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Publications related to Vision Zero

This is a collection of publications related to Vision Zero, primarily from Sweden but also other countries.

The collection includes research articles, reports, conference papers, government bills and information material to the public. Several publications are available in full text. Some of the references leads directly to the publication and other refers to journals.

A few of the publications are only available in Swedish. Automatic translating from Swedish by using google.se is recommended as an alternative to Google translate.

Origin and background Vision Zero

Belin, M.-Å., Johansson, R., Lindberg, J., Tingvall, C. (1997). The Vision Zero and its Consequences. In: A.S. Hakkert (ed) The Fourth International Conference on Safety and the Environment in the 21st Century: November 23-27, 1997, Tel Aviv, Israel: book of proceedings. (PDF-file, 259 kB)

Government Offices of Sweden. (2016). Renewed Commitment to Vision Zero – Intensified efforts for transport safety in Sweden. Stockholm: Regeringskansliet. (External link)

Kommunikationsdepartementet (1997). Nollvisionen och det trafiksäkra samhället (Regeringens proposition 1996/97:137). Stockholm: Regeringskansliet. (External link)

Ministry for Industry, Employment and Communications (2004). Continued action for road safety. Stockholm: Regeringskansliet. (PDF-file 1 MB)

Näringsdepartementet (2003). Fortsatt arbete för en säker vägtrafik. (Regeringens proposition 2003/04:160). Stockholm: Regeringskansliet. (External link)

Sveriges Riksdag (1997) Protokoll 1997/98:13. Torsdagen 9 oktober. Stockholm: Sveriges Riksdag. (External link)

Sveriges Riksdag (2004) Protokoll 2004/05:37. Torsdagen den 25 november. Stockholm: Sveriges Riksdag. (External link).

Tingvall, C. (1997). The Zero Vision: A Road Transport System Free from Serious Health Losses. Transportation, Traffic Safety and Health: 37-57. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-03409-5_4. (External link)

Trafikutskottet (1998.) Nollvisionen och det trafiksäkra samhället (Betänkande 1997/98:TU4). Stockholm: Sveriges Riksdag. (External link)

Trafikutskottet (2004). Fortsatt arbete för en säker vägtrafik (Betänkande 2004/05:TU2). Stockholm: Sveriges Riksdag. (External link)

Vägverket (2004). Regeringsuppdrag: En samlad redovisning av trafiksäkerhetsarbetet mm. Borlänge: Vägverket. (PDF-file 755 kB)

This is Vision Zero

Kristianssen, A.C., Andersson, R., Belin, M.-Å., Nilsen, P. (2018) Swedish Vision Zero policies for safety – A comparative policy content analysis. Safety Science, Volume 103, 2018, Pages 260-269.

Lindberg. H. (2017). Vision Zero 20 years: How dreams become reality . ÅF. (pdf file 12,4 MB)

Näringsdepartementet (1999). 11 punkter för ökad trafiksäkerhet(Näringsdepartementets Promemoria 1999-04-09). Stockholm: Regeringskansliet (PDF-file 25 kB).

Belin, M.-Å., Johansson, R., Lindberg, J., Tingvall, C. (1997). The Vision Zero and its Consequences. In: A.S. Hakkert (ed) The Fourth International Conference on Safety and the Environment in the 21st Century: November 23-27, 1997, Tel Aviv, Israel: book of proceedings. (PDF-file, 259 kB)

Belin, M.-Å., Tillgren, P., Vedung, E. (2012). Vision Zero: A road safety policy innovation. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 19 (2): 171-179. (External link)

Johansson, R. (2009). Vision Zero: Implementing a policy for traffic safety. Safety Science 47 (6): 826–831. (External link)

Larsson, P., Dekker, Sidney W.A., Tingvall, C. (2010). The need for a systems theory approach to road safety. Safety Science 48: 1167–1174. (External link)

Larsson, P., Tingvall, C. (2013). The Safe System Approach: A Road Safety Strategy Based on Human Factors Principles. In: Harris (ed) Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics. Applications and Services. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 8020: 19-28. (External link)

Nihlén Fahlquist, J. (2006). Responsibility ascriptions and Vision Zero. Accident Analysis & Prevention 38 (6): 1113-1118. (External link)

Rosencrantz, H., Edvardsson, K., Hansson, S. O. (2007). Vision Zero: Is it irrational? Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 41: 559–567. (External link)

