Welcome to read our latest newsletter before the summer holiday! Among other things, we present several new projects in our portfolio and our two open calls for funding for research; SAFER pre-studies and research at AstaZero. This autumn's seminar series...
See our summer greeting video! Happy summer!
Once again a warm welcome to our seminar series! We are back with inspiring and knowledgeable seminars about vehicle and traffic safety September 3. The main objectives with the seminars are to share knowledge, get inspiration to new projects and...
Since 2009, SAFER has hosted the International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, DDI, which is the primary scientific conference in the field of driver distraction and inattention. Jonas Bärgman, Chalmers University of Technology, is now taking over the role...
This publication presents the proceedings of TRA2020, the 8th Transport Research Arena, which was planned to be held on 27-30 April 2020 in Helsinki. The physical conference event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here is a last chance to perform research at AstaZero for free during 2020. The program continues and funding is still available for research projects that want to use the AstaZero proving ground. Timeline Submission deadline: September 20th, 2020 Decision...
One of our most committed SAFER researchers, as well as PICTA's founder, Professor Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, has been awarded Erna Ebeling's award for 2020 together with Professor Kaj Lindecrantz, one of MedTech West's founders.
The researchers have now completed the first set of tests of traction adaptive motion planning in critical situations. In the test shown in the video they evaluated the concept for collision avoidance of suddenly appearing obstacles at slippery road conditions....
The aim of MICA2 is to address the safety of the whole overtaking manoeuvre by developing and testing novel active and passive safety systems. Insurance claims databases and crash databases will be analysed to determine the causes and mechanisms behind...
Today, Simon Sternlund, PhD student at Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems / Mechanics and Maritime Sciences at Chalmers University defended his doctoral thesis “Traffic Safety potential and effectiveness of lane keeping support” successfully and is now a SAFER doctor. Simon...

Safer – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

SAFER is the open innovation arena where researchers and expertise work together to create safe mobility. Our traffic safety approach covers people, vehicles and the infrastructure – and together we contribute to safer road transports and smarter, more sustainable cities.

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