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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 ...
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 ...
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)