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Don Jaime Sanmartín, Director del INTRAS i D. Alfredo Pérez-Rubalcaba."Línea Directa" Solidarity Award for Road Safety

Línea Directa Aseguradora is a company socially responsible deeply committed to reducing traffic accidents in Spain. Since its inception it has developed new ways of research and analysis that have favoured the adoption of safe driving habits in our country. So once again the tasks of these entities, social foundations or social figures, which have shown their commitment with road safety, have been recognised. .

Thus the Linea Directa Solidarity Award for Road Safety has awarded the University Research Institute on Traffic and Road Safety, has awarded the University Research Institute on Traffic and Road Safety , in recognition to the work of social awareness that this organisation develops, being a pioneer in our country in the application of scientific and applied research to road safety. Jaume Sanmartín, director of INTRAS, received the award from the Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba.

Accèssit "University-Company collaboration"

Since 1992 INTRAS and AUMAR have established a line of continuous collaboration for the development of a series of studies, researches and actions on the improvement of safety of the Mare Nostrum Highway (A7), of which AUMAR is licensee.

The aim of this collaboration was, among others, the study of accidents and incidents in highways, as well as the research of the alert level in driving and risk perception, in order to prepare a set of measures and actions for improving road safety in the highway, the roads were traffic is safer and in which accidents are mainly caused by human factors. There is no doubt that this line of study and research developed by INTRAS and AUMAR has had and has a social impact that transcends the boundaries of the cooperation between university-company.

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