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Fact Sheet Vulnerable Road Users : moped riders (faster category).
20031283 ST [electronic version only]

Rotterdam, Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, Transport Research Centre TRC-AVV, 2003, 8 p.; Fact sheet Vulnerable Road Users 05

Samenvatting A moped rider is someone who makes use of an ordinary (faster) moped (bromfiets) at least once a week. A ‘bromfiets’ is a motorised two-wheeler which is capable of driving at speeds faster than 25 km/h and is fitted with a yellow or orange marker plate. In other words a ‘modified’ slow moped (snorfiets) can also be considered as a faster category of moped. Compared with cars, the protection provided by a moped is limited. In the event of an accident a moped rider is therefore at relatively greater risk of serious injury or death. Due to its speed and mass a moped is less manoeuvrable than a pedestrian or cyclist. (Author/publisher)
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