Found 112 documents.

Driving under the influence of alcohol

25 Jun 2021
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,alcolock
In 2015, an estimated 12% - 23% of the road deaths in the Netherlands were due to drink driving. This then amounted to 75 to 140 fatalities. During the most recent measurements in 2019, 2.3% of the... Read more

Road deaths in the Netherlands

14 Apr 2021
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,Cijfers
This fact sheet covers road deaths: the annual number in the Netherlands, how this has developed since 1950 and common characteristics such as modes of transport, age groups and crash locations....... Read more

Roundabouts and other intersections

14 Apr 2021
Tags: Infrastructure,wegen en verkeer
An intersection is a location where roads intersect or split and where road users may change direction. There are two main groups of intersections: unprioritised intersections and prioritised... Read... Read more

Dutch road safety in an international perspective

02 Apr 2021
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy, International,
This fact sheet considers road safety in the Netherlands from an international perspective. The number of serious road injuries is hard to compare to numbers in other countries, so we almost... Read... Read more

Mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles and microcars

10 Mar 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic,
This fact sheet concerns mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles (such as the Dutch Canta) and microcars. It describes the characteristics of and regulations concerning the different vehicles... Read more

Public transport and level crossings

02 Feb 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Infrastructure,
This fact sheet describes the road safety aspects of public transport and of level crossings – places where road and rail networks intersect. Public transport vehicles comprise buses, trams, light... Read more

Submerged vehicle crashes

01 Feb 2021
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Infrastructure,
In the Netherlands, on average, more than 50 people die every year in a submerged vehicle crash. More than two thirds die from drowning. The casualties are mainly car occupants, while cyclist and...... Read more

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

Serious road injuries in the Netherlands

08 Dec 2020
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,verkeersslachtoffer
This fact sheet discusses the development of the number of serious road injuries in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, serious road injuries are defined as persons admitted to hospital for the...... Read more

Infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists

04 Nov 2020
Tags: Infrastructure,
A safe infrastructure is of vital importance to pedestrians and cyclists. In 2010-2019, 40% of the number of road deaths were pedestrians or cyclists. In 2018, they even made up 69% of the number of... Read more