Don't wait for accidents to happen
5–7 November 1997
Lund, Sweden
Local organiser(s): Åse Svensson, Christer Hydén
The conference was organized in close co-operation with the Deptartment of Traffic Planning and Engineering, Lund University.


Traffic safety theories

Context model of risk

Antoni Wontorczyk

Drivers perception of pedestrians

Derek Packham
David Silcock

Two tools for finding what function links the dependent variable to the explanatory variables

Ezra Hauer
Joseph Bamfo

Pedestrian risk decrease with pedestrian flow and increase with vehicle flow—a case study

Lars Gunnar Leden

Computer simulation of traffic conflicts

O. I. Tonkonozhenkov
V. D. Gueramy

A method to analyse the traffic process in a safety perspective

Åse Svensson

An assessment of some causal models to explain drinking-driving intention

Enrique Carbonell Vaya
Pilar Tejero Gimeno
Fernando Canet Centellas

Prototypical scenarios, a means for describing traffic accident phenomena in road safety research and diagnostic studies

Dominique Fleury
Thierry Brenac

Behavioural analysis

The ‘Older driver problem’—myths and facts

Liisa Hakamies-Blomqvist

Traffic experience and problems of elderly pedestrians in urban traffic

Irén Papp
Miklòs Papp

Children’s understanding of other road users’ behaviour

Kazuhisa Ogawa
Irén Papp

Young children’s safety understanding and behaviour in traffic situations

Waldimar Briem
Hans Bengtsson

Observation of crossing behaviour in the vicinity of pedestrian subways

Tamás Siska

Search strategies in simulated traffical situations investigated with a stationary eyemarker equipment

Gorm Hetmar

Effects of variable road condition signs on reported driver behaviour

Juha Luoma
Pirkko Rämä
Merja Penttinen
Virpi Harjula

A driving simulator test of an alertness device

Willem B. Verwey
David M. Zaidel

Behavioural and conflict evaluation

UK work on automatic speed control.

Oliver M. J. Carsten
Samantha L. Comte

The effects of speed limiters in cars

Sverker Almqvist
Christer Hydén
Andras Varhelyi

Initial experience with traffic conflict techniques in Brazil

Marilita Braga
Erivelton Pires Guedes
Hugo Pietrantonio

Safety evaluation of ramp metering in Glasgow, Scotland

Colin Brader
Tom McLean

Deceleration to Safety Time (DST)—a useful figure to evaluate traffic safety?

Christoph Hupfer

Study of traffic accident mechanism by automatic recording system (TAAMS)

Masaru Ueyama

Traffic analysis with image processing

Jörgen Andersson
Klas Odelid

Psychological aspects of accidents in area of road-railway grade crossings

Tadeusz Rotter

The effect of driving speed on subjective safety evaluation

Lidia Żakowska

Accident studies

Effects of speed limits decrease in 1996 on incidence and severity of injuries sustained in traffic accidents in the city of Zagreb

Marica Miric
Kejla Zvonko
Buljat Gojko

Raising the speed limit on motorways—is it always a bad idea?

Irit Hocherman

Characteristics of some accident circumstances on road blackspot sections

Marian Tracz
Marzena Nowakowska

A study of accident mechanisms on an urban motorway

Victoria Gitelman
Shalom Hakkert

Headways, collisions and traffic: some results on French motorways and towards new questions

Marie-Berthe Biecheler
Jean-Francois Peytavin
Maurice Aron
Shalom Hakkert

The determination of the total number of hospitalized victims by comparison of police and hospital reports

Peter Polak
Siem Oppe

Simulation of car-pedestrian impacts. A new human-body mathematical model

Per Lövsund
Jikuang Yang

Realtive collision safety in cars

Anna Vadeby

Safety statistics and evaluation studies

Measures of risk exposure in travel surveys

Hélène Fontaine

Rear-end collisions and close following

Mladen Gledec

Differences between safe and unsafe zebra crossings in Switzerland

Uwe Evert

Can weather-related traffic management and information improve safety?

Risto Kulmala

CAI-system utilization in the re-education of older driver’s hazard perception

Hiro Ota

Lane keeping behaviour at profiled road markings on motorways: a before-and-after study

Richard van der Horst
Alexander de Vos
Engbert Folles

Area wide illustration of car speeds

Thomas Johnsson
Lars Ekman

Evaluation of accident black-spot redevelopment – investigated at a sample of sites

Wolfgang J. Berger

Quatitative expert judgement models—a new tool to estimate the effect of countermeasures

Lars Leden
Per Gårder
Urho Pulkkinen

Safety strategies

Methods of designing integrated road safety programmes: some reflections based on the work carried out in Estonia.

Nicole Muhlrad

The road traffic accident situation in Ghana

Kwaku Francis Afukaar

A study of pedestrian activity and accident risk: Implications for road safety policy

Heather Ward

On a partially new approach towards traffic planning and street design in Sweden.

Per Wramborg

Urban planning and traffic safety

Stjepan Kelcec-Suhovec

Can one make walking and cycling more attractive without causing safety problems?

Ralf Risser

Simulation of ‘Driver-Vehicle-Road environment’ systems

Valeri Yeryomin

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