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Defining suitable Safe System projects: The experience of the SaferAfrica project in five African countries

Published: 2021 (SWOV): Usami, D.S.; González-Hernández, B.; Persia, L.; Kunsoan, N.B.; Meta, E.; Saporito, M.R.; Schermers, G.; Carnis, L.; Yerpez, J.; Bouhamed, N.; Cardoso, J.; Kluppels, L.; Vandemeulebroek, F.
Tags: Policy, International,
When dealing with road safety in Africa, one should bear in mind that road safety problems need to be seen in their context as the solutions proposed to address them. While it is relevant to consider...

Automatic for the people - How prior encounters shape prospected interactions with automated shuttles

Published: 2021 : Tinga, A.M.; Zwart, R. de; Jansen, R.J.; Goede, M. de
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Technology & ITS,
The current study explored the effect of on-road experiences with an automated shuttle (AS) on vulnerable road users’ (VRUs) expectations about the AS’s actions. It was also explored whether...

Texting with a smartphone in a dashboard mount

Published: 2021 (SWOV): Kint, S. van der; Doumen, M.; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
In the Netherlands, handheld phone use while driving is prohibited. However, mobile phone use while driving is allowed when the phone is placed in a dashboard mount. Many studies have shown that...

Placing hourly variation in bicycle volume and crashes in the bigger perspective of road safety for cyclists in Dutch cities

Published: 2021 (Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport): Uijtdewilligen, T.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, International,
While bicycle levels in Dutch cities increased rapidly the last few years, it is still debatable what the effects of increasing bicycle volumes are on road safety. On the one hand, a safety-in-...

Impact of automated vehicles on road safety

Published: 2021 (Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport): Zwart, R. de
Tags: Technology & ITS, International,
The introduction of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) has far-reaching impacts on the traffic system and society. The Levitate project (EU, Horizon2020, aims to forecast...

Hazard perception, traffic situation overview and reaction time in drivers with early Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 2021 (Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport): Kamphuis, K.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
In the Netherlands patients with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are allowed to drive if their fitness to drive is positively evaluated. The assessment consists of a clinical interview and an on-road...

Impact assessment methodology for connected and automated vehicles

Published: 2021 : Cleij, D.; Weijermars, W.; Elvik, R.
Tags: Technology & ITS,
Connected and automated vehicles have become more common in recent years, increasing the need to assess their societal level impacts. In this paper a methodology is presented to explore and define...

A common methodology for the collection of Key Road Safety Performance Indicators in the EU

Published: 2021 : Van den Berghe, W.; Silverans, P.; Boudry, E.; Aarts, L.; Bijleveld, F.; Folla, K.; Yannis, G.
Tags: Policy, International,
The European Commission has put forward a new approach to EU road safety policy for the decade 2021-2030, highlighting also the need of setting new interim targets and establishing a range of key...

What makes a good team? - Towards the assessment of driver-vehicle cooperation

Published: 2021 (ACM): Petermeijer, S.M.; Tinga, A.M.; Reus, A. de; Jansen, R.J.; Waterschoot, B.M. van
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,HMI
With the introduction of driving automation, the driving task has become a shared task between driver and vehicle. Today, an increasing amount of driving tasks can be performed by the automation and...

Traffic conflicts involving speed-pedelecs (fast electric bicycles): A naturalistic riding study

Published: 2021 : Vlakveld, W.; Mons, C.; Kamphuis, K.; Stelling, A.; Twisk, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Speed-pedelecs -fast electric bicycles offering pedal support up to a speed of 45 km/h- are a recent, environmentally friendly, and mobility efficient innovation. However, their high travel speed may...