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@AIAwardNL

We zijn begonnen! Wat geweldig, na 2 jaar! Zoveel enthousiaste gasten, geweldige sprekers, unieke finalisten en een groep studenten met waanzinnige ideeën! #AIAward #AIA2021 #innovation

20 sep 21
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@AIAwardNL

Spreker @lexkers over technologisering in de automotive branche #AIAward #AIA2021

20 sep 21
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@AIAwardNL

Konstatin Sixt: “Never give up!” Daar sluiten wij ons volledig bij aan! #AIAward #AIA2021

20 sep 21
@safedrivepodcom

Waarom investeren in verkeersveiligheid dubbel en dwars loont #roadsafety #visionzero #safedrivepod #telematicshttps://www.bnr.nl/podcast/bnr-mobility/10452368/waarom-investeren-in-verkeersveiligheid-dubbel-en-dwars-loont

30 aoû 21
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@PetervderKnaap

Laatste werkdag… Straks om 15:30 ben ik te gast @BNR #Mobility voor een afscheidsinterview over acht jaar #verkeersveiligheid onderzoek @SWOV_NL: https://t.co/IpitW53b2K https://www.bnr.nl/podcast/bnr-mobility

30 aoû 21
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@FEVRorg

2/6 another board member presents his thoughts for the 30th Anniversary ✅former president @MERSCHJ from #Luxemburg "for and with #roadvictims "

2 jui 21
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#MerciPoupou @mathieuvdpoel pays tribute to Raymond Poulidor: "He was my hero because he was my granddad" 💜💛

24 jun 21
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Eight steps to improved #RoadSafety education in our schools. Check out the LEARN! Manual from ETSC, @FMobjetivocero and @VSVerkeerskunde. https://t.co/v5rVOIYizU https://www.trafficsafetyeducation.eu/manual/

23 jun 21
@safedrivepodcom

#OnsOranje succes en gewoon met 9 punten naar volgende rond. #UefaEuro2021 #knvb

21 jun 21
@safedrivepodcom

Thursday 21:00 !! We are ready. Next 3 points? Austria 🇦🇹 good luck and fair play. Sorry but hope #onsoranje will win the game. #fairplay #UefaEuro2021 @OnsOranje

16 jun 21
@safedrivepodcom

Thursday 21:00 !! We are ready. Next 3 points? Austria 🇦🇹 good luck and fair play. Sorry but hope #onsoranje will win the game. #fairplay #UefaEuro2021

16 jun 21
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@ADnl

Ze zouden trouwen, kinderen krijgen en lang gelukkig zijn, maar een appende automobilist maakte een einde aan Kirstens leven. Haar vriend Jeroen heeft nu één doel: dat níemand meer zijn telefoon gebruikt achter het stuur https://www.ad.nl/home/jeroen-verloor-zijn-grote-liefde-door-appende-automobilist-er-zijn-twee-levens-verwoest~afe84af2/

12 jun 21
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@BarteldsHarry

zat te appen, ze raakte van haar lijn af en een andere auto raakte ons vol in de flank waardoor we de vangrail schampten. Mensen lees het verhaal van Jeroen van Tol in de Stentor eens. Stop met appen terwijl je een auto bestuurt. Appen kan je ook thuis vanaf je computer!!!

13 jun 21
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@BarteldsHarry

@La_Romanillos heb uw artikel in de Stentor van 12 juni 2021 gelezen, goed dat hier aandacht voor is. Moedig ook van Jeroen van Tol dat hij dit met ons als lezer heeft willen delen. https://twitter.com/BarteldsHarry/status/1403973641600126981

13 jun 21
@safedrivepodcom

#OnsOranje en dat is 1 Eerste drie punten zijn alweer binnen. Nice done guy’s!

