PROFILE OF AN ORGANIZATION: SWOV INSTITUTE FOR ROAD SAFETY RESEARCH

This article profiles the SWOV (Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Verkeersveiligheid) Institute for Road Safety Research. The organization was founded in 1962 to address a growing traffic accident problem and to bring the benefits of scientific research to bear on highway safety. Created by the initiative of the Minister of Transport, the Royal Dutch Touring Club, the Netherlands Association for Automobile Insurance, and the Netherlands Association for Bicycle and Automobile Industry, SWOV's activities cover all aspects and areas of safety on the highways. The organization has a staff of 70, of which 40 are engaged in research, 15 support the research, and 15 serve as administrative personnel.

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 14-16
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 154
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00610175
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1991 12:00AM