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

30–31 October 2008
Riga, Latvia
Local organiser(s): Juris Smirnovs
The conference was organized in close co-operation with the Riga Technical University.


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

Evaluation of signalised high-volume multi-lane turbo roundabouts: road scene analysis, road user survey, and video-based analysis of road user behaviour

Marieke Martens
Jaap Kik
Richard van der Horst

Safety impacts of cooperative systems

Pirkko Rämä
Niina Sihvola
Risto Kulmala

Road Safety Audit in the Czech Republic

Petr Pokorny

Assessment of road traffic safety level on Latvia’s main highways

Ziedonis Lazda

Building the Czech road safety observatory

Jiri Ambros

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