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SWOV researchers Wijlhuizen and Dijkstra coauthored the article 'Assessing the willingness to use Personal e-Transporters (PeTs): results from a cross-national survey in nine European cities' in the magazine Sustainability.

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The current EU approach to assessing whether drivers are medically fit to hold a licence needs substantial revision, according to a new report by ETSC.

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We would like to ask you a few questions about what you think of the SWOV fact sheets and whether you’re able to find what you are looking for via the search options on swov.nl.

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iRAP has captured its first Decade of Action for Road Safety impact with an image-rich virtual story: 'A World Free of High-Risk Roads: A Decade of Action to Save Lives'.

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SWOV researchers Varotto, Jansen, Bijleveld and van Nes coauthored the article 'Adaptations in driver deceleration behaviour with automatic incident detection: A naturalistic driving study' in the magazine Transportation Research.

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In the Netherlands, on average, more than 50 people die every year in a submerged vehicle crash. More than two thirds die from drowning. The casualties are mainly car occupants, while cyclist and mobility scooter fatalities are also numerous. Casualties are mostly male and aged 18-24.

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Unfortunately, due to the developments regarding COVID, FERSI has decided to postpone the conference until 2022.

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On 3 February SWOV guest researcher Rob Methorst obtained his PhD at Delft University of Technology. He defended his thesis Exploring the Pedestrians Realm - An overview of insights needed for developing a generative system approach to walkability.

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SWOV researcher Davidse coauthored the article 'Investigation of accidents involving powered two wheelers and bicycles – A European in-depth study' in the magazine Journal of Safety Research.

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The new fact sheet 'Risky road user behaviour, aggression and repeat offenders' provides an overview of current knowledge about behaviour that adversely affects road safety.

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