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The annual traffic safety conference in Tylösand, Sweden, September 4-5 is an important part of Sweden's successful traffic safety work. This year, SAFER Vehicle and Traffic safety Centre has several presentations in the program where recent research and knowledge are...
SAFER has received another new member of the network, Svanberg & Svanberg, a micro-SME with expertise in IT, data handling and analysis, mainly within the automotive industry and traffic safety research.
The automated vehicle of the future enables both drivers and passengers to be seated in completely different positions than they do today. This means that the vehicle’s protection system needs to be redesigned to protect the occupants in a possible...
Welcome six new partners and memeber to the SAFER research environment!
SAFER's annual report for the twelfth operational year has now been launched. The report is a summary of the activities and research carried out within the research center between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.
On April 11 and 12, Gothenburg hosted a visit with delegates from the Chinese Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM). The reason was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, a so-called MoU, between STCSM and Business Region...
SAFER continues to expand its project portfolio with research for safer transports through automation. In this project, iDolly, researchers from Chalmers and Volvo, in collaboration with several other companies, will develop technologies for transporting containers on public roads, completely autonomous,...
One of the main problems when developing autonomous vehicles is the availability of real-life driving data and testing of the new functions. Therefore, in SAFER's new project "Realsim for AD", tools for simulation will be developed. The challenge is to...
SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Center has been granted funds from Vinnova for a new important project - Drive Sweden Test Site Automated Highway III. It is the third project in a line of projects aiming at creating test beds...
Today, the norm for standard crash tests with cars is crash test dummies based on men’s size and attributes. But there are as many women who drive a car nowdays. And females are at a much higher risk to be...

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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SAFER

Lindholmspiren 3A
SE-417 56 Göteborg
Sweden

 +46 31-772 21 06
 safer [at] chalmers.se