Found 47 documents.

PC-based hazard anticipation training for experienced cyclists: Design and evaluation

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Published: 2020 : Kovácsová, N.; Vlakveld, W.P.; Winter, J.C.F. de; Hagenzieker, M.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
Research shows that the ability to anticipate safety-critical situations is predictive of safe performance in traffic. Thus far, hazard anticipation training has been developed mainly for car drivers...

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: 2020 : 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...

The potential of naturalistic driving for in-depth understanding of driver behavior: UDRIVE results and beyond

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Published: 2019 : Nes, N. van; Bärgman, J.; Christoph, M.; Schagen, I. van
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Within the UDRIVE project, a rich cross-European naturalistic driving database was created which includes everyday driving data on car and truck drivers and powered two-wheeler riders. The database...

A preliminary analysis of in-depth accident data for powered two-wheelers and bicycles in Europe

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Published: 2018 : Ziakopoulos, A.; Theofilatos, A.; Yannis, G.; Margaritis, D.; Thomas, P.; Morris, A.; Brown, L.; Robibaro, M.; Usami, D.; Phan, V.; Davidse, R.; Buttler, I.
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Despite progress from scientific and technological advancements, road safety remains a major issue worldwide. Road accident impacts such as fatalities, injuries and property damage consist...

Het bepalen van rijgeschiktheid bij dementie zonder rijtest op de weg

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Published: 2018 : Piersma, D.; Fuermaier, A.B.M.; Waard, D. de; Davidse, R.J.; Groot, J. de; Doumen, M.J.A.; Bredewoud, R.A.; Claesen, R.; Lemstra, A.W.; Vermeeren, A.; Ponds, R.; Verhey, F.; De Deyn, P.P.; Tucha, O.; Brouwer, W.H.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
Als automobilisten dementie krijgen, rijst de vraag of zij nog rijgeschikt zijn. Dit dient per patiënt onderzocht te worden met een rijtest van het Centraal Bureau Rijvaardigheidsbewijzen (CBR). De...

Updated estimates of the relationship between speed and road safety at the aggregate and individual levels

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Published: 2019 : Elvik, R.; Vadeby, A.; Hels, T.; Schagen, I. van
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks,
Recent studies of the relationship between the speed of traffic and road safety, stated as the number of fatalities and the number of injury accidents, are reviewed and their results synthesised by... Read more

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...