Found 26 documents.

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

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

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

Serious alcohol offenders: how many are there and who are they?

Projectnr: S16.11-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
This research should provide more insight into the extent and characteristics of the group of serious alcohol offenders and the most effective ways to tackle this group. We will use the results...... 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

Study on Serious Road Traffic Injuries in the EU

Projectnr: U15.04 - MOVE/C4/SER/2015 | Status: Completed, Start date: 20 Oct 2015, End date: 19 Oct 2016
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Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks, International,Europa
In 2015 and 2016, SWOV participated in an EU research project that focused on serious road traffic injuries (MAIS 3+) among pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and car occupants in the European...... Read more

The use of drugs and medicines behind the wheel

04 Aug 2015
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,medicijnen
Research shows that about 4% of drivers in Europe participate in traffic after having taken drugs and/or medicines. With 3.4% this share was lower in the Netherlands; traces of drugs were found in... 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

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