Found 51 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

TraSaCu: Traffic Safety Culture

Projectnr: U15.03 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Driving abroad can be difficult. Traffic rules are different and people behave differently. How they behave differently and to what extent is not well known. It can be an attitude (What do they think... Read more

ADVERTS: Distraction by (digital) billboards

Projectnr: E17.24 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Sep 2017, End date: 01 Jan 2019
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
ADVERTS focuses on distraction by (digital) roadside billboards (ADVERTS which stands for 'Assessing Distraction of Vehicle drivers in Europe from Roadside Technology-based Signage'). Distraction is... Read more

MeBeSafe (Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic)

Projectnr: U17.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 May 2017, End date: 01 Jul 2020
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Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic, International,sensor-based feedback nudging
MeBeSafe (Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic) is a 3.5 year project funded by the European Commission that started 1st of May 2017. Its aim is to develop new measures using sensor-based feedback... Read more

SafeVRU: Safe interaction of automated vehicles with vulnerable road users

Projectnr: S17.05B | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jul 2016, End date: 01 Jul 2020
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Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
It is a fact that there is little known about the interaction between automated vehicles and vulnerable road users. What do cyclists and pedestrians expect of self-driving cars? SWOV has been... Read... Read more