Found 13 documents.

A quasi-experimental, longitudinal evaluation of a school-based bicycle helmet campaign for children aged 4-8 years in the Netherlands

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Published: 2019 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Goldenbeld, C.; Strijp-Houtenbos, M. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Education,
Head injury severity may be reduced by a helmet, however, helmets are not mandatory in the Netherlands. Yet public support for voluntary use of helmets for children is high. This study evaluated the...

A study in real traffic examining glance behaviour of teenage cyclists when listening to music: Results and ethical considerations

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Published: 2018 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Vlakveld, W.P.; Gent, P. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Wee, G.P. van; Hagenzieker, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Listening to music while cycling impairs cyclists’ auditory perception and may decrease their awareness of approaching vehicles. If the impaired auditory perception is not compensated by the cyclist...

Crashes involving cyclists aged 50 and over: an in-depth study

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Published: 2017 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Doumen, M.J.A.; Duivenvoorden, C.W.A.E.; Louwerse, W.J.R.; Davidse, R.J.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The number of seriously injured cyclists is increasing in the Netherlands. The majority of these seriously injured cyclists were involved in single-bicycle or bicycle-bicycle crashes. Little is known...

Effect of physical effort on mental workload of cyclists in real traffic in relation to age and use of pedelecs

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Published: 2017 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
To improve cycling safety, insight is required into the factors that contribute to road safety of older cyclists. From the wide range of possible factors, this paper addresses the role of physical...

An experiment on rider stability while mounting: Comparing middle-aged and elderly cyclists on pedelecs and conventional bicycles

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Published: 2017 : Twisk, D.A.M.; Platteel, S.; Lovegrove, G.R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Pedelecs, popular among elderly cyclists, are associated with a higher injury risk than conventional bicycles. About 17% of these injuries are due to falls while (dis)mounting. Using instrumented...

Editorial for special issue: ‘Improving cyclist safety through scientific research’

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Published: 2017 : Twisk, D.; De Hair, S.; Otte, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,

Mobile phone conversations, listening to music and quiet (electric) cars: Are traffic sounds important for safe cycling?

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Published: 2017 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Wee, G.P. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Hagenzieker, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Listening to music or talking on the phone while cycling as well as the growing number of quiet (electric) cars on the road can make the use of auditory cues challenging for cyclists. The present...

Bicycling under the influence of alcohol

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Published: 2016 : Waard, D. de; Houwing, S.; Lewis Evans, B.; Twisk, D.; Brookhuis, K.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Objective According to international data estimates the proportion bicyclists with a positive Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) who are involved in accidents ranges from 15% to 57%. This large...

Fietsongevallen van 50-plussers: hoe ontstaan ze en wat kunnen we eraan doen?

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Published: 2015 (Vlaamse Stichting Verkeerskunde / Steunpunt Verkeersveiligheid): Davidse, R.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Boele, M.; Doumen, M.; Duivenvoorden, K.; Louwerse, R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Tachtig procent van de ernstig verkeersgewonden onder de fietsers in Nederland valt bij een ongeval waarbij er geen motorvoertuig betrokken is. Het absolute aantal ernstig verkeersgewonden als gevolg... Read more

Fietsongevallen van 50-plussers: hoe ontstaan ze en wat kunnen we eraan doen?

Publication/article
Published: 2015 : Davidse, R.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Boele, M.; Doumen, M.; Duivenvoorden, K.; Louwerse, R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Tachtig procent van de ernstig verkeersgewonden onder de fietsers in Nederland valt bij een ongeval waarbij er geen motorvoertuig betrokken is. Het absolute aantal ernstig verkeersgewonden als gevolg... Read more