Found 11 documents.

The double challenge of our time

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On 18-19 November 2015, the 2nd Global High Level Conference on Road Safety was held in Brasilia, Brazil. At a special session on Safer Roads and Mobility, SWOV Managing Director Peter van der Knaap... Read more

Inaugural lecture Marjan Hagenzieker: greater role behavioural studies can improve road safety

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There is still much to improve in road safety in the Netherlands. The number of serious traffic injuries is increasing and the cities in particular threatens to get congested. The self-driving car... Read more

The elderly in traffic

20 Aug 2015
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,Senioren
Ouderen hebben een verhoogd overlijdensrisico in het verkeer. De belangrijkste oorzaak van het hoge overlijdensrisico van 75-plussers is hun grotere fysieke kwetsbaarheid. Daarnaast kunnen functie­...

The SWOV DataLogger: usable, accessible, cost-effective

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SWOV studies often require large amounts of data on the conditions during traffic participation, e.g. movements of the vehicle, the condition of the road user and the traffic conditions he or she is... Read more

Safe city cycling: collaboration project SWOV and New Zealand

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New Zealand wants to identify cost-effective ways of promoting safe city cycling and has therefore entered into a collaboration with SWOV with special focus on the future of the bicycle in urban...... Read more

Dutch road safety in international perspective

07 Jul 2015
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy, International,
Nederland behoort al jaren tot de meest verkeersveilige landen van de wereld, maar er zijn aanwijzingen dat we terrein verliezen. Als we kijken naar de mortaliteit (het aantal verkeersdoden per...

ETSC: '2014 was a bad year for road safety'

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Progress on reducing road deaths in the EU slowed to just -0.6% last year, the worst annual reduction since the first common EU target was set in 2001, according to new analysis published today by... Read more

Memorandum of Understanding tussen iRAP en SWOV

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At the EuroRAP General Assembly which was held in April 2015 in Reykjavik, SWOV's  managing director Peter van der Knaap and iRAP CEO Rob McInerney signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which... Read more

SWOV-jaarverslag 2014: 'Ongevallen voorkomen, letsel beperken, levens redden'

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Het SWOV-jaarverslag 2014 bericht over het jaar waarin het Kenniscentrum Verkeersveiligheid werd geopend, Marjan Hagenzieker tot hoogleraar verkeersveiligheid werd benoemd en waarin natuurlijk...

Heather Ward and Henk Stipdonk to co-chair ETSC Road Safety Performance Index programme

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As of June 2015, Heather Ward (University College London) and Henk Stipdonk (SWOV) are to take over as co-chairs of the ETSC Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) programme steering group. They will... Read more