FERSI Conference - detailed programme available The detailed programme for the FERSI Conference is now available. The conference programme includes plenary sessions with keynotes by Geertje Hegeman, Head of the Road Safety Department at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, Pernille Sølund Ehlers from the Danish Road safety Council and Graziella Jost from the European Transport Safety Council.
Caught in the blind spot of a truck: A choice model on driver glance behavior towards cyclists at intersections SWOV researchers Jansen and Varotto authored the article Caught in the blind spot of a truck: A choice model on driver glance behavior towards cyclists at intersections in Accident Analysis and Prevention.
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”.
Updated: Fact sheet Pedelecs and speed pedelecs The SWOV fact sheet 'Pedelecs and speed pedelecs' has been updated. This fact sheet discusses the road safety aspects of the two electrically assisted bicycles.
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.
Decrease in the number of road deaths in 2021: Investigate whether the trend is reversing Last year, 582 people died in traffic: 28 fewer than in 2020. The past year was the third year in a row that the number of road deaths declined. This is apparent from figures published by CBS (Statistics Netherlands) on April 13th. SWOV will further analyze which developments have contributed to this
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'.