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Road user pilots in different European countries

Publication/report
Published: 2011 (SWOV): Houtenbos, M.; Weller, G.; Aarts, L.; Laureshyn, A.; Ardö, H.; Svensson, Å.; Dietze, M.
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Road safety can benefit from roads that are designed in a way that is self-explanatory for drivers. Indicating an appropriate driving speed is a main issue in self-explaining road design. Previous...

Human Factors in Traffic Management; Information and advice for European traffic management practitioners

Publication/report
Published: 2016 (CEDR): Schagen, I.N.L.G. van; Vissers, L.
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,

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,

Social costs of road crashes: An international analysis

Publication/article
Published: 2016 : Wijnen, W.; Stipdonk, H.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
This paper provides an international overview of the most recent estimates of the social costs of road crashes: total costs, value per casualty and breakdown in cost components. The analysis is based...

Progressive penalty systems in traffic

12 Jul 2017
Tags: Policy, Enforcement,
A progressive penalty system encompasses heavier or more far-reaching sanctions being imposed as one commits more offences. A progressive penalty system is often called a progressive fines system if... Read more

Second opinion Amsterdamsestraatweg

Publication/report R-2017-6
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Louwerse, W.J.R.; Loenis, B.J.C.
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Infrastructure, Policy,Traffic; safety; accident; accident rate; accident prevention; layout; modification; secondary road; design (overall design...
De Amsterdamsestraatweg in Utrecht is een lange, drukke 50km/uur-weg die het centrum van Utrecht verbindt met de Utrechtse binnenring en de gemeente Maarssen in het noordwesten. De gemeente Utrecht... Read more