The Roundtable was held on Thursday 18 March, 13.30 – 15.45 (GMT). It was delivered online via Zoom.
13.30: Welcome and introductions
Roundtable Chair, Road Safety Trust Trustee
& Professor of Transport Safety at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
13.40: Why did Folksam start conducting consumer tests?
Folksam Insurance Group
14.05: Overview of the current EU cycle helmet safety testing regime EN1078, and what is involved in changing it?
Chief Science Officer, MIPS AB
& Chair of CEN (the European standards working group)
14.30: The CERTIMOOV Helmet Rating Platform
Prof. Remy Willinger
14.50: Update from Virginia Tech: any lessons we can take and use for progressing either the cycle helmet safety testing objective and/or a harmonised rating scheme for consumers
Helmet Laboratory Director
15.15: What needs to be done to improve minimum standards for helmets and how can a harmonised cycle helmet safety rating system be introduced in the EU and UK?
Discussion among all attendees
15.35: Conclusions and next steps
Oliver Carsten, Roundtable Chair