Found 12 documents.

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...

Pedelecs and speed pedelecs

18 Sep 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
Pedelecs are popular. Initially especially elderly people bought pedelecs, but meanwhile pedelecs have also become popular with other target groups. It is not precisely known if cycling on a pedelec... Read more

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...

Cyclists

28 Jun 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,
In 2016, there were 189 road deaths among cyclists in the Netherlands. This is approximately 30% of the total number of road deaths. The number of seriously injured cyclists is not exactly known....... Read more

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...

Bicycle helmets

01 Oct 2016
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,e-bike
This fact sheet is under construction.   Nearly one third of all cyclists in the Netherlands who are severely injured in a bicycle crash sustain head and/or brain injury. More than 800 cyclists per... Read more

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