Found 16 documents.

Single unprotected road user crashes: Europe we have a problem!

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Published: 2016 : Methorst, R.; Eenink, R.; Cardoso, J.; Machata, K.; Malasek, J.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, International,
Unprotected Road Users (URU) are a subset of Vulnerable Road Users (VRU) who are not protected in their vehicles: pedestrians, cyclists and powered two-wheelers. EU statistics for 2014 show that...

Look where you have to go! A field study comparing looking behaviour at urban intersections using a navigation system or a printed route instruction

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Published: 2015 : Haupt, J.; Nes, N. van; Risser, R.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,interaction
In this study, experienced navigation system users (N = 20) drove a given unfamiliar route twice: once with the navigation system activated and once with a printed instruction including a route...

A different perspective on conspicuity related motorcycle crashes

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Published: 2014 : Craen, S. de; Doumen, M.J.A.; Norden, Y. van
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks,

Monitoring speed before and during a speed publicity campaign

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Published: 2016 : Schagen, I. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Goldenbeld, C.; Stipdonk, H.
Tags: Risks, Enforcement,
Driving speeds were monitored during a period of 16 weeks encompassing different stages of an anti-speeding campaign in the Netherlands. This campaign targeted speed limit violations in built-up...

Riding performance on a conventional bicycle and a pedelec in low speed exercises: Objective and subjective evaluation of middle-aged and older persons

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Published: 2016 : Kovácsová, N.; Winter, J.C.F. de; Schwab, A.L.; Christoph, M.; Twisk, D.A.M.; Hagenzieker, M.P.
This study investigated cycling performance of middle-aged (30–45 years old; n = 30) versus older (65+ years; n = 31) participants during low-speed tasks for which stabilization skills are known to...

Auditory localisation of conventional and electric cars: laboratory results and implications for cycling safety

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Published: 2016 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Hagenzieker, M.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Agterberg, M.J.H.; Wee, G.P. van
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,Sounds
When driven at low speeds, cars operating in electric mode have been found to be quieter than conventional cars. As a result, the auditory cues which pedestrians and cyclists use to assess the...

Bicycling under the influence of alcohol

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Published: 2016 : Waard, D. de; Houwing, S.; Lewis Evans, B.; Twisk, D.; Brookhuis, K.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Objective According to international data estimates the proportion bicyclists with a positive Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) who are involved in accidents ranges from 15% to 57%. This large...

Hoofdstuk 12: Letsels en letsellast van ernstig verkeersgewonden

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Published: 2016 (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek): Weijermars, W.; Bos, N.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
In 2014 waren er in Nederland 20,7 duizend ernstig verkeersgewonden, 4,2 duizend meer dan in 2000. Bij meer dan de helft gaat het om slachtoffers van fietsongevallen waarbij geen motorvoertuigen zijn... Read more

The study design of UDRIVE: the naturalistic driving study across Europe for cars, trucks and scooters

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Published: 2016 : Barnard, Y; Utesch, F.; Nes, N. van; Eenink, R.; Baumann, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Purpose UDRIVE is the first large-scale European Naturalistic Driving Study on cars, trucks and powered two-wheelers. The acronym stands for “European naturalistic Driving and Riding for...

Health burden of serious road injuries in the Netherlands

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Published: 2016 : Weijermars, W.; Bos, N.; Stipdonk, H.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
Background The consequences of injuries in terms of disabilities and health burden are relevant for policy making. This article provides an overview of the current knowledge on this topic and...