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A systematic cost-benefit analysis of 29 road safety measures

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Published: 2019 : Daniels, S.; Martensen, H.; Schoeters, A.; Van den Berghe, W.; Papadimitriou, E.; Ziakopoulos, A.; Kaiser, S.; Aigner-Breuss, E.; Soteropoulos, A.; Wijnen, W.; Weijermars, W.; Carnis, L.; Elvik, R.; Martin Perez, O.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
Economic evaluations of road safety measures are only rarely published in the scholarly literature. We collected and (re-)analyzed evidence in order to conduct cost-benefit analyses (CBAs) for 29...

HeartPy: A novel heart rate algorithm for the analysis of noisy signals

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Published: 2019 : Gent, P. van; Farah, H.; Nes, N. van; Arem, B. van
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,
Heart rate data are often collected in human factors studies, including those into vehicle automation. Advances in open hardware platforms and off-the-shelf photoplethysmogram (PPG) sensors allow the...

Final report of Working Group 2: Traffic psychology

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Published: 2015 (European Commission): Shinar, D.; Bogerd, C.P.; Chliaoutakis, J.; Cavallo, V.; Crundall, D.; Dias, J.; Haworth, N.; Holt, N.; Houtenbos, M.; Kuklane, K.; Lajunen, T.; Morandi, A.; Oron-Gilad, T.; Orsi, C.; Papadakaki, M.; Parkkari, K.; Rus, D.; Saplioglu, M.; et al.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, International,

HOPE: Helmet Optimization in Europe: The final report of COST Action TU1101

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Published: 2015 (European Commission): Bogerd, C.P.; Annaheim, S.; Halldin, P.; Houtenbos, M.; Otte, D.; Shinar, D.; Walker, I.; Willinger, R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, International,fietshelm
The primary purpose of COST Action TU1101 was to stimulate collaboration and networking amongst European scientists working in the field of bicycle helmet safety and improvement. By gathering...

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

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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

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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...

Ernstige verkeersongevallen met taxi’s

Publication/report R-2019-12
Published: 2019 (SWOV): Aarts, L.T.; Bos, N.M.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Passenger car, Other modes of traffic,
Naar aanleiding van een aantal recente ongevallen met taxi’s en signalen van verzekeraars zijn Kamervragen gesteld over ongevallen met taxi’s. Het ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat,... Read... Read more

The influence of environmental factors on speed choice

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Published: 2011 (IEEE Technology Centre GmbH): Aarts, L.; Brandenburg, S.; Nes, N. van
Speed and homogeneity of speed are important factors for safe and sustainable traffic. Lower speeds and more homogeneous speeds are safer and cause less pollution. Speed behavior is influenced by...

Peer distraction: an experiment to assess impact on adolescent and adult cyclists’ hazard perception

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Published: 2019 : Geus, E. de; Vlakveld, W.P.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,
To contribute to the understanding of the vulnerability of young adolescent cyclists, ages 12–14 years, this experiment compared adolescent and adult cyclists on the effects of distraction on hazard...

The expenditure on preventing road casualties

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Published: 2011 : Wijnen, W.
Tags: Road safety in numbers,
Improving road safety means that money must be spent on the prevention of road crashes and injuries. This expenditure gives an indication of the efforts spent on improving road safety and how these...