Found 8 documents.

Driving under the influence of alcohol

13 Jul 2018
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drinking and driving, 75 to 140 fatalities. In 2017, 1.4% of the drivers were under the influence of alcohol during... Read more

Wrong-way driving

01 Apr 2018
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
In this factsheet wrong-way driving is defined as ‘a car driving in the wrong direction on a road with separated driving directions and consequently driving into oncoming traffic '. This relates...... Read more

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

18- to 24-year-olds: young drivers

11 May 2016
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
The fatality rate (fatalities per distance travelled) of young drivers (18- to 24-year-olds) is more than five times higher than that of drivers between the ages of 30 and 59 years. The fatality rate... Read more

The elderly in traffic

20 Aug 2015
Tags: Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,Senioren
Ouderen hebben een verhoogd overlijdensrisico in het verkeer. De belangrijkste oorzaak van het hoge overlijdensrisico van 75-plussers is hun grotere fysieke kwetsbaarheid. Daarnaast kunnen functie­...

The use of drugs and medicines behind the wheel

04 Aug 2015
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,medicijnen
Research shows that about 4% of drivers in Europe participate in traffic after having taken drugs and/or medicines. With 3.4% this share was lower in the Netherlands; traces of drugs were found in... Read more

Risky traffic behaviour among young adolescents

01 Aug 2012
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,kinderen
De adolescentie is de periode tussen kindertijd en volwassenheid. Vergeleken met oudere adolescenten (18-24 jaar) gedragen jonge adolescenten (pubers van 10-17 jaar) zich riskanter. Door hun...

Fatigue in traffic: causes and effects

01 Aug 2012
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Bij het ontstaan van verkeersongevallen mag de rol van vermoeidheid bij bestuurders niet worden onderschat. Vermoeidheidsongevallen zijn niet alleen een kwestie van te lang achtereen doorrijden: ook...