Found 16 documents.

Drugs and medicines

17 Mar 2020
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,medicijnen
Driving under the influence of drugs or impairing medicines reduces fitness to drive[i] and increases crash risk. Drugs have a numbing, stimulating or mind-altering effect on the brain, or a... Read... Read more

Driving under the influence of alcohol

30 Jun 2018
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drinking and driving, 75 to 140 fatalities. In 2017, 1.4% of the drivers were under the influence of alcohol during... 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

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
Attachments:
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

Safe driving with early dementia

Projectnr: S19.03.E | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2021
Attachments:
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
Attachments:
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

Mental task load

Projectnr: S17.04-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Research questions To what extent does the driver regulate his task load? How does the driver regulate his task load? What properties should in-vehicle systems have so that the task load is neither... Read more

In-depth insight in crashes involving slow motorised traffic

Projectnr: S16.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,snorfiets
In-depth study to identify the factors that play a role in the occurrence and outcome of crashes involving slow motorized vehicles. The vehicles that are included in this study are the light moped... 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

The interaction between and with (electric) bicycles at intersections

Projectnr: S16.10-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date:
Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,fiets; e-bike; snorfiets; infrastructuur; kruispunt; conflict; interactie
There are more and more different types of users on the bike path. As a result, differences in width, speed and mass of bike path users also increase. In addition the bike path is getting more and... Read more