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Road Traffic Safety: Situation in Estonia Margus Lepik Parliament of Estonia Facts : 45,000 km 2 1,36 m inhabitants 16,400 km national roads 1,430 km main roads Estonia 800 000 80 000 Number of cars Annual increase 700 000 60 000 600 000 40 000 500 000 20 000 400 000 0

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estonia

Facts :

  • 45,000 km2
  • 1,36 m inhabitants
  • 16,400 km national roads
  • 1,430 km main roads
Estonia
increase in the number of cars

800 000

80 000

Number of cars

Annual increase

700 000

60 000

600 000

40 000

500 000

20 000

400 000

0

Registered motor vehicles

Annual increase

300 000

-20 000

200 000

-40 000

100 000

-60 000

0

-80 000

2005

2006

2004

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

Increase in the number of cars
police operations everyone takes a breathtest
Yet, the number of traffic accidents involving drunk drivers does not show a decreasing trend

Repeat drunk driving offenders who constitute 18% of all offenders are a cause of particular concern

Police operationsEveryone takes a breathtest!
stages of road safety program rsp
First stage

Duration 2003-2006

General amount of 212.9 mil. EEK (13.6 m€)

Application of less expensive and quickly applicable measures

Second stage

Duration 2007 – 2010

General amount of 279 mil. EEK (17.9 m€)

Application of measures from the 1st stage and some more expensive measures

Stages of Road Safety Program (RSP)
stages of rsp
Third stage

Duration 2010 – 2015

General amount of 466 mil. EEK (29.8 m€)

Analysis of measures in the 1st and 2nd stage. Application of more expensive and previously delayed measures.

All the activities will be managed on the tree year sliding-scale

Stages of RSP
rsp activities
Targeted on the following main directions:

Unprotected road users (pedestrians, bicyclists) safety

Children and elderly people safety

Young and inexperienced drivers safety

RSP activities
rsp activities13
Drunk driving diminishing

Decreasing of consequences of the RTA

Urban traffic safety

Decreasing a number of:

Dark time RTA &

Winter time RTA

RSP activities
outcome of the first stage of the rsp
Educational system of drivers was improved

Road infrastructure was improved

Road safety campaigns

Activities carried out in the first stage did not give wanted result

Main reason were lack of financing and coordination

Outcome of the first stage of the RSP
activities in the second stage of the rsp
Improvement of legislation(Road Traffic Act etc)

Education and training

Traffic control

Traffic campaigns

Traffic environment

Supporting measures for road safety

Coordination

Activities in the second stage of the RSP
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Thank you!Margus LepikMember of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Estonia margus.lepik@riigikogu.eehttp://www.riigikogu.ee/