Older drivers’ fitness to drive is an emotional issue for drivers themselves as well as a much discussed topic in the public, especially after serious accidents caused by older drivers. The issue raised is whether or not older driver’s fitness to drive should be assessed from certain age onwards.

The German Insurers Accident Research (UDV) carried out a research project on the traffic safety of cycling roads and one-way streets with permitted contraflow bicycle traffic.

Construction sites on motorways are comparatively safe. However, accidents occur more frequently at the beginning of construction sites, at slight bends (by reducing the number of lanes) and temporary accesses or exits of slip roads within construction sites and at the end of construction sites.

Riders of powered two wheel vehicles (PTWs) are at particular risk of having an accident on the roads. According to the statistics for fatalities by modes of...

The UDV investigated accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists, taking accidents in the city of Berlin as an example. The aim was to find out the typical...

Children, senior citizens and people with limited mobility are often disadvantaged and at risk on the roads due to their physical and cognitive limitations, in...