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Driver behaviour and training. 1

Author: Lisa Dorn
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2003.
Series: Human factors in road and rail transport
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

There have been many attempts by the automotive industry to make the roads safer by technological means. These conference papers call for better training and more research into driver behaviour and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Dorn
ISBN: 0754638359 9780754638353
OCLC Number: 634896181
Description: XIII, 427 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: Contents: Part I: Professional Driving: Can deaths from police pursuits be reduced?, David Best; Hazard awareness and police driving performance, Lisa Dorn; A qualitative analysis of advanced and standard police driver differences, Julie Gandolfi and Lisa Dorn; R3 - a model for motorcycle rider skill development, Steve McInally; Stability and correlates of bus driver acceleration behaviour, Anders E. af Wahlberg; Stress vulnerability and choice of coping strategies in UK bus drivers, Lucy Garwood and Lisa Dorn; Organizational dynamics and safety in a major bus company, Noloyiso Mankazana and Lisa Dorn; Evaluating a fatigue management training programme for coach drivers, M. Anthony Machin. Part II: Driver Health, Fatigue and Accidents: The effects of illicit drugs on performance related to car driving in a sample of clubbers, Fran Ridout, A. Winstock, K. Wolfe and Ian Hindmarch; Oculomotor indicators of driver fatigue, Niels Galley, Robert Schleicher and Lars Galley; Computer-based driver status monitoring of fatigue, Eberhard Schmidt and Georg Toebing; The effects of road predictability on driving performance, Rozmi bin Ismail, Peter Chapman and Geoffrey Underwood; Pregnant driver behaviour and safety, B. Serpil Acar and Alix M. Weekes; Women drivers, passengers, cars and the road, Andree Woodcock, James Lenard and Ruth Welsh; Evaluation of the trucker strain monitor (TSM), Einar M. de Croon, Judith K. Sluiter and Monique H.W. Frings-Dresen; Factors affecting the risk of crash involvement amongst New Zealand truck drivