Found 113 documents.

Analysis of Swedish and Dutch accident data on cyclist injuries in cyclist-car collisions

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Leo, C.; Klug, C.; Ohlin, M,; Bos, N.M.; Davidse, R.J.; Linder, A.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, International,
Objective: To reduce the number of severe injuries sustained by cyclists in crashes with vehicles, it is important to understand which kinds of injuries are occurring to identify what should be...

Final report of Working Group 2: Traffic psychology

Publication/report
Published: 2015 (European Commission): Shinar, D.; Bogerd, C.P.; Chliaoutakis, J.; Cavallo, V.; Crundall, D.; Dias, J.; Haworth, N.; Holt, N.; Houtenbos, M.; Kuklane, K.; Lajunen, T.; Morandi, A.; Oron-Gilad, T.; Orsi, C.; Papadakaki, M.; Parkkari, K.; Rus, D.; Saplioglu, M.; et al.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, International,

HOPE: Helmet Optimization in Europe: The final report of COST Action TU1101

Publication/report
Published: 2015 (European Commission): Bogerd, C.P.; Annaheim, S.; Halldin, P.; Houtenbos, M.; Otte, D.; Shinar, D.; Walker, I.; Willinger, R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, International,fietshelm
The primary purpose of COST Action TU1101 was to stimulate collaboration and networking amongst European scientists working in the field of bicycle helmet safety and improvement. By gathering...

Scenarios of crashes involving light mopeds on urban bicycle paths

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Davidse, R.J.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Boele-Vos, M.J.; Louwerse, W.J.R.; Stelling-Konczak, A.; Duivenvoorden, C.W.A.E.; Algera, A.J.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler,
In the Netherlands, cyclists have to share the bicycle path with light moped riders. These riders are allowed to ride 25 km/h and do not have to wear a helmet (Dutch regulation). Due to several...

Bicycle helmets

30 Jun 2019
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,e-bike
A bicycle helmet is intended to protect cyclists against head and brain injuries when they are involved in crashes. The helmet does not prevent bicycle crashes (see the SWOV fact sheet Cyclists for... Read more

Driver fatigue

Publication/report 2019-T-05-EN
Published: 2019 (SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research): Goldenbeld, C.; Nikolaou, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Objective and methodology ESRA (E-Survey of Road users’ Attitudes) is a joint initiative of road safety institutes, research centres, public services, and private sponsors from all over the world....

Social environment versus cycling competency predicting risk-taking in 11- to 13-year-old cyclists in the Netherlands

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Twisk, D.; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
Objectives From age 12 onwards, cycling injuries begin rising in The Netherlands. A known contributing factor is younger children’s underdeveloped competency to deal with complex and hazardous...

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

Publication/article
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...

An integrated behavioural model for active transport mode choices

Publication/article
Published: 2018 : Dupont, E.; De Ceunynck, T.; Wijlhuizen, G.J.
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
The current paper describes an integrated behavioural model that includes the main factors that can contribute to a modal shift from motorized to active transport modes. It has been built based on an...

Mogelijke slachtofferreductie door de fietshelm

Publication/report R-2019-2
Published: 2019 (SWOV): Weijermars, W.A.M.; Boele-Vos, M.J.; Stipdonk, H.L. Commandeur, J.J.F.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Dit rapport bespreekt de mogelijke slachtofferreductie wanneer alle fietsers altijd een fietshelm zouden dragen. Het gaat hierbij niet om het effect van een concrete maatregel zoals bijvoorbeeld een... Read more