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The ECRAF General Assembly in Gdansk (Poland) on 12th September 2019 elected new ECRAF President: Mr. Johan PIHLSTRÖM (Sweden) for mandate 2019-2021.

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Outstanding road safety days initiative in Belgium

President Oddvar Haagensen visited 5th October 2011 the Belgium National Road Safety days after invitation by the Belgium Armed Forces. The Road Safety days were organized in a military compound just outside Brussels, and were the first National Road Safety days ever in Belgium.

Successfull congress in Prague

ECRAF’s 9th congress was successfully arranged in Prague, Czech Republic, 13 – 16th September. President Oddvar Haagensen said at the closing that thanks to the host nation’s excellent arrangements – including the meeting facilities at DAP Hotel, the congress dinner at the castle and the travel to Vyskov - it was a success. The main topic ”Risk assessment and Simulators” was followed by an interesting discusion. A congress report will come and information will later be given at the web.

The new ECRAF executive committe

The ECRAF Executive Committee consists of the following person after the General Assembly: Oddvar Haagensen, Norway, president 2011-13 (reelected), Robert Windischmann, Germany, vice-president 2010-12 (not on election), Ernes Heleg, Bosnia- Herzegovina, member 2010-12 (not on election), Jan Sevsic, Czech Republic, member 2011-13 (new) and Johan Pihlstrøm, Sweden, member 2011-13 (new).

Mixed experiences with use of simulators

Information given by the Armed Forces in Czech and other participating countries showed both positive and negative experiences with the use of simulators in the education of military drivers. It was underlined that the benefit ofsimulators depends on certain conditions/circumstances. Simulators are no substitute for real vehicle, but is a helpful supplement. In the German Armed Forces simulator added training is well established and approved in basic training for F/G. The presentations will on the web in the near future.

Diploma of Merit of ECRAF given out for first time at GA

At the end of the General Assembly President Oddvar Haagensen handed out the new Diploma of Merit of ECRAF and the ECRAF Crest to former aecretary Stefanie Stettler, Switzerland and the outgoing EC members Johnny Laurent, Belgium and Flemming Pedersen, Denmark.          


The European Commission for Road Safety in the Armed Forces (ECRAF) has adopted the vision Zero as guideline for the work on road safety in the Armed Forces.

Vision Zero declares that nobody shall be killed or seriously injured in the road traffic.


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