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Empirical data collection in the field—from hard core traffic conflicts till qualitative data collection


16–17 October 2014

Karlsruhe, Germany

Local organizer: Christoph Hupfer, Robert Blaszczyk

The conference was held in close co-operation with the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.



Automated Methods for Surrogate Safety Analysis: Where We Are and Where to Go Next

Nicolas Saunier

The Traffic Conflicts Methodology revisited

Richard van der Horst

Traffic Conflicts

There is no need to wait for accidents: applying observation of traffic conflicts and behaviour in Czech practice

Jiri Ambros

Road traffic safety analysis at U-turns on Thai highways using traffic conflict technique

Inder Pal Meel

Searching for the severity dimension of the traffic events

Aliaksei Laureshyn

Analysing traffic conflicts – comparing the Swedish Traffic Conflict Technique (TCT) and the Dutch Objective Conflict Technique for Operation and Research (DOCTOR)

Maartje de Goede
Aliaksei Laureshyn

Calibration of Drivers Perceived Level of Risk in an Uninterrupted Traffic Facility: An Experimental Study

Mohsen Fallah Zavareh

Theory and methods

Attempts to improve road safety data in the Netherland

Rob Methorst

The turning point in the number of traffic fatalities: two hypotheses about changes in underlying trends

Rune Elvik

The relationships between social networks, activity patterns, and driving behaviour

Wafa Elias

Increasing the health benefits of active transport by network level separation of motorised and active transport modes

Paul Schepers

Data collection and evaluation methods in the fields of ITS technologies for VRUs

Daniel Bell

Impacts of ITS in different transport modes

Risto Kulmala

Video, simulator and observation studies

Midfield-width, lane width and effects on speed and mental workload: a simulator study

Truls Vaa

Safety assessment of pedestrian crossings with video analysis

Piotr Olszewski

Exploring interaction processes between cyclists and car drivers – a Grounded Theory and mixed method approach

Elisabeth Füssl

An examination of the influence of crosswalk marking removal on pedestrian safety

Victoria Gitelman

On site observation of driver`s and pedestrian`s interaction at zebra crossings

Matus Sucha

Field studies

Controlled studies and naturalistic driving – the best of both worlds?

Katja Kircher

Investigating the psychological effects of worksites on road users and drivers’ behavior in field studies

Max Haberstroh

Driver behavior, critical situations and vehicle condition

Evelyn Lindner

AIM Research Intersection – Infrastructure for Research on Interacting Urban Traffic

Kay Gimm


Speed calming measures and how they affect speed violations and driving pattern

Niels Agerholm

Effects of automated motorway speed enforcement: average versus instantaneous speed control

Stijn Daniels


Combining quanititative and qualitative research when analysing driver behaviour

Juliane Haupt

Surrogate Safety and Behavioural Analysis of Roundabout Merging Zones Using Computer Vision

Nicolas Saunier

Behaviour Analysis Using A Multi-Level Motion Pattern Learning Framework

Nicolas Saunier

Computer and android based real-time video traffic detection and counting

Matjaž Šraml

Traffic safety versus traffic flow on freeways – an empirical analysis

Marek Junghans

A Comparative Study of the Effect of Mental Ability of motorcyclists on the Severity of Accidents

Mohammad Mehdi Khabiri