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    • AERIS : Eco-Vehicle Speed Control at Signalized Intersections Using I2V Communication 

      Rakha, Hesham A.; Kamalanathsharma, Raj K.; Ahn, Kyoungho (United States. Joint Program Office for Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2012-06)
      This report concentrates on a velocity advisory tool, or decision support system, for vehicles approaching an intersection using communication capabilities between the infrastructure and vehicles. The system uses available ...
    • AERIS: Eco-driving Application Development and Testing 

      Rakha, Hesham A.; Ahn, Kyoungho; Park, Sangjun (United States. Department of Transportation. Research and Innovative Technology Administration, 2012-06)
      This exploratory study investigates the potential of developing an Eco-Driving application that utilizes an eco-cruise control (ECC) system within state-of-the-art car-following models. The research focuses on integrating ...
    • Agent-Based Game Theory Modeling for Driverless Vehicles at Intersections 

      Rakha, Hesham A.; Zohdy, Ismail; Kamalanathsharma, Raj K. (United States. Department of Transportation, 2013-02-19)
      This report presents three research efforts that were published in various journals. The first research effort presents a reactive-driving agent based algorithm for modeling driver left turn gap acceptance behavior at ...
    • Assessment of a Drowsy Driver Warning System for Heavy Vehicle Drivers: Final Report 

      Olson, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lynn); Morgan, Justin F.; Hanowski, Richard J.; Daily, B.; Zimmermann, R. P.; Blanco, Myra; Bocanegra, Joseph L.; Fitch, Gregory M.; Flintsch, Alejandra M. (United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2008)
      Drowsiness has a globally negative impact on performance, slowing reaction time, decreasing situational awareness, and impairing judgment. A field operational test of an early prototype Drowsy Driver Warning System was ...
    • Calibration of Steady-state Car-following Models using Macroscopic Loop Detector Data 

      Rakha, Hesham A.; Gao, Y. (Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2010-05)
      The paper develops procedures for calibrating the steady-state component of various car following models using macroscopic loop detector data. The calibration procedures are developed for a number of commercially available ...
    • Case study evaluation of the Virginia Department of Transportation's I-81 ITS program 

      Baker, Stephanie Ann (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 2002-03-15)
      The primary goal of this report is to provide information to the Sponsors, Policy Committee, and Management of the I-81 ITS Program that may improve the Program. In order to do this, the report focuses on the development ...
    • Contributing Factors to Run-off-road Crashes and Near-crashes 

      McLaughlin, Shane B.; Hankey, Jonathan M.; Klauer, Sheila G.; Dingus, Thomas A. (United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2009-01)
      The purpose of this investigation is to identify factors associated with run-off-road (ROR) crashes. Events from the 100-Car Naturalistic Driving Study that constituted ROR crash or near-crash events were investigated to ...
    • Data Mining and Gap Analysis for Weather Responsive Traffic Management Program 

      Krechmer, Daniel; Rakha, Hesham A.; Howard, Mark; Huang, Weimin; Zohdy, Ismail; Du, Jianhe (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 2010)
      Weather causes a variety of impacts on the transportation system. An Oak Ridge National Laboratory study estimated the delay experienced by American drivers due to snow, ice, and fog in 1999 at 46 million hours. While ...
    • Developing a Network-level Structural Capacity Index for Structural Evaluation of Pavements 

      Bryce, James M.; Flintsch, Gerardo W.; Katicha, Samer; Diefenderfer, Brian K. (Virginia. Department of Transportation, 2013-03)
      The objective of this project was to develop a structural index for use in network-level pavement evaluation to facilitate the inclusion of the pavement's structural condition in pavement management applications. The primary ...
    • Development of a Performance Specification for Camera/Video Imaging Systems on Heavy Vehicles 

      Wierwille, Walter W.; Schaudt, William A.; Spaulding, Jeremy M.; Gupta, Santosh K.; Fitch, Gregory M.; Wiegand, Douglas M.; Hanowski, Richard J. (United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2008-07)
      This document provides revised final performance specifications for Camera/Video Imaging Systems (C/VISs) used in heavy vehicles. The specifications are based on a combination of analyses including driver needs and human ...
    • Development of Human Factors Guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information Systems and Commercial Vehicle Operations: ATIS Function Transitions 

      Campbell, J. L.; Hanowski, Richard J.; Hooey, B. L.; Gore, B. F.; Kantowitz, Barry H. (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 1999-12)
      The objective of the first experiment reported below was to measure the cognitive demands associated with transitioning across Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS) functions. This required the development of both ...
    • Development of Human Factors Guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information Systems and Commercial Vehicle Operations: Display Channels 

