Within this project, aspects of mobility and safety behaviour of cyclists were investigated. Core of this methodological approach is the instrumentation of bicycles with cameras and other sensors to observe riders over a specified period of time, to capture riders, "normal" cycling and mobility...
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German Insurance Association
6. October 2014 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
The detection system uses both radar and optical technology to detect pedestrians, cyclists or motorcyclists in close proximity to vehicles, giving a visual warning and then an audible alert to the driver. Four buses on two highly frequented roads will be fitted with a trial detection software as...
23. August 2014 | Nachrichten > UK
Within the frame of a pilot project, facilities for mirror setting were implemented at all motorway service areas in Saxony. Marking lines of different colours and sizes on the ground enable truck drivers to set their mirrors in a way, which avoids blind angles.
15. August 2014 | Nachrichten > Sachsen
The first results of a field test show that the alertness of bicyclists tends to focus on road properties.
17. July 2014 | Nachrichten > Weltweit
In 2013, 354 cyclists were killed on German roads, 52 less than in 2012 (-12.8 percent). 71,066 cyclists were injured in 2013, 74,776 in 2012. In 2013, more than 80 percent of all cyclists (in- and outside built-up areas) crashed during daylight. Within built-up areas, cyclists crashed 9.5 times...
4. July 2014 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
In the publications all completed projects and actions - and more - are presented. The actual report (2013) recommends the introduction of intelligent turning assistants for trucks as soon as possible.
28. June 2014 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
A University of Colorado Denver study shows bike vs vehicle accidents decrease as number of cyclists increase ("safety in numbers effect")
26. June 2014 | Nachrichten > USA
Federal Court of Justice (BGH), Germany
For cyclists, it is not mandatory to wear a helmet. Not wearing a helmet does not lead to a reduction in financial claims due to contributory negligence.
17. June 2014 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
In the web based participation process cyclists are called to notify junctions with frequent conflicts between cars and cyclists or where cyclists feel insecure by turning vehicles.
12. November 2013 | Nachrichten > Berlin
One in four people killed on the roads in built-up areas is a cyclist. Turning-off accidents are the most common type of accident after turning-into/crossing accidents. The UDV (German Insurers Accident Research) carried out a project to investigate turning-off accidents between cyclists cycling...
3. August 2013 | Nachrichten > Deutschland