Åtgärder för att minska hastighet förbi vägarbetsplatser: utvärdering baserad på tre fältförsök

Mats Wiklund

A state-of-the-art literature survey concerning the improvement of road-work safety has previously been carried out. A list of potential new measures was produced and several of these were prioritized, for further investigation, by the Swedish Road Administration. The investigations of three of these prioritized measures are documented in this report: - Intelligent congestion warning system, - Dynamic message sign (DMS), - Optical speed bars. The measures were tested in field at real road-works and all three measures, each in their own way, have the potential to increase traffic safety at road-work zones. In the report, questions that remain to be answered are highlighted and some alternative designs of the measures are proposed.



Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in the Baltic Sea Region

The conference Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in the Baltic Sea Region is held i Vilnius, Lithuania. VTI is part of the organisation committé and also one of the speakers.



ADAS&ME is tackling the interaction between people and technology

ADAS&ME is a major EU project focused on automation, the human condition and the human environment. The budget is EUR 9.6 million and VTI is the coordinator.


Users contribute to the development of train simulators

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Non-native plant species spread via transport systems

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EU-project VIRTUAL: improving road safety with virtual crash tests

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EU project protects cyclists and pedestrians

According to the World Health Organisation, more than one quarter of road traffic fatalities in 2010 were pedestrians and cyclists. Every year, about 335,000 unprotected road users die because of traffic accidents, which shows the scale of the problem. The EU...