Found 22 documents.

Special issue (AAP) ‘Improving cycling safety through scientific research’

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, International,
Special issue of Accident Analysis & Prevention recently published: ‘Improving cyclist safety through scientific research’. Edited by Divera Twisk (SWOV), Stefanie de Hair (TNO) and Dietmar Otte...

Cyclists

28 Jun 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,
In 2016, there were 189 road deaths among cyclists in the Netherlands. This is approximately 30% of the total number of road deaths. The number of seriously injured cyclists is not exactly known....... Read more

Maak van de nul een punt in Zuid-Holland

Publication/report R-2017-5
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Aarts, L.T.; Boele, M.J.; Bos, N.M.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Policy,Traffic; safety; fatality; injury; accident; accident rate; accident prevention; age; driver; driving (veh); adolescent; old people;...
Het Regionaal Ondersteuningsbureau Verkeersveiligheid Zuid-Holland (ROV-ZH) is bezig met de invulling en uitwerking van het Meerjarenprogramma verkeersveiligheid 2017-2020. Met dit programma... Read... Read more

The importance of auditory information for cyclists investigated

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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
In May 2017, Accident Analysis and Prevention (AAP) published the article Mobile phone conversations, listening to music and quiet (electric) cars: Are traffic sounds important for safe cycling?....... Read more

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

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Published: 2017 : Stelling-Kończak, 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...

Bicycle fatalities: trends in crashes with and without motor vehicles in the Netherlands

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Published: 2017 : Schepers, P.; Stipdonk, H.; Methorst, R.; Olivier, J.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle,
Boufous and Olivier (2015) recently found an increasing trend of police-reported cyclist deaths in single-vehicle crashes while a decreasing trend was found for fatal bicycle-motor vehicle crashes....

Automated vehicles in traffic: how will pedestrians and cyclists react

Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle,
Automated vehicles are being developed at a rapid pace and automated driving systems are becoming more and more advanced. Before long automated vehicles will be a common mode of transport on our...

The Dutch road to a high level of cycling safety

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Published: 2017 : Schepers, P.; Twisk, D.; Fishman, E.; Fyhri, A.; Jensen, A.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy,
Many governments attempt to improve cycling safety to reduce the number of bicycle crashes and encourage cycling. The Netherlands is a world leader in bicycle use and safety. This paper explores how...

Safe interaction between cyclists, pedestrians and automated vehicles

Publication/report R-2016-16
Published: 2016 (SWOV): Vissers, L.; Kint, S. van der; Schagen, I. van; Hagenzieker, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,cyclist
Automated vehicles are gradually entering our roadway system. Before our roads will be solely used by fully automated vehicles, a long transition period is to be expected in which fully automated...

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...