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The scientific article A human factors perspective on automated driving has recently been published in the journal Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science. Among the authors of the article is SWOV’s scientific advisor Marjan Hagenzieker.

Publication date: 14 Mar 2017 Read more 178 x viewed

Automated vehicles are being developed at a rapid pace and automated driving systems are becoming more and more advanced. Before long automated vehicles will be a common mode of transport on our roads. There will, however, be a transition period during which a mixture of manually driven, partially automated and fully automated vehicles will be participating in traffic.

Publication date: 09 Mar 2017 Read more 296 x viewed

Vacancies for post-docs in NWO-project on automated driving.

Publication date: 20 Feb 2017 Read more 285 x viewed

The scientific article Assessing fitness to drive—A validation study on patients with mild cognitive impairment has recently been published by Taylor & Francis Online. Among the authors of the article are SWOV-researchers Ragnhild Davidse and Jolieke de Groot...

Publication date: 13 Feb 2017 Read more 182 x viewed

Cyclists and pedestrians are not so sure that self-driving cars will see them and stop for them. As long as they are not convinced, they will generally behave prudently towards these automated vehicles.

Publication date: 01 Feb 2017 Read more 540 x viewed

The OECD report Zero Road Deaths and Serious Injuries: Leading a Paradigm Shift in Road Safety has won the 2017 Special Award of the Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Awards.

Publication date: 18 Jan 2017 Read more 387 x viewed

From 7 - 9 June 2017, the 6th International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research will be held in The Hague, the Netherlands. The call for abstracts is now open.

Publication date: 04 Jan 2017 Read more 566 x viewed

Every three years, the ‘International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS)’ hands out awards to those individuals or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution in the field of alcohol, drugs and road safety.  The Widmark Award is named after the Swedish Professor Erik M.P. Widmark, who developed a method to measure the blood alcohol level.

Publication date: 13 Dec 2016 Read more 439 x viewed

New study published by EC on effective measures to reduce the number of serious road injuries in the EU. 

Publication date: 21 Nov 2016 Read more 649 x viewed

On 27 October 2016 Ecorys and SWOV presented the results of their study commissioned by the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC) “Improving Road Safety in OIC Countries“ to the 8th Meeting of the COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group October in Ankara (Turkey).

Publication date: 17 Nov 2016 Read more 325 x viewed