Annual seminar 2019

The 8th annual scientific seminar "Theories and research methods in Road Traffic Safety Science" was held on 6-7th May 2019 in Espoo, Finland, hosted by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and Aalto University.

Venue: Aalto University, lecture hall 216

Otakaari 4, Espoo, Finland


May 6th


Collision avoidance strategies: test-track vs. driving simulator

Esko Lehtonen, Christian-Nils Boda, Marco Dozza (Sweden) Abstract | Presentation


Automation - improving safety?

Merja Penttinen, Juha Luoma, Johannes Mesimäki (Finland) Abstract | Presentation


Higher education of transport safety - recognising key issues for future graduates

Markus Pöllänen (Finland) Abstract | Presentation


Exploring driver and operator behaviour models in the context of automated driving

Key note speaker: Pirkko Rämä (Finland) Presentation


Scenario method incorporated in large surveys: an independent sample approach

Igor Radun (Finland) Abstract | Presentation


Planning and design implications from traffic safety evaluation for tramway systems

Ulla Saari (Finland) Abstract | Presentation

May 7th


Modelling crash frequencies by collision type: an emphasis on over-dispersion

Mehdi Hosseinpour (Denmark) Abstract | Presentation


Matched case-control study to estimate the effects of traffic lane and shoulder width on the accident risk

Petr Pokorny, Kelly Pitera (Norway) Abstract | Presentation


Safety effect of fixed speed cameras on state roads in Estonia

Maria Pashkevich, Erik Ernits (Estonia) Abstract | Presentation


Identification of traffic conflicts using the Delphi method

Tanja K. O. Madsen (Denmark) Abstract | Presentation


How humans perceive the severity of traffic events?

Oksana Yastremska, Aliaksei Laureshyn (Sweden) Abstract | Presentation


Pedestrian safety during wintertime – prevention of single pedestrian injuries

Glenn Berggård (Sweden) Abstract | Presentation


Cycling under the influence of alcohol – who and why?

Mathias Vestgård, Trude Tørset, Petr Pokorny (Norway) Abstract | Presentation


The relationship between daily traffic and daily encounters, a micro-simulation study

Carmelo D’Agostino (Sweden) Abstract | Presentation

Important dates

March, 1st: Extended deadline abstracts submission

March, 8th: Notification of acceptance/rejection

April, 25th: Registration deadline

May, 6-7th: Annual Scientific Seminar of NTSA

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