Found 4695 documents.

Effect of physical effort on mental workload of cyclists in real traffic in relation to age and use of pedelecs

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Boele, M.J.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
To improve cycling safety, insight is required into the factors that contribute to road safety of older cyclists. From the wide range of possible factors, this paper addresses the role of physical...

Crashes involving cyclists aged 50 and over: an in-depth study

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Boele, M.J.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Doumen, M.J.A.; Duivenvoorden, C.W.A.E.; Louwerse, W.J.R.; Davidse, R.J.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The number of seriously injured cyclists is increasing in the Netherlands. The majority of these seriously injured cyclists were involved in single-bicycle or bicycle-bicycle crashes. Little is known...

An experiment on rider stability while mounting: Comparing middle-aged and elderly cyclists on pedelecs and conventional bicycles

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Twisk, D.A.M.; Platteel, S.; Lovegrove, G.R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Pedelecs, popular among elderly cyclists, are associated with a higher injury risk than conventional bicycles. About 17% of these injuries are due to falls while (dis)mounting. Using instrumented...

Editorial for special issue: ‘Improving cyclist safety through scientific research’

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Twisk, D.; De Hair, S.; Otte, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,

Improving cyclist safety through scientific research, ICSC2015

Publication/magazine
Published: 2017 : -
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,

Distraction in traffic

27 Jun 2017
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Veel automobilisten, maar ook fietsers en voetgangers zijn in het verkeer bezig met allerlei activiteiten die hen kunnen afleiden, zoals luisteren naar muziek, mobiel bellen, sms’en of appen....

Use of the mobile phone while driving

27 Jun 2017
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Gebruik van de mobiele telefoon (waaronder smartphones) tijdens het rijden heeft negatieve effecten op het rijgedrag. Dit geldt zowel voor bellen, intoetsen van een nummer en sms’en als voor extra...

Advies praktijkproef

Publication/report R-2017-4
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Craen, S. de; Hoekstra, A.T.G.; Loenis, B.J.C.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,Vehicle; automatic; behaviour; road user; traffic; safety; test; test method; road traffic; risk assessment; accident prevention; Netherlands; SWOV

Progressief boetestelsel en verkeersveiligheid

Publication/report R-2017-3
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Hoekstra, A.T.G.; Eenink, R.G.; Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Risks, Policy, Enforcement,traffic
Een verkeersovertreding wordt doorgaans zwaarder bestraft als het risico daarvan hoger is. Naarmate men de limieten – voor rijsnelheid of bloed­alcoholgehalte – meer overschrijdt, krijgt men een...... Read more

Mobile phone conversations, listening to music and quiet (electric) cars: Are traffic sounds important for safe cycling?

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Wee, G.P. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Hagenzieker, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Listening to music or talking on the phone while cycling as well as the growing number of quiet (electric) cars on the road can make the use of auditory cues challenging for cyclists. The present...