Richard Cuerden


Richard is the Technical Director for Vehicle Safety at TRL. He has worked in road safety and vehicle engineering research for over 20 years and leads a diverse portfolio of research and consultancy projects.

These range from establishing European regulatory text to improve vehicle tail-pipe emissions over their life, to coordinating the collection and analysis of in-depth road collision data for the UK’s Department for Transport.

Richard has a strong track record of identifying safety design priorities based on real world evidence and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise with respect to vehicle technologies and accident and injury prevention.