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ITS Applications for Improving Safety and Mobility of Vulnerable Road Users

cyclist and pedestrian in motion blur
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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Palm Distribution of Road Conditions and its Application in Incident Risk Analysis

Traffic accidents can be caused by different factors. By analysing these factors a method for incident risk management can be developed. This method can be used by traffic management centres to proactively reduce traffic incidents. In two previous studies a method to apply the Palm...

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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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Developing Winter Road Maintenance Technologies, Services and Business

Image showing typical winter driving conditions on Finnish main road
Finnish companies, authorities and research institutes have a long tradition of dealing with winter conditions. Key stakeholders in the winter maintenance branch have joined forces to develop new services and products. Due to its geographical location and four seasons, Finland has had to...

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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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