Project: Technical support for the UK contribution to the European Enhanced Vehicle-Safety Committee (EEVC)

Reference: SO717/V8

Last update: 05/05/2011 10:02:05

Objectives

The Department for Transport is committed to exploiting the most appropriate advances in automotive technology to deliver road safety benefits. It is also committed to considering the best available scientific advice as part of its policy decision making. As members of the European Enhanced Vehicle-safety Committee (EEVC) the Department benefits from the shared research and scientific expertise of a number of other European governments.

In support of meeting the DfT objectives and, as part of its contribution to EEVC, TTS wishes to be able to call upon the services of recognised Technical Experts to:

i. provide technical secretariat to the EEVC Steering Committee at their formal meetings and other related ad-hoc meetings;
ii. carry out ad-hoc project work related to the above subjects; and
iii. provide appropriate support for the routine management of EEVC liaison, correspondence and record management.

Description

The objectives of this project are to provide:

. technical secretariat and administrative support for the EEVC Steering Committee;
. attendance at, or support for, nominated ad-hoc meetings;
. EEVC representation at UNECE meetings; and
. nominated ad-hoc projects.

Contractor(s)

CAR Consulting
Martins drive, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 1NY
0118 978 9566

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £39,000.00

Actual start date: 11 February 2008

Actual completion date: 31 March 2011

Summary of results

  1. By providing Secretariat and from being an active member of the European Enhanced Vehicle-safety Committee (EEVC), the Department has benefited from shared research and scientific expertise from a number of other European governments, in many areas of vehicle safety.