Final Program & Proceedings

 

After each title below, all abstracts, presentations, peer-reviewed papers and posters from the 3rd International Cycling Safety Conference (ICSC2014) are available. Some documents are not available, on request from the author.

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Day 1 - Tuesday November 18, 2014
 

10:00-11:30 Bike ride - guided bike tour offered by City of Gothenburg (Mandatory registration, more info here)
11:00

Registration

Poster set up

Exhibition set up
11:30-12:45

Lunch & Mingling

13:00-13:30

PLENARY SESSION

 

Welcome addresses

Keynote: Anneli Hultén, Mayor and Chairman of the City Executive Board, Gothenburg

13:30-15:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Session 1: Bicycle accidents 1

Chair: Divera Twisk

Circumstances of on-road single-vehicle cyclist crashes in the Australian Capital Territory
Soufiane Boufous, Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research, University of New South Wales

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Overview of main accident types and parameters in car-to-cyclist accidents in EU for use in AEB-systems test protocol
Olaf op den Camp, TNO

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Risk factors for bicycle-motor vehicle collisions in Portugal
Joao Dias, LAETA, IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Abstract   Presentation

Method to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Active Safety System for Cyclist Protection
Alexandra Fries, AUDI AG

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Detailed Description of Bicycle and Passenger Car Collisions Based on Insurance Claims
Irene Isaksson-Hellman, If

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Influencing factors on safety-enhancing interaction processes between bicyclists and car drivers
Elisabeth Füssl, Factum Chaloupka & Risser OG

Abstract   Poster

Pedelecs a new way of mobility in the everyday life of women
Manuel Oberlader, Factum OG Traffic and Social Analysis

Abstract   Poster
 

 

Session 2: Interaction between cyclists and drivers

Chair: Marjan Hagenzieker

Vehicle-bicycle interaction at roundabouts
Ary P. Silvano, Traffic and Logistics, Department of Transport Science, Royal Institute of Technology - KTH

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Motor vehicles overtaking cyclists on two-lane rural roads: analysis on relative speed and lateral clearance
Carlos Llorca, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Drivers’ gap acceptance in front of approaching bicycles - Effects of bicycle speed and bicycle type
Tibor Petzoldt, TU Chemnitz

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Determining and Strengthening the Visual Cues for Predicting Cyclist Intent in Traffic
Paul Hemeren, University of Skövde

Abstract   Presentation

The Zebra Crossing Game
Torkel Bjørnskau, TØI Institute of Transport Economics

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Traffic conflict analysis using an instrumented bicycle on cycle tracks of Valencia
Carlos Llorca, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

What Makes German Cyclists Angry on the Bike?
Michael Oehl, Leuphana University of Lueneburg

Abstract   Poster

 

15:00-15:30 Coffee break in the poster/exhibition area
15:30-17:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Session 3: Bicycle accidents 2

Chair: Olaf  op den Camp

Shoulder Injuries in Single Bicycle Accidents
Helena Stigson, Folksam Research

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Pre-crash motion and conditions of bicyclist-to-car crashes in Sweden
Rikard Fredriksson, Autoliv Research

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Typology of bicycle crashes based on a survey of injured cyclists from a road trauma registry does behavior impact the configuration of crashes?
Alice Billot-Grasset, IFSTTAR – TS2 – UMRESTTE

Abstract  

Analysis of Cyclist Kinematics in Car Impacts considering different Vehicle Fronts, Collision Speeds, Body Heights and Impact Constellations
Michael Hamacher, fka - Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Costs for society related to major bicycle accidents in Flanders (Belgium) Bas de Geus, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Abstract   Paper not available   Presentation

Shotgun session

Preliminary results of a retrospective and prospective study of bicycle accidents in adolescents
Jef Vanparijs, Faculty of Physical education and Physiotherapy, Dept Human Physiology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Abstract   Poster

Bikeability- Cycling for the 21st Century in Britain
Daniel Carlin, Department for Transport

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

Rule-knowledge among German cyclists
Anja Katharina Huemer, Technische Universität Braunschweig

Abstract   Poster

 

