Found 447 documents.

Reducing child deaths on European roads

Publication/report
Published: 2018 (European Transport Safety Council ETSC): Adminaite, D.; Jost, G.; Stipdonk, H.; Ward, H.; Calinescu, T.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, International,
More than 8,100 children have been killed in road traffic collisions over the last ten years in the European Union. In 2016 alone, 630 died. Half (48%) were vehicle occupants, 30% were pedestrians...

Speed and crash risk

Publication/report
Published: 2018 (OECD/ITF): Turner, B.; Machata, K.; Hels, T.; Lassarre, S.; Salathé, M.; Yannis, G.; Hollo, P.; Toth, V.; Shingo, D.; Schagen, I. van; Wegman, F.; Elvik, R.; Gomez, A.; Shelton, T.; Jost, G.; Feypell, V.
Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
What we did This study aims to document objectively the relationship between vehicle speed and crash risks. It assesses to what extent recent changes in speed limits or the wide-scale introduction of...

Recommendations for safety and sustainability measures

Publication/report
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Tattegrain, H.; Wilmink, I.; Wesseling, S.; Guyonvarch, L.; Frey, A.; Welsh, R.; Evegenou, M.; Letisserand, D.; Riouffreyt, M.; Guillaume, A.; Nes, N. van
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Passenger car, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, International,
The aim of Task 5.1 is to identify and select, among the outcomes of SP4, the results that are relevant to infer recommendations for measures improving road safety and sustainability. Due to time...

Increasing traffic fines

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Enforcement, International,
Penalties for traffic violations, e.g. in the form of fines, are part of the traffic law enforcement chain. According to deterrence theory, a sufficiently high chance of detection of a violation and...

Demerit point systems

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
With a demerit point system, demerit points are meted out to traffic offenders in addition to the normal penalty. Generally, more demerit points are meted out when the offence is more serious. If a...

Red light cameras

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
Red light cameras (RLCs) are one of several possible countermeasures against red light running. Red light running is a risky traffic violation since it is associated with very serious, high injury...

Licence suspension

Publication/article
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Goldenbeld, Ch.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
In most countries, a licence suspension means a temporary withdrawal of the privilege to drive a motorised vehicle. Most often after a fixed period of time and after fulfilling certain conditions (e... Read more

Identification and safety effects of road user related measures

Publication/report
Published: 2017 (European Commission): Theofilatos, A.; Aigner-Breuss, E.; Kaiser, S.; Alfonsi, R.; Braun, E.; Eichhorn, A.; Pilgerstorfer, M.; Alfonsi, R.; Hay, M.; Etienne, V.; Paire-Ficout, L.; Goldenbeld, C.; Schagen, I. van; et al.
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, International,
Safety CaUsation, Benefits and Efficiency (SafetyCube) is a European Commission supported Horizon 2020 project with the objective of developing an innovative road safety Decision Support System (DSS...

Fietshelmcampagne 'Coole kop, helm op!' in Zeeland

Publication/report
Published: 2016 (SWOV/VeiligheidNL): Boele, M.; Panneman, M.; Adriaensens, L.; Goldenbeld, Ch; Blatter, B.; Commandeur, J.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Bicycle, Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, International,bicycle
In de periode 2010-2015 is in de provincie Zeeland de fietshelmcampagne ‘Coole kop, helm op!’ gevoerd, waarin in totaal 32 duizend gratis fietshelmen zijn uitgereikt aan kinderen van 4-8 jaar. Het... Read more

Monitor Verkeersveiligheid 2016 - Achtergrondinformatie en onderzoeksverantwoording

Publication/report R-2016-14A
Published: 2016 (SWOV): Korving, H.; Goldenbeld, Ch.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van; Weijermars, W.A.M.; Bijleveld, F.D.; Wesseling, S.; Bos, N.M.; Stipdonk, H.L.
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Other modes of traffic, Risks, Infrastructure, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, Enforcement, Education, International,safety
Dit rapport dient als achtergrondrapport en onderzoeksverantwoording bij de Monitor Verkeersveiligheid 2016 (R-2016-14) en bespreekt: ontwikkelingen in aantallen verkeersdoden en ernstig... Read more