Found 12 documents.

Young drivers

20 Sep 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
In 2009-2018, an annual average of 51 young drivers and passengers (aged 18-24) were killed in traffic. For young drivers, crash risk is 4,5 times higher than for more experienced drivers. Crash risk... Read more

Mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles and microcars

10 Mar 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic,
This fact sheet concerns mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles (such as the Dutch Canta) and microcars. It describes the characteristics of and regulations concerning the different vehicles... Read more

Public transport and level crossings

02 Feb 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Infrastructure,
This fact sheet describes the road safety aspects of public transport and of level crossings – places where road and rail networks intersect. Public transport vehicles comprise buses, trams, light... Read more

Submerged vehicle crashes

01 Feb 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Infrastructure,
In the Netherlands, on average, more than 50 people die every year in a submerged vehicle crash. More than two thirds die from drowning. The casualties are mainly car occupants, while cyclist and...... Read more

Pedestrians

27 Jul 2020
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian,
A pedestrian fall or collision is only a road crash (pedestrian crash) when a moving vehicle is involved. Between 2010 and 2019, an annual average of 59 pedestrians were killed in road crashes....... Read more

Trucks and delivery vans

03 Apr 2020
Tags: Transport mode, Freight and delivery traffic,goederenvervoer
From 2009 to 2018, an annual average of 80 road deaths were attributable to crashes with trucks and 67 road deaths to crashes with delivery vans. Casualty numbers are higher among crash opponents...... Read more

Bicycle helmets

30 Jun 2019
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,e-bike
A bicycle helmet is intended to protect cyclists against head and brain injuries when they are involved in crashes. The helmet does not prevent bicycle crashes (see the SWOV fact sheet Cyclists for... Read more

Public lighting and vehicle lighting

31 Jul 2018
Tags: Transport mode, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS,
Visual information is of the utmost importance to road users. In darkness, both public lighting and vehicle lighting help road users take stock of the traffic situation and help them to be seen by... Read more

Moped and light-moped riders

02 Oct 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler,
Brom- en snorfietsers lopen een relatief groot risico om slachtoffer te worden van een ongeval. Weliswaar is er een trend naar minder doden waar te nemen, maar het risico om in het verkeer om te...

Pedelecs and speed pedelecs

18 Sep 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
Pedelecs are popular. Initially especially elderly people bought pedelecs, but meanwhile pedelecs have also become popular with other target groups. It is not precisely known if cycling on a pedelec... Read more