Found 671 documents.

Larger number of lanes

Publication/article
Published: 2016 (European Commission): Loenis, B.; Schermers, G.; Petegem, J.W.H. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
Most of the studies show that an increasing number of lanes is related to an increase in crashes. This might be partly explained by an increase in lane changing and overtaking manouevres and speed...

Narrow lanes

Publication/article
Published: 2016 (European Commission): Loenis, B.; Schermers, G.; Petegem, J.W.H. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
Research shows that narrow lanes can have both positive and negative effects on road safety. The effect of a narrow lane on crashes often concerns only the number of crashes or total crash reduction...

Absence of paved shoulders

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.; Petegem, J.W.H. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
A road shoulder is the section of a roadway that lies immediately adjacent to the travel lane (or driven carriageway). The absence of a paved shoulder has been identified as a risk factor in studies...

Narrow shoulders

Publication/article
Published: 2016 (European Commission): Loenis, B.; Schermers, G.; Petegem, J.W.H. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
A road shoulder is that section of roadway immediately adjacent to the travel lane. The shoulder can be surfaced or unsurfaced. The lack of adequate shoulder width has been identified as a risk...

School zones

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
A school zone refers to a road area near a road traffic network around a school that has a likely presence of (young) pedestrians. In general, school zones have a reduced speed limit during certain...

Creation of bypass roads

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
International studies indicate that the installation of a bypass road, which leads non-local (through) traffic around a town or business district, reduces traffic accident rates on both the new and...

Increase number of lanes

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.; Loenis, B.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
The number of lanes is an element of the cross-section of a road. It is determined by expected traffic volumes, traffic composition and design speed. Conversions to a higher number of lanes have...

Increase lane width

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.; Loenis, B.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
Lane width is one of several important variables of the cross-sectional road design. Cross sectional elements such as lane and shoulder width vary depending on roadway function, traffic volume, and...

Risicofactoren op 50km/uur-kruispunten met verkeerslichten

Publication/report R-2017-21
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Aarts, L.T.; Loenis, B.; Korving, H.; Guiking, C.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,Risk; risk assessment; urban area; cross roads; red light; negligence; traffic signal; traffic control; information documentation; database; road...
In 2016 deed SWOV onderzoek naar risicofactoren in het verkeer, ook wel bekend als Safety Performance Indicators (SPI’s) die als indicatie  voor verkeersonveiligheid kunnen dienen. Beleidsmakers...... Read more

Screening kenmerken weginfrastructuur

Publication/report R-2017-26
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Wijlhuizen, G.J.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Smit, D.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,Traffic; safety; road network; data acquisition; database; method; properties; sampling; Netherlands; SWOV
De afgelopen jaren heeft SWOV verschillende instrumenten ontwikkeld voor het beoordelen van de veiligheid van weginfrastructuur, zoals ProMeV, het Safe Cycling Network (CycleRAP) en de Netwerk Safety... Read more