Found 51 documents.

Narrow shoulders

Publication/article
Published: 2016 (European Commission): Loenis, B.; Schermers, G.; Petegem, J.W.H. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
A road shoulder is that section of roadway immediately adjacent to the travel lane. The shoulder can be surfaced or unsurfaced. The lack of adequate shoulder width has been identified as a risk...

School zones

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
A school zone refers to a road area near a road traffic network around a school that has a likely presence of (young) pedestrians. In general, school zones have a reduced speed limit during certain...

Creation of bypass roads

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
International studies indicate that the installation of a bypass road, which leads non-local (through) traffic around a town or business district, reduces traffic accident rates on both the new and...

Increase number of lanes

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.; Loenis, B.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
The number of lanes is an element of the cross-section of a road. It is determined by expected traffic volumes, traffic composition and design speed. Conversions to a higher number of lanes have...

Increase lane width

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schermers, G.; Loenis, B.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
Lane width is one of several important variables of the cross-sectional road design. Cross sectional elements such as lane and shoulder width vary depending on roadway function, traffic volume, and...

Spontane naleving van richtlijnen voor infrastructuur

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (SWOV): Giesen, M.; Bax, Ch.; Petegem, J.H. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,
Veel zaken in het verkeer worden geregeld op basis van het verkeersrecht; wetten en wettelijke regelingen zoals de Wegenverkeerswet en het Reglement verkeersregels en verkeerstekens 1990. Voor de...... Read more

The Dutch road to a high level of cycling safety

Publication/article
Published: 2017 : Schepers, P.; Twisk, D.; Fishman, E.; Fyhri, A.; Jensen, A.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy,
Many governments attempt to improve cycling safety to reduce the number of bicycle crashes and encourage cycling. The Netherlands is a world leader in bicycle use and safety. This paper explores how...

Monitoring veiligheidskwaliteit weg- en fietsinfrastructuur

Publication/article
Published: 2015 : Aarts, L.T.; Wijlhuizen, G.J.; Dijkstra, A.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Infrastructure, Policy,
Op initiatief van de het ROF, het ROVZ, het ROVG en de provincie Utrecht heeft SWOV een proef uitgevoerd om risicofactoren in het verkeer (SPI’s) te monitoren. Dit artikel beschrijft de ervaringen... Read more

Challenges in reducing bicycle casualties with high volume cycle use: Lessons from the Netherlands

Publication/article
Published: 2015 (Ashgate Publishing): Twisk, D.A.M.; Davidse, R.J.; Schepers, P.
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure, Policy, Education,

Met een veilige snelheid over wegen; SWOV-visie op ‘de grijze weg’

Publication/article
Published: 2007 : Dijkstra, A.; Eenink, R.; Wegman, F.
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,