Found 35 documents.

Road deaths in the Netherlands

15 Apr 2020
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

Trucks and delivery vans

03 Apr 2020
Tags: Transport mode, Freight and delivery traffic,goederenvervoer
From 2009 to 2018, an annual average of 80 road deaths were attributable to crashes with trucks and 67 road deaths to crashes with delivery vans. Casualty numbers are higher among crash opponents...... Read more

Road crash costs

24 Mar 2020
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
The social costs of road crashes in the Netherlands in 2018 are estimated at 17 billion euro (between € 15.8 and € 18.6 billion euro), equivalent to more than 2% of the gross domestic product (GDP... Read more

Drugs and medicines

17 Mar 2020
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,medicijnen
Driving under the influence of drugs or impairing medicines reduces fitness to drive[i] and increases crash risk. Drugs have a numbing, stimulating or mind-altering effect on the brain, or a... Read... Read more

Serious road injuries in the Netherlands

16 Dec 2019
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

Traffic enforcement

25 Sep 2019
Tags: Enforcement,toezicht
In the Netherlands, a sustainable road safety approach, in which measures in the fields of Engineering, Education and Enforcement (3Es) are complementary, has been used for decades. Enforcement...... Read more

Fatigue

01 Sep 2019
Tags: Risks,
Driver fatigue is estimated to be a (contributing) factor in 15 to 20% of crashes, but estimates in individual studies vary widely. Drivers who are tired are less attentive and react less quickly and... Read more

Children aged 0-14

25 Jul 2019
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,verkeersveiligheid
Children are a vulnerable group among road users. They are, after all, still building up skills which will eventually allow them to become safe and independent road users. The role of parents in...... Read more

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

Intelligent transport and advanced driver assistance systems (ITS and ADAS)

24 Apr 2019
Tags: Technology & ITS,
Intelligent transport and advanced driver assistance systems are implementations of information and communication technology in vehicles and in the transport infrastructure to make traffic safer,...... Read more