Comparison of Real Accident and Near Miss Incident of Cyclist Collisions Based on Drive Recorder
Paper in proceeding, 2017

In order to examine factors that caused vehicle-cyclist collisions, vehicle-cyclist collisions at intersections that were recorded on a car driving recorder were compared to that of near-miss incidents. It was found that unless the cyclist took action to avoid the collision, collisions occur when the car needed a deceleration of 9.8m/s2 or more to avoid the collision. Two different types of collisions were observed: delays of drivers to start braking after a cyclist is present, and the sudden appearance of the cyclist. The percentage of incidents where the cyclist suddenly appeared was higher in collisions cases compared to near-miss incidents.


Mizuno Koji

Kosei Hayakawa

Yuma Kondo

Daisuke Ito

Robert Thomson

Chalmers, Applied Mechanics, Vehicle Safety

Giulio Bianchi Piccinini

Chalmers, Applied Mechanics, Vehicle Safety

Naruyuki Hosokawa

Proceedings of the 2017 JSAE Annual Congress (Spring)

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