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SWOV researcher Doumen, van der Kint and Vlakveld coauthored the article 'Driving and gaze behavior while texting when the smartphone is placed in a mount: A simulator study' in the magazine Transportation Research.

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The Netherlands is at the forefront in Europe when it comes to monitoring phone use in traffic. 

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FERSI is organising a two-day conference for researchers and policy makers on 28 and 29 October 2021 in the Hague. FERSI invites you to submit a proposal for a contribution.

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SWOV researcher Goldenbeld coauthored the article 'Car drivers' road safety performance: A benchmark across 32 countries' in the journal IATSS Research.

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SWOV researcher Weijermars coauthored the article 'Costs related to serious road injuries: a European perspective' in the magazine European Transport Research Review

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The Mediator system generally focusses on all driving scenarios with vehicles up to SAE level 5 automation. To develop and evaluate the Mediator system within the MEDIATOR project however, this scope will need to be reduced. For this purpose, a set of use cases was defined in the beginning of the project.

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Between 2010 and 2019, an annual average of 59 pedestrians were killed in road crashes, including a relatively large number of older pedestrians. Important factors in pedestrian crashes are the speed at which cars are driving, the pedestrian’s appraisal of the speed of the car, distraction and lighting.

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Distraction negatively affects traffic behaviour. Particularly activities which involve road users taking their eyes off the road for longer stretches of time increase crash risk.

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SWOV researcher Schepers coauthored the article 'Safety of e-bikes compared to conventional bicycles: What role does cyclists’ health condition play?' in the Journal of Transport & Health.

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Wendy Weijermars about SWOVs role in the LEVITATE project.

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