A new CITA Corporate Member: MAHLE

As MAHLE Aftermarket, their 1.926 employees at over 30 locations worldwide offer 30 years of experience in workshop equipment and diagnostics and 100 years of experience in engine parts, filtration, and thermal management. They develop and produce service equipment relevant to periodic technical inspections such as diagnostic tools, emission meters, innovative battery tests and ADAS calibration. With their research and development results, they want to contribute to the excellent work of CITA.


The Importance of PTI


Periodic Technical Inspection plays a crucial role in ensuring road safety, reducing emissions, promoting compliance with regulations, preventing breakdowns, and maintaining the overall health and reliability of vehicles.


17th Road Safety Performance Index Report by ETSC

Brussels – The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has awarded its 2023 Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) Award to Poland for the first time.  The country cut road deaths by 47% between 2012 and 2022, a rate only bettered by Lithuania, last year’s winner.  The EU average reduction was 22%. 


Multilateral MoU for the Safety of Future Mobility

(31 May 2023. Wien, Austria) CITA, represented by its President Gerhard Müller, took part in the signing of a memorandum of understanding together with the President of Korean transport safety authority Mr. Yongbok Kwon, Mr. Gerald Lackner CEO of AVL DiTEST and Susanne Kaiser from the Austrian Road Safety Board.


“PTI Policies”

The course on vehicle technical inspection policies, which was held between May 23, 24 and 25, co-organized between CITA and the Transportation Division of the Inter-American Development Bank, concluded yesterday.


“Rethinking Mobility” to promote a safer mobility in Uruguay

Within the framework of the Global Road Safety Week, declared by the United Nations, the Gonzalo Rodriguez Foundation (FGR) in coordination with PAHO/WHO representation in Uruguay and the support of CITA and the National Road Safety Unit (UNASEV), organized the meeting “Re-pensar la Movilidad” (Rethinking mobility), to work towards an active and safety mobility in Uruguay.


The benefits of safety inspection in the US

The results of the study “The Impact of Periodic Passenger Vehicle Safety Inspection Programs on Roadway Fatalities: Evidence from US States Using Panel Data” have been recently officially published. This research study, led by Prithvi S. Acharya, Laila AitBihiOuali, Daniel J. Graham and H. Scott Matthews, and partially supported by CITA, is another perfect example of how vehicle inspection is crucial to road safety and saving lives.