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The online science exhibition European Research and Innovation Days will take place between 22 and 24 September 2020 and is part of the European Research & Innovation Days.

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The European Commission has recently accepted the Baseline proposal. The aim of this project is to support Member States in collecting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Road Safety.

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Based on the input from FERSI members, FERSI compiled a report on the legal status, usage and safety of e-scooters in 18 European countries. It shows that the legal status differs between countries, and that in general the information about their usage and safety is scarce.

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SWOV researcher Van Nes coauthored the article 'The persuasive automobile: Design and evaluation of a persuasive lane-specific advice human machine interface' in the 'IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems'.

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Dr Nicole van Nes has been appointed full professor 'Human Centered Design for Smart Mobility' at Delft University of Technology. Her appointment is effective from 1 September 2020. 

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SWOV experts Aarts and Schermers gave online presentations this week at the Summer School Mechelen in Belgium and the South African Road Federation (SARF) in...

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SWOV researchers Jansen, Van der Kint and Hermens authored the article 'Does agreement mean accuracy? Evaluating glance annotation in naturalistic driving data' in the journal '...

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On 8 September, the online workshop 'Progress in virtual testing for automotive applications' will be held. The workshop addresses a general audience interested in the latest advancements with respect to virtual testing in automotive applications.

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What is the crash rate for trucks and delivery vans in the Netherlands?

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The EU, and its Member States, agreed a target to cut road deaths by half in the decade to 2020. With one year left until full data for 2020 are available, that target will almost certainly be missed.  Although most European countries have achieved a reduction in road deaths relative to 2010, the decline has not been large enough. The Netherlands now show an increase of 3% in the number of...

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