The main goal of the PIONEERS project is to improve the safety of PTWs by providing an integrated approach to rider protection considering on-rider (personal protective equipment, PPE) and on-board systems. To achieve this goal, the project has worked hard on PTWs accident analysis. A literature review on body regions presented in projects or [...]
One of the main topics in our Project are Helmets. PIONEERS project has investigated which helmet areas show more frequently damages / contact points. From the analys of the available data from France, Germany, Italy and Australia, it can be seen that all areas are hit, but the areas 13-15, 18-19, 23-25 and [...]
PIONEERS project started its activity in May 2018. The planned lifetime of the Project is 3 years, so this month we have reached the midle. During these 18 months: PIONEERS Consortium has submited 13 deliverables (Some of them are not public) 7 milestones have been reached Our Twitter activity has generated more than 30.000 [...]
The 4th General Assembly of PIONEERS project was held in Brussels on 02/03 October 2019. During the first day the leaders of all Work Packages explained the status of each WP. On the second day we held a Workshop about PPEs (Personal Protective Equipments) with participation of ACEM members. Thanks to ACEM for let [...]
Le Regional and La Provence (Both are local press of Salon de Provence) included two articles in its printed edition about the PIONEERS General Assembly that has held in that beautiful French city.
"Year by year this part safety meeasures have been considered more and more important, and the experience is also good to understand which is the best material, and you learn to take care about this in detail." PIONEERS Project has been lucky enough to be able to interview Pol Espargaró. Pol Espargaró is a [...]
The 3rd General Assembly of PIONEERS project was held in Salon de Provence, France on 04/05 June 2019. During these 2 days the leaders of all Work Packages have updated status of each WP. Thanks to IFSTTAR for organizing this meeting so well.
During 1st-3rd of April ITS Spain organized the XIX Spanish Congress of ITS. PIONEERS Project was there and presented a general overview of the project to the audience, that was composed by Spanish authorities, transport companies and research entities. Here you can find the PIONEERS presentation (In Spanish language): Presentación Proyecto PIONEERS [...]
Conference Europe 2019 - Workshop PTW Protective Innovations of New Equipment for Enhanced Rider Safety: How to improve rider safety developing new Personal Protective Equipment and On-Board Safety Systems, improving the validation and assessment methods and increasing the usage rate of such devices Date & time: Tuesday 10 September, 13.30-17.00 Location: IRCOBI venue, Firenze [...]
In the first part of the activity, a literature review of existing information on rider needs was carried out. A survey conducted in Milan in 2016 during the EICMA motorcycle fair was analysed and we investigated the results of a survey conducted in a large number of European countries within the EC RIDERSCAN project. [...]