Found 64 documents.

Texting with a smartphone in a dashboard mount

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Published: 2021 (SWOV): Kint, S. van der; Doumen, M.; Vlakveld, W.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
In the Netherlands, handheld phone use while driving is prohibited. However, mobile phone use while driving is allowed when the phone is placed in a dashboard mount. Many studies have shown that...

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...

LEVITATE: Road safety impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles

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Published: 2021 (H2020 Levitate project): Weijermars, W.; Hula, A.; Chaudhry, A.; Sha, S.; Zwart, R. de; Mons, C.; Boghani, H.
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, International,
Connected and automated transport systems (CATS) are expected to be introduced in increasing numbers over the next decades. Moreover, they are expected to have considerable impacts on mobility,...

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...

Methodological guidelines – KPI Speeding

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Published: 2021 (Baseline project, Vias institute): Teuchies, M.; Vadeby, A.; Van Schagen, I.; Riguelle, F.; Tutka, P.
Tags: Risks, Policy, International,
Grant agreement under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) No MOVE/C2/SUB/2019-558/CEF/PSA/SI2.835753 collection of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for road safety.

Investigation of accidents involving powered two wheelers and bicycles – A European in-depth study

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Published: 2021 : Brown, L.; Morris, A.; Thomas, P.; Ekambaram, K.; Margaritis, D.; Davidse, R.; Shingo Usami, D.; Robibaro, M.; Persia, L.; Buttler, I.; Ziakopoulos, A.; Theofilatos, A.; Yannis, G.; Martin, A.; Wadji, F.
Tags: Transport mode, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Introduction: The number of road fatalities have been falling throughout the European Union (EU) over the past 20 years and most Member States have achieved an overall reduction. Research has mainly...

Driving and gaze behavior while texting when the smartphone is placed in a mount: A simulator study

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Published: 2021 (SWOV): Vlakveld, W.; Doumen, M.; Kint, S. van der
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
The aim of this study was to investigate how texting when the smartphone in a mount next to the wheel, negatively affects safe driving behavior and gaze behavior. In most countries hand-held phone...

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,

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...

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...