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661 road deaths in 2019

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Tags: Road safety in numbers, Infrastructure, Policy,
In 2019 zijn 661 doden gevallen in het Nederlandse verkeer: slechts 17 doden minder dan in 2018, zo blijkt uit cijfers die het CBS 15 april heeft gepubliceerd. In dat jaar nam het aantal mensen dat...

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

European Commission sets new target for 2030: halve the number of road casualties

Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Passenger car, Infrastructure, Policy, International,
De Europese Commissie heeft de verkeersveiligheidsdoelstelling voor 2030 bepaald op een halvering van het aantal verkeersslachtoffers.

Roadside advertising: ADVERTS

Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Je ziet ze overal en steeds meer; langs de snelweg, bij winkelcentra, op rondwegen: reclameborden. Vaak zijn ze groot, met opvallende kleuren en wisselende boodschappen; soms hebben ze ook bewegende...

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

Red light running seems to increase the risk of fatal crashes ten to fifteen times

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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Infrastructure, Enforcement,doorrijden
Door rood rijden op een 50 km/uur-kruispuntlijkt de kans op een dodelijk ongeval tien tot vijftien keer te vergroten. Dit blijkt uit het SWOV-onderzoek Risicofactoren nader onderzocht: 50 km/uur-...

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