Found 78 documents.

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

Publication/article
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...

Influencing factors of observed speed and rule compliance of speed-pedelec riders in high volume cycling areas: Implications for safety and legislation

Publication/article
Published: 2021 : Stelling, A.; Vlakveld, W.; Twisk, D.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Human behaviour in traffic,
Speed pedelecs (s-pedelecs) are electric bicycles offering pedal assistance up to 45 km/h. S-pedelecs may contribute to a more efficient and green traffic system. However, their potential to reach...

Speed characteristics of speed pedelecs, pedelecs and conventional bicycles in naturalistic urban and rural traffic conditions

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Published: 2021 : Twisk, D.; Stelling, A.; Gent, P. van; Groot, J. de; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
To assess the potential impact of the higher speeds of pedal-assisted bicycles on safety, this study compared conventional bicycles, pedelecs and speed pedelecs (hereafter called s-pedelecs) on mean...

Oudere fietsers

Publication/report R-2020-22A
Published: 2020 (SWOV): Schepers, J.P.; Weijermars, W.A.M.; Boele, M.J.; Dijkstra, A.; Bos, N.M.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Het aantal ouderen neemt toe en binnen de groep ouderen neemt ook het aandeel oudere ouderen toe, de zogeheten ‘dubbele vergrijzing’. Ouderen zijn daarnaast meer en verder gaan fietsen, mede dankzij... Read more

Naar meer veiligheid voor oudere fietsers

Publication/report R-2020-22
Published: 2020 (SWOV): Schepers, P.; Schagen, I. van
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Oudere fietsers: hoog letselrisico door fysieke kwetsbaarheid Het aantal verkeersslachtoffers onder fietsende ouderen neemt toe. Dit komt vooral doordat er meer ouderen zijn die ook steeds meer...... Read more

Smartphonegebruik en de kans op fietsongevallen: haalbaarheid van mogelijke onderzoeksmethoden

Publication/report R-2020-11
Published: 2020 (SWOV): Kamphuis, K.G.; Stelling-Kończak, A.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van; Jansen, R.J.; Vlakveld, W.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,telefoneren
Recent Amerikaans onderzoek onder automobilisten laat zien dat mobiel telefoongebruik waarbij een scherm wordt bediend, zoals het zoeken op internet of het schrijven van een tekstbericht, de kans op... Read more

Safety of e-bikes compared to conventional bicycles: What role does cyclists’ health condition play?

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Published: 2020 : Schepers, P.; Klein Wolt, K.; Helbich, M.; Fishman, E.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
Introduction The rising use of e-bikes (EBs) presents an opportunity to increase active transportation but may compromise road safety due to increased travel speed and weight compared to...

Cyclists’ intentions to yield for automated cars at intersections when they have right of way: Results of an experiment using high-quality video animations

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Published: 2020 : Vlakveld, W.; Kint, S. van der; Hagenzieker, M.P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
What will cyclists do in future conflict situations with automated cars at intersections when the cyclist has the right of way? In order to explore this, short high-quality animation videos of...

The perception of bicycle crashes with and without motor vehicles: Which crash types do older and middle-aged cyclists fear most?

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Published: 2020 : Schepers, P.; Geus, B. de; Cauwenberg, J. van; Ampe, T.; Engbers, C.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,
Several studies have focused on the perceived risk of bicycle crashes (irrespective of crash types) and concluded that cycling near high volumes of motor vehicles deters people from cycling. The...

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

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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...