Found 13 documents.

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
Attachments:
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

Safe driving with early dementia

Projectnr: S19.03.E | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2022
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Currently, about 250 000 people in the Netherlands suffer from dementia. In 2040, their number is expected to have doubled. Research shows that drivers with dementia have an increased risk of crashes... Read more

Safety during the transition to higher levels of automation

Projectnr: S17.04 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
The increasing automation of the driving task changes the driver’s role inside the vehicle. This creates opportunities for road safety improvement, but it also brings new risks. It is important to... Read more

Mental task load

Projectnr: S17.04-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Research questions To what extent does the driver regulate his task load? How does the driver regulate his task load? What properties should in-vehicle systems have so that the task load is neither... Read more

In-depth insight in crashes involving slow motorised traffic

Projectnr: S16.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,snorfiets
In-depth study to identify the factors that play a role in the occurrence and outcome of crashes involving slow motorized vehicles. The vehicles that are included in this study are the light moped... Read more

Safe driving with early dementia: how far can we look ahead?

Projectnr: S16.06 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,gezondheid
This research focuses on improving the existing test procedure for drivers in the very early stages of dementia. It will provide better substantiation for the use of the test procedure and the...... Read more

The interaction between and with (electric) bicycles at intersections

Projectnr: S16.10-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date:
Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,fiets; e-bike; snorfiets; infrastructuur; kruispunt; conflict; interactie
There are more and more different types of users on the bike path. As a result, differences in width, speed and mass of bike path users also increase. In addition the bike path is getting more and... Read more

Serious alcohol offenders: how many are there and who are they?

Projectnr: S16.11-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
This research should provide more insight into the extent and characteristics of the group of serious alcohol offenders and the most effective ways to tackle this group. We will use the results...... Read more

Safety during the testing of (partially) self-driving vehicles

Projectnr: S15.04 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jul 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Systems increasingly take over (a share of) the driving task. In the most far-reaching form this will eventually lead to the car that drives fully independently. The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure... Read more

SaferWheels, European in-depth study

Projectnr: U15.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic, International,Europa
Within the European project SaferWheels SWOV carries out an in-depth study into crashes involving twowheelers. The study investigates crashes in which: an e-bike, (light) moped, or motorcycle was... Read more