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Factors Influencing Learner Permit Duration
An increasing number of countries are requiring an extended learner permit prior to independent driving. The question of when drivers begin the learner permit period, and how long they hold the permit before advancing to ...
Teen Driving Risk and Prevention: Naturalistic Driving Research Contributions and Challenges
Naturalistic driving (ND) methods may be particularly useful for research on young driver crash risk. Novices are not safe drivers initially, but tend to improve rapidly, although the pace of learning is highly variable. ...
Survive the Drive: A Guide to Keeping Everyone on the Road Alive
(Virginia Tech Publishing, 2020-06-15)
Driving is risky business. Only cancer, heart attacks, and strokes cause more unintentional deaths among the general population. In this book, Tom Dingus, one of the foremost authorities on driving safety, tells you how ...
Improving Driving Safety for Teenagers with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
(National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, 2017-09-19)
The majority of the research assessing the differences in driving performance between medicated and non-medicated Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) teenagers has relied on driving simulators and surveys. This ...
Development of models for detection of automobile driver impairment
(Virginia Tech, 1985-08-05)
Two of the leading causes of automobile accidents are driver impairment due to alcohol and drowsiness. Apparently, a relatively large percentage of these accidents occur because drivers are unaware of the degree to which ...
Attentional demand evaluation for an automobile moving-map navigation system
(Virginia Tech, 1987)
A study was undertaken to test and evaluate the human factors design aspects of an automobile moving-map navigation system. The primary objective of the study was to assess the driver attentional demand required by the ...
Naturalistic Driving Study: Technical Coordination and Quality Control (SHRP 2 Report S2-S06-RW-1)
(Transportation Research Board, 2015)
Driver Coach Study: Using Real-time and Post Hoc Feedback to Improve Teen Driving Habits
(National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, 2017-12-08)
Novice teenage drivers have the highest rates of fatalities and injuries on U.S. roadways compared to any other age group. This experimental research was conducted to see if presenting novice teenage drivers and their ...
Parent Perceptions of Real-Time and Non-Video Feedback from the Driver Coach Study
(National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, 2020-04-24)
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. Research indicates that an effective way to improve teen safety is through the use of in-vehicle monitoring devices that provide feedback to teens and parents. ...
Impact of Sleeper Berth Usage on Driver Fatigue, Final Project Report
(United States. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 2002)
The goal of this project was to assess the impact that sleeper berth usage has on operator alertness. Forty-seven males and nine females participated in this study, constituting 13 teams and 30 single drivers. All drivers ...