Session 4: Cycling behaviour

Chair: Robert Thomson

Cycling under the influence of alcohol
Dick de Waard, University of Groningen

Abstract   Paper not available   Presentation not available     

Determinants and outcomes of cyclists’ choice of lane position
Julie Hatfield, Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research, University of NSW

Abstract   Presentation

The risk of bunch riding among sport cyclists on public road infrastructure
Gert Jan Wijlhuizen, SWOV

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Braking tests on a variety of urban bicycles
Christopher Morris, Pedal Depot bike coop, Vancouver

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Bike-Sharing: Is Safety an Issue Adversely Affecting its Potential for Being Embraced by Urban Societies?
Alexandros Nikitas, Chalmers University of Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

The Other 99%
Robert van der Plas, Cycle Publishing

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

Modelling of Cyclist Acceleration Behavior Using Naturalistic Data
X Ma, Division of Traffic and Logistics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

 

17:10-17:40 PLENARY SESSION
  Info and wrap-up
19:00-22:00

Conference dinner at River Café, Dockpiren Eriksberg
An organic buffet with a beautiful view overlooking the harbour!

 

Day 2 - Wednesday November 19, 2014
 

08:30-09:00 Coffee in the poster/exhibition area
09:00-09:30

PLENARY SESSION

 

Keynote: Tony Grimaldi, CEO, Cycleurope AB

Presentation

Keynote: Peter Kronberg, Safety Director, AB Volvo

Presentation

09:30-10:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Session 5: Infrastructures for safe cycling

Chair: Paul Shepers

Roundabout design and cycling safety
Narelle Haworth, Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety-Queensland

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Skid Resistance - Important for Cycling Safety
Anna Niska, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Developments of shared walking-cycling infrastructure in Singapore
Yiik Diew Wong, Nanyang Technological University

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Bicycle- and Bicycle helmet use by cyclists in Athens
Georgia Tzamalouka, Lab of Health & Road Safety (LaHeRS), Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Crete

Abstract   Poster

A Global Review of Current Instrumented Probe Bicycle Technology and Research
Gordon Lovegrove, University of British Columbia

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

 

Session 6: Bicycle helmets: Usage and design

Chair: Dietmar Otte

Cycling collisions in Germany. Alcohol use, helmet use and head injuries
Chiara Orsi, Centre of Study and Research on Road Safety, University of Pavia

Abstract   Presentation

Helmet use and injuries in children’s bicycle crashes in the Gothenburg region
Eva Olofsson, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg/Skaraborgs Hospital Skövde

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

The Combined Effect of Speed Reduction, Vehicle Frontal Design, Autonomous Emergency Braking and Helmet Use in Reducing Real Life Bicycle Injuries
Maria Ohlin, Chalmers University of Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Prevalence, patterns and reported preferences in helmet use among bicyclists in the region of Crete
Maria Papadakaki, Lab of Health & Road Safety TEI of Crete

Abstract   Poster

Why Cycling Vanished in the City of Erbil Kurdistan, A Comprehensive Evaluation of Cycling in Erbil
Sarbaz Othman, University of Kurdistan

Abstract   Poster

Fatal cycling accidents in the Czech Republic: factors and causes of death
Michal Bíl, Transport Research Centre, Brno

Abstract   Poster

 

10:30-11:00 Coffee break in the poster/exhibition area
11:00-12:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Session 7: Electric bicycles

Chair: Marco Dozza

The German Naturalistic Cycling Study- Comparing cycling speed of riders of different e-bikes and conventional bicycles
Katja Schleinitz, Technische Universität Chemnitz

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

The German Pedelec Naturalistic Cycling Study - Overview of Results
Tina Gehlert, German Insurers Accident Research (UDV)

Abstract   Presentation

Electric bikes in Australia: safety gains and some new concerns
Marilyn Johnson, Monash University

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Analysis of naturalistic cycling data: Do cyclists on e-bikes behave differently than cyclists on traditional bikes?
Giulio Bianchi Piccinini, Chalmers University of Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Factors associated to cycling accidents in the elderly population
Carola Engbers, Roessingh Research & Development

