Found 11 documents.

Young drivers

20 Sep 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
In 2009-2018, an annual average of 51 young drivers and passengers (aged 18-24) were killed in traffic. For young drivers, crash risk is 4,5 times higher than for more experienced drivers. Crash risk... 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

MeBeSafe (Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic)

Projectnr: U17.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 May 2017, End date: 01 Jul 2020
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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic, International,sensor-based feedback nudging
MeBeSafe (Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic) is a 3.5 year project funded by the European Commission that started 1st of May 2017. Its aim is to develop new measures using sensor-based feedback... Read more

SafeVRU: Safe interaction of automated vehicles with vulnerable road users

Projectnr: S17.05B | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jul 2016, End date: 01 Jul 2020
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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
It is a fact that there is little known about the interaction between automated vehicles and vulnerable road users. What do cyclists and pedestrians expect of self-driving cars? SWOV has been... Read... Read more

Interaction between drivers and cyclists: social attribution

Projectnr: S17.10-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Bicycle, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
Every once in a while suggestions are made to deregulate traffic situations, with the idea that this will result in more alertness and more "social" behaviour (e.g. Shared Space). However, no account... Read more

Safe interaction between cyclists, pedestrians and autonomous vehicles

Projectnr: S17.05 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,delft
From the point of view of cyclists and pedestrians, this study examines the interaction between these vulnerable road users and motorized 'smart' – and in the longer term – automated vehicles. Crash... Read more

Safe driving with early dementia

Projectnr: S19.03.E | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2022
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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Currently, about 250 000 people in the Netherlands suffer from dementia. In 2040, their number is expected to have doubled. Research shows that drivers with dementia have an increased risk of crashes... Read more

Safety during the transition to higher levels of automation

Projectnr: S17.04 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
The increasing automation of the driving task changes the driver’s role inside the vehicle. This creates opportunities for road safety improvement, but it also brings new risks. It is important to... Read more

Safe driving with early dementia: how far can we look ahead?

Projectnr: S16.06 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,gezondheid
This research focuses on improving the existing test procedure for drivers in the very early stages of dementia. It will provide better substantiation for the use of the test procedure and the...... Read more

UDRIVE

Projectnr: C07.13 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 30 Jun 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,Europa
For a period of two years naturalistic driving data was collected for cars, lorries and powered twowheelers within the EU-project UDRIVE . The datalogger developed in the project, continously... Read... Read more