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Drivers' perceptions of cyclists Basford, L et al

By: Basford, LPublication details: Crowthorne TRL Limited, 2002; TRL report 549, Description: 38 sSubject(s): United Kingdom | Driver | Cyclist | Behaviour | Knowledge | Interview | Questionnaire | Sociology | 113 | 841Online resources: Publikation/Publication Bibl.nr: VTI P4040:549Location: Abstract: This report describes research that examined the attitude and behaviour of drivers towards cycle users. A range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques were used, including the use of virtual reality equipment to simulate encounters between drivers and cyclists. Variations in driver attitude and behaviour based on a number of factors, including physical infrastructure and cyclists behaviour were examined. The research also examined the effectiveness of two different approaches to improving drivers’ consideration of the needs of cyclists. The report makes recommendations to improve driver training, for the layout of roads and for future campaigns to raise awareness of cyclists among drivers.
Item type: Reports, conferences, monographs
Holdings: VTI P4040:549

This report describes research that examined the attitude and behaviour of drivers towards cycle users. A range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques were used, including the use of virtual reality equipment to simulate encounters between drivers and cyclists. Variations in driver attitude and behaviour based on a number of factors, including physical infrastructure and cyclists behaviour were examined. The research also examined the effectiveness of two different approaches to improving drivers’ consideration of the needs of cyclists. The report makes recommendations to improve driver training, for the layout of roads and for future campaigns to raise awareness of cyclists among drivers.

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