Found 22 documents.

Public lighting and vehicle lighting

31 Jul 2018
Tags: Transport mode, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS,
Visual information is of the utmost importance to road users. In darkness, both public lighting and vehicle lighting help road users take stock of the traffic situation and help them to be seen by... Read more

Distraction in traffic

31 Jul 2018
Tags: Risks,
The mobile phone is symbolic of ‘distraction in traffic’. But apart from mobile calls, texting, or listening to music, many drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are occupied with all sorts of other...... Read more

Impact vrachtwagenheffing op verkeersveiligheid

Publication/report R-2018-14
Published: 2018 (SWOV): Moore, K.; Stipdonk, H.L.
Tags: Transport mode, Freight and delivery traffic, Policy,Lorry; road network; tax; tariff; forecast; fatality; injury; severity (accid
Het ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat onderzoekt de mogelijkheden om in Nederland een vrachtwagenheffing in te voeren, zoals die ook al in enkele van de ons omringende landen is ingevoerd... Read more

Risicogestuurd verkeersveiligheidsbeleid. Wat is het en wat kun je ermee?

Published: 2016 : Aarts, L.
Tags: Risks, Policy,
De laatste tijd zien we het steeds vaker in verkeersveiligheidsstukken opduiken: risicogestuurd verkeersveiligheidsbeleid. Dit artikel gaat nader in op wat dit precies inhoudt. Aan de hand van enkele... Read more

Op weg naar effectieve verkeerseducatie: het WEVER-project

Published: 2016 : Slinger, W.; Koen, F.; Vissers, J.;Twisk, D.
Tags: Education,
De afgelopen jaren is er hard gewerkt om de kwaliteit van gedragsmaatregelen op het gebied van verkeerseducatie te verbeteren. De ontwikkeling en de toepassing van de checklist verkeerseducatie is... Read more

Dr Silvia Varotto

Dr Silvia Varotto is specialist in the field of empirical research (driving simulator and on-road experiments) and mathematical modelling (advanced choice models and linear mixed-effects models) of... Read more

Annual report 2017

2017 was an important year for road safety. The development of the number of road casualties in the Netherlands has been unfavorable for some time - something had to be done. Therefore, it was good... Read more


SWOV research is divided over ten topics and is carried out within an annual programme. Every year, this programme is determined in consultation with the Ministry of Infrastructure and the... Read... Read more


Besides the projects that were completed in 2016, SWOV has projects with a longer duration. More information about  the SWOV research projects, completed and active, can be found under Research....... Read more


A large part of the SWOV research is commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment. In recent years, research has become increasingly important for other clients and is increasing... Read more