Found 129 documents.

In-depth study into bicycle crashes involving the over-50s

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Tags: Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The number of seriously injured cyclists in the Netherlands is increasing: more than half of all serious road injuries are cyclists. More than 80% of these seriously injured cyclists are the result... Read more

Auditory localisation of conventional and electric cars: laboratory results and implications for cycling safety

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Published: 2016 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Hagenzieker, M.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Agterberg, M.J.H.; Wee, G.P. van
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,Sounds
When driven at low speeds, cars operating in electric mode have been found to be quieter than conventional cars. As a result, the auditory cues which pedestrians and cyclists use to assess the...

Bicycling under the influence of alcohol

Publication/article
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...

SafetyCube and InDeV: towards fruitful collaboration

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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, International,
On 28 January 2016, SWOV hosted a meeting of crash costs experts from the two EU projects SafetyCube and InDeV. Both projects are carried out within the European Horizon 2020 Programme. ... Read more

SWOV at the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting

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Tags: Bicycle, Infrastructure, International,
On 10 and 11 January 2016, SWOV-researcher Divera Twisk represented SWOV at the 95th Annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C.

Alcoholgebruik van jongeren in het verkeer op stapavonden

Publication/report R-2015-12
Published: 2015 (SWOV): Houwing, S.; Twisk, D.; Waard, D. de
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Van de autopassagiers die in weekendnachten in het verkeer omkomen, zit ruim 40% in auto’s met jonge mannen (18-24 jaar) achter het stuur. Alcoholgebruik door deze bestuurders is extra risicovol door... Read more

Gebruikers van het fietspad in de stad

Publication/report R-2015-21
Published: 2015 (SWOV): Groot-Mesken, J. de; Vissers, L.; Duivenvoorden, K.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,cycle track
Op fietspaden in grote steden is het op specifieke locaties en tijdstippen te druk voor de breedte van het fietspad. De variëteit aan gebruikers van het fietspad is groot, met onder andere... Read... Read more

Stedelijke mobiliteit op het fietspad

Publication/report R-2015-21A
Published: 2015 (SWOV): Groot-Mesken, J. de; Vissers, L.; Duivenvoorden, C.W.A.E.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,cycle track
De afgelopen jaren is de fietsmobiliteit in Nederland gegroeid; met name in de grote steden. Ook is het aandeel fietsers onder alle ernstig verkeers­gewonden gestegen, vooral als gevolg van... Read... Read more

Traffic sounds and cycling safety: The use of electronic devices by cyclists and the quietness of hybrid and electric cars

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Published: 2015 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Hagenzieker, M.; Wee, G.P. van
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,

Challenges in reducing bicycle casualties with high volume cycle use: Lessons from the Netherlands

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Published: 2015 (Ashgate Publishing): Twisk, D.A.M.; Davidse, R.J.; Schepers, P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy, Education,