Found 19 documents.

A preliminary analysis of in-depth accident data for powered two-wheelers and bicycles in Europe

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Published: 2018 : Ziakopoulos, A.; Theofilatos, A.; Yannis, G.; Margaritis, D.; Thomas, P.; Morris, A.; Brown, L.; Robibaro, M.; Usami, D.; Phan, V.; Davidse, R.; Buttler, I.
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Despite progress from scientific and technological advancements, road safety remains a major issue worldwide. Road accident impacts such as fatalities, injuries and property damage consist...

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...

Using naturalistic data to study time headway behind motorcycles and other vehicles

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Published: 2019 : Winkelbauer, M; Donabauer, M.; Pommer, A.; Jansen, R.
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Roughly 10% of motorcycle accidents in Austria are rear-end collisions. One explanatory factor for this could be short time headway, hence this research project. Naturalistic research provides a...

Understanding safety critical interactions between bicycles and motor vehicles in Europe by means of Naturalistic Driving techniques

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Published: 2012 : Twisk, D.A.M.; Nes, N. van; Haupt, J.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Although prevention of bicycle–motorized-vehicle-crashes will result in significant improvements in bicycle mortality rates, little is known about the actual safety critical events leading up to...

Traffic rule violations - Red light running

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch; Schagen, I. van
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Red light running is a risky traffic violation leading to traffic conflicts at intersections that may result very serious injury. Crashes related to red light running compose a substantial part of...

Personal Factors - Sensation seeking

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Published: 2016 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch; Schagen, I. van
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Sensation seeking is a personality trait that steers people at “varied, novel, complex and intense sensations and experiences” and at “accepting the physical, social, legal, and financial risks for...

Driving hours and rest time / hours of service regulations for commercial drivers

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Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
‘Driving hour and rest time’ or ‘hours of service’ (HOS) regulations are regulations that limit when and for how long drivers of commercial goods or passenger vehicles are allowed to drive and/or...

Demerit point systems

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
With a demerit point system, demerit points are meted out to traffic offenders in addition to the normal penalty. Generally, more demerit points are meted out when the offence is more serious. If a...

Red light cameras

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
Red light cameras (RLCs) are one of several possible countermeasures against red light running. Red light running is a risky traffic violation since it is associated with very serious, high injury...

Licence suspension

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Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
In most countries, a licence suspension means a temporary withdrawal of the privilege to drive a motorised vehicle. Most often after a fixed period of time and after fulfilling certain conditions (e... Read more