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van der Horst, R. (author), Martens, M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
In one way or another, human factors play a role in almost all road accidents. For designing a safe traffic and road environment, it is important to take human capabilities and limitations into account: man asthe measure of all things. This paper briefly summarizes traffic safetyfrom a road users' point ofview,givesa general description...
article 2008
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Mansfield, H. (author), Bunting, A. (author), Martens, M. (author), van der Horst, A.R.A. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
The UK Government is seeking to substantially reduce the number of road traffic accidents (RTAs) leading to injury or loss of life. Specifically, relative to the average figures for 1994–98, the Government would like to meet the following road casualty reduction targets by 2010: • a 40% reduction in the number of people killed or seriously...
report 2008
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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), van der Horst, A.R.A. (author)
TNO Human Factors conducted long-term video observations to collect data on the pre-crash phase of real accidents (what exactly happened just before the collision?). The video recordings of collisions were used to evaluate and validate the safety value of indepth accident analyses, road scene analyses, and behavioural observations (including...
bookPart 2008