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.

Benchmarking

Projectnr: S17.08-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Policy,overheid
Local and regional governments are to a large extent responsible for road safety improvement in their own area. A method that can be of assistance to them is ‘benchmarking’, which is a comparison...... Read more

Dissemination, effects and implementation of Sustainable Safety 3 (DV3)

Projectnr: S17.08-c | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Policy,DV
Twelve years after the previous update of the Sustainable Safety vision that was meant to last until 2020, SWOV, together with a large number of stakeholders, is working on a strategic and... Read... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with mobility scooters and microcars

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
As the proportion of elderly road users increases, the use of mobility scooters and microcars is also growing. The number of crashes involving these vehicles is therefore also expected to increase... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with speed pedelecs

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Active, Start date: 18 Apr 2017, End date:
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,
When the speed pedelec was introduced a new type of slow motorised vehicle became part of this vehicle category. From 1 January 2017, this vehicle must use the roadway in urban areas and a helmet is... Read more

MeBeSafe (Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic)

Projectnr: U17.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 May 2017, End date: 01 Jul 2020
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Human behaviour in traffic, International,sensor-based feedback nudging
MeBeSafe (Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic) is a 3.5 year project funded by the European Commission that started 1st of May 2017. Its aim is to develop new measures using sensor-based feedback... Read more

SafeVRU: Safe interaction of automated vehicles with vulnerable road users

Projectnr: S17.05B | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jul 2016, End date: 01 Jul 2020
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Passenger car, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
It is a fact that there is little known about the interaction between automated vehicles and vulnerable road users. What do cyclists and pedestrians expect of self-driving cars? SWOV has been... Read... Read more

ADVERTS: Distraction by (digital) billboards

Projectnr: E17.24 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Sep 2017, End date: 01 Jan 2019
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic, International,
ADVERTS focuses on distraction by (digital) roadside billboards (ADVERTS which stands for 'Assessing Distraction of Vehicle drivers in Europe from Roadside Technology-based Signage'). Distraction is... Read more

PROGReSS: Guidance for roadside safety

Projectnr: E17.25 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Sep 2017, End date: 01 Sep 2018
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, International,
PROGReSS (PROvision of Guidelines for Road Side Safety) focuses on the safety of roadsides of European rural roads and motorways. Single-vehicle lane departures involving roll-over or impacts with... Read more

TraSaCu: Traffic Safety Culture

Projectnr: U15.03 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Attachments:
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, International,
Driving abroad can be difficult. Traffic rules are different and people behave differently. How they behave differently and to what extent is not well known. It can be an attitude (What do they think... Read more

SaferAfrica

Projectnr: U16.02 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Oct 2016, End date: 01 Sep 2019
Tags: Risks, Infrastructure, International,
The overall objective of SaferAfrica is to create favourable conditions and opportunities for the effective implementation of actions for road safety and traffic management in African countries by... Read more