Found 9 documents.

Risky road user behaviour, aggression and repeat offenders

15 Jan 2021
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Risky road user behaviour is behaviour that adversely affects road safety, such as driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medicines, speeding, inappropriate speed, distracted or fatigued... Read more

Drugs and medicines

17 Mar 2020
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,medicijnen
Driving under the influence of drugs or impairing medicines reduces fitness to drive[i] and increases crash risk. Drugs have a numbing, stimulating or mind-altering effect on the brain, or a... Read... Read more

Children aged 0-14

25 Jul 2019
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,verkeersveiligheid
Children are a vulnerable group among road users. They are, after all, still building up skills which will eventually allow them to become safe and independent road users. The role of parents in...... Read more

Driving under the influence of alcohol

30 Jun 2018
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drinking and driving, 75 to 140 fatalities. In 2017, 1.4% of the drivers were under the influence of alcohol during... Read more

Wrong-way driving

01 Apr 2018
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
In this factsheet wrong-way driving is defined as ‘a car driving in the wrong direction on a road with separated driving directions and consequently driving into oncoming traffic '. This relates...... Read more

Pedelecs and speed pedelecs

18 Sep 2017
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
Pedelecs are popular. Initially especially elderly people bought pedelecs, but meanwhile pedelecs have also become popular with other target groups. It is not precisely known if cycling on a pedelec... Read more

18- to 24-year-olds: young drivers

11 May 2016
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
The fatality rate (fatalities per distance travelled) of young drivers (18- to 24-year-olds) is more than five times higher than that of drivers between the ages of 30 and 59 years. The fatality rate... Read more

The elderly in traffic

20 Aug 2015
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,Senioren
Ouderen hebben een verhoogd overlijdensrisico in het verkeer. De belangrijkste oorzaak van het hoge overlijdensrisico van 75-plussers is hun grotere fysieke kwetsbaarheid. Daarnaast kunnen functie­...

Risky traffic behaviour among young adolescents

01 Aug 2012
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic,kinderen
De adolescentie is de periode tussen kindertijd en volwassenheid. Vergeleken met oudere adolescenten (18-24 jaar) gedragen jonge adolescenten (pubers van 10-17 jaar) zich riskanter. Door hun...