Found 39 documents.

Light electric vehicles (LEVs)

04 Oct 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic,
As the name implies, a light electric vehicle (LEV) is a light, electrically powered vehicle to travel relatively short distances. Which vehicles are classified as LEVs varies among publications and... Read more

Young drivers

20 Sep 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
In 2009-2018, an annual average of 51 young drivers and passengers (aged 18-24) were killed in traffic. For young drivers, crash risk is 4,5 times higher than for more experienced drivers. Crash risk... Read more

Speed and speed management

19 Jul 2021
Tags: Risks,snelheidsbeheersing
If the average speed on a road increases, crash risk also increases, as does the risk of a serious outcome. This is true in general terms, but more so when motorised vehicles crash with unprotected... Read more

Driving under the influence of alcohol

25 Jun 2021
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drink driving. This then amounted to 75 to 140 fatalities. During the most recent measurements in 2019, 2.3% of the... Read more

Road deaths in the Netherlands

14 Apr 2021
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,Cijfers
This fact sheet covers road deaths: the annual number in the Netherlands, how this has developed since 1950 and common characteristics such as modes of transport, age groups and crash locations....... Read more

Roundabouts and other intersections

14 Apr 2021
Tags: Infrastructure,wegen en verkeer
An intersection is a location where roads intersect or split and where road users may change direction. There are two main groups of intersections: unprioritised intersections and prioritised... Read... Read more

Dutch road safety in an international perspective

02 Apr 2021
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy, International,
This fact sheet considers road safety in the Netherlands from an international perspective. The number of serious road injuries is hard to compare to numbers in other countries, so we almost... Read... Read more

Mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles and microcars

10 Mar 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic,
This fact sheet concerns mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles (such as the Dutch Canta) and microcars. It describes the characteristics of and regulations concerning the different vehicles... Read more

Public transport and level crossings

02 Feb 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Infrastructure,
This fact sheet describes the road safety aspects of public transport and of level crossings – places where road and rail networks intersect. Public transport vehicles comprise buses, trams, light... Read more

Submerged vehicle crashes

01 Feb 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Infrastructure,
In the Netherlands, on average, more than 50 people die every year in a submerged vehicle crash. More than two thirds die from drowning. The casualties are mainly car occupants, while cyclist and...... Read more