Found 872 documents.

Self-regulation of drivers’ mobile phone use: The influence of driving context

Published: 2019 : Christoph, M.; Wesseling, S.; Nes, N. van
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Mobile phone use while driving is a major concern for traffic safety. Various studies indicate negative effects of distracted driving and recent Naturalistic Driving studies report substantial...

Alcohol-related road casualties in official crash statistics

Published: 2017 (OECD/ITF): Vissers, L.; Houwing, S.; Wegman, F.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks,
What we did This study examines how improving insights regarding the real number of alcohol-related road casualties worldwide can help to save lives. Every year 1.25 million people die in road...


01 Sep 2019
Tags: Risks,
Driver fatigue is estimated to be a (contributing) factor in 15 to 20% of crashes, but estimates in individual studies vary widely. Drivers who are tired are less attentive and react less quickly and... Read more

Advies praktijkproef

Publication/report R-2019-3
Published: 2019 (SWOV): Petegem, J.W.H. van; Mons, C.; Eenink, R.G.; Vlakveld, W.P.; Weijermars, W.A.M.
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS,
Bij beoordeling van een praktijkproef met (deels) zelfrijdende voertuigen op de openbare weg is de Dienst Wegverkeer (RDW) eindverantwoordelijk voor de ontheffing. SWOV adviseert RDW over de mens... Read more

Driving difficulties among patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders

Published: 2019 : Fuermaier, A.B.M.; Piersma, D.; Waard, D. de; Davidse, R.J.; Groot, J. de; Doumen, M.J.A.; Bredewoud, R.; Claesen, R.; Lemstra, A.W.; Scheltens, P.; Vermeeren, A.; Ponds, R.; Verhey, F. ; De Deyn, P.P.; Brouwer, W.H.; Tucha, O.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Background/Objective Neurodegenerative disorders impact fitness to drive of older drivers, but on-road driving studies investigating patients with different neurodegenerative disorders are scarce. A...

Driver fatigue

Publication/report 2019-T-05-EN
Published: 2019 (SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research): Goldenbeld, C.; Nikolaou, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Objective and methodology ESRA (E-Survey of Road users’ Attitudes) is a joint initiative of road safety institutes, research centres, public services, and private sponsors from all over the world....

Veiligheidseffecten van rijtaakondersteunende systemen

Publication/report R-2019-14
Published: 2019 (SWOV): Vlakveld, W.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Technology & ITS,
Dit overzicht is door SWOV opgesteld in opdracht van het Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, als bijlage bij het convenant van de ‘ADAS Alliantie’, ondertekend op 3 juni 2019. De ... Read... Read more

Evaluatie buurtacties in 30km/uur-straten

Publication/report R-2019-4
Published: 2019 (SWOV): Bax, C.; Goldenbeld, C.; Petegem, J.W.H. van; Mons, C.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Hoekstra, T.; Tuijp, I.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement,Road safety; residents actions; civil road safety actions; subjective safety; 30 km/h; effectiveness; speed violation
In 30km/uur-zones vielen in 2015 40 verkeersdoden (ANWB, 2017). Ook rijden automobilisten in 30km/uur-zones regelmatig te hard (SWOV, 2018). Bovendien voelen mensen zich onveiliger wanneer... Read... Read more

Het effect van buurtacties in 30km/uur-straten van vijf gemeenten

Published: 2019 (CROW): Bax, C.; Goldenbeld, C.; Petegem, J.H. van; Mons, C.; Commandeur, J.; Hoekstra, T.; Tuijp, I.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Dit onderzoek bekeek het effect van buurtacties op gereden snelheden en op verkeersveiligheidsgevoelens van bewoners in vijf 30km/uur-straten. De buurtacties bestonden bijvoorbeeld uit... Read more

A quasi-experimental, longitudinal evaluation of a school-based bicycle helmet campaign for children aged 4-8 years in the Netherlands

Published: 2019 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Goldenbeld, C.; Strijp-Houtenbos, M. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Education,
Head injury severity may be reduced by a helmet, however, helmets are not mandatory in the Netherlands. Yet public support for voluntary use of helmets for children is high. This study evaluated the...