Found 8 documents.

Road injuries & health burden make 12- to 17-year olds a high risk group in the Netherlands

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Tags: Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
The scientific article Road injuries, health burden, but not fatalities make 12- to 17-year olds a high risk group in the Netherlands has been published in the European Journal of Public...

New ETSC report: reducing deaths in single vehicle crashes

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Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
A third of road deaths in the EU happen in single vehicle crashes: crashes in which the driver/rider of the vehicle and/or passengers are killed, but no other road users are involved. In the past 10... 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

Driving with early dementia - Article published by Taylor & Francis Online

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Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The scientific article Assessing fitness to drive—A validation study on patients with mild cognitive impairment has recently been published by Taylor & Francis Online. Among the authors...

SWOV investigates cyclist and pedestrian behaviour towards automated vehicles

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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Fietsers en voetgangers zijn er nog niet zeker van dat automatisch rijdende auto’s hen zullen zien en voor hen zullen stoppen. Zolang zij daarvan niet overtuigd zijn, zullen zij zich over het...

Safe driving with early dementia

Projectnr: S19.03.E | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2022
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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
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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
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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