Book launch: The Road Ahead, 26 voices for Safe and Sustainable Mobility On June 20, 2022, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, Mr. Jean Todt, launched the book "The Road Ahead, 26 voices for Safe and Sustainable Mobility”.
Do adaptive cruise control and lane keeping systems make the longitudinal vehicle control safer? SWOV researchers Christoph, Van Nes and Mons coauthored the article 'Do adaptive cruise control and lane keeping systems make the longitudinal vehicle control safer?' in the 'Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies'.
Self-reported distress symptoms among cyclists having suffered bicycle crashes This study explores the interactions between the advantages of cycling for physical and mental health and possible health consequences of crash involvement.
LEVITATE project completed Last week the final conference of LEVITATE took place in Brussels. The hybrid closing conference was an opportunity for the LEVITATE project partners to share the results achieved and the tools developed with the general public.
Sustainable Safety: A short history of a safe system approach in the Netherlands Together with former SWOV managing directors Fred Wegman and Peter van der Knaap, SWOV researcher Aarts coauthored the article 'Sustainable Safety: A short history of a safe system approach in the Netherlands' in 'The Vision Zero Handbook'.
Virtual Crash Dummies: safer cars, including for non-average males of 1.75 m The EU consortium VIRTUAL, consisting of research institutes, universities, insurance companies and parties from the automotive industry, has developed a virtual crash test dummy: the Human Body Model VIVA+.
A comprehensive analysis of the relationships between the built environment and traffic safety in the Dutch urban areas This paper aims to investigate the relationships of these factors with vehicle-bicycle and vehicle-vehicle property damage only (PDO) and killed and severe injury (KSI) crashes in urban areas.
Register now for the FERSI conference 2022 You can now register for the FERSI conference Implementing evidence-based road safety measures – removing barriers and enhancing public support on 6 and 7 October 2022 in the Hague, the Netherlands.
Road signs depicting childrens's book illustrations temporarily reduce speed on urban roads SWOV researchers Vlakveld and Goldenbeld coauthored the article 'Road signs depicting childrens's book illustrations temporarily reduce speed on urban roads' in the journal Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour.
Human machine interface design for continuous support of mode awareness during automated driving: An online simulation SWOV researchers Tinga, Cleij, Jansen, Van der Kint and Van Nes coauthored the article 'Human machine interface design for continuous support of mode awareness during automated driving: An online simulation' in the Journal of Transportation Research.