Near Crashes: FOT-Net, Prologue and DaCoTa Workshop, Brussels, 30 November 2010

Near Crashes FOT-Net, PROLOGUE and DaCoTA Workshop


Date: 30 November 2010

Place: ERTICO – ITS EUROPE, Brussels

Download the report from here: FOT-Net Minutes Near crashes

Aims / set-up / working procedures / time slots of the workshop
Maxime Flament, ERTICO – ITS Europe, FOT-Net
  • Why this workshop, why info about near crashes rather than actual the three main questions of the workshop; the problems in finding straight answers to these questions?
  • Speakers:
  • Niels Bos, SWOV, DaCoTA
  • Trent Victor, SAFER/CHALMERS, SeMiFOT, euroFOT
  • BLOCK 1
  • What are near crashes, how can they be defined?
  • How are near crashes defined in FOT projects and ND studies?
  • A comparison between projects and discussion with panel and participants
  • Expert/moderator:
  • Oliver Carsten, ITS Leeds,
  • FOT-NetPanel:
  • Josef Krems, Univ of Chemnitz
  • Richard van der Horst, TNO, PROLOGUE
  • BLOCK 2
  • What are the different techniques and equipments to measure near crashes?
  • What are their (dis-)advantages, practically and technically?
  • What kinds of near crashes can be detected (and how) and which ones go undetected?
  • A practical and technical presentation and discussion
  • Moderator:
  • Tsippy Lotan, OR YAROK, PROLOGUE 
  • Experts:
  • Trent Victor, SAFER/CHALMERS, SeMiFOT, euroFOT
  • Carol Flannagan, UMTRI
  • Panel:
  • Steven Reed, Univ of Loughborough, PROLOGUE, TeleFOT and DaCoTA




  • BLOCK 3
  • What is the predictive value of near crashes for actual crashes and road safety?
  • What can we learn from more knowledge about near crashes
  • Discussion with panel and participants
  • Moderator:
    Samantha Jamson, Univ of Leeds
  • Expert:
  • Aliaksei Laureshyn, Univ of Lund
  • Panel:
  • Andrew Morris, Univ of Loughborough, DaCoTA & PROLOGUE
  • Atze Dijkstra, SWOV, Microsimulation expert
Wrap-up and conclusions Maxime Flament, ERTICO – ITS Europe, FOT-Net
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