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INTRAS receives the Medal of Honor in Road Safety

  • December 1st, 2021
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The Ministry of the Interior, following the proposal of the General Directorate of Traffic, has granted the INTRAS with the Medal of Honor in Road Safety, in its silver category with blue badge, delivered at a ceremony celebrated in Madrid, on December 1st, 2021.

Prof. Dr Francisco Alonso, director of the INTRAS, received the medal from the Minister of the Interior, after a commentary speech delivered by full professor of Road Safety Dr. Luis Motoro.

The granting of this distinction comes in recognition of its 25 years of history in which they have developed almost 400 research projects in the field of road safety, traffic, mobility and transport for administrations and national and international companies; published 140 books, more than 250 scientific articles in specialized journals, have directed and conducted more than 63 doctoral theses and received more than 25 awards in recognition of their scientific and training work.

Minister Grande-Marlaska, in his speech, thanked INTRAS for its involvement in road safety, alluding to the fact that, in its more than 25 years of history, it has promoted research, development and innovation in this field, also highlighting its essential role in the field of teaching and specialized training.

INTRAS is part of the University of Valencia and counts with the support of a prestigious academic community, always acting from a place of rigor and professionality. Although, since its origins, it has seeked to join forces with social, economic, professional, business and institutional sectors, being a space of meeting, a catalyst of new initiatives, and a valuable referent for each person, entity and administration working in the field of mobility, traffic and road safety. INTRAS also strived to open its activities to the international field, maintaining a constant interaction with other entities and research centers around the world, thus fostering a knowledge network that is an incredible tool for expanding its work. 

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