Tingvall, C. (1997). The Zero Vision: A Road Transport System Free from Serious Health Losses. Transportation, Traffic Safety and Health: 37-57. (External link)

Tingvall, C., Haworth, N. (2000). Vision Zero: An ethical approach to safety and mobility. In: Jraiw, K. (ed). Road safety & traffic enforcement: beyond 2000: 6-7 September 1999, Melbourne, Australia: proceedings. (External link)

Tingvall, C., Lie, A., Johansson, R. (2000). Traffic safety in planning: A multidimensional model for the zero vision. In: von Holst, Nygren, Andersson (eds) Transportation, Traffic Safety and Health - Man and Machine: 61-69. (External link)

Vägverket (2007). The Tylösand Declaration. Borlänge: Vägverket. (Online shop)

Management by objectives

Kommunikationsdepartementet (1997). Nollvisionen och det trafiksäkra samhället(Regeringens proposition 1996/97:137). Stockholm: Regeringskansliet. (External link)

Näringsdepartementet (1999). 11 punkter för ökad trafiksäkerhet (Näringsdepartementets Promemoria 1999-04-09). Stockholm: Regeringskansliet (PDF-file 25 kB).

Trafikutskottet (2004). Fortsatt arbete för en säker vägtrafik (Betänkande 2004/05:TU2). Stockholm: Sveriges Riksdag. (External link)

Vägverket (2008). Målstyrning av trafiksäkerhetsarbetet - aktörssamverkan mot nya etappmål år 2020. Borlänge: Vägverket. (Online shop)

Näringsdepartementet (2009). Mål för framtidens resor och transporter (Regeringens proposition 2008/09:93). Stockholm: Regeringskansliet. (External link)

Swedish Transport Administration (2019). Action plan for safe road traffic 2019–2022: Measures that 14 authorities and stakeholders intend to apply for increased road safety (2019:183).

Swedish Transport Administration (2019). Analysis of Road Safety Trends 2018. Management by objectives for road safety work towards the 2020 interim targets (2019:182). (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2012). Analytic report: Review of Interim Targets and Indicators for Road Safety in 2010–2020 (2012:162). (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2013). Better Safety on Quad Bikes: Joint strategy version 1.0 for the years 2014-2020 (2013:153). (Online shop).

Swedish Transport Administration (2019). The common strategy for safe bicycle and moped traffic 2018 (2019:131). (Online shop).

Swedish Transport Administration (2016). Increased Safety on Motorcycles and Mopeds: Combined strategy version 3.0 for the years 2016 – 2020 (2016:103). (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2009). Management by objectives for road safety work: Stakeholder collaboration towards new interim targets 2020. 892177.  (PDF-file 3MB)

Vision Zero and ways to work

Belin, M.-Å. Höök, H., Tingvall, C., Hartzell, P. (2013). Advancing road safety management: The new standard ISO 39001. Routes/Roads 359: 30-35. (External link)

Belin, M.-Å., Vedung, E., Meleckidzedeck, K., Tingvall, C. (2014). Carrots, Sticks and Sermons: State policy tools for influencing adoption and acceptence of new vehicle safety systems. In: Regan, M.A., Horberry, T., Stevens, A. (eds.) Driver Acceptance of new technology. Theory, Measurement and optimisation: 241-252. Farnham: Ashgate (External link).

Breen, J., Howard, E. & Bliss, T. (2008). An independent review of road safety in Sweden (2008:109). Borlänge: Swedish Road Administration (Online shop).

Krafft, M., Kullgren, A., Lie A., Tingvall, C. (2009). From 15% to 90% esc penetration in new cars in 48 months: The Swedish experience. Proceedings of the 21st International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) Jun 15-18, 2009; Stuttgart, Germany. (External link)

The Public Health Agency of Sweden (2016). National action programme for suicide prevention. (external link)

Sveriges kommuner och landsting. (2019). Förebygga suicid i fysisk miljö. (External link)

Swedish Road Administration (2005). In-depth studies of fatal accidents save lives. (Online shop)

Swedish Road Administration (2019). Krav Brobyggande. TDOK 2016:0204. (PDF file)

Swedish Road Administration (2017). Suicid i vägtrafiken 2010 – 2015. (2017:099).

Swedish Road Administration (2013). Vilka dödsfall i vägtrafiken är suicid? Metodbeskrivning samt analys av åren 2010 – 2013. (2014:113).

Swedish Road Administration (2020). Vägars och gators utformning, VGU. (2020:029). (Design of Roads and Streets, Requirements and Advise)

Tingvall, C. (2009). Comment Claes Tingvall, Chair of ISO/PC 241, Road traffic safety management system. ISO paves the road to traffic safety management systems. ISOfocus 6 (9): 1. (External link)

World Health Organization (2014). Preventing suicide: A global imperative. (External link)

Key interventions based on Vision Zero

Belin, M-Å., Tillgren, P. (2012). Vision Zero - How a Policy Innovation is Dashed by Interest Conflicts, but May Prevail in the End. Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration 16 (3): 83-102. (External link)

Belin, M.-Å., Tillgren, P., Vedung, E., Cameron, M., Tingvall, C. (2010). Speed cameras in Sweden and Victoria, Australia: A case study. Accident Analysis & Prevention 42 (6): 2165–2170. (External link)

Dahlstedt, S. (1999). Icke-användares motiv för att inte använda bilbältet [Non-Users’ Motives for Not Wearing the Seat Belt]. VTI Rapport 417. Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Linkoping, Sweden.

Healy, D., Regan M. A., Tingvall, C., Williams, L. (2000). Investing in new technology to reduce accidents and improve safety in transport. Journal of Australasian College of Road Safety 557-63 (External link).

Krafft, M., Kullgren, A., Lie, A., Tingvall, C. (2006). The Use of Seat Belts in Cars with Smart Seat Belt Reminders: Results of an Observational Study. Traffic Injury Prevention (7): 125–129. (External link)

Anders Lie, Maria Krafft, Anders Kullgren & Claes Tingvall (2008) Intelligent Seat Belt Reminders—Do They Change Driver Seat Belt Use in Europe?, Traffic Injury Prevention, 9:5, 446-449, DOI: 10.1080/15389580802149690

Magnusson, P., Jakobsson, L., Hultman, S. (2011). Alcohol Interlock Systems in Sweden: 10 Years of Systematic Work. American journal of preventive medicine 40 (3): 378-9. (External link)

Swedish Transport Administration (2013). Alcohol ignition interlocks (alcolocks) for commercial and professional use. (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2013). ATK annual report 2012: Road safety cameras (2014:147). (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2019). ATK annual report 2018: Road safety cameras (2019:135). (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2010). Checklist: for those thinking of getting an alcohol ignition interlock (alcolocks). (Online shop)

Swedish Transport Administration (2018. Road safety measures on Swedish roads. (PDF file)

Swedish Work Environment Authority (2006) Road Safety: A work-environment issue. (PDF-file, 0,5 MB)

Svedlund, J. Belin, M.-Å., Lie, A. (2009). ISA implementation in Sweden: From research to reality. Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference. 2009 Intelligent Speed Adaptation Conference: Program & abstracts. 10-13 November 2009, Sydney, Australia. (External link)

Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (2009). Evaluation of 2+1-roads with cable barrier: final report. (External link)

Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (2017). Barrier separated road type design: Accelerated degradation. (External link)

Effects of Vision Zero

Analysis of Road Safety Trends 2010: Management by Objectives for Road Safety Work, Towards the 2020 Interim targets. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop)

Analysis of Road Safety Trends 2011: Management by Objectives for Road Safety Work, Towards the 2020 Interim targets. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop)

Analysis of Road Safety Trends 2012: Management by Objectives for Road Safety Work. Towards the 2020 Interim targets. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop)

Analysis of Road Safety Trends 2013: Management by Objectives for Road Safety Work Towards the 2020 Interim targets. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop)

Analysis of Road Safety Trends 2014: Management by Objectives for Road Safety Work Towards the 2020 Interim Targets. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop)

Analysis of road safety trends 2017: Management by Objectives for Road Safety Work Towards the 2020 Interim Targets. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop).

ATK annual report 2012: Road Safety Cameras. Borlänge: Swedish Transport Administration. (Online shop)

Vision Zero in the world

Jamroz, K., Kustra, W. Budzynski, M,, Zukowska, J. (2016). Pedestrian Protection, Speed Enforcement and Road Network Structure the key Action for Implementing Poland's Vision Zero. Transportation Research Procedia Vol. 14: 3905-3914 (External link).

Krafft, M., Tingvall, C. et al. (2017). Vision Zero Cities. International Journal of Traffic Safety Innovation Vol. 2, May 2017. (PDF-file, 10,8 MB)

Torontos Road Safety Plan: Vision Zero 2017-2021. (2017). City of Toronto. (PDF 5500 kB)