Found 146 documents.

Adaptations in driver deceleration behaviour with automatic incident detection: A naturalistic driving study

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Published: 2021 : Varotto, S.F.; Jansen, R.; Bijleveld, F.; Nes, N. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
Traffic congestion and crash rates can be reduced by introducing variable speed limits (VSLs) and automatic incident detection (AID) systems. Previous findings based on loop detector measurements...

Assessing the willingness to use Personal e-Transporters (PeTs): results from a cross-national survey in nine European cities

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Published: 2021 : De Ceunynck, T.; Wijlhuizen, G.J.; Fyhri, A.; Gerike, R.; Köhler, D.; Ciccone, A.; Dijkstra, A.; Dupont, E.; Cools. M.
Tags: Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
In the last few years, there has been a strong increase in the interest in and usage of socalled “Personal e-Transporters” (PeTs), also referred to as micro-mobility devices. Empirical research on...

HUMANIST 2018 – Emerging issues in human factors of vehicle automation: Introduction to the special issue of TRF

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Published: 2020 : Morris, A.; Nes, N. van; Dukic-Willstrand, T.; Charlton, S.G.
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Vehicle automation technology is progressing rapidly, and vehicle manufacturers now have the capability to manufacture a wholly self-driving vehicle that can cope with the demands of many traffic...

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...

Driver speed compliance following automatic incident detection: Insights from a naturalistic driving study

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Published: 2021 : Varotto, S.F.; Jansen, R.; Bijleveld, F.; Nes, N. van
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
Automatic incident detection (AID) systems and variable speed limits (VSLs) can reduce crash probability and traffic congestion. Studies based on loop detector data have shown that AID systems...

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...

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...

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...