Found 6 documents.

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

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

Benchmarking road safety with municipalities

Projectnr: S16.08-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Risks, Policy,benchmark
Local and regional governments are to a large extent responsible for road safety improvement in their area. A method that can be of assistance to them is ‘benchmarking’, Roughly speaking a comparison... Read more

Continued development of knowledge for proactive practical instruments

Projectnr: S16.08-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Risks, Policy,instrument
The available proactive practical instruments such as ProMeV are currently based on the theoretical principles of (among others) Sustainable Safety. Users of these instruments feel the need for a...... Read more

Safety during the testing of (partially) self-driving vehicles

Projectnr: S15.04 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jul 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Systems increasingly take over (a share of) the driving task. In the most far-reaching form this will eventually lead to the car that drives fully independently. The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure... Read more

Costs and benefits of retrofit contour marking

Projectnr: C11.25 | Status: Completed, Start date: , End date:
Tags: Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Policy, International,
Commissioned by 3M, SWOV in 2014 did research into the costs and benefits of retrofit introduction of contour marking for lorries in the Netherlands. Benefits lie in casualties saved and reduction of... Read more