Found 20 documents.

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

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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...

Are there any significant differences in terms of age and sex in pedestrian and cyclist accidents?

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Published: 2021 : Leo, C.; Rizzi, M.C.; Bos, N.M.; Davidse, R.J.; Linder, A.; Tomasch, E.; Klug, C.
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Risks, Technology & ITS,
This study has analyzed sex-specific differences in pedestrian and cyclist accidents involving passenger cars. The most frequently injured body regions, types of injuries, which show sex-specific...

PC-based hazard anticipation training for experienced cyclists: Design and evaluation

Publication/article
Published: 2020 : Kovácsová, N.; Vlakveld, W.P.; Winter, J.C.F. de; Hagenzieker, M.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
Research shows that the ability to anticipate safety-critical situations is predictive of safe performance in traffic. Thus far, hazard anticipation training has been developed mainly for car drivers...

A quasi-experimental, longitudinal evaluation of a school-based bicycle helmet campaign for children aged 4-8 years in the Netherlands

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Published: 2020 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Goldenbeld, C.; Strijp-Houtenbos, M. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Education,
Head injury severity may be reduced by a helmet, however, helmets are not mandatory in the Netherlands. Yet public support for voluntary use of helmets for children is high. This study evaluated the...

Dossier verkeersveiligheid

Publication/magazine
Published: 2018 : Bakker, N.; Blom, M.; Davidse, R.; Jager, K. de; Litjens, P.; Ven, H. van de
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education,

A study in real traffic examining glance behaviour of teenage cyclists when listening to music: Results and ethical considerations

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Published: 2018 : Stelling-Konczak, A.; Vlakveld, W.P.; Gent, P. van; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Wee, G.P. van; Hagenzieker, M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Listening to music while cycling impairs cyclists’ auditory perception and may decrease their awareness of approaching vehicles. If the impaired auditory perception is not compensated by the cyclist...

Crashes involving cyclists aged 50 and over: an in-depth study

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Published: 2017 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Duijvenvoorde, K. van; Doumen, M.J.A.; Duivenvoorden, C.W.A.E.; Louwerse, W.J.R.; Davidse, R.J.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The number of seriously injured cyclists is increasing in the Netherlands. The majority of these seriously injured cyclists were involved in single-bicycle or bicycle-bicycle crashes. Little is known...

Effect of physical effort on mental workload of cyclists in real traffic in relation to age and use of pedelecs

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Published: 2017 : Boele-Vos, M.J.; Commandeur, J.J.F.; Twisk, D.A.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
To improve cycling safety, insight is required into the factors that contribute to road safety of older cyclists. From the wide range of possible factors, this paper addresses the role of physical...

An experiment on rider stability while mounting: Comparing middle-aged and elderly cyclists on pedelecs and conventional bicycles

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Published: 2017 : Twisk, D.A.M.; Platteel, S.; Lovegrove, G.R.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks,
Pedelecs, popular among elderly cyclists, are associated with a higher injury risk than conventional bicycles. About 17% of these injuries are due to falls while (dis)mounting. Using instrumented...

Editorial for special issue: ‘Improving cyclist safety through scientific research’

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Twisk, D.; De Hair, S.; Otte, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,