Christina Stave


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A case study exploring firefighters’ and municipal officials’ preparedness for electrical...

Purpose: This study presents a social perspective on new vehicle technology. It explores the self-reported preparedness of the fire departments (i.e., rescue services) in Sweden’s three largest cities regarding rescue operations involving electrical...

Barn och fyrhjulingar: riskacceptans och attityder kring fyrhjulingar på landsbygden ur...

The study was aimed to explore attitudes and behavior among parents with children using ATVs, as well as their experience of incidents and injuries. The results will form the basis for the proposed measures for further actions by different...

Evaluation of driving simulator based training for older drivers in Sweden: Deliverable...

Being able to assess your own performance can be vital to maintain safe mobility for older drivers. Overestimation can lead to increased risk of being involved in a crash and underestimation to unjustifiable restrictions in mobility. A pre/post...

Utvärdering av miljöinslagen i introduktionsutbildningen för privat övningskörning: en...

In this study a qualitative analysis of the introductory courses was carried out. Observations and interviews with teachers at the course were made during 18 different training sessions. In addition to this, 32 instructors and 34 pupils were...

Drivers’ knowledge and learning of advanced driver assistance systems

This study addressed end-users’ knowledge of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the role of learning in relation to use of the systems. Therefore end-users’ perspective on the subject of the systems’ purpose, functions, potential risks...

Mopedungdomars trafiksäkerhet: föräldrars ansvar och engagemang

The overall aim of this study is to contribute to a better understanding of the importance of parents in young moped riders’ behaviour in traffic. The study consists of three parts; a literature review, a survey and an interview study. In the...

Unga mopedisters olycksinblandning: orsaker och konsekvenser

The general aim of this study is to increase knowledge about the processes leading to accidents. This was done with a knowledge review, an in-depth study of moped crashes with serious injuries and an analysis of teenagers’ discussions on the...

Kunskapssammanställning över introduktionen av elbilar

This is an overview of the field of electric driven vehicles, aiming to give an overview of the introduction of vehicles and supporting the development of the vehicle electrification. Some current technical solutions are presented, and a possible...

Older drivers’ needs for safety and comfort systems in their cars: a focus group study in...

A focus group study with a total of 63 older drivers (70 years or older) in two rounds was conducted to identify needs and means for transportation as a passenger car driver. The aim was to understand attitudes to and use of advanced driver...

Processutvärdering av körkortsutbildning för EU-moped

In order to decrease moped accidents a new driving license category AM for class I mopeds was introduced on October 1st 2009 in Sweden. A 12 hour mandatory training course was introduced including at least 4 hours of practical training. The study...

Workshop om trafik och pedagogik: vilken forskning bedrivs inom området idag och hur vill...

A workshop initiated by the Traffic Education Group (TUG) at VTI on the theme "Traffic Education - What research is currently conducted in the field today and how do we want the field to develop" was held at VTI in November 2010. TUG was represented...

Ansvar och roller vid skolskjutsning: en fördjupad analys genom gruppdiskussioner

There is a need to increase knowledge about different actors' (municipality, school, bus driver/contractor and parents) view of their role in relation to school transport. The present study aims to create a more detailed description about the...

Risk and safety communication in small enterprises: how to support a lasting change...

The frequency of occupational accidents in Swedish farming is high. An intervention methodology aimed at influencing safety attitudes and behaviour was previously tested. The aims of the present study were to evaluate long‐term effects of the...

An intervention method for occupational safety in farming: evaluation of the effect and...

In order to increase safety in Swedish farming an intervention methodology to influence attitudes and behaviour was tested. Eightyeight farmers and farm workers in nine groups gathered on seven occasions during 1 year. The basic concept was to...

Exploring the organisational preconditions for occupational accidents in food industry: A...

The continuing high frequency of occupational accidents in the Swedish food industry calls for new approaches to better understand the underlying factors. In the present study, 54 accidents involving hand injuries were investigated from the...

A model of the relations between risk perception and self-reported safety activity

A hypothetical model based on theories on stress, coping and motivation, describing the associations between risk perception and self reported safety activity, was tested. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) was used for the analysis of data from a...

Safety as a process: From risk perception to safety activity

The frequency of occupational accidents in the Swedish food industry and agriculture is high. This thesis has therefore explored the 'process of safety' in order to detect and analyse factors that either hinder or facilitate safety activity and to...

Every Injured has a Story to Tell: analysing organisational preconditions for...

The continuing high frequency of occupational accidents in the Swedish food industry calls for new approaches in order to identify and describe the underlying factors. In the present thesis, therefore, occupational accidents were investigated from...