Found 11 documents.

Dutch road safety targets for 2020 out of reach

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Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Policy,beleid
In 2019 kwamen er 661 mensen om in het Nederlandse verkeer: 17 minder dan in 2018. 21.400 mensen raakten ernstig gewond, een vergelijkbaar aantal als in 2018.Met de huidige trend worden de...

Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video animations

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
SWOV researcher Van der Kint co-authored the article 'Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video...

The perception of bicycle crashes with and without motor vehicles: Which crash types do older and middle-aged cyclists fear most?

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,
SWOV researcher Schepers coauthored the article 'The perception of bicycle crashes with and without motor vehicles: Which crash types do older and middle-aged cyclists fear most?' in the magazine...

Scenarios of crashes involving light mopeds on urban bicycle paths

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler,
In the Netherlands, cyclists have to share the bicycle path with light moped riders. These riders are allowed to ride 25 km/h and do not have to wear a helmet (Dutch regulation). Due to several...

Special issue (AAP) ‘Improving cycling safety through scientific research’

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, International,
Special issue of Accident Analysis & Prevention recently published: ‘Improving cyclist safety through scientific research’. Edited by Divera Twisk (SWOV), Stefanie de Hair (TNO) and Dietmar Otte...

The importance of auditory information for cyclists investigated

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
In May 2017, Accident Analysis and Prevention (AAP) published the article Mobile phone conversations, listening to music and quiet (electric) cars: Are traffic sounds important for safe cycling?....... Read more

Automated vehicles in traffic: how will pedestrians and cyclists react

Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle,
Automated vehicles are being developed at a rapid pace and automated driving systems are becoming more and more advanced. Before long automated vehicles will be a common mode of transport on our...

SWOV investigates cyclist and pedestrian behaviour towards automated vehicles

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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Fietsers en voetgangers zijn er nog niet zeker van dat automatisch rijdende auto’s hen zullen zien en voor hen zullen stoppen. Zolang zij daarvan niet overtuigd zijn, zullen zij zich over het...

In-depth study into bicycle crashes involving the over-50s

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Tags: Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The number of seriously injured cyclists in the Netherlands is increasing: more than half of all serious road injuries are cyclists. More than 80% of these seriously injured cyclists are the result... Read more

SafetyCube and InDeV: towards fruitful collaboration

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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, International,
On 28 January 2016, SWOV hosted a meeting of crash costs experts from the two EU projects SafetyCube and InDeV. Both projects are carried out within the European Horizon 2020 Programme. ... Read more