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On November 22nd, the 'PedBikePlanner' webtool is officially launched at the Polis Conference in Manchester. Based on the characteristics of a city, the webtool provides tailormade recommendations about how walking and cycling can be stimulated in that particular city without compromising safety.

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Henk Stipdonk wordt per 1 februari 2019 de nieuwe directeur van het Kennisinstituut voor Mobiliteitsbeleid (KiM). Hij volgt daar George Gelauff op, die vorige week afscheid nam.

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SWOV researcher Vlakveld published the article 'Higher-order cycling skills among 11- to 13-year-old cyclists and relationships with cycling experience, risky behavior, crashes and self-assessed skill' in the Journal of Safety Research

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SWOV researcher van Nes published the article 'Multi-Level Driver Workload Prediction using Machine Learning and Off-the-Shelf Sensors' in the Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

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SWOV researcher van Nes published the article 'A conceptual model for persuasive in-vehicle technology to influence tactical level driver behaviour' in the magazine Transportation Research.

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SWOV researchers Davidse and Doumen published the article 'The MMSE should not be the sole indicator of fitness to drive in mild Alzheimer’s dementia' in the magazine Acta Neurologica Belgica.

 

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The overall goal of the VIRTUAL project is to investigate the feasibility of virtual test procedures complementary to physical testing.

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After two terms as president of the Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI), Horst Schulze (BASt) will be succeeded by Rob Eenink (SWOV). Concurrently, FERSI’s General Secretary Raschid Urmeew (BASt) steps down and will be succeeded by Ingrid van Schagen (SWOV).

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On Thursday 11 October, a small-scale workshop about distraction from roadside advertising took place. The workshop was organised within the framework of the CEDR-funded project ADVERTS and hosted by Vias institute in Brussels.

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The International Cycling Safety Conference ICSC was held on 10 and 11 October 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.

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