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Empirical findings on infrastructure efficiency at a bicycle T-junction

Publication/article
Published: 2021 : Gavriilidou, A.; Daamen, W.; Yuan, Y.; Nes, N. van; Hoogendoorn, S.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure,
In the pursuit of promoting cycling and providing better cycling infrastructure, its design is of great importance. One of the critical locations in a network are intersections, and specifically T-...

More than 50 people, on average, die every year in a submerged vehicle crash

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,verdrinking
Elk jaar overlijden er gemiddeld meer dan 50 personen nadat hun voertuig te water is geraakt. Meer dan twee derde overlijdt door verdrinking. Vooral onder de leeftijdsgroep 18-24-jarigen vallen veel...

Speed characteristics of speed pedelecs, pedelecs and conventional bicycles in naturalistic urban and rural traffic conditions

Publication/article
Published: 2021 : Twisk, D.; Stelling, A.; Gent, P. van; Groot, J. de; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
To assess the potential impact of the higher speeds of pedal-assisted bicycles on safety, this study compared conventional bicycles, pedelecs and speed pedelecs (hereafter called s-pedelecs) on mean...

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...

Oudere fietsers

Publication/report R-2020-22A
Published: 2020 (SWOV): Schepers, J.P.; Weijermars, W.A.M.; Boele, M.J.; Dijkstra, A.; Bos, N.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Het aantal ouderen neemt toe en binnen de groep ouderen neemt ook het aandeel oudere ouderen toe, de zogeheten ‘dubbele vergrijzing’. Ouderen zijn daarnaast meer en verder gaan fietsen, mede dankzij... Read more

Naar meer veiligheid voor oudere fietsers

Publication/report R-2020-22
Published: 2020 (SWOV): Schepers, P.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Oudere fietsers: hoog letselrisico door fysieke kwetsbaarheid Het aantal verkeersslachtoffers onder fietsende ouderen neemt toe. Dit komt vooral doordat er meer ouderen zijn die ook steeds meer...... Read more

Smartphonegebruik en de kans op fietsongevallen: haalbaarheid van mogelijke onderzoeksmethoden

Publication/report R-2020-11
Published: 2020 (SWOV): Kamphuis, K.G.; Stelling-Kończak, A.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van; Jansen, R.J.; Vlakveld, W.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,telefoneren
Recent Amerikaans onderzoek onder automobilisten laat zien dat mobiel telefoongebruik waarbij een scherm wordt bediend, zoals het zoeken op internet of het schrijven van een tekstbericht, de kans op... Read more

Safety of e-bikes compared to conventional bicycles: What role does cyclists’ health condition play?

Publication/article
Published: 2020 : Schepers, P.; Klein Wolt, K.; Helbich, M.; Fishman, E.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
Introduction The rising use of e-bikes (EBs) presents an opportunity to increase active transportation but may compromise road safety due to increased travel speed and weight compared to...

Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video animations

Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
SWOV researcher Van der Kint co-authored the article 'Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video...

Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video animations

Publication/article
Published: 2020 : Vlakveld, W.; Kint, S. van der; Hagenzieker, M.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
What will cyclists do in future conflict situations with automated cars at intersections when the cyclist has the right of way? In order to explore this, short high-quality animation videos of...