Abstract   Poster

Better Bicycle Helmets for Commuters - Evaluation of Ventilation
Kalev Kuklane, Lund University

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Poster

 

Session 8: Distraction

Chair: Dick DeWaard

Bicyclists’ adaptation strategies when conducting self-paced vs. system-paced smartphone tasks in real traffic
Christer Ahlström, Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)

Abstract   Presentation

Cyclists and traffic sounds: the results of an internet survey
Agnieszka Stelling-Konczak, SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

On the usage of portable electronic devices: a qualitative study of cyclist behaviour
Maria Nilsson, Viktoria Swedish ICT

Abstract   Presentation

Cyclists’ use of Mobile IT in Sweden - usage and self-reported behavioural compensation
Annika Nilsson, Trivector Traffic

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Shotgun session

Factors contributing to pedelec crashes in the Netherlands
N. Kovácsová, J.C.F. de Winter, A.L. Schwab, M.P. Hagenzieker, TU Delft

Abstract   Poster

Cross-wind effect on bicycle with or without rider contol
N. Sharma, R. Happee, A.L. Schwab, TU Delft

Abstract   Poster

 

12:30-14:00 Lunch. Coffee in the poster/exhibition area
14:00-15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Session 9: Countermeasures to bicycle accidents

Chair: Irene isaksson-Hellman

Improving Cyclists' Visibility with a Novel Lighting System
David Shinar, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Abstract   Paper not available   Presentation

The Dutch road to a high level of cycling safety
Paul Schepers, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Using Instrumented Probe Bicycles to Develop Bicycle Safety and Comfort Prediction Models
Gordon Lovegrove, University of British Columbia

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

A metre matters: combining health promotion frameworks to create population level behaviour change and improve cyclist safety in Australia
Marilyn Johnson, Amy Gillett Foundation, Monash University

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Using Smartphones to Collect Naturalistic Cycling Data and Automatically Detect Cycling Accidents
Stefan Candefjord, Chalmers University of Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

 

Session 10: Cycling and ageing

Chair: Arend Schwab

A naturalistic study of child and adult bicycling behaviors and risk exposure
Cara Hamann, University of Iowa

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

To bike or not to bike? Physical strength and short term memory influence cycling kinematics
Rosemary Dubbeldam, Roessingh Research & Development

Abstract   Paper not available   Presentation not available

Supporting elderly cyclist with rear-view assistance
Carola Engbers, Roessingh Research & Development

Abstract   Presentation not available

Protecting or harming oneself: Options of older cyclists to cycle safely
Carmen Hagemeister, TU Dresden

Abstract   Presentation

The different ways to get on and off a bicycle for young and old
Rosemary Dubbeldam, Roessingh Research & Development

Abstract   Paper not available   Presentation not available

 

15:30-16:00 Coffee break in the poster/exhibition area
16:00-17:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Session 11: Safety in numbers

Chair: Gordon Lovegrove

Safety-in-numbers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence
Rune Elvik, Institute of Transport Economics

Abstract   Paper not available   Presentation

Global bike share: What the data tells us about safety
Elliot Fishman, Utrecht University

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Exploring the mechanisms behind the Safety in Numbers Effect: A behavioural analysis of interactions between cyclists and car drivers in Norway and Denmark
Maartje De Goede, TNO

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Safety in Numbers - combining a panel design and cross cultural survey to examine the suggested mechanisms
Aslak Fyhri, Institute of Transport Economics

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

 

Session 12: Bicycle helmets: Safety

Chair: David Shinar

Importance of the Bicycle Helmet Design and Material for the Outcome in Bicycle Accidents
Madelen Fahlstedt, Royal Institute of Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

Towards advanced bicycle helmet test method
Remy Willinger, University Strasbourg

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

A new thermal head manikin for the development of helmet designs with increased thermal comfort 
Natividad Martinez, Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation not available

Developing an international survey of bicycle and helmet usage
Narelle Haworth, Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety-Queensland

Abstract   Reviewed Paper   Presentation

 

17:00-17:30 PLENARY SESSION
 

Conclusions by Suzanne Andersson, City of Gothenburg

Prizes for best poster, paper, and presentation

 

 

 

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