Found 26 documents.

Evaluation bicycle helmet campaign ‘Wanna look cool? Wear a helmet!’ in the Province of Zeeland

Projectnr: S16.11-b | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Sep 2010, End date: 01 Dec 2016
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,fiets
To improve road safety of young cycling children, the Dutch province of Zeeland developed the bicycle helmet campaign ‘Coole kop, Helm op’ (Wanna look cool? Wear a helmet!). Research objective...... 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).

Fatigue in traffic: causes and effects

01 Aug 2012
Tags: Risks,
Background and content Everyone feels tired once in a while. Yet, what exactly do we mean when we say ‘tired’? Fatigue has various connotations; there is no unambiguous definition of fatigue. The...... Read more

The influence of weather on road safety

01 Feb 2012
Tags: Risks,wegdek
Het weer is van invloed op de verkeersveiligheid. Weersomstandigheden bepalen voor een deel de omstandigheden op de weg en het gedrag van de bestuurder. Het meeste onderzoek naar de relatie weer-...

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

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