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IRCOBI: pre-conference workshop

How to improve safety assessment using Virtual Testing and HBMs?
Two projects, two approaches.

IRCOBI Europe will take place from 11 to 13 September, 2019 in Florence, Italy. On 10 September the H2020-projects OSCCAR and VIRTUAL organise a pre-conference worskhop on Virtual Testing and open-source Human Body Models.

The programme of the workshop can be found on the IRCOBI-website, where one can also register.

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Review of average sized male and female occupant models in European regulatory safety assessment tests and European laws

This study shows the gap between law and practice as well as the gap between the superior legal principle gender equality and subordinate legal rules, and how these gaps occur and persist. Moreover, the study highlights the (urgent) need for questioning the law: Why the law does not give priority to the protection of women’s traffic safety in a similar manner it does with regard to the traffic safety of men.
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Paper: Risk of non-collision injuries to public transport passengers

The main objective of this paper, written by Rune Elvik, was to provide an estimate of the expected number of injured passengers per year for a public transport vehicle producing, for example, one million passenger kilometres per year. It is found that the expected number of injured passengers for such a vehicle will be about 0.5 to 0.8 per year.
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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and
innovation programme under grant agreement No 768960.

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