Found 114 documents.

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

Publication/article
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

Publication/article
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

Publication/article
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’

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

Improving cyclist safety through scientific research, ICSC2015

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

Second opinion Amsterdamsestraatweg

Publication/report R-2017-6
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Louwerse, W.J.R.; Loenis, B.J.C.
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Infrastructure, Policy,Traffic; safety; accident; accident rate; accident prevention; layout; modification; secondary road; design (overall design...
De Amsterdamsestraatweg in Utrecht is een lange, drukke 50km/uur-weg die het centrum van Utrecht verbindt met de Utrechtse binnenring en de gemeente Maarssen in het noordwesten. De gemeente Utrecht... Read more

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

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

Publication/article
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...

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

Publication/article
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....