Safety is a key issue for European mobility today. More than 40,000 people die on the road each year and road accidents cost the European economy around €200 billion every year. Research - and initial deployment - have shown the great potential for improving road safety with intelligent and advanced and driver assistance systems. These systems can detect hazards on the road ahead, inform drivers of them even before they are visible, keep vehicles at a safe distance from one another and inform drivers of the local conditions.
Our activities in the SafeMobility sector are mainly focussed on: