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 road safety with municipalities

Projectnr: S16.08-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Risks, Policy,benchmark
Local and regional governments are to a large extent responsible for road safety improvement in their area. A method that can be of assistance to them is ‘benchmarking’, Roughly speaking a comparison... Read more

To a new school: educational interventions at transition periods

Projectnr: S16.09 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jul 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Human behaviour in traffic, Education,hoofdletsel
This project investigates content and effect of two interventions aimed at children and teenagers at the transition to elementary school and to secondary school. Especially at transitions the... Read... Read more

The interaction between and with (electric) bicycles at intersections

Projectnr: S16.10-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date:
Tags: Transport mode, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,fiets; e-bike; snorfiets; infrastructuur; kruispunt; conflict; interactie
There are more and more different types of users on the bike path. As a result, differences in width, speed and mass of bike path users also increase. In addition the bike path is getting more and... Read more

The role of sound for cyclists: smartphones, music players and quiet vehicles

Projectnr: S16.10-b | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Transport mode, Bicycle, Human behaviour in traffic,telefoon; muziek; apparatuur; stille auto; auditieve informatie
Because electronic devices (smartphones, music players) are often used when cycling and the number of quiet vehicles increases, Agnieszka Stelling’s PhD research investigates the role of sound in...... Read more

Serious alcohol offenders: how many are there and who are they?

Projectnr: S16.11-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Road safety in numbers, Risks, Human behaviour in traffic,
This research should provide more insight into the extent and characteristics of the group of serious alcohol offenders and the most effective ways to tackle this group. We will use the results...... Read more

Evaluation bicycle helmet campaign ‘Wanna look cool? Wear a helmet!’ in the Province of Zeeland

Projectnr: S16.11-b | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Sep 2010, End date: 01 Dec 2016
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Tags: Risks, Human behaviour in traffic, Education,fiets
To improve road safety of young cycling children, the Dutch province of Zeeland developed the bicycle helmet campaign ‘Coole kop, Helm op’ (Wanna look cool? Wear a helmet!). Research objective...... Read more

Safe infrastructure, also for the elderly

Projectnr: S16.07-a | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2016
Tags: Infrastructure, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
A better traffic system results in safer traffic . The system should comply with the abilities of the elderly and the facilities they require to remain mobile safely. Research questions What are the... Read more

Compliance with the guidelines for a senior-proof road design

Projectnr: S16.07-c | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2016, End date:
Tags: Infrastructure, Human behaviour in traffic,infrastructuur
A specific senior-proof road design builds on what the elderly can do and require to remain mobile safely. With a growing number of elderly people in traffic, it is important that the infrastructure... Read more

Knowledge and Information System SWOV (KISS)

Projectnr: S15.01 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Road safety in numbers,
Within the KISS project data is collected, analysed, enriched and made available to both SWOV  and non-SWOV stakeholders. This concerns data that is useful for road safety research; mainly data...... Read more

Safety during the testing of (partially) self-driving vehicles

Projectnr: S15.04 | Status: Completed, Start date: 01 Jul 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2015
Tags: Risks, Technology & ITS, Policy, Human behaviour in traffic,
Systems increasingly take over (a share of) the driving task. In the most far-reaching form this will eventually lead to the car that drives fully independently. The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure... Read more