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More than 50 people, on average, die every year in a submerged vehicle crash

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,verdrinking
Elk jaar overlijden er gemiddeld meer dan 50 personen nadat hun voertuig te water is geraakt. Meer dan twee derde overlijdt door verdrinking. Vooral onder de leeftijdsgroep 18-24-jarigen vallen veel...

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

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...

Car drivers' road safety performance: A benchmark across 32 countries

Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Passenger car,
SWOV researcher Goldenbeld coauthored the article 'Car drivers' road safety performance: A benchmark across 32 countries' in the journal IATSS Research. The road safety performance of a country and... Read more

MEDIATOR project: use cases

Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Technology & ITS,
The Mediator system generally focusses on all driving scenarios with vehicles up to SAE level 5 automation. To develop and evaluate the Mediator system within the MEDIATOR project however, this scope...

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...

Travelling by bus safest mode of road transport

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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Other modes of traffic, Risks, International,busvervoer
Het reizen in een bus hoort tot de veiligste vervoerswijzen over de weg. Uit een onderzoek dat SWOV in opdracht van Koninklijke Nederlandse Vervoer heeft uitgevoerd blijkt dat het reizen per bus twee...

Article: Adherence to driving cessation advice given to patients with cognitive impairment and consequences for mobility

Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks,
Autorijden houdt verband met sociale participatie. Daarom kunnen oudere bestuurders terughoudend zijn om te stoppen met autorijden.

Situation awareness increases when drivers have more time to take over the wheel in a Level 3 automated car

Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
SWOV researchers Vlakveld, Van Nes, De Bruin and Vissers published the simulator study 'Situation awareness increases when drivers have more time to take over the wheel in a Level 3 automated car' in...

European Commission sets new target for 2030: halve the number of road casualties

Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Passenger car, Infrastructure, Policy, International,
De Europese Commissie heeft de verkeersveiligheidsdoelstelling voor 2030 bepaald op een halvering van het aantal verkeersslachtoffers.