Visit in Denmark has concluded LTSA‘s project on road transport safety knowledge exchange with Nordic countries


2019 08 28


On 21–23 August road transport safety experts from Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration (LTSA) have visited Dainsh Road Safety Agency. Visit was a part of LTSA’s project „Strengthening road transport services and supervision: Learning from Nordic experience“ partially financed by Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration.

Experts from Denmark have shared their experiences and knowledge on various topics related to road transport safety. With short introduction of relevant institutions across Denmark, later days of the visit focused on topics such as ADR inspections, tachograph manipulations, working and resting hours control. Lithuanian and Danish experts had a chance to share different examples, see possible improvements in this field.

First part of the visit was held in Ribe where Road Safety Agency is established. On the final day LTSA representatives went to Copenhagen where they visited Danish Road Directorate. Lithuanians had a chance to have a closer look at work of directorate’s experts, accident investigation procedures, planning of Danish transport safety programs, future ideas and active promotion campaign of cycling in Denmark.

With this visit in Denmark LTSA has concluded its project „Strengthening road transport services and supervision: Learning from Nordic experience“. First part of the project took place back in February where LTSA’s experts spent three days in Helsinki, Finland where they learned more about transport services in country, main challenges of e-services and etc.

Participants have provided positive feedback regarding the project as it proved to be a great opportunity to gather more knowledge on main procedures and activities which are carried out in LTSA’s daily work.

LTSA have already started the planning of its next project which will focus on maritime topics. Currently there are planned visits in Finland and Iceland. Project will be partially sponsored by Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration.