Found 35 documents.

Road deaths in the Netherlands

18 Apr 2019
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,Cijfers
This fact sheet covers road deaths: the annual number in the Netherlands, how this has developed since 1950 and common characteristics such as modes of transport, age groups and crash locations....... Read more

Sustainable Road Safety

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26 Mar 2019
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,
Sustainable Road Safety implies that the traffic environment is designed to rule out serious crashes and to mitigate the severity of the crashes that do happen. The human dimension is the primary...... Read more

Driver training and driving tests

08 Mar 2019
Tags: Education,
In the Netherlands, licence acquisition courses for category B (passenger cars) are concluded by a theoretical and a practical test. Driving lessons are not obligatory, but without them passing the... Read more

Serious road injuries in the Netherlands

06 Dec 2018
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,verkeersslachtoffer
This fact sheet discusses the development of the number of serious road injuries (SRI) in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands a serious road injury is defined as an inpatient with at least a MAIS2... Read more

Distraction in traffic

31 Jul 2018
Tags: Risks,
The mobile phone is symbolic of ‘distraction in traffic’. But apart from mobile calls, texting, or listening to music, many drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are occupied with all sorts of other...... 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

Driving under the influence of alcohol

30 Jun 2018
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drinking and driving, 75 to 140 fatalities. In 2017, 1.4% of the drivers were under the influence of alcohol during... Read more

30 km/h zones

31 May 2018
Tags: Infrastructure,
A 30 km/h zone is also known as a ‘zone 30’ or a 'residential area'. The zone is mostly situated within an urban area and consists of connected access roads with a 30 km/h speed limit. The areas have... Read more

Wrong-way driving

01 Apr 2018
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
In this factsheet wrong-way driving is defined as ‘a car driving in the wrong direction on a road with separated driving directions and consequently driving into oncoming traffic '. This relates...... Read more

Traffic education

01 Dec 2017
Tags: Education,verkeersles
Traffic education is defined here as any kind of formal or informal education that is aimed at learning and improving the knowledge, insight, skills and attitudes that are necessary for safe traffic... Read more