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How to assess safety problems, especially those of vulnerable road users

29–30th October 2015

Ashdod, Israel

Local organizer: Wafa Elias

The conference was held in close co-operation with Shamoon College of Engineering.



Safety aspects of centrally situated bus public transport routes

Shalom Hakkert

Strategies of traffic police enforcement on inter-urban roads in Israel

Ilan Mor


A statistical law in the perception of risks and physical quantities in traffic

Rune Elvik

What data can empirical research in the field deliver that crash data can’t? A theoretical approach as a basis for discussion

Ralf Risser

Validity and other methodological aspects of commonly used traffic conflict indicators: a literature review

Aliaksei Laureshyn

Incidence, Anatomical and Cost Empirical Analysis of Injuries in Pedestrian-Vehicle Collisions

António Lobo


A Safe and Efficient Traffic Environtment for the Elderly

Hector Monterde-I-Bort

The effect of electrical assistance on cycling behaviour of elderly drivers

Kevin Diependaele

The potential of walking and its barriers – an age specific perspective

Christine Chaloupka


Sharing is (s)caring – Interactions between busses and bicyclists on bus lanes shared by bicyclists

Tim De Ceunynck

Speed and safety critical events of cyclists and pedelec-riders – Findings from a naturalistic cycling study

Katja Schleinitz

Cyclists’ Safety at Channelized Right Turn Lanes: A Traffic Conflict Study Comparing Cases with Cyclists In and Out Priority

Wouter van Haperen

Understanding why e-bike riders in Israel illegally ride on sidewalks: An application of the Reasoned Action Approach for a behavioral change intervention

Yiftach Gordoni

Bicycle riders on rural roads on weekends: lessons from the national observational survey

Roby Carmel

Motor vehicle yielding behaviour and cyclist safety

Åse Svensson

Studying fatal bicycle crashes by police statistics and causes of death statistics

Paul Schepers


Do pedestrians comply with traffic lights in Belgian cities?

Kevin Diependaele

Quantifying the yellow signal driver behavior based on naturalistic data from digital enforcement cameras

Hillel Bar-Gera

A meta-analysis study for the effect of changing the speed limit on actual speed and on safety

Oren Musicant

Preventing pedestrian road accidents using automatic enforcement cameras at Intersections in Israel

Mali Sher

Speeding Self Enforcement

Yoram Shiftan


ITS addressing vulnerable road users: Attempting to systematize the effects on behaviour and accidents

Truls Vaa

Drivers’ behavior with collision warning systems– evidence from naturalistic data

Amir Peri


How will the number of seriously injured road victims change in Belgium after the implementation of the new European definition “MAIS 3+” ?

Nina Nuyttens

Traffic safety program for parents of cycling children

Bettina Schützhofer


VRU safety at signalized versus unsignalized crossings: an empirical analysis of crossing behaviour and conflict indicators

Stijn Daniels

Three crossings study

Matus Sucha

The use of guidelines for bicycle infrastructure and contributing factors in the Netherlands

Charlotte Bax

Identifying hazardous locations at intersections by automatic traffic surveillance

Hagen Saul

Changes in road-user behaviours following the installation of raised pedestrian crossings on urban arterials

Victoria Gitelman

Changes in road-user behaviours following the installation of raised pedestrian crossings on urban arterials

Victoria Gitelman

Behaviour of Road Users at Unsignalised Pedestrian Crossings

Piotr Olszewski

Identification of Hazardous Road Locations on the basis of jerks

Niels Agerholm


Can novice drivers be motivated to use a smartphone-based app that monitors their behavior?

Oren Musicant

Cognitive ergonomic models of rider crashes: state of the road user, the vehicle and the traffic Environment

Lars Leden

Support for Mobility, Transport and Safety of Czech Ageing Generation

Karel Schmeidler

Exploring the characteristics of using electric mobility scooters by the elderly, in Israel

Sarit Chen

Which Urban Intersections in Israel are prone to have crashes involving pedestrians?

Oren Musicant

Proactive identification of risk road locations using vehicle fleet data: exploratory study

Ondrej Gogolin

The relationship between driving simulator performance, executive functions and driving related skills among Israeli elderly Arab drivers

Wafa Elias

Identifying at-risk drivers for speed-related crashes: findings from a simulator experiment

Reut Sadia

Video analysis of pedestrian accidents/conflicts on basis of youtube videos

Clemens Kaufmann