Projects

SWOV works with an annual research programme financed by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. In addition, SWOV carries out research commissioned by international, regional and local parties, such as the EU, industry and interest groups.

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Found 74 projects.

Core data for road safety research

Projectnr: S17.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Tags: Road safety in numbers,
Within this (continuous) project, the SWOV activities consist of obtaining, improving and making available the basic data that is necessary for research and for identifying developments. Using the... Read more

Monitoring and identification

Projectnr: S17.02 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
Within this continuous project road safety developments are followed, predicted and analysed to provide input for road safety policy. Also in 2017 the Road Safety Monitor will be published and...... Read more

Safety during the transition to higher levels of automation

Projectnr: S17.04 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Freight and delivery traffic, Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
The increasing automation of the driving task changes the driver’s role inside the vehicle. This creates opportunities for road safety improvement, but it also brings new risks. It is important to... Read more

Mental task load

Projectnr: S17.04-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Research questions To what extent does the driver regulate his task load? How does the driver regulate his task load? What properties should in-vehicle systems have so that the task load is neither... Read more

Transition of control

Projectnr: S17.04-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,
Research questions How can the driver of a self-driving vehicle take over the driving the task in the fastest and best possible way? What is the role of higher-order skills in taking over the driving... Read more

Monitoring

Projectnr: S17.02-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy,
Also in 2017 the annual Road Safety Monitor will be published to present an overview  of the developments of numbers of road deaths and serious road injuries. Research questions How have the numbers... Read more

Injury and burden of injury

Projectnr: S17.02-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Policy,
In 2014, SWOV, in its publication Burden of serious road injuries dissected looked into the injuries and injury burden of serious road injuries. This research has yielded some interesting starting... Read more

Safe interaction between cyclists, pedestrians and autonomous vehicles

Projectnr: S17.05 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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Tags: Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,delft
From the point of view of cyclists and pedestrians, this study examines the interaction between these vulnerable road users and motorized 'smart' – and in the longer term – automated vehicles. Crash... Read more

Safe infrastructure, also for the elderly

Projectnr: S17.07-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
The starting point of the project is the that the elderly should remain mobile as much as possible and that their (present) bicycle and car trips should be facilitated as much as possible. However... Read more

Cyclist safety

Projectnr: S17.10 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
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This project consists of three individual subprojects: S17.10-a Cycling behaviour and road safety at urban intersections S17.10-b Interaction between drivers and cyclists: social attribution S17.10-c... Read more