14 jun 21
@safedrivepodcom

Oranje vanavond opwarmen tegen Schotland voor Euro 2021. Succes mannen #oranje #Euro2021 #UefaEuro2020 #UEFA #knvb

2 jun 21
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@kbhagen

Zo belangrijk dat we wetenschappelijk onderzoek inzetten voor verkeersveiligheid! 📸 https://t.co/DeLUG5RnTX via https://t.co/JQhYJ9cwKe https://www.instagram.com/p/CPlqIhEFF-Y/

1 jun 21
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@ajaxmuseumNL

Vandaag is het precies 26 jaar geleden dat Ajax in Wenen de Champions League wist te winnen. Dankzij het puntertje van Patrick Kluivert vlak voor tijd werd AC Milan met 1-0 verslagen en bleef de ploeg onder leiding van Louis van Gaal het hele seizoen ongeslagen in Europa. #AJAX

24 mai 21
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@BaldwinMatthew_

It’s Call To Action day in UN Global #RoadSafety week - join us at 1400 for the #Love30 Global NGO Rally to discuss what needs to be done with legislators from around the world. It’s time to speak up if you want #StreetsForLife !

19 mai 21

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Brussels Region wants to reduce use of smartphones while driving

The Brussels Region is working on a digital solution that would allow the smartphone screen to be blocked to prevent motorists from calling while driving using SafeDrivePod

Making calls while driving may soon be a thing of the past in Belgium’s capital. The Brussels region is working on a digital solution that would allow the smartphone screen to be blocked in order to prevent motorists from calling while driving. The use of the smartphone via the hands-free kit will remain possible.

Real scourge
The problem of the telephone while driving is a real scourge in the Brussels Region. In 2018, some 10.451 drivers were fined, or nearly 29 motorists fined each day. Although the numbers are decreasing, they are still high.

There have been several awareness-raising campaigns in the past, but now Bianca Debates (CD&V), Brussels Secretary of State for Road Safety and Digital Transition, wants to go one step further.

“A call for projects has been launched for initiatives that combine road safety and the digital dimension. It is likely that one or the other project will involve a system to block the telephone as soon as the car is in motion. It would first be a voluntary pilot project”, explains Debaets.

SafeDrivePod
This blocking system would be done via the SafeDrivePod application. “The motorist installs a small device that would allow the smartphone screen to be locked when the person is driving, preventing him from viewing his messages and other applications”, explains Touring.

The operation of this too is very simple. First step, just install the device – it is smaller than a 50-cent coin – in the front passenger compartment before downloading the SafeDrivePod application to the smartphone. When the driver enters his vehicle, SafeDrivePod automatically connects via Bluetooth to the smartphone.

Screen lock
As soon as the vehicle exceeds a speed of 10 km/hour, the pod locks the smartphone’s display. It is only deactivated if the user is stopped for more than 30 seconds, for example in a major traffic jam.

On the other hand, SafeDrivePod allows you to easily use your smartphone to make or receive a call with the hands-free kit, and is thus less radical than other phone blocking solutions.

Fearing for the privacy
According to a recent study, 10% of Belgian drivers continue to make calls with their mobile in their hands, and this type of application helps to stop the phenomenon.

However, this solution as already been tested in several companies. “Employees were concerned about this tool, fearing for their privacy”, says Benoît Godart, spokesperson for traffic safety institute, Vias.

Dutch application
SafeDrivePod is a Dutch invention. At the English road safety congress Brake Road Safety Fleet has won the Fleet Safety Product Award for ‘the product that has the most impact on road safety through innovation’.

The company SafeDrivePod, headquartered in Oosterbeek, operates in more than 20 countries. Its customers include global fleet owners, insurers and leasing companies. Touring has also tested SafeDrivePod for two weeks. Their findings were positive, but they feel that the consumption of the smartphone battery can be optimized because it is now running out of power quickly by the localization.


Volledig artikel:
https://newmobility.news/2019/02/07/brussels-region-wants-to-reduce-the-use-of-smartphones-while-driving/

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