Category Archives: Intelligent Transport Systems

ITS Applications for Improving Safety and Mobility of Vulnerable Road Users

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The VRUITS project (Improving the Safety and Mobility of Vulnerable Road Users through ITS Applications), co-funded by the European Commission, investigated how safety and mobility of Vulnerable Road Users (VRUs) can be improved through Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), and provided...

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User Acceptance of Vehicle Safety Systems

Intelligent transport systems can effectively reduce emissions from vehicles, and the European Commission launched a directive in 2010 to speed up the deployment of these systems. User acceptance and demand are important factors for a successful deployment and can be measured in different...

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DRIVE C2X Assessed the Impacts of Cooperative Systems

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The EC co-funded project DRIVE C2X provided evidence that cooperative systems work and demonstrated positive impacts on driver behaviour, mobility, traffic safety, travel efficiency and the environment, with high user acceptance. DRIVE C2X provided a comprehensive, Europe-wide assessment of...

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