Found 9 documents.

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

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
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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

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

SaferWheels, European in-depth study

Projectnr: U15.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic, International,Europa
Within the European project SaferWheels SWOV carries out an in-depth study into crashes involving twowheelers. The study investigates crashes in which: an e-bike, (light) moped, or motorcycle was...... Read more

New urban mobility: in-depth study into crashes with light mopeds in urban areas

Projectnr: S15.09-c | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
This study was started in 2014 and runs parallel to the in-depth study of crashes involving mobility scooters and microcars (Project S15.05).

Interpolis Auto Experiment

Projectnr: E15.20 | Status: Completed, Start date: , End date:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,jonge bestuurders
In 2015, insurance company Achmea commissioned SWOV to evaluate an advanced driver training for novice drivers and two virtual variants in what was called the Interpolis Auto Experiment. The goal was... Read more