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Understanding interactions between bicyclists and motorists in intersections

Dotzauer, Mandy and Knake-Langhorst, Sascha and Köster, Frank (2017) Understanding interactions between bicyclists and motorists in intersections. In: UR:BAN Human Factors in Traffic ATZ/MTZ- Fachbuch. Springer. pp. 311-324. ISBN 978-3-658-15417-2.

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Especially in urban areas, more people began choosing the bicycle over the car in order to get from point A to point B. On the downside, more bicyclist in the streets resulted in a 50 percent increase of fatalities. Last year, in Germany, bicyclist accounted for twelve percent of all fatalities. Research shows that a major contributing factor to those fatalities is ‘insufficient cooperation’ between cyclists and motorists. Nonetheless, most encounters of bicyclists and motorists neither result in conflicts nor in fatal crashes. In order to investigate interaction patterns between bicyclists and motorists, those road users were observed at a busy intersection in Braunschweig for a period of 10 working days. Situations, recorded at AIM research intersection, in which motorists turned right and bicyclists went straight through the intersection, were analyzed. The goal was to understand the behavior and the underlying mechanism, quantify the observed behavior, and identify objective parameters to map the behavior. As a result, the knowledge may be used to implement strategies and technology that may predict and prevent fatal crashes in intersections.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/104172/
Document Type:Book Section
Title:Understanding interactions between bicyclists and motorists in intersections
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Dotzauer, MandyMandy.Dotzauer (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Knake-Langhorst, Saschasascha.knake-langhorst (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7399-0939
Köster, FrankFrank.Koester (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Journal or Publication Title:UR:BAN Human Factors in Traffic
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1007/978-3-658-15418-9
Page Range:pp. 311-324
Hoffmann, SlijaUNSPECIFIED
Manstetten, DietrichUNSPECIFIED
Neukum, AlexandraUNSPECIFIED
Series Name:ATZ/MTZ- Fachbuch
Keywords:cooperation, bicyclist-motorist-interaction, oberservation, intersections
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Terrestrial Vehicles (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V BF - Bodengebundene Fahrzeuge
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Fahrzeugintelligenz (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transportation Systems
Institute of Transportation Systems > Human Factors
Deposited By: Dotzauer, Mandy
Deposited On:16 Aug 2017 07:43
Last Modified:16 Aug 2017 07:43

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