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.

Cycling behaviour and road safety at urban intersections

Projectnr: S17.10-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Infrastructure,
This research should lead to knowledge in support of measures to promote the safety of cyclists at intersections. This knowledge is useful for road authorities (municipalities) to set priorities for... Read more

Hazard perception training for pedelec riders

Projectnr: S17.10-c | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,
This study investigates which training methods would be appropriate for a hazard perception training for pedelec riders. The study uses prototypical scenarios based on (in-depth) crash data analysis... Read more

Safe infrastructure, also for the elderly

Projectnr: S17.07 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
This project has been subdivided into two subprojects: S17.07-a Safe infrastructure, also for the elderly S17.07-b Compliance with the guidelines for a senior-proof road design  Both subprojects are... Read more

Compliance with the guidelines for a senior-proof road design

Projectnr: S17.07-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
A specific senior-proof road design focuses on what the elderly can do and require to remain mobile safely. The growing number of elderly people in traffic makes it important that the infrastructure... Read more

Safety urban infrastructure

Projectnr: S17.11 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Infrastructure,
This project has two individual subprojects: S17.11-a Improving the effectiveness of the safety screening of urban infrastructure S17.11-b Safe 50 km/hour roads

Improving the effectiveness of the safety screening of urban infrastructure

Projectnr: S17.11-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy,
This research will lead to an instrument that can be used for making the best possible estimate of the safety level of infrastructure on the basis of a limited number of data. This is important for... Read more

Interaction between drivers and cyclists: social attribution

Projectnr: S17.10-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Bicycle, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic,
Every once in a while suggestions are made to deregulate traffic situations, with the idea that this will result in more alertness and more "social" behaviour (e.g. Shared Space). However, no account... Read more

Transfer of the speed pedelec from the category bicycles to the category mopeds

Projectnr: S17.21 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Risks, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Since January 1, 2017, the speed pedelec is no longer classified as a ‘light moped’ but it falls within the category of ‘mopeds’. As a result,  speed pedelec riders are obliged to wear a helmet and... Read more

Knowledge development for proactive road safety assessment instruments

Projectnr: S17.08-a | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Risks, Policy,instrument
For policymakers in the Netherlands it is not easy to determine which locations are still not safe for which road users. In order to find support and to be stimulate more proactive policy,... Read... Read more

DV3: instruments for risk-based road safety policy

Projectnr: S17.08 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Policy,
This project is subdivided into three individual projects: S17.08-a Knowledge development for proactive road safety assessment instruments ts S17.08-b Benchmarking S17.08-c Dissemination, effects and... Read more