PROMOTING SAFE CYCLING AND BICYCLE USE IN THE NETHERLANDS

The SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research, in the Netherlands, carried out a project that follows up an earlier project on the safety of cycling for young people between 7 and 16 years of age. This included a task analysis (what does a cyclist have to do in order to reach his destination safety?), accident and behavioral analyses (how do cyclists behave, what kind of accidents happen, what were the influencing factors?), surveys of the road user (what do cyclists know, how do they perceive traffic situations) and the formulation of educational goals. On that basis, the authors continued with the problem analysis and added a literature review of small children - concentrated on attention, perception, experience, learning - a review of socio-cultural determinants of behavior, and in-depth interviews with young people about their use of bicycles, their behavior in traffic and their preferences and ideas about these topics.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 86-97

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00666134
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: VTI 1A, Part 2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1994 12:00AM