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Towards developing a US-EU common distracted driving taxonomy : updating a naturalistic driving data coding approach
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2011-12-07)
Naturalistic video data reduction is a process of identifying information from video and putting it into a format that can be analyzed. Developing a sufficiently detailed event coding scheme is critical to this process. ...
In-vehicle device acquisition and usage in personal vehicles : commercial versus non-commercial driver's license holders
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2011-03-28)
A survey was administered to 1,524 Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students and Blacksburg Transit drivers in an effort to differentiate between commercial driver's license holders (72 of the respondents) and "regular" ...
VTTI 2011 Annual Report
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) saves lives, saves money, and saves time in the transportation field by developing and using state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and technologies to solve transportation ...
National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence Annual Report, January-December 2011
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
This annual report documents the center's research and positive impact on transportation safety in 2011.
Geospatial analysis of high-crash intersections and rural roads using naturalistic driving data : final report
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2011-09-26)
Despite the fact that overall road safety continues to improve, intersections and rural roads persist as trouble areas or hotspots. Using a previously developed method, naturalistic driving data were identified through ...
The Refinement of Drivers Visibility Needs During Wet Night Conditions: Wet Visibility Project Phase III
(Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2011-06)
The purpose of this project was to develop a specification for the minimum retroreflectivity of pavement markings in wet nighttime conditions. In order to establish this specification, the performance of four retroreflective ...
Pilot Study of Instrumentation to Collect Behavioral Data to Identify On-Road Rider Behaviors
(United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2011-04)
Motorcycle-related research questions of interest to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) were reviewed. Instrumentation techniques and study procedures that have been used for light- and heavy-vehicle ...
Identification of factors related to violation propensity: mining the data of the Franklin intersections
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2011-02-04)
This report describes an investigation of factors related to the prevalence of red-light violations at signalized intersections. A sample of 3,000 violators were compared to a matched set of compliant vehicle approaches ...
Synthesis of Literature and Operating Safety Practices Related to Cell Phone/Personal Data Assistant Use in Commercial Truck and Bus Operations (Technical Report)
(United States. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 2011-04)
There is an increasing awareness of the role of driver distraction in commercial motor vehicle crashes. This study presents the results of efforts to expand current knowledge of truck and motorcoach industry practices ...
A survey of light-vehicle driver education programs to determine the prevalence of curriculum on sharing the road with heavy vehicles: final report
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2011-12-01)
Light-vehicle driver education programs that contain content about heavy-vehicle operation may be helpful in reducing light-vehicle/heavy-vehicle interactions. However, it is unclear as to the extent of current state ...