Found 9 documents.

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...

Roundabouts

01 Jan 2012
Tags: Infrastructure,wegen en verkeer
Rotondes zijn veiliger dan kruispunten omdat ze het aantal potentiële conflicten tussen verkeers­deelnemers terugbrengen en de verkeerssnelheid verlagen. Vervanging van een kruispunt door een rotonde...

Bicycle facilities on distributor roads

01 Dec 2010
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure,
In een duurzaam veilige wegomgeving zijn fietsvoorzieningen nodig die het gemotoriseerde verkeer scheiden van relatief kwetsbare verkeersdeelnemers zoals fietsers. Uit onderzoek blijkt dat van...