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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 ...
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 ...
The Impact of Driving, Non-driving Work, and Rest Breaks on Driving Performance in Commercial Vehicle Operations
(United States. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 2011-05)
Current hours-of-service (HOS) regulations prescribe limits to commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers' operating hours. Besides assessing activities performed in the 14-hour workday, the relationship between safety-critical ...