Found 29 documents.

Sustainable Road Safety

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


Projectnr: U16.02 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Oct 2016, End date: 01 Sep 2019
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, International,
The overall objective of SaferAfrica is to create favourable conditions and opportunities for the effective implementation of actions for road safety and traffic management in African countries by... Read more

PROGReSS: Guidance for roadside safety

Projectnr: E17.25 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Sep 2017, End date: 01 Sep 2018
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
PROGReSS (PROvision of Guidelines for Road Side Safety) focuses on the safety of roadsides of European rural roads and motorways. Single-vehicle lane departures involving roll-over or impacts with... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with mobility scooters and microcars

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
As the proportion of elderly road users increases, the use of mobility scooters and microcars is also growing. The number of crashes involving these vehicles is therefore also expected to increase... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with speed pedelecs

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Active, Start date: 18 Apr 2017, End date:
Tags: Transport mode, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
When the speed pedelec was introduced a new type of slow motorised vehicle became part of this vehicle category. From 1 January 2017, this vehicle must use the roadway in urban areas and a helmet is... Read more