Found 15 documents.

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

ADVERTS: Distraction by (digital) billboards

Projectnr: E17.24 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Sep 2017, End date: 01 Jan 2019
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
ADVERTS focuses on distraction by (digital) roadside billboards (ADVERTS which stands for 'Assessing Distraction of Vehicle drivers in Europe from Roadside Technology-based Signage'). Distraction is... 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

Progressive penalty systems in traffic

12 Jul 2017
Tags: Policy, Enforcement,
A progressive penalty system encompasses heavier or more far-reaching sanctions being imposed as one commits more offences. A progressive penalty system is often called a progressive fines system if... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with light mopeds on urban bike paths

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 01 Oct 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
In recent years it seems to have become increasingly busy on bike paths. In addition, the traffic combination on these bike paths has altered significantly; wider and faster vehicles such as like...... Read more

Knowledge development for proactive road safety assessment instruments

Projectnr: S17.08-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Risks, Policy,instrument
For policymakers in the Netherlands it is not easy to determine which locations are still not safe for which road users. In order to find support and to be stimulate more proactive policy,... Read... Read more

DV3: instruments for risk-based road safety policy

Projectnr: S17.08 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Policy,
This project is subdivided into three individual projects: S17.08-a Knowledge development for proactive road safety assessment instruments ts S17.08-b Benchmarking S17.08-c Dissemination, effects and... Read more

Benchmarking

Projectnr: S17.08-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Policy,overheid
Local and regional governments are to a large extent responsible for road safety improvement in their own area. A method that can be of assistance to them is ‘benchmarking’, which is a comparison...... Read more

Dissemination, effects and implementation of Sustainable Safety 3 (DV3)

Projectnr: S17.08-c | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Policy,DV
Twelve years after the previous update of the Sustainable Safety vision that was meant to last until 2020, SWOV, together with a large number of stakeholders, is working on a strategic and... Read... Read more

Transfer of the speed pedelec from the category bicycles to the category mopeds

Projectnr: S17.21 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Since January 1, 2017, the speed pedelec is no longer classified as a ‘light moped’ but it falls within the category of ‘mopeds’. As a result,  speed pedelec riders are obliged to wear a helmet and... Read more