Found 55 documents.

Section 3.1 - Road function, safe speeds and credible speed limits

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Published: 2020 (European Commission): Schagen, I. van; Aarts, L.
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, Policy, International,

Costs related to serious road injuries: a European perspective

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Published: 2020 : Schoeters, A.; Wijnen ,W.; Carnis, L.; Weijermars, W.; Elvik, R.; Daniels, S.; Johannsen, H.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, International,
Introduction Costs related to road crashes represent an important societal burden. Additionally they constitute an essential input variable to assess the cost efficiency of road safety measures....

Impaired driving due to alcohol or drugs: International differences and determinants based on E-Survey of Road Users' Attitudes first-wave results in 32 countries

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Published: 2020 : Goldenbeld, C.; Torfs, K.; Vlakveld, W.; Houwing, S.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Introduction Driving while intoxicated is a major risk factor for road traffic crashes, and it is important to understand the global developments, differences between countries, and determinants of...

Car drivers' road safety performance: A benchmark across 32 countries

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Published: 2020 : Pires, C.; Torfs, K.; Areal, A.; Goldenbeld, C.; Vanlaar, W.; Granié, M.-A.; Achermann Stürmer, Y.; Shingo Usami, D.; Kaiser, S.; Jankowska-Karpa, D.; Nikolaou, D.; Holte, H.; Kakinuma, T.; Trigoso, J.; Van den Berghe, W.; Meesmann, U.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
The road safety performance of a country and the success of policy measures can be measured and monitored in different ways. In addition to the traditional road safety indicators based on the number...

Road user safety attitudes towards driver fatigue

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Published: 2020 : Nikolaou, D.; Goldenbeld, C.; Ziakopoulos, A.; Laiou, A.; Yannis, G.
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Driver fatigue has been identified as a human factor causing major road safety problems in crash occurrence. The objective of this paper is to present the key findings on road user safety attitudes...

Analysis of Swedish and Dutch accident data on cyclist injuries in cyclist-car collisions

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Published: 2019 : Leo, C.; Klug, C.; Ohlin, M,; Bos, N.M.; Davidse, R.J.; Linder, A.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Passenger car, International,
Objective: To reduce the number of severe injuries sustained by cyclists in crashes with vehicles, it is important to understand which kinds of injuries are occurring to identify what should be...

Using naturalistic data to study time headway behind motorcycles and other vehicles

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Published: 2019 : Winkelbauer, M; Donabauer, M.; Pommer, A.; Jansen, R.
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Roughly 10% of motorcycle accidents in Austria are rear-end collisions. One explanatory factor for this could be short time headway, hence this research project. Naturalistic research provides a...

Implications of estimating road traffic serious injuries from hospital data

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Published: 2019 : Pérez, K.; Weijermars, W.; Bos, N.; Filtness, A.J.; Bauer, R; Johannsen, H.; Nuyttens, N.; Pascal, L.; Thomas, P.; Olabarria, M.; The Working group of WP7 project
Tags: Road safety in numbers, International,
To determine accurately the number of serious injuries at EU level and to compare serious injury rates between different countries it is essential to use a common definition. In January 2013, the...

Topic analysis of Road safety inspections using latent dirichlet allocation: A case study of roadside safety in Irish main roads

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Published: 2019 : Roque, C.; Cardoso, J.L.; Connell, T.; Schermers, G; Weber, R.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
Under the Safe System framework, Road Authorities have a responsibility to deliver inherently safe roads and streets. Addressing this problem depends on knowledge of the road network safety...

A preliminary analysis of in-depth accident data for powered two-wheelers and bicycles in Europe

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Published: 2018 : Ziakopoulos, A.; Theofilatos, A.; Yannis, G.; Margaritis, D.; Thomas, P.; Morris, A.; Brown, L.; Robibaro, M.; Usami, D.; Phan, V.; Davidse, R.; Buttler, I.
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Despite progress from scientific and technological advancements, road safety remains a major issue worldwide. Road accident impacts such as fatalities, injuries and property damage consist...