SAFETY & TECHNOLOGY: AUTOSTRADE PER L'ITALIA COMMITMENT
Autostrade per l'Italia has always been committed to the pursuit of technological development and the improvement of safety standards.
Autostrade Tech combines advanced technological skills and the operational experience of one of the world's major highway groups.
ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) sector experience brings safety products and solutions, road management, traffic information, toll and access control.
Autostrade per l'Italia strives towards continuous improvement of its infrastructures and towards promoting correct driving behaviour. The mortality rate on the Group highway network dropped by 69% (calculated as the number of deaths per 100 million km of highway routes) between 1999 and 2012, which translates into more than 300 lives saved each year.
This has allowed Autostrade per l'Italia to meet the European Union target of a 50% reduction in the number of deaths by 2010, two years early, in 2008.
The effects of the activities and measures implemented to improve safety, have also produced positive results on accident rates in general. The accident rate between 1999 and 2012 dropped by 49%, from 63.6 to 32.2.