Found 909 documents.

Traffic conflicts involving speed-pedelecs (fast electric bicycles): A naturalistic riding study

Publication/article
Published: 2021 : Vlakveld, W.; Mons, C.; Kamphuis, K.; Stelling, A.; Twisk, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Speed-pedelecs -fast electric bicycles offering pedal support up to a speed of 45 km/h- are a recent, environmentally friendly, and mobility efficient innovation. However, their high travel speed may...

Speed and speed management

19 Jul 2021
Tags: Risks,snelheidsbeheersing
If the average speed on a road increases, crash risk also increases, as does the risk of a serious outcome. This is true in general terms, but more so when motorised vehicles crash with unprotected... Read more

LEVITATE: Road safety impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles

Publication/article
Published: 2021 (H2020 Levitate project): Weijermars, W.; Hula, A.; Chaudhry, A.; Sha, S.; Zwart, R. de; Mons, C.; Boghani, H.
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, International,
Connected and automated transport systems (CATS) are expected to be introduced in increasing numbers over the next decades. Moreover, they are expected to have considerable impacts on mobility,...

Driving under the influence of alcohol

25 Jun 2021
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drink driving. This then amounted to 75 to 140 fatalities. During the most recent measurements in 2019, 2.3% of the... Read more

Dodelijke verkeersongevallen in Noord-Brabant 2018-2019

Publication/report R-2021-9
Published: 2021 (SWOV): Davidse, R.J.; Boele-Vos, M.J.; Doumen, M.J.A.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Hettema, Z.; Louwerse, W.J.R.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
In opdracht van de provincie Noord-Brabant heeft SWOV onderzoek gedaan naar de dodelijke ongevallen die in 2018 en 2019 in deze provincie zijn gebeurd. Het hoofddoel van het onderzoek was te leren... Read more

Are there any significant differences in terms of age and sex in pedestrian and cyclist accidents?

Publication/article
Published: 2021 : Leo, C.; Rizzi, M.C.; Bos, N.M.; Davidse, R.J.; Linder, A.; Tomasch, E.; Klug, C.
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Risks, Technology & ITS,
This study has analyzed sex-specific differences in pedestrian and cyclist accidents involving passenger cars. The most frequently injured body regions, types of injuries, which show sex-specific...

Verkeersveiligheidsprognose voor de Integrale Mobiliteitsanalyse 2021

Publication/report R-2021-8
Published: 2021 (SWOV): Wijlhuizen, G.J.; Schermers, G.; Bijleveld, F.D.; Bos, N.M.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks, Policy,
Het ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat (IenW) wil in 2021 de Integrale Mobiliteitsanalyse 2021 (IMA-2021) uitvoeren, waarin verkeersprognoses worden opgesteld om mobiliteitsopgaven voor het... Read more

Risky road user behaviour, aggression and repeat offenders

15 Jan 2021
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Risky road user behaviour is behaviour that adversely affects road safety, such as driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medicines, speeding, inappropriate speed, distracted or fatigued... Read more

Investigation of accidents involving powered two wheelers and bicycles – A European in-depth study

Publication/article
Published: 2021 : Brown, L.; Morris, A.; Thomas, P.; Ekambaram, K.; Margaritis, D.; Davidse, R.; Shingo Usami, D.; Robibaro, M.; Persia, L.; Buttler, I.; Ziakopoulos, A.; Theofilatos, A.; Yannis, G.; Martin, A.; Wadji, F.
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Introduction: The number of road fatalities have been falling throughout the European Union (EU) over the past 20 years and most Member States have achieved an overall reduction. Research has mainly...

Driving and gaze behavior while texting when the smartphone is placed in a mount: A simulator study

Publication/article
Published: 2021 (SWOV): Vlakveld, W.; Doumen, M.; Kint, S. van der
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The aim of this study was to investigate how texting when the smartphone in a mount next to the wheel, negatively affects safe driving behavior and gaze behavior. In most countries hand-held phone...