Roadpol Road Safety Days: 'Don't leave road safety completely to road users' This year’s Road Safety Days of ROADPOL take place from 16 to 22 September together with the European Commission's European Mobility Week: a campaign by the European (traffic) police forces to draw attention to road safety.
No suitable method to determine the amount of alcohol and drugs in traffic In the Netherlands there is no suitable method to measure how much alcohol and drugs someone has used in traffic.
Almost half of fatal rear-end collisions at the tail end of a traffic jam Almost half of the fatal rear-end collisions occur at the tail end of a traffic jam. This is mainly because at the tail end, the speed of the traffic flow decreases sharply, which coincides with frequent and hard braking.
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.