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A light electric vehicle (LEV) is a light, electrically powered vehicle to travel relatively short distances. Most electric vehicles cannot be used on public roads in the Netherlands, whereas in many other European countries this is permitted. Not much is known about the safety of LEVs since large-scale, systematic research is hardly available.

In the past ten years (2006-2015) an average of 11 road deaths per year in the Netherlands was registered in crashes involving agricultural vehicles. Compared to the early 1990s, the average number of road deaths due to crashes involving an agricultural vehicle increased from 1% to 2% of the total number of road deaths in the Netherlands.

This fact sheet concerns mobility scooters, enclosed disability vehicles (such as the Dutch Canta) and microcars. It describes the characteristics of and regulations concerning the different vehicles, their usage and users, the road safety aspects and possible improvement measures.

This fact sheet describes the road safety aspects of public transport and of level crossings – places where road and rail networks intersect. Public transport vehicles comprise buses, trams, light rail vehicles and trains.

Published: | Tinga, A.M.; Zwart, R. de; Jansen, R.J.; Goede, M. de
Published: (SWOV) | Goede, M. de; Mons, C.
Published: (SWOV) | Goede, M. de; Wijlhuizen, G.J.; Mons, C.
Published: (FERSI Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes) | Kamphuis, K.; Schagen, I. van
Published: (SWOV) | Goede, M. de; Wijlhuizen, G.J.; Mons, C.