Found 11 documents.

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

Infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists

04 Nov 2020
Tags: Infrastructure,
A safe infrastructure is of vital importance to pedestrians and cyclists. In 2010-2019, 40% of the number of road deaths were pedestrians or cyclists. In 2018, they even made up 69% of the number of... Read more

Sustainable Road Safety

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26 Mar 2019
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,
Sustainable Road Safety implies that the traffic environment is designed to rule out serious crashes and to mitigate the severity of the crashes that do happen. The human dimension is the primary...... Read more

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

30 km/h zones

31 May 2018
Tags: Infrastructure,
A 30 km/h zone is also known as a ‘zone 30’ or a 'residential area'. The zone is mostly situated within an urban area and consists of connected access roads with a 30 km/h speed limit. The areas have... 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

Principles for safe road design

24 Nov 2017
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,
The construction of the road network and the road design have a large effect on road safety: firstly, because these make certain conflicts impossible or unlikely (e.g. physical separation of driving... Read more

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

Types of intersections

12 Nov 2014
Tags: Infrastructure,
Kruispunten in Nederland hebben vele uitvoeringsvormen. Voor een inherent veilig wegverkeer is echter een beperkt aantal kruispunttypen gewenst, afhankelijk van de wegtypen die elkaar kruisen. Deze...