Safer – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

SAFER Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre at Chalmers is a competence centre where 32 partners from the Swedish automotive industry, academia and authorities cooperate to make a centre of excellence within the field of vehicle and traffic safety.

SAFER conducts borderless research to save lives!

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“Sweden has set the goal to be world leading in vehicle and traffic safety based on cooperation between industry, academia and the public sector and by building a Center of Excellence in Research and Innovations – SAFER.”

Per Eriksson, former Director General, VINNOVA


SAFER celebrated 10 years - and partners approved the Stage 4 agreement


On April 5 2016, over 100 happy people celebrated SAFER being a successful competence centre for ten years. Partners, stakeholders, collaborators, key people, alumni, neighbours, fans and friends cheered to SAFER turning ten years and for the start of the centre's fourth stage.

Trafiksäkerhets- forskning och trafikprofiler i unik poddsatsning


SAFER och NTF Väst driver den unika kunskapspodden Liv och trafik, som är en satsning på att sprida forskning och framgångsrikt trafiksäkerhetsarbete till en bredare publik.


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Successful conference on autonomous vehicles

580 delegates and 4931 cups of coffee contributed to a great atmosphere and discussion on intelligent vehicles and autonomous driving.

SAFER and Chalmers hosted IEEE IV16 hit record high numbers in many ways.

DDI2017 - Proceedings available


The 5th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention was co-hosted by SAFER, IFSTTAR and ARRB Group in Paris March 20-22, 2017.


Proceedings and presentations are available on the website for anyone to download.


SAFER - PO Box 8077 - SE-402 78 Gothenburg, Sweden - Phone: +46 (0)31- 764 7000 - E-mail: safer at chalmers dot se