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Empirical findings on infrastructure efficiency at a bicycle T-junction

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Published: 2021 : Gavriilidou, A.; Daamen, W.; Yuan, Y.; Nes, N. van; Hoogendoorn, S.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure,
In the pursuit of promoting cycling and providing better cycling infrastructure, its design is of great importance. One of the critical locations in a network are intersections, and specifically T-...

Speed characteristics of speed pedelecs, pedelecs and conventional bicycles in naturalistic urban and rural traffic conditions

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Published: 2021 : Twisk, D.; Stelling, A.; Gent, P. van; Groot, J. de; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
To assess the potential impact of the higher speeds of pedal-assisted bicycles on safety, this study compared conventional bicycles, pedelecs and speed pedelecs (hereafter called s-pedelecs) on mean...

Driver speed compliance following automatic incident detection: Insights from a naturalistic driving study

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Published: 2021 : Varotto, S.F.; Jansen, R.; Bijleveld, F.; Nes, N. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
Automatic incident detection (AID) systems and variable speed limits (VSLs) can reduce crash probability and traffic congestion. Studies based on loop detector data have shown that AID systems...

Driving and gaze behavior while texting when the smartphone is placed in a mount: A simulator study

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Published: 2021 (SWOV): Vlakveld, W.; Doumen, M.; Kint, S. van der
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The aim of this study was to investigate how texting when the smartphone in a mount next to the wheel, negatively affects safe driving behavior and gaze behavior. In most countries hand-held phone...

Section 3.1 - Road function, safe speeds and credible speed limits

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Published: 2020 (European Commission): Schagen, I. van; Aarts, L.
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, Policy, International,

Costs related to serious road injuries: a European perspective

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Published: 2020 : Schoeters, A.; Wijnen ,W.; Carnis, L.; Weijermars, W.; Elvik, R.; Daniels, S.; Johannsen, H.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, International,
Introduction Costs related to road crashes represent an important societal burden. Additionally they constitute an essential input variable to assess the cost efficiency of road safety measures....

Safety of e-bikes compared to conventional bicycles: What role does cyclists’ health condition play?

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Published: 2020 : Schepers, P.; Klein Wolt, K.; Helbich, M.; Fishman, E.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
Introduction The rising use of e-bikes (EBs) presents an opportunity to increase active transportation but may compromise road safety due to increased travel speed and weight compared to...

Impaired driving due to alcohol or drugs: International differences and determinants based on E-Survey of Road Users' Attitudes first-wave results in 32 countries

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Published: 2020 : Goldenbeld, C.; Torfs, K.; Vlakveld, W.; Houwing, S.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Introduction Driving while intoxicated is a major risk factor for road traffic crashes, and it is important to understand the global developments, differences between countries, and determinants of...

Car drivers' road safety performance: A benchmark across 32 countries

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Published: 2020 : Pires, C.; Torfs, K.; Areal, A.; Goldenbeld, C.; Vanlaar, W.; Granié, M.-A.; Achermann Stürmer, Y.; Shingo Usami, D.; Kaiser, S.; Jankowska-Karpa, D.; Nikolaou, D.; Holte, H.; Kakinuma, T.; Trigoso, J.; Van den Berghe, W.; Meesmann, U.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
The road safety performance of a country and the success of policy measures can be measured and monitored in different ways. In addition to the traditional road safety indicators based on the number...