Engineering solutions to improve traffic safety in urban areas—addressing technical, social and behavioural aspects

30–31 October 2008

Riga, Latvia

Local organizer: Juris Smirnovs

The conference was organized in close co-operation with the Riga Technical University.

Programme

Pedestrians and cyclists

Anti-slip devices to prevent pedestrians from slipping and falling during wintertime

Glenn Berggård

Pedestrians’ behaviours: errors, violations and lapses

Renata Jucksch Torquato

Pedestrian vehicle speed estimation at road crossing

Eduardo Todt

Walking in Vienna: Quality Aspects from the user’s perspective

Clemens Kaufmann

Elderly cyclists’ opinions on safe and joyful cycling

Lars Leden

Assessing Pedestrians’ quality Needs—progress

Rob Methorst

Urban Planning solutions to improve pedestrian’s safety in urban areas

Karel Schmeidler

Infrastructure solutions

Engineering solutions for urban route safety—a study in Taunton, U.K.

Vivian Robert R.
Amit Doshi

Traffic calming zones—bicycle tracks YES or NO?

Mladen Gledec

Distance between Speed Humps and Pedestrian Crossings: Does it Matter?

Peter Rosander
Lars Leden
Charlotta Johansson

Theoretical approach

Strategies to influence habitual road user behaviour

Tineke Hof

Risk Homeostasis Theory in Traffic Safety

Kristine Malnaca

Elementary units of exposure

Alena Erke
Peter Christensen
Rune Elvik

Psychological mechanism of over-dependence on safety support system

Shunji Taniguchi

Road user in general

Identification of unsafe traffic environments for children as autonomous road user in Flanders (Belgium)

Liesbeth Uyttersprot
Therese Steenberghen
Anton Van Rompaey

Being Young in the City Lifestyle, Implications on Mobility Needs and Traffic Safety

Ralf Risser
Christine Chaloupka

Impulsivity in novice drivers

Diva Eensoo
Marika Paaver
Jaanus Harro

Old and young drivers: where are the differences?

Hector Monterde-i-Bort
Eduardo Todt
Alessandra Bianchi

Road safety assessment

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Risk Homeostasis Theory in Traffic Safety <href=”ictct_document_nr_611_malnaca formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_610_malnaca.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_610_malnaca.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_611_malnaca> Kristine Malnaca
Elementary units of exposure <href=”ictct_document_nr_613_elvik formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_612_elvik.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_612_elvik.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_613_elvik> Alena Erke and Peter Christensen; <href=”person_nr_86.html”>ELVIK, Rune </href=”person_nr_86.html”>
Psychological mechanism of over-dependence on safety support system <href=”ictct_document_nr_614_taniguchi.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_614_taniguchi.pdf”> <href=”person_nr_91.html”>TANIGUCHI, Shunji </href=”person_nr_91.html”>

Road Users In General

Chair: Kristine Malnaca

Identification of unsafe traffic environments for children as autonomous road user in Flanders (Belgium) <href=”ictct_document_nr_615_uyttersprot formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_615_uyttersprot> Liesbeth Uyttersprot, Thérèse Steenberghen, Anton Van Rompaey
Being Young in the City Lifestyle, Implications on Mobility Needs and Traffic Safety <href=”ictct_document_nr_617_chaloupka formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_616_chaloupka.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_616_chaloupka.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_617_chaloupka> Ralf Risser; <href=”person_nr_17.html”>CHALOUPKA, Christine </href=”person_nr_17.html”>
Impulsivity in novice drivers <href=”ictct_document_nr_619_eensoo formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_618_eensoo.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_618_eensoo.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_619_eensoo> Diva Eensoo, Marika Paaver, Jaanus Harro
Old and young drivers: where are the differences? Hector Monterde-i-Bort, Eduardo Todt; <href=”person_nr_141.html”>BIANCHI, Alessandra </href=”person_nr_141.html”>

Road Safety Assessment

Chair: Sonja Forward

Evaluation of signalised high-volume multi-lane turbo roundabouts: road scene analysis, road user survey, and video-based analysis of road user behaviour <href=”ictct_document_nr_620_horst formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_620_horst> Marieke Martens, Jaap Kik; <href=”person_nr_103.html”>HORST, Richard van der </href=”person_nr_103.html”>
Safety impacts of cooperative systems <href=”ictct_document_nr_621_kulmala formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_621_kulmala> Pirkko Rämä, Niina Sihvola; <href=”person_nr_4.html”>KULMALA, Risto </href=”person_nr_4.html”>
Road Safety Audit in the Czech Republic <href=”ictct_document_nr_623_pokorny formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_622_pokorný.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_622_pokorný.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_623_pokorny> Petr Pokorný
Assessment of road traffic safety level on Latvia’s main highways <href=”ictct_document_nr_625_lazda formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_624_lazda.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_624_lazda.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_625_lazda> Ziedonis Lazda
BUILDING THE CZECH ROAD SAFETY OBSERVATORY <href=”ictct_document_nr_626_ambros formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_626_ambros> Jiří Ambros; <href=”person_nr_436.html”>AMBROS, Jiri </href=”person_nr_436.html”>

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