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Traffic Education and Research Center

Mission

  • Assist the foreign EMU students, academic and administrative staff to adapt to the traffic rules and regulations in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) by offering educational seminars;
  • Conduct research, organize symposium, congress and conferences on traffic problems;
  • Increase the awareness of people living in North Cyprus about the importance of traffic;
  • Establish links with organizations working on traffic safety, both in North Cyprus and abroad.

Fields of Activity

  • Traffic education at primary schools
  • Publish and distribute information pamphlets on road infrastructure improvements on the university campus.
  • Provide consultation to government agencies on traffic safety issues.
  • Proposal for the establishment of the National Traffic Safety Program
  • Perform road safety audit both on National road network and on EMU campus road network.
  • Collaboration with University of Texas at Austin, including technical visits in 2001, 2003 and 2010.
  • Conducted opinion survey of the traveling public throughout TRNC in 2003
  • Conducted workshop on traffic engineering for practicing civil engineers
  • Performed a joint public traffic safety campaign with State Milk Industries (KOOP SÜT)
  • Actively involved in the review of the traffic fines code of the government
  • Established traffic simulation laboratory at EMU for undergraduate education
  • Prepared a book section for “Civil Engineering Heritage in Europe” about the Cyprus Government Railways which operated between 1905 and 1951.
  • Study towards the incorporation of visual material in traffic safety education.
  • Collaborated on students “Traffic Safety with English” class projects of English Language Teaching Department of Faculty of Education at EMU.

Contact Information

Address:
Eastern Mediterranean University
Traffic Education and Research Center
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10, Turkey

Chair: Assist. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kunt
Tel:
(+90) 392 630 2353
E-mail: dau.team@emu.edu.tr