Found 46 documents.

Rural road safety in The Netherlands: a new vision for a sustainably safe road traffic system

Publication/report D-97-6
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Wegman, F.
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, Infrastructure, Road safety in numbers, International,traffic
Rural roads account for a substantial proportion of fatal and injury accidents in spite of relatively low traffic volumes. Road users on rural roads run a relatively high risk. Acombination of...

Safety effects of in-car telematics: a checklist

Publication/report R-97-43
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Heijer. Ir. T
Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Policy, Education, Road safety in numbers, Infrastructure,driver information
This study is aimed at investigating the effects on road safety of various applications of telematics intended to support the driver

SWOV-reports, publications, contributions and articles 1985-1996

Publication/report R-97-2
Published: 1997 (SWOV): SWOV, Public Relations Department
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, International,bibliography
This document contains lists of publications of research carried out by the SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research. Only reports and other publications written in other languages than Dutch are...

The concept of a sustainably safe road traffic system

Publication/report D-97-2
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Wegman, Ir. F.C.M.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Infrastructure, Enforcement, Education, Road safety in numbers, International,safety
The Dutch Government has set the following quantitative targets for road safety: a 25 per cent reduction in the number of road deaths and injuries by the year 2000 (compared with 1985 levels) and a...

The effects of 'non-infrastructural' measures to improve the safety of vulnerable road users

Publication/report D-97-4
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Hagenzieker, Drs. M.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, Policy, Road safety in numbers, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, International,pedestrian
A scientific expert group of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD is currently preparing a report on the safety of vulnerable road users, and focuses on pedestrians and...

The impact of driver monitoring with vehicle data recorders on accident occurrence

Publication/report R-97-8
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Wouters, Drs. P.J. ; Bos, J.M.J
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, Transport mode, Policy, Road safety in numbers, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Enforcement, Education,behaviour
Human behaviour is a determining factor in road safety. For this reason, it is of crucial importance to encourage people to behave safely in traffic. It is known that people aware of being observed...

The safety effects of Daytime Running Lights

Publication/report R-97-36
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Koornstra, Drs. M.J.; Bijleveld, Drs. F; Hagenzieker, Drs. M.P
Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Road safety in numbers, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Policy, Enforcement, Education, International,dipped headlight
History The original reason for the use of Daytime Running Lights (DRL) was not the improvement of vehicle visibility. The use of DRL seems to have originated in 1961 as a campaign to operate motor...

Toetsing duurzaam-veilig karakter van het wegennet in West-Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen

Publication/report R-97-29
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Noordzij, drs. P.C.; Gundy, Drs. C.M.; Dijkstra, Ir. A
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic, Technology & ITS, International,evaluation (assessment)
De verkeersveiligheid in de provincie Zeeland, met name in West-Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen (WZV), steekt in een aantal opzichten ongunstig af bij die in de overige gebieden in Nederland. De regionale...... Read more

Uniformering voorrangsregeling

Publication/report R-97-24
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Catshoek, Ir. J.W.D
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Infrastructure, Road safety in numbers, International,safety
Met het oog op de duurzaam-veilige inrichting van het wegennet wordt veel belang gehecht aan de uniforme toepassing van voorrangsregelingen. Concreet houdt de ‘duurzaam-veilig'-filosofie op het punt... Read more

Urban Safety Management in Europe

Publication/report R-97-57
Published: 1997 (SWOV): Wouters, Drs. P.I.J
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, Infrastructure, Policy, Technology & ITS, Risks, Road safety in numbers, International,accident prevention
The present study concerns the initial stage of the DUMAS project: ‘Developing Urban Management and Safety', a project of the research programme of the Directorate General for Transport of the...