Traffic Safety

Transport & Mobility Leuven did several studies on traffic safety.

recent projects

Internalisation of External Costs of Transport in Flanders Update 2016
Safety-related Aspects of Tyre UseEU-wide safety effects of tyre choice and use: the influence of weather, tread depth, Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) and consumer information
Longer and Heavier VehiclesEffects of adapting the rules on weight and dimensions of heavy commercial vehicles as established within Directive 96/53/EC
The Impact of Trajectory Speed Control A concise impact assessment of trajectory speed control on the E40 in Belgium
Road Infrastructure Safety Management Ex-post evaluation of Directive 2008/96/EC and ex-ante assessment of options on amendments to the Directive
Guidelines EIA Mobility New guidelines for the mobility discipline under the various EIA procedures
Review of a Study on Longer and Heavier VehiclesWe contribute tot he peer review process of the study "The impact of Megatrucks"
Training of Professional DriversStudy on the effectiveness and improvement of the EU legislative framework on training of professional drivers
Commercial Vehicle of the Future – IRU Working Group Commercial vehicle of the future, operating on the infrastructure of the future to ensure efficiency gains, CO2 reduction and increased safety in road transport
CO2 Regulation and Speed Limiters The role of speed limiters in the CO2 regulation of new light commercial vehicles
Management System for the Traffic Lights in AntwerpDesign and implementation of an innovative management system and control strategy
Speed Limits on MotorwaysImpact of maximum speeds on travel times, emissions and road safety
Project EIR N60 RonseElaboration discipline Human-Mobility in the Project EIR for the missing link ‘extension N60 Ronse’
Speed Limitation DevicesEvaluation study on speed limitation devices for commercial vehicles
Impact EU ITS DirectiveThe impact of investments in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Belgium
Driving Restrictions Heavy Goods VehiclesDriving restrictions for heavy goods vehicles in the EU
Bicycle Database A knowledge database for foreign and domestic best bicycle practices
Incident ManagementPossibilities of incident management on Belgian motorways
Overview ITS Market Belgium 2010Opportunities and obstacles for Dutch companies
MIRA External CostsInternalization of external costs in Flanders
GRACEGeneralization of Research on Accounts and Cost Estimation
Unmanned Aerial VehiclesUsability of unmanned aerial vehicles as a platform for registration equipment
METHODDevelopment of a human factors perspective on traffic management measures in Europe
N8 Ieper-VeurneAnalysis of different infrastructure options for the connection between the regional cities Ieper and Veurne
Road Works Management Noorderlijn AntwerpRoad works management during the improvement works of the Noorderlijn in Antwerp
Master Plan ZeleMaster plan development of Zele town centre
Master Plan IzegemElaboration of an integrated master plan for the city of Izegem
External costs road transportEstimation of the external costs of emissions, congestion, noise and safety for road transport in Flanders , 1990-2002.
CIVITAS PORTISDemonstration of innovative sustainable mobility measures in European cities
CITRUSField tests in Flanders (Belgium) with cooperative intelligent transport systems for trucks
Bodart Square LeuvenIntegrated design of the intersection Koning Boudewijnlaan - Leuven Ringway
CIVITAS SATELLITECoordination of research and innovation in the framework of CIVITAS 2020
ASSESSAssessment of the contribution of the TEN and other transport policy measures to the mid-term implementation of the White Paper on the European Transport Policy for 2010
EMDASEnvironmental Modelling for automated Driving and Active Safety
Cycling in Wallonia: Does It Pay Off?Estimation of the direct and indirect impacts of cycling today and in the future
European Road Safety Action Program (ERSAP)Preparation of the European Road Safety Action Program 2011-2020
Road Works ManagementRoad Works Management during the construction of the BRABO 2 tramlines in Antwerp