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Driving and gaze behavior while texting when the smartphone is placed in a mount: A simulator study

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Published: 2021 (SWOV): Vlakveld, W.; Doumen, M.; Kint, S. van der
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The aim of this study was to investigate how texting when the smartphone in a mount next to the wheel, negatively affects safe driving behavior and gaze behavior. In most countries hand-held phone...

Section 3.1 - Road function, safe speeds and credible speed limits

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Published: 2020 (European Commission): Schagen, I. van; Aarts, L.
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, Policy, International,

Costs related to serious road injuries: a European perspective

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Published: 2020 : Schoeters, A.; Wijnen ,W.; Carnis, L.; Weijermars, W.; Elvik, R.; Daniels, S.; Johannsen, H.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, International,
Introduction Costs related to road crashes represent an important societal burden. Additionally they constitute an essential input variable to assess the cost efficiency of road safety measures....

Safety of e-bikes compared to conventional bicycles: What role does cyclists’ health condition play?

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Published: 2020 : Schepers, P.; Klein Wolt, K.; Helbich, M.; Fishman, E.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
Introduction The rising use of e-bikes (EBs) presents an opportunity to increase active transportation but may compromise road safety due to increased travel speed and weight compared to...

Impaired driving due to alcohol or drugs: International differences and determinants based on E-Survey of Road Users' Attitudes first-wave results in 32 countries

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Published: 2020 : Goldenbeld, C.; Torfs, K.; Vlakveld, W.; Houwing, S.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Introduction Driving while intoxicated is a major risk factor for road traffic crashes, and it is important to understand the global developments, differences between countries, and determinants of...

Car drivers' road safety performance: A benchmark across 32 countries

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Published: 2020 : Pires, C.; Torfs, K.; Areal, A.; Goldenbeld, C.; Vanlaar, W.; Granié, M.-A.; Achermann Stürmer, Y.; Shingo Usami, D.; Kaiser, S.; Jankowska-Karpa, D.; Nikolaou, D.; Holte, H.; Kakinuma, T.; Trigoso, J.; Van den Berghe, W.; Meesmann, U.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
The road safety performance of a country and the success of policy measures can be measured and monitored in different ways. In addition to the traditional road safety indicators based on the number...

Does agreement mean accuracy? Evaluating glance annotation in naturalistic driving data

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Published: 2020 : Jansen, R.J.; Kint, S.T. van der; Hermens, F.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,
Naturalistic driving studies often make use of cameras to monitor driver behavior. To analyze the resulting video images, human annotation is often adopted. These annotations then serve as the ‘gold...

The persuasive automobile: Design and evaluation of a persuasive lane-specific advice human machine interface

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Published: 2020 : Gent, P. van; Farah, H.; Nes, N. van; Arem, B. van
Tags: Technology & ITS,
Traffic congestion is a major societal challenge. By advising drivers on the optimal lane to drive, traffic flow can be improved, and congestion reduced. In this paper we describe the development of...

Pleidooi: Van 50 naar 30! (Maar niet overal)

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Published: 2020 : Tacq, R.; Andriesse, R.; Walraad, A.; Schutte, M.; Dijkstra, A.; Godefrooij, H.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,
Voor de veiligheid en leefbaarheid in onze dorpen en steden zou de snelheid op veel wegen binnen de bebouwde kom verlaagd moeten worden naar 30 km/uur. Maar op een deel van de wegen blijft 50 km/uur... Read more