Found 13 documents.

Pedelecs and speed pedelecs

18 Sep 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, 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

SafeVRU: Safe interaction of automated vehicles with vulnerable road users

Projectnr: S17.05B | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jul 2016, End date: 01 Jul 2020
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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
It is a fact that there is little known about the interaction between automated vehicles and vulnerable road users. What do cyclists and pedestrians expect of self-driving cars? SWOV has been... Read... Read more

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

In-depth study into crashes with light mopeds on urban bike paths

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 01 Oct 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
In recent years it seems to have become increasingly busy on bike paths. In addition, the traffic combination on these bike paths has altered significantly; wider and faster vehicles such as like...... Read more

Transfer of the speed pedelec from the category bicycles to the category mopeds

Projectnr: S17.21 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Since January 1, 2017, the speed pedelec is no longer classified as a ‘light moped’ but it falls within the category of ‘mopeds’. As a result,  speed pedelec riders are obliged to wear a helmet and... Read more

Interaction between drivers and cyclists: social attribution

Projectnr: S17.10-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Bicycle, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
Every once in a while suggestions are made to deregulate traffic situations, with the idea that this will result in more alertness and more "social" behaviour (e.g. Shared Space). However, no account... Read more

Hazard perception training for pedelec riders

Projectnr: S17.10-c | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
This study investigates which training methods would be appropriate for a hazard perception training for pedelec riders. The study uses prototypical scenarios based on (in-depth) crash data analysis... Read more

Cycling behaviour and road safety at urban intersections

Projectnr: S17.10-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure,
This research should lead to knowledge in support of measures to promote the safety of cyclists at intersections. This knowledge is useful for road authorities (municipalities) to set priorities for... Read more

Safe interaction between cyclists, pedestrians and autonomous vehicles

Projectnr: S17.05 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,delft
From the point of view of cyclists and pedestrians, this study examines the interaction between these vulnerable road users and motorized 'smart' – and in the longer term – automated vehicles. Crash... Read more

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