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Road safety in a globalised and more sustainable world—current issues and future challenges

8–9 November 2012

Hasselt, Belgium

Local organizer: Stijn Daniels

The conference was held in close co-operation with Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University.



Advances Pitfalls and Challenges in Crash Causation Research

David Shinar

Pro‐Active Roadway Safety and the Future of Research and Practice

Mohamed A. Abdel-Aty

Road users

Who is overconfident? Who is to judge?

Mojtaba Moharrer

The effect of an ageing population on road safety

Kurt Van Hout

ADHD and road accident risk: Results from metaanalysis

Truls Vaa

Study Of Psychological Factors Influencing Rule Violation Behaviour Of Drivers

Mohammed Najeeb

A review of game-theoretic models of road user behaviour

Rune Elvik


Research on road safety infrastructure planning—case study of Minghang district in Shanghai, China

Yue Wang

Behavioural analysis of vehicle interactions at priority-controlled and right-hand priority intersections

Tim De Ceunynck


Identification of Hazardous Road Locations on the basis of Floating Car Data

Niels Agerholm

To what extent can IT/ITS improve Pedestrian Mobility and Safety

Per Gårder

Interaction with IVT-systems – Results of driving behaviour observations from the EU-project INTERACTION

Clemens Kaufmann

Analyzing the effect of driver characteristics on ISA system and developing individualized methods of presenting information

Kan Nakada

Pedestrains and cyclists

An overview of models to describe cyclist safety

Paul Schepers

Analysis of road safety hazards in area of pedestrian crossings on rural roads and road passages through the small towns

Mariusz Kiec

Predicting cycling accident risk in Brussels: A spatial casecontrol approach

Luc Int Panis

Motivations for walking, cycling and using public transport

Virpi Britschgi

Bicycle-bicycle conflicts: a systematic observation of behaviour from video

Richard van der Horst

Programs and strategies

Institutional trends in Dutch road safety policies: more integration, more actors, more levels

Charlotte Bax

Updating the national Road Safety Strategy

Rob Methorst

Understanding injury-related disability in non-Western societies can contribute to more effective road safety policies and programs

Mark King


Beyond summarized measures: predictability of specific measures of simulated driving by specific physical and psychological measures in older drivers

Ariane Cuenen

Safety effects of restricting the speed limit from 90 to 70 km/h

Ellen De Pauw

First roadside survey of child restraint system use in Belgium

Mathieu Roynard


The effects of red light cameras on safety

Ellen De Pauw

Ex-ante evaluation of road signs and pavement markings using a traffic sign simulator

Kris Brijs

Relating effects of cognitive workload with different working memory modalities

Veerle Ross

Cognitive characteristics of traffic safety advertisement: factor structure and driver’s individual traits

Shunji Taniguchi

How to assess reliability and validity of a traffic conflict technique?

Jiri Ambros

Improving child safety on the road network A challenge based on ITS?

Lars Leden

The Belgian drink driving roadside survey: findings from 2009 and before

François Riguelle

How globalised is the perception of our streets?

Kristof Nevelsteen

E-safety for cyclists

Marjolein de Jong

Implementation of infrastructure measures for improving powered two-wheelers safety on Slovenian national road network

Marko Renčelj

Road infrastructure impact to older drivers’ traffic safety

Vlasta Rodošek

An examination of safety impacts from promoting e-Safety Systems in Israel

Sarit Sheffer-Chen

Network Safety Ranking – a European directive implemented in Flanders

Kurt Van Hout

The attitudes and behaviour of European pedestrians

Virpi Britschgi

Capacity building for road safety in rapidly motorising countries: A framework and an Indonesian case study

Mark King

Measuring the forgivingness of roads in a traffic system

D. M. Jansen

Is there any pattern for road safety evolution? Long-term trends in selected countries

Attila Borsos

Analyzing interactions between pedestrians and motor vehicles at two-phase signalized intersections – an explorative study combining traffic behaviour and traffic conflict observations in a cross-national context

Joram Langbroek

Towards a semantic-driven spatial monitoring framework for Road Safety

Diederik Tirry

Active to the Kindergarten

Elke Sumper

Additional paper

Methodological aspects for modelling environmental risk of road accidents with transportation of hazardous materials

Barbara Stolte Bezerra