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Active transport modes an inexpensive way of commuting that has a very low environmental impact. In our last Mobility Barometer, we highlighted that Belgians more and more inclined to use cycling or walking as their transport modes - whether on weekend or during the…

It has been a drizzly morning in June when I was getting ready to hop on my e-scooter and get to work. Well-equipped (I thought) I even hesitated for a second if the weather would worsen and I should take the train instead. In the end it is just 8km, not more than…

Not everyone is allowed to drive a car. Of course, only drivers with a valid driving licence can do so. And of course, they must be properly insured. But when is your driving licence valid and when are you sufficiently insured? 

25-02-2021
Blog

Weak or vulnerable?

Although the term does not appear in official road traffic legislation, the expression 'weak road users' is frequently used in everyday speech, usually to describe pedestrians or cyclists on the road. They are the first to find the term somewhat inappropriate.

During this corona crisis many people have (re)discovered the bike. Cycling unfortunately sometimes also includes bike breakdown: a puncture or chain break can always happen. This does not always have to mean the end of your bike ride, because more and more cyclists…

Going to the office, besides giving you the opportunity of social interactions, has a significant advantage over home-working: the workspace is ergonomic. It has been scientifically proven that good ergonomics improves productivity by 25%, reduces the number of errors…

The Belgian Police, EY and Vias Institute are organising a hackathon to boost intelligent innovation within the police.

Could e-scooters be the answer to the COVID19 induced mobility-crisis? We asked Romain Dekeyser Senior Operations Manager from Lime Benelux how e-scooters could change the mobility landscape in the cities and how Lime ensures safety of the users- not only in the light…

30-09-2020
News

FERSI Conference 2021

FERSI, the Forum of European Road Safety Research Organisations, is organising a two-day conference for researchers and policy makers on 28 and 29 October 2021 in the Hague. The conference will allow for discussion of promising ways to facilitate the decision making…

You've certainly experienced it before... Suddenly you have to slow down on the highway because everyone is slowing down. You end up in a traffic jam. An accident? Someone with a broken car on the track? Pretty quickly the traffic jam sets in motion and you get back…

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