Technology & ITS

Are self-driving vehicles thé solution to make traffic safer? What effect does ISA have? On this page you can find information within the topic 'Technology & ITS'.

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Our Road map: road safety data tells you more about the various data sources and provides access to the available data. You can also consult our fact sheets which give you short and clear answers to the most frequently asked questions within this topic.

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...that there are different types of ISA that have different effects on behaviour and on road safety?  The more intruding and controlling an ISA system is, the less it will be accepted by drivers. At the same time, however, the more intruding and controlling, the greater the effect on speed and on road safety in general.

Source: fact sheet Intelligent speed assistance (ISA)


There are more and more systems on the market to support the driver in his vehicle. Step by step the automation of our vehicles increases, the traffic system is in a transition towards self-driving vehicles. The...

Published: 2017

In this study, experienced navigation system users (N = 20) drove a given unfamiliar route twice: once with the navigation system activated and once with a printed instruction including a route instruction. Quantitative...

Published: 2015

The Directorate-General of Highways, Waterways, and Water Systems (Rijkswaterstaat in Dutch) of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu (IenM) in Dutch) has commissioned...

Published: 2015