A headway to improve PTW rider safety within the EU through three types of ITS

Anne Silla (Corresponding Author), Pirkko Rämä, Johan Scholliers, Lars Leden, Martijn van Noort, Andrew Morris, Graham Hancox, Daniel Bell

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Abstract

The current safety situation for Powered Two Wheelers (PTW) within the EU is alarming. According to EU statistics, PTW riders account for 17% of all fatal road injuries in the region and twice as many fatalities per hundred thousand registered vehicles compared with occupants of cars. In recent years, too little attention has been given to Vulnerable Road Users (VRUs), including PTW users, in the development of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). Therefore, ITS should be developed that consider PTW riders an integral part of traffic; we focus on three systems that we believe have the potential to improve safety among PTW riders, namely Intersection Safety (INS), the Powered Two Wheeler oncoming vehicle information system (PTW2V), and the Vulnerable road user Beacon System (VBS). The present study aims to estimate quantitatively the safety impacts of the selected ITS for PTW riders in the EU-28, once the systems are fully adopted and meet selected future scenarios for 2020 and 2030.
Original languageEnglish
Article number18
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Transport Research Review
Volume10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Keywords

  • Vulnerable road users
  • Intelligent transport system
  • Safety impact assessment
  • PTW riders

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Silla, Anne ; Rämä, Pirkko ; Scholliers, Johan ; Leden, Lars ; van Noort, Martijn ; Morris, Andrew ; Hancox, Graham ; Bell, Daniel. / A headway to improve PTW rider safety within the EU through three types of ITS. In: European Transport Research Review. 2018 ; Vol. 10.
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A headway to improve PTW rider safety within the EU through three types of ITS. / Silla, Anne (Corresponding Author); Rämä, Pirkko; Scholliers, Johan; Leden, Lars ; van Noort, Martijn; Morris, Andrew; Hancox, Graham; Bell, Daniel.

In: European Transport Research Review, Vol. 10, 18, 2018.

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