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.

Continued development of knowledge for proactive practical instruments

Projectnr: S16.08-b | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Risks, Policy,instrument
The available proactive practical instruments such as ProMeV are currently based on the theoretical principles of (among others) Sustainable Safety. Users of these instruments feel the need for a...... Read more

SaferWheels, European in-depth study

Projectnr: U15.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2017
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Risks, Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic, International,Europa
Within the European project SaferWheels SWOV carries out an in-depth study into crashes involving twowheelers. The study investigates crashes in which: an e-bike, (light) moped, or motorcycle was...... Read more

SafetyCube

Projectnr: U15.02 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 May 2015, End date: 30 Apr 2018
Attachments:
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Policy, International,Europa
How can crashes occur and which measures are most suitable to prevent them? Virtually every country in the world struggles with these questions. The EU project SafetyCube is developing a Decision...... Read more

DV3 - a strategic and operational system approach for safe road traffic

Projectnr: V16.01 | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,visie
Ten years after Advancing Sustainable Safety the time has come for an updated, risk-based system approach for safe road traffic in the Netherlands. SWOV has named the new system approach it has been... Read more

Safe driving with early dementia

Projectnr: S19.03.E | Status: Active, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 31 Dec 2021
Attachments:
Tags: Transport mode, Passenger car, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
Currently, about 250 000 people in the Netherlands suffer from dementia. In 2040, their number is expected to have doubled. Research shows that drivers with dementia have an increased risk of crashes... Read more

Coaches and road safety

Projectnr: E16.32 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Attachments:
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Transport mode, Other modes of traffic,
The Royal Dutch Association of Transport Companies (KNV) asked SWOV to compare the safety of travelling by coach with travelling by other modes of transport. Research questions The following KNV-...... Read more

In-depth study into crashes with light mopeds on urban bike paths

Projectnr: S17.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2017, End date: 01 Oct 2017
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Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Powered two-wheeler, Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
In recent years it seems to have become increasingly busy on bike paths. In addition, the traffic combination on these bike paths has altered significantly; wider and faster vehicles such as like...... Read more

In-depth study of crashes involving microcars and mobility scooters

Projectnr: S15.05 | Status: Completed, Start date: 16 Feb 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Transport mode, Human behaviour in traffic,ouderen
With the increasing ageing of the population the use of mobility scooters and microcars also increases. The number of crashes involving these vehicles therefore also increases and the safety of these... Read more

Effects of an ageing population on traffic flow and road safety

Projectnr: S15.06 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2014, End date:
Tags: Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,Senioren
In the next ten years the point will be reached in the Netherlands when the population will include more than one million people aged 85 and over, and more than four million people who are 65 and...... Read more

Optimal use and securing of safety in vehicle automation

Projectnr: S15.03 | Status: Completed, Start date: 08 Dec 2014, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Transport mode, Technology & ITS, Human behaviour in traffic,zelfrijdend
The increasing automation has an effect on the driving task. Purpose of the innovations, which are becoming available on the market at an ever faster rate, is to improve comfort, convenience and...... Read more