidents among drivers of Lorries, coaches and company cars. Work related road accidents are the leading cause of death at the workplace in industrialised countries.
26. The Certificate of Professional Competence. Dimensions and practices related to education.
27. The certification process schools and theoretical training centre for candidates through a process of participation.
Note: the positions are open to new aspects...
For the Conference Committee