Found 23 documents.

Dutch road safety targets for 2020 out of reach

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Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Policy,beleid
In 2019 kwamen er 661 mensen om in het Nederlandse verkeer: 17 minder dan in 2018. 21.400 mensen raakten ernstig gewond, een vergelijkbaar aantal als in 2018.Met de huidige trend worden de...

Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video animations

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
SWOV researcher Van der Kint co-authored the article 'Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video...

The perception of bicycle crashes with and without motor vehicles: Which crash types do older and middle-aged cyclists fear most?

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,
SWOV researcher Schepers coauthored the article 'The perception of bicycle crashes with and without motor vehicles: Which crash types do older and middle-aged cyclists fear most?' in the magazine...

Scenarios of crashes involving light mopeds on urban bicycle paths

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler,
In the Netherlands, cyclists have to share the bicycle path with light moped riders. These riders are allowed to ride 25 km/h and do not have to wear a helmet (Dutch regulation). Due to several...

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

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

SafeVRU: Safe interaction of automated vehicles with vulnerable road users

Projectnr: S17.05B | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jul 2016, End date: 01 Jul 2020
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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
It is a fact that there is little known about the interaction between automated vehicles and vulnerable road users. What do cyclists and pedestrians expect of self-driving cars? SWOV has been... Read... Read more

Special issue (AAP) ‘Improving cycling safety through scientific research’

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, International,
Special issue of Accident Analysis & Prevention recently published: ‘Improving cyclist safety through scientific research’. Edited by Divera Twisk (SWOV), Stefanie de Hair (TNO) and Dietmar Otte...

Cyclists

28 Jun 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,
In 2016, there were 189 road deaths among cyclists in the Netherlands. This is approximately 30% of the total number of road deaths. The number of seriously injured cyclists is not exactly known....... Read more

The importance of auditory information for cyclists investigated

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
In May 2017, Accident Analysis and Prevention (AAP) published the article Mobile phone conversations, listening to music and quiet (electric) cars: Are traffic sounds important for safe cycling?....... Read more