The report on the global status of road safety 2015 shows that mortality rates of traffic are higher in countries with lower level of development. In 17 countries they have introduced regulations governing the use of seat belts, alcohol control, speed, helmet or child restraints. While progress on road safety remains slow. Read More

Ages groups

• PRESIDENT: Dr. Mr. Fernando Pérez Torralba. • 1st VICE PRESIDENT: Dr. Mr. Javier Álvarez. Coordinator for Relations with Other Companies. • 2nd VICE PRESIDENT: Dr. Mr. Bahjat Assaf Hassan. Coordinator for International Relations and Vice Treasurer. • 3rd VICE PRESIDENT: Dra. Mrs. África Vicondoa Álvarez. Coordinator for Scientific Activities and Relations with Autonomous Communities. • SECRETARY AND TREASURER: Dr. D. Néstor Massimino Morando. • 1st VOCAL: Dra Mrs.Trinidad Gómez Talegón. Coordinator for Research Projects. • 2nd VOCAL: Dr. Mr.Bernardino Calvo Calvo. Coordinator for Occupational Health and Road Safety. • 3rd VOCAL: Dr. Mr. Enrique Mirabet Lis. Coordinator for New Technologies and Publications. • 4th VOCAL: Dra. Mrs. Pilar Cervelló Ferrada. Coordinator for Relations with Medical and Psychometric Examination Centres. • 5th VOCAL: Dra. Mrs. Marta Ozcoidi Val. Coordinator for Continuing Education. Read More

Global Road Safety 2011-2020 Plan
Road Safety interventions

Road safety interventions. In its resolution 64255, March 1, 2010, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed the period 2011-2020 "Decade of action for road safety', with the overall objective of stabilizing and, subsequently, reduce the planned figures of fatalities in road accidents around the world to increase the national, regional and global-level activities. This Plan is intended to serve as a guidance document for countries and, at the same time, facilitate the implementation of measures coordinated and concerted aimed at the achievement of the goals and objectives of the Decade of action for road safety 2011-2020. Read More

Program, Evaluations and Effectiveness Studies
Road Safety interventions

Permission by points, an unresolved issue in Spain, has been key in the explanation of the reduction of mortality in our waterways. However, the effect of the measure is famously temporary. Three articles that reviewed the impact of permission by points in the Spanish claims have been recently published in prestigious scientific journals. References: 1. Pulido, J.; Lardelli, P.; de la Fuente, L.; Flores, V. M.; Vallejo, F. & Regidor, E. (2010), 'Impact of the demerit point system on road traffic accident mortality in Spain', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 64(3), 274--276. 2. Novoa, A. M.; Perez, K.; Santamarina-Rubio, E.; Mari-Dell'Olmo, M.; Ferrando, J.; Peiro, R.; Tobias, A.; Zori, P. & Borrell, C. (2010), 'Impact of the Penalty Points System on Road Traffic Injuries in Spain: A Time-Series Study', Am J Public Health, AJPH.2010.192104. 3. Castillo-Manzano, J. I.; Castro-Nuño, M. & Pedregal, D. J. (2010), 'An econometric analysis of the effects of the penalty points system driver's license in Spain', Accident Analysis & Prevention 42(4), 1310 - 1319. Read More

Road Safety Manual
Victims attention

The second edition of the Handbook of road safety (Road Safety Manual - RSM) aims to produce an authoritative knowledge base and align themselves with the following pillars of the Global Plan for the Decade of action for the United Nations road safety 2011-2020: • Pilar 1: Management of road safety; • Pilar 2: Safer roads and mobility; • Pilar 4: Safer roads for users. The new road safety Manual is an updated environment that can help countries to meet their goals of improving road safety. Read More

 neurology and driving handbook
Fatigue, distraction, sleepiness

An excellent work by the Spanish Society of Neurology that, in addition to carrying out its own scientific and training activities, tries to contribute to improving the living and health conditions of the population from the perspective of its specialty. For this reason, a new Neurology and Driving Manual had to be prepared to try to contribute all the knowledge of the SEN in order to continue reducing the consequences of this social plague. The response from the General Directorate of Traffic was very positive from the beginning. The enthusiasm with which all the members of the SEN who were asked to collaborate accepted collaboration in the project is reflected in the magnificent quality of the work on the manual, which they will enjoy reading. Read More

Impacts on the health of air pollution
Road Safety interventions

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risk perception
Risk Factors

What is Risk Perception? Risk perception is the ability to detect, identify and react to a risky situation while driving. A risky situation is one that leads the driver to be alert to an unforeseen event that may force him to make a decision: slow down, brake, change direction ... Read More


This protocol aims, in addition to avoiding the spread of the disease to the patients who come to its center, to protect the doctors and associated personnel. The Protocol document includes: The procedure of action to avoid the spread during the realization of the Psychophysical Recognition. Information that you must place in a visible place for the doctors and the patients that come to your Medical Center. A Road Driving Health Council after suffering the COVID-19, which must be provided to all applicants and drivers, will find it as Annex 10. Both the Protocol and its annexes that General ASDE makes available to you can be downloaded, taking into account that this document is subject to continuous improvement, so the scientific team will attend to your considerations for inclusion if appropriate in the protocol. Read More

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