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Research and consultancy related to traffic calming, safety of vulnerable road users, road safety audit and inspection. Author of several national guidelines. Involvement in several EU research projects (GUIDEMAPS, ROSEBUD, RIPCORD, Pilot4Safety).


Selected publications

Pokorny, Petr; Jensen, Jan; Gross, Frank; Pitera, Kelly. (2020). Safety effects of traffic lane and shoulder widths on two-lane undivided rural roads: A matched case-control study from Norway. Accident Analysis & Prevention, vol. 144.

Pokorny, Petr; Pitera, Kelly. (2019) Observations of truck-bicycle encounters: A case study of conflicts and behaviour in Trondheim, Norway. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour

Pokorny, Petr. (2018) A multi-method approach to exploring risk factors in truck-bicycle encounters. ISBN 978-82-326-2874-2. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU.

Pokorny, Petr; Pritchard, Ray; Pitera, Kelly. (2018) Conflicts between bikes and trucks in urban areas—A survey of Norwegian cyclists. Case Studies on Transport Policy, vol. 6.

Pitera, Kelly; Pokorny, Petr; Kristensen, Terje; Bjørgen, Astrid. (2017) The complexity of planning for goods delivery in a shared urban space: a case study involving cyclists and trucks. European Transport Research Review, vol. 9.

Pokorny, Petr; Drescher, Jerome; Pitera, Kelly; Jonsson, Thomas. (2017) Accidents between freight vehicles and bicycles, with a focus on urban areas. Transportation Research Procedia, vol. 25.

Pokorny, Petr. (2015) Sbohem, sedmikrasky: komentovana historie lezeni v Moravskem Krase (commented history of climbing in Moravian Karst. a self-published book). ISBN 978-80-260-7458.

Professional development

Introduction to Road Safety Audit, 2003, TMS Consultancy, Coventry, UK

Master Class Cycle Planning, 2005, NHTV International Professional Academy, Breda, Holland

Fundamentals of plannning and design for cyclists, 2007, Viastrada, Christchurch, NZ

Road Safety Auditor, 2010, FEHRL, Brussels, Belgium

Road Safety Management Summer School, 2012, University of Catania, Italy

A month intership at VTI, 2012, Linköping, Sweden

Planning the Cycling City, 2015, University of Amsterdam, Netherland

Traffic conflicts observation course, 2015, Lund University, Sweden

Traffic safety, 2016, Aalborg University, Denmark

Urban Freight and Behaviour change, 2017, Molde University College, Norway



Czech (mother tongue), English (proficient user), German and Norwegian (basic user)


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