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Published: (SWOV) | Davidse, R.; Vlakveld, W.; Craen, S. de
Published: (SWOV) | Kint, S.T. van der; Vlakveld, W.P.; Zwart, R.B.E. de; Mons, C.; Hoekstra, A.T.G.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van
By traffic education we mean all educational activities aimed at positively influencing road user behaviour. The activities are mainly aimed at increasing knowledge, insight, skills and motivation. In principle, traffic education is relevant to all road users, young and old, in all road user roles: lifelong traffic education.
Public communication on road safety includes all activities and products for a voluntary, lasting change in knowledge, attitude or behaviour. There is little evidence that stand-alone mass media communication is effective in changing behaviour or improving road safety. Research does show that campaigns can contribute to increasing support and knowledge of laws and regulations.

In the Netherlands, licence acquisition courses for category B (passenger cars) are concluded by a theoretical and a practical test. Driving lessons are not obligatory, but without them passing the practical test is virtually impossible. For practical reasons, the effectiveness of drivings tests and driver training is hard to assess in a scientific way.

Published: | Van der Kint, S.T.; Van Schagen, I.; Vlakveld, W.; Mons, C; De Zwart, R.; Hoekstra, T.
Published: (SWOV) | Doumen, M.J.A.; Orji, M.A.C.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van
Published: | Vissers, J.; Slinger, W.; Hukker, N.; Kluitman, A.
Published: | Eenink, R.
Published: (SWOV) | Doumen, M.J.A.; Schagen, I.N.L.G. van