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Road user characteristics with emphasis on lifestyles, quality of life and safety


Caserta, Italy

Local organizer: Zuzana Simonova, prof. Pierangelo Sardi

The conference was organized in close co-operation with La Società Italiana di Psicologia della Sicurezza Ciaria, S.I.P.Si.Vi.


Car drivers

Investigating driver attitudes and behaviour on highways

Georgia Louca
Matthew Karlaftis
George Kanellaidis

Implications of cellular telephony to traffic safety

Virginia P. Sisiopiku

Cognition and emotion in driver behaviour models: some critical viewpoints

Truls Vaa

Perception and recognition of traffic signs in relation to drivers characteristics and safety—a case study in Poland

Lidia Zakowska

Pedestrians and bicycles

Walking, communication and practice—attitudes and motivations

Sonja Forward

Improved road traffic environment for better child safety in Nigeria

Joshua Adetunji Odeleye

Safety and quality in urban areas: strategies, tools and techniques to promote pedestrian mobility

Maria Vittoria Corazza
Lucia Martincigh

Towards a method to study child pedestrian safety and mobility—short term effects from a case study in Borås, Sweden

Charlotta Johansson
Lars Gunnar Leden

Addressing lifestyles of lower income groups as contributing factors to high incidence of pedestrian fatalities on South African roads

Fires (P.E.J.) van Vuuren


Towards keeping elderly safe and for longer behind the steering wheel

Evangelos Bekiaris

How can urban rehabilitation design meet the elderly pedestrian requirements? A comparison between research and practice

Maria Vittoria Corazza
Lucia Martincigh

Baby-boomers as future older road users: preliminary findings

Anna Anund
Liisa Hakamies-Blomqvist
Per Henriksson
Gunilla Sörensen

An initial approach to the problems of mobility, autonomy and driving attitudes in people over 65 years of age in Spain

Hector Monterde i Bort

Children and young drivers

Young people, drinking habits, transportation and peer relations—a questionnaire study

Lars Åberg
Mats Haglund

How to address 15/16 years old youth with respect to traffic safety

Christine Chaloupka

Kids in circulations—Ragazzi in circolazione

Laura Izzi
Gianmarco Sardi
Barbara Summo

Special groups

Research-intervention on the constant use of the seatbelt by the municipal police officers

Lisa Lucia
Gianmarco Sardi
Barbara Summo

Road user characteristics—the stress and strains of professional drivers

Doris Wunsch

City space and lifestyles

The impact of urban traffic on the urban living conditions of the Czech towns and cities

Jiri Gregorcik
Gabriel Kopacik
Karel Pazourek
Karel Schmeidler

Lifestyle defence mechanisms and dangerous road use

I. Cardani
R. Donzelli
G. Fulghesu
Oreste Sardi
V. Tummino

‘Multi-use’ highways: the Poggio Moiano case study

Maria Vittoria Corazza
Lucia Martincigh
Luca Urbani

Aesthetics and safety in traffic environments

Helena Drottenborg

System aprroach

Assessing the validity of road safety evaluation studies by analysing causal chains

Rune Elvik

Preparation of the national traffic safety programme in Finland 2001-2005

Risto Kulmala

The involvement of the public in the design process of short-term traffic management measures

Socrates Basbas
Panos Papaioannou
C. Taxiltaris