|FEHRL is a registered International Association with a permanent Secretariat based in Brussels. Formed in 1989 as the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories, FEHRL is governed by the Directors of each of the national institutes.
It provides a coordinated structure for the interests of over thirty national research and technical centres from Europe, together with associated institutes from around the world.
FEHRL is engaged in road engineering research topics including safety, materials, environmental issues, telematics and economic evaluation. Research capacity is provided by the national institutes and makes use of the wide range of test facilities available to them.