Event Overview

Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit aspires to identify and analyze Smart Traffic and Road Safety challenges in UAE and the Middle East. The Summit is scheduled to take place in March 2019 in Dubai. Given the tremendous developments in UAE and the Middle East and the expansion of road networks, evolution of road transport and the new policies and strategies to overcome traffic related obstacles, Smart Traffic, Road Safety and Accident Prevention have become more critical than ever.

Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit provides a foremost platform for knowledge exchange and peer-to-peer engagement, whilst featuring successful case studies, latest innovations and methodologies in smart traffic control systems, highlighting latest trends, vehicle safety research to enhance traffic planning, public safety measures, highlight effective and efficient safety models and best practices that should be implemented on the roads.

Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit is about educating, raising awareness and implementing best practices in organizations and supporting the authorities in its endeavors to create an efficient and intelligent traffic system and minimize deaths and injuries due to road accidents. Participants will have exclusive opportunities to meet and discuss with senior government officials, senior police representatives, Municipalities, Civil Defense Authorities, Department of Transport, policymakers and industry executives. The Speakers will bring forth their experience, methodology and technical know-how used in tackling vital issues relating to Smart Traffic and Road Safety aspects.

Key Facts

The UAE Intelligent Transportation System market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.2% during 2018-2020.
Road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among people aged between 15 and 29 years.

The UAE government has planned to spend over $6.81 Billion on the Infrastructural related projects by 2020, based on the increase in demand for traffic congestion control.
Nearly half of those dying on the world’s roads are “vulnerable road users”: pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.

The newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has set an ambitious target of halving the global number of deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes by 2020.
Road accidents globally cost governments about 3% of GDP every year.

Without sustained action, road traffic crashes are predicted to become the seventh leading cause of death by 2030.
More than 1.25 million people die each year because of road traffic crashes.