• A before-after study of the effects on safety of environmental speed limits in the city of Oslo, Norway 

      Elvik, Rune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-31)
      Starting in the winter of 2004–2005, a temporary speed limit of 60 km/h (ordinary speed limit: 80 km/h) was introduced on one of the major arterial roads in the city of Oslo, Norway as a measure to reduce air pollution, ...
    • An analysis of official road crash cost estimates in European countries 

      Wijnen, Wim; Weijermars, Wendy; Schoeters, Annelies; van den Berghe, Ward; Bauer, Robert; Carnis, Laurent; Elvik, Rune; Martensen, Heike (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-12)
      This paper gives an overview of official monetary valuations of the prevention of road crashes, road fatalities and injuries in 31 European countries. The values have been made comparable by converting them to Euro in ...
    • Car drivers' valuation of landslide risk reductions 

      Flugel, Stefan Markus; Rizzi, Luis I.; Veisten, Knut; Elvik, Rune; Ortuzar, Juan De Dios (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-28)
      Approximately one car occupant per year is killed as a result of landslides or avalanches in Norway, compared to 150–200 fatalities due to accidents. Still, protection from landslides is a major transport safety issue, ...
    • Challenges of improving safety in very safe transport systems 

      Elvik, Rune; Voll, Nils Gaute (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-11-30)
      This paper discusses some challenges that may arise when trying to improve safety in systems that are already very safe. Railways in Norway are used as a case of a very safe transport system. The following challenges in ...
    • The Dutch road to a high level of cycling safety 

      Schepers, Paul; Twisk, D; Fishman, E; Fyhri, Aslak; Jensen, A (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-06-22)
      Many governments attempt to improve cycling safety to reduce the number of bicycle crashes and encourage cycling. The Netherlands is a world leader in bicycle use and safety. This paper explores how the Netherlands achieved ...
    • Examining the most accident-prone sector within commercial aviation: Why do accidents with light inland helicopters occur, and how can we improve safety? 

      Nævestad, Tor-Olav; Bye, Rolf Johan; Antonsen, Stian; Berge, Siri Hegna; Hesjevoll, Ingeborg Storesund; Elvebakk, Beate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-18)
      Light inland helicopter has for several years been the most accident-prone sector within commercial aviation, with a more than 10 times higher accident risk than offshore helicopters. The main aims of this article are to: ...
    • Safety-in-numbers: A systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence 

      Elvik, Rune; Bjørnskau, Torkel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-29)
      This paper presents a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that have estimated the relationship between the number of accidents involving motor vehicles and cyclists or pedestrians and the volume of motor vehicles, ...
    • Traffic safety culture among bicyclists - Results from a Norwegian study 

      Nævestad, Tor-Olav; Elvebakk, Beate; Bjørnskau, Torkel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-29)
      This paper reports results from a study of traffic safety culture (TSC) among bicyclists (N = 231) in Oslo, Norway. The aims of the study are to examine whether respondents’ TSC in relation to bicycling is related to the ...