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The Handbook of Road Safety Measures – Now in Portuguese

Michael W.J. Sørensen with the newly presented handbook translated to Portuguese
The newest edition of the “Handbook of Road Safety Measures” has been published in Portuguese and was released during the “Second Global High Level Conference on Road Safety” in Brazil on November 17, 2015. The Institute of Transport Economics in Norway has written the Handbook of...

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Increased Licensing Age for Light Motorcycles?

Increasing the age limit in Norway for obtaining a light motorcycle driver’s licence from 16 to 18 years is expected to result in a considerable reduction in crash involvement among 16- and 17-year-old riders of powered two-wheelers and three- or four-wheeled mopeds. For crashes resulting in...

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Important Factors for Introducing Electrical Vehicles

Group of electric vehicles
Norway has become the number one country for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) in the world. In 2015 more than 2 per cent of the total car fleet are BEVs and BEVs and alone accounts for over 17% of new car sales. Generous economic incentives and a range of other factors have been important for the...

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New Diesel Buses Pollute Less Than New Diesel Cars

The NOx-emissions from a new diesel bus or diesel truck are just one-third as much as from a new diesel passenger car. New emission standards and new technology is changing the image of which vehicles that pollute most in urban traffic. From 2015 EURO 6 emission standards where introduced for...

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Norwegian Electric Vehicle Owners – Who Are They?

EV parked on a square
Norwegian authorities have introduced a number of incentives for EV diffusion, in order to support a transition to environmentally friendly transport. As a result, Norway has become the country with the highest number of electric cars in the world per capita. But who are they, these EV-owners? And...

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