      Kantowitz, Barry H.; Hanowski, Richard J.; Garness, Sheila A. (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 1999-12)
      Three experiments were conducted in a driving simulator to evaluate effects of in-vehicle message modality and message format on comprehension and memory for younger and older drivers. Visual icons and text messages were ...
    • Development of Human Factors Guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information Systems and Commercial Vehicle Operations: Literature Review 

      Dingus, Thomas A.; Hulse, Melissa C.; Jahns, Steven K.; Alves-Foss, J.; Confer, S.; Rice, A.; Roberts, I.; Hanowski, Richard J.; Sorenson, D. (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 1996-11)
      The purpose of Task A was to conduct a literature review of human factors-applicable articles associated with Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) and ATIS-related commercial vehicle operations (CVO) systems. ...
    • Development of Human Factors Guidelines for ATIS and CVO Identify Strengths and Weaknesses of Alternative Information Display Formats 

      Hulse, Melissa C.; Dingus, Thomas A.; Mollenhauer, Michael A.; Liu, Y. C.; Jahns, Steven K.; Brown, T.; McKinney, B. (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 1993-10)
      This report is one of a series produced as part of a contract designed to develop precise, detailed, human factors design guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) and Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO). ...
    • Driver Detention Times in Commercial Motor Vehicle Operations 

      Dunn, Naomi J.; Hickman, Jeffrey S.; Soccolich, Susan A.; Hanowski, Richard J. (United States. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Office of Analysis, Research, and Technology, 2014-12)
      The purpose of this project was to quantitatively identify detention times in the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) industry. Although there is currently no standard definition, the industry commonly defines detention time ...
    • The Drowsy Driver Warning System Field Operational Test: Data Collection Methods: Final Report 

      Hanowski, Richard J.; Blanco, Myra; Nakata, A.; Hickman, Jeffrey S.; Schaudt, William A.; Fumero, M. C.; Olson, Rebecca L. (Rebecca Lynn); Jermeland, J.; Greening, M.; Holbrook, G. T.; Knipling, Ronald R.; Madison, P. (United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2008-09)
      A Drowsy Driver Warning System (DDWS) detects physiological and/or performance indications of driver drowsiness and provides feedback to drivers regarding their state. The primary function of a DDWS is to provide information ...
    • Empirical Studies on Traffic Flow in Inclement Weather 

      Hranac, R.; Sterzin, E.; Krechmer, Daniel; Rakha, Hesham A.; Farzaneh, M.; Arafeh, Mohamadreza (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 2006-10)
      Weather causes a variety of impacts on the transportation system. While severe winter storms, hurricanes, or flooding can result in major stoppages or evacuations of transportation systems and cost millions of dollars, ...
    • Enhanced Camera/Video Imaging Systems (E-C/VISs) for Heavy Vehicles 

      Wierwille, Walter W.; Bowman, Darrell Scott, 1969-; Alden, Andrew S.; Gibbons, Ronald B. (Ronald Bruce); Hanowski, Richard J.; Blanco, Myra; Leeson, B.; Hickman, Jeffrey S. (United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2011-06)
      Tests were performed to determine the feasibility of developing an Enhanced Camera/Video Imaging System (Enhanced C/VIS or E-C/VIS) to provide heavy-vehicle drivers with better situation awareness to the sides and rear of ...
    • Enhanced Night Visibility Series, Volume I: Executive Summary 

      Hankey, Jonathan M.; Blanco, Myra; Gibbons, Ronald B. (Ronald Bruce); McLaughlin, Shane B.; Dingus, Thomas A. (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 2005-12)
      This volume, an executive summary of the Enhanced Night Visibility project, is the first of 18 volumes that report on the project's evaluation of the merit of implementing supplemental ultraviolet headlamps, supplemental ...
    • Enhanced Night Visibility Series, Volume II: Overview of Phase I and Development of Phase II Experimental Plan 

      Dingus, Thomas A.; Allen, Gary R.; Brich, Stephen C.; Neale, Vicki L.; Schroeder, Aaron D.; Blanco, Myra; Schnell, Thomas; Gillespie, James S.; Schroeder, Tracey T.; Simmons, Carole J.; Hankey, Jonathan M. (United States. Federal Highway Administration, 2005-12)
      The focus of the Phase I effort was on the establishment of performance and design objectives to facilitate the deployment of ultraviolet A (UV-A) headlamps. This report describes the plan to develop UV-A headlamp ...