Found 4961 documents.

Bicycle helmets

30 Jun 2019
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle,e-bike
A bicycle helmet is intended to protect cyclists against head and brain injuries when they are involved in crashes. The helmet does not prevent bicycle crashes (see the SWOV fact sheet Cyclists for... Read more

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

Publication/article
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....

Social environment versus cycling competency predicting risk-taking in 11- to 13-year-old cyclists in the Netherlands

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Twisk, D.; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
Objectives From age 12 onwards, cycling injuries begin rising in The Netherlands. A known contributing factor is younger children’s underdeveloped competency to deal with complex and hazardous...

Determinants of take-over time from automated driving: A meta-analysis of 129 studies

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Zhang, B.; Winter, J. de; Varotto, S.; Happee, R.; Martens, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
An important question in automated driving research is how quickly drivers take over control of the vehicle in response to a critical event or a take-over request. Although a large number of studies...

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

Verkeershandhaving op Nederlandse autosnelwegen

Publication/report R-2019-13
Published: 2019 (SWOV): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Stelling-Kończak, A.; Kint, S. van der
Tags: Enforcement,politie
Hoewel autosnelwegen verhoudingsgewijs veilige wegen zijn, is de ontwikkeling van de verkeers­veiligheid op deze wegen de afgelopen jaren ongunstig. In recente jaren (2015-2017) is er zelfs een reële... Read more

Intelligent transport and advanced driver assistance systems (ITS and ADAS)

24 Apr 2019
Tags: Technology & ITS,
Intelligent transport and advanced driver assistance systems are implementations of information and communication technology in vehicles and in the transport infrastructure to make traffic safer,...... Read more

Red light cameras revisited. Recent evidence on red light camera safety effects

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Goldenbeld, C.; Daniels, S.; Schermers, G.
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
The aim of this paper is to update the most recent published evidence on road safety estimates of recent red light camera (RLC) and speed/red light camera studies (SRLC). A literature search was...

Interactions between cyclists and automated vehicles: Results of a photo experiment

Publication/article
Published: 2019 : Hagenzieker, M.; Kint, S. van der; Vissers, L.; Schagen, I. van; Bruin, J. de; Gent, P. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Cyclists may have incorrect expectations of the behaviour of automated vehicles in interactions with them, which could bring extra risks in traffic. This study investigated whether expectations and...