TRL

TRL has over 75 years of experience as an international center of excellence in transport research and consultancy.

TRL has over 75 years of experience as an international center of excellence in transport research and consultancy. TRL is wholly owned by TRF (the Transport Research Foundation), which is a non-profit distributing company and a Scientific Research Foundation. TRL has helped to shape the modern road environment by developing standards, guides and policy advice in all aspects of surface transportation. TRL works throughout the world to support clients, both in the public and private sectors, to improve vehicle safety; maximize transport efficiency, and minimize impacts upon the environment. TRL has been involved at the forefront of vehicle safety research since the 1950s. This has included groundbreaking research into vehicle crashworthiness and occupant protection that has led to the development of international safety standards and legislation. Through this work TRL has accumulated considerable expertise in accident analysis, cost-benefit analysis, crash testing and numerical modelling.