Spain may introduce alcohol interlocks for buses and lorries

Legislators in Spain are currently discussing a road-safety proposal which could see alcohol interlocks introduced on buses and lorries from next year.

Monitoring alcohol use by professional drivers is one of the areas under investigation by the Panacea project, looking at which emerging technologies could help reduce the problem among various groups, including bus and lorry drivers and taxi drivers. Stay tuned for more as our work progresses.

ETF report reveals eliminating fatigue in professional drivers is critical to road safety

A recent report published by ETF, shed light on the issue of fatigue among professional drivers in Europe.

Monitoring driver fatigue before and during driving is one of the issues that the Panacea project will tackle.

You can download the ETF report from their website at: https://www.etf-europe.org/resource/driverfatigue/

ETSC report on fitness to drive

A recent report published by Panacea project partner ETSC, looks at the issue of fitness to drive in Europe.

Our project is developing a monitoring and assessment system for professional drivers to improve road safety in this area.

You can download the ETSC report from their website at: https://etsc.eu/are-medical-fitness-to-drive-procedures-fit-for-purpose-pin-flash-40/

Panacea website goes live

Welcome to the new Panacea project website. This is the main hub for the project where you can meet our project partners, see the work in progress as it develops, and download the research as it becomes available. Here you can also sign-up for our newsletter and, for regular updates, do follow us on twitter and LinkedIn.