Born 1937 in Bodegraven, The Netherlands
- Degree in psychology at State University, Leiden
Main topic: Research methods for the social sciences
Sub topic: Mathematics and philosophy of science
- Senior researcher at SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research, Leidschendam, The Netherlands (Retired)
Main areas of interest
- research methods and (statistical) analysis for traffic safety
- analysis of qualitative data
- mathematical modelling in general and traffic behaviour in particular
- analysis of traffic conflicts and other forms of traffic behaviour
- in-depth investigation of traffic accidents and crash-worthiness ratings
- macroscopic models and time-series models for traffic and traffic safety
- quality of life
- OPPE S. (ed.) 1993, Guidelines for Retrospective Safety Analysis. Internal HOPES report for DRIVE II-Project V2002 Horizontal Project for the Evaluation of Safety, SWOV, Leidschendam.
- OPPE S. 1997, Models for traffic safety developments and interventions. Contribution to the Conference on Road infrastructure and road safety research (RISC’97), Brussels.
- OPPE S. 1999, Contributions to: “Models for traffic and safety development and interventions”, Draft report of COST 329. European Commission, Directorate General for Transport, Brussels.
- OPPE S. and DE CHARRO F. TH. 2001, The effect of medical care by a helicopter trauma team on the probability of survival and the quality of life of hospitalised victims. Accid. Anal. and Prev. 33, p. 129-138.
Publications at ICTCT workshops
| 1997. Lund
|The determination of the total number of hospitalized victims by comparison of police and hospital reports.
||OPPE, Siem; POLAK, Peter
| 1993. Salzburg
|Possibilities and limitations of accident analysis
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