Thema: Road User

Development of speed perception in children

Children often have accidents in road traffic when they cross a road on foot and do not pay attention to approaching vehicles. A study by the UDV has therefore investigated how children perceive speeds and how they behave when crossing the road.

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Thema: Road User

Traffic Climate in Germany 2020

Once again, the Insurers Accident Research (UDV) conducted the representative survey "Traffic Climate in Germany".

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Thema: Road

Accident risk of parking for pedestrians and cyclists

Almost one in five accidents in built-up areas involving pedestrians or cyclists and injury is thus connected to parking. The biggest problems were dooring accidents and accidents where parked vehicles obstructed the view. In a research project, recommendations were developed on how to avoid these accidents.

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Thema: Vehicles

Use fo child restraint systems

The protection offered by child seats has improved constantly since they became mandatory in 1993. Although a wide range of different models are available, it can reasonably be said that even the simplest and cheapest seats offer adequate protection in theory. The main problem in connection with child seats is misuse.

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Thema: Road User

Feedback intervention for senior drivers

In einer Studie der UDV wurde eine Rückmeldefahrt für Senioren entwickelt und wissenschaftlich evaluiert. Sie besteht aus einer einmaligen begleiteten Fahrt im Realverkehr mit anschließender qualifizierter Rückmeldung durch einen Experten basierend auf der Nutzung eines standardisierten Beobachtungs- und Bewertungstools für Senioren.

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