Even if accidents don't always happen, dicey situations are not uncommon for most cyclists in Berlin. The research project "SimRa – Safety in Cycling" investigates precisely such near misses. A team from Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg (rbb) accompanied Prof. Dr. David Bermbach (ECDF/TUB Berlin) on a test bike ride through the City West. The SimRa App on his smartphone. It uses acceleration sensors to record movements and vibrations. Based on these data, conclusions can be drawn about hazard hotspots, main routes and traffic density.
See the article //here.
Further information on the research project can be found //here.