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Examination of drivers' cell phone use behavior at intersections by using naturalistic driving data
Many driving simulator studies have shown that cell phone use while driving greatly degraded driving performance. In terms of safety analysis, many factors including drivers, vehicles, and driving situations need to be ...
Using Naturalistic Driving Data to Examine Age and Gender Differences on Seat Belt Use
Teens and young drivers are often reported as one driver group that has significantly lower seatbelt use rates than other age groups. Objective This study was designed to address the questions of whether and how seatbelt-use ...
Variability in Crash/Near-Crash Risk Among Novice Drivers
Using video monitoring technologies, we investigated teenage driving risk variation during the first 18 months of independent driving. Driving data were collected on 42 teenagers whose vehicles were instrumented with ...
An Overview of Methods and Key Findings from the NTDS: The Naturalistic Teenage Driving Study: Methods and Selected Findings
This paper summarizes the findings on novice teenage driving outcomes (e.g., crashes and risky driving behaviors) from the Naturalistic Teenage Driving Study. Method Survey and driving data from a data acquisition system ...
Time Series Analysis of Driver Behavior on Curves
Over half of motor vehicle fatalities are roadway departures, with rural horizontal curves being of particular interest because they make up only a small share of the system mileage but have a crash rate that is significantly ...