Found 11 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...

E-scooters in Europe - legal status varies, safety effects unclear

Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks,
Based on the input from FERSI members, FERSI compiled a report on the legal status, usage and safety of e-scooters in 18 European countries. It shows that the legal status differs between countries... Read more

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...

Using naturalistic data to study time headway behind motorcycles and other vehicles

Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler,
Roughly 10% of motorcycle accidents in Austria are rear-end collisions. One explanatory factor for this could be short time headway, hence this research project. Naturalistic research provides a...

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

Motorcyclists

14 Apr 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler,helm
In 2015, 47 motorcyclists died in traffic in the Netherlands. After 2009, when their number was approximately 1,300, it has not been possible to reliably determine the number of serious road injuries... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with light mopeds on urban bike paths

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 01 Oct 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
In recent years it seems to have become increasingly busy on bike paths. In addition, the traffic combination on these bike paths has altered significantly; wider and faster vehicles such as like...... Read more

Transfer of the speed pedelec from the category bicycles to the category mopeds

Projectnr: S17.21 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Since January 1, 2017, the speed pedelec is no longer classified as a ‘light moped’ but it falls within the category of ‘mopeds’. As a result,  speed pedelec riders are obliged to wear a helmet and... Read more

SafetyCube and InDeV: towards fruitful collaboration

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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, International,
On 28 January 2016, SWOV hosted a meeting of crash costs experts from the two EU projects SafetyCube and InDeV. Both projects are carried out within the European Horizon 2020 Programme. ... Read more