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Road safety is lost in EU Regulations with many organisations depending on donations or registered as charities.  During the past 30 years many of these Organisations are backed, funded or supported by the European Union and have received HRH Prince Michael Awards while road fatalities continue.  Some of these organisations are as follows: EuroRAP, iRAP RSF, ANWB, ADAC, PACTS, AA, RAC, IAM, Roadsafe, FTA, RHA, CIHT, FIA, RoSPA and  Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP was established by TRL 20 years ago in 1997 and promoted by the RSA in 2017Euro NCAP claim to have saved 15,000 lives on UK roads and more than 78,000 lives in Europe, published 630 safety ratings, deliberately crashed 1,800 cars and spent over 160 million Euro making cars safer, but these statistics do not appear to stand up to scrutiny, as

In 2016, according to the Department for Transport in Great Britain there were 1,800 road deaths or 68 more than the 1,732 recorded in 2015.  In 2016, according to the Garda web page there were 188 road deaths in Ireland or 25 more than the 162 recorded in 2012 and 2015, while fatalities have increased again in 2017.

  • Similar to RoSPA EuroNCAP have not researched the Highway Code Stopping Distances
  • TRL since 1933 and Euro ENCAP since 1997 have misled the RSA, rule makers and others worldwide
  • I invite the CEOs at TRL and EuroNCAP to disprove my research findings by demonstration while using VBOX.

The European Union

I brought my research discovery to the attention of the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, Unit D3 - Road Safety - European Commission, office DM24 02/102, B-1049 Brussels; On 25 01 2010, Jean-Paul REPUSSARD responded; Should you have a study, report, etc. on the identification of causes of road accidents and the methods to eliminate them, we would be happy receiving a copy.

On 24 02 2010, Jean-Paul REPUSSARD responded; We have taken good note of your developments and I forward them for consideration to my colleagues who are currently working on a possible European harmonisation (and upgrading) of the training for drivers, however On 30 06 2011, correspondence addressed to Jean-Paul REPUSSARD was returned as unknown.

On 16 05 2012, Szabolcs Schmidt responded; Please be free to send to the background information that you mentioned on your letter to the Commission service on charge of road safety, under my responsibility to the following address: MOVE-C4-SECRETARIAT @ec.europe.eu.

On 20 03 2013, Aida SIMIL-SAINAS responded on Behalf Of Helen KEARNS; The Spokesperson deals only with requests from the media, your email has been transferred to our colleagues in Directorate General for Mobility and Transport

On 20 03 2013, Maria-Teresa Sanz-Villegas European Commission Directorate-General for Transport and Mobility, Road Safety responded; Thanks you very much for your e-mail and the information that you have sent to us in relation with road accidents in Ireland. I'm responsible for road accidents data collection and analysis and I will be very pleased to receive the results of your research.

On 06 05 2014, Luc EMAER the European Commission, Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, Unit C/4 "Road Safety", DM28 04/110, B-1049 Brussels responded; Your enquiry will be handled by the Europe Direct Contact Centre on behalf of Directorate General.

On 21 05 2014, Europe Direct gave my research discovery a case number [Case ID: 0897415 / 3196443] but responded without a name or signature; Thank you for sharing this information with us we would advise you to contact road safety research experts in order to share the results of your work.  We hope you find this information useful. Please contact us again if you have any further questions.  The information provided by EUROPE DIRECT is not legally binding.  We would like to ask you 4 questions about the enquiry that Europe Direct has just answered.  The whole survey will take only 3 minutes of your time, however

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