Coordination Team

Vias institute from Belgium coordinates the Baseline project. Vias institute has a long standing expertise with road safety performance indicators, in particular those based on road side observations, as well as with attitude surveys. The institute has experience with a range of methodologies; its measurements of driving under the influence of alcohol and the use of child restraint systems are internationally recognized as best-in-class.

For the methodological, data processing and quality assurance activities, Vias institute will be assisted by SWOV from the Netherlands and NTUA from Greece. The three organisations are renown road safety research institutes in their country as well as highly respected internationally for their expertise in road safety.

For the methodological guidance to the Member States, Vias institute is supported by a Technical Committee and eight KEGs (KPI Expert Groups)

Technical Committee

The role of the Technical committee is to ensure the consistency and comparability of approaches adopted and to coordinate the work of the different “KPI Expert Groups”. The Technical Committee consists of experts from the participating Member States. These experts are familiar with the different processes and methods that are needed for producing road safety KPI values.

  • Peter Silverans, Vias institute (Belgium) - Coordinator
  • Frits Bijleveld, SWOV (Netherlands)
  • Sheila Ferrer López, DGT (Spain)
  • Peter Larsson, Trafikverket (Sweden)
  • Markus Schumacher, BASt (Germany)
  • Veronika Valentova, CDV (Czech Republic)
  • George Yannis, NTUA (Greece)

KPI Expert Groups (‘KEGs’)

There are eight KEGs, one for each KPI. Each KEG is chaired by a staff member of Vias institute and consists of four to six experts. The role of the KEG is to draft methodological guidelines for Member States and give advice to Member States on scientific, technical and practical issues that may arise in relation to the design and implementation of the data collection processes, on the data processing and its interpretation. In a second step they will also be involved in the verification and interpretation of the KPI values provided by the Member States.

KPI speed:

  • Anna Vadeby, VTI (Sweden)
  • Paweł Tutka, Warsaw University of Technology (Poland) 
  • Ingrid van Schagen, SWOV (the Netherlands) 
  • François Riguelle, AWSR (Belgium) 

KPI safety belt:

  • Philip Temmerman, Vias institute (Belgium)
  • Philippe Lesire, LAB (France) 
  • Alexandra Laiou, NTUA (Greece) 

KPI protective equipment:

  • Nathalie Moreau, Vias institute (Belgium)
  • Anna Zielińska, Road Traffic Safety Centre Motor Transport Institute (Poland) 
  • Sheila Ferrer López, Direccion General de Trafico (Spain) 
  • Maria João Da Silva Barros, Autoridade Nacional de Segurança Rodoviária (Portugal) 

KPI alcohol:

  • Peter Silverans, Vias institute (Belgium)
  • SjoerdHouwing, CBR (The Netherlands)  
  • Åsa Forsman, VTI (Sweden) 
  • Simone Klipp, BASt (Germany) 
  • Katerina Folla, NTUA (Greece) 

KPI distraction:

  • Sofie Boets, Vias institute (Belgium)
  • Markus Schumacher, BASt (Germany) 
  • Agnieszka Stelling, SWOV (The Netherlands) 
  • Dagmara Jankowska, ITS (Poland) 
  • Dimos Pavlou, NTUA (Greece) 

KPI vehicle safety:

  • Jean-François Gaillet, Vias institute (Belgium)
  • Adrian Hellman, BASt (Germany)  
  • Pete Thomas, Loughborough Un. (UK) 
  • Eduard Fernández, CITO  
  • Katarina Folla, NTUA (Greece) 
  • Richard Schram, EuroNCAP 

KPI infrastructure:

  • TassosDragomanovits, NTUA (Greece) 
  • Govert Schemers, SWOV (The Netherlands) 
  • Marco Irzik, BASt (Germany)  
  • Jiri Ambros, CDV (Czech Republic) 

KPI post-crash care:

  • Nina Nuyttens, Vias institute (Belgium)
  • Maria Segui Gomez, (Spain) 
  • Katerina Folla, NTUA (Greece) 
  • Wendy Weijermars, SWOV (the Netherlands)  

Schematic overview of key actors in the project

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