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    • Moth Effect: Determining Contributing Factors 

      Terry, Travis N. (National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, 2018-01-31)
      The “moth effect” theory posits that drivers are attracted to or mesmerized by light much as moths are drawn to a flame. The notion that drivers are susceptible to the moth effect is born from the fact that vehicles stopped ...
    • Problematic Roadway Environments for Automated Vehicles 

      Terry, Travis N.; Tanner, Stephen (National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, 2018-04-03)
      Progress in the area of automated vehicles (AVs) will benefit safety, mobility, and environmental sustainability. Of the roughly 30,000 traffic-related fatalities reported yearly, 94% are due to human error. AVs replace ...
    • Rural Intersection Lighting Safety Analysis 

      Bhagavathula, Rajaram; Gibbons, Ronald B.; Terry, Travis N.; Edwards, Christopher J. (National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence, 2017-08-03)
      Under the sponsorship of the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence (NSTSCE), this research studied the relationship between lighting level and the night-to-day (ND) crash ratio at rural intersections ...