Tag Archives: traffic safety

Feasibility, costs and benefits of retrofitting ADAS to improve road safety

In order to decrease road fatalities, the European Parliament has made several ADAS mandatory in new models from June 2022 onward. Through retrofitting, the uptake of these ADAS in the vehicle fleet could be improved. VTT and Ecorys have studied the feasibility, costs and benefits of retrofitting...

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Collaboration with China underway and planned for India

VTI has a well-developed collaboration with other research environments in the EU and also a long tradition of spreading knowledge about traffic safety internationally, especially in countries where traffic safety is low. The Institute is now working in various ways to broaden its global...

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Agile evaluation methods for ITS

Successful deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) applications requires information on their impacts, costs and benefits, technical functioning and other characteristics. However, the resources, time and data available for evaluation of ITS systems are usually limited. Evaluation methods...

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China wants to work with the best – a valuable partnership for VTI

Street life in Beijing, China.
Through the CTS cooperation, VTI is gaining valuable research contacts with China. The country is facing major challenges in the field of road safety but also has enormous potential. CTS stands for China-Sweden Research Centre for Traffic Safety and is a collaborative organisation which VTI has...

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New car 30-40 percent safer than 10 year-old-car

The likelihood of being killed or severely injured in a traffic accident is 30-40 percent lower if you drive a new car as compared to one that is 10 years old. This is stated in a new report from the Institute of Transport Economics, which summarizes international research literature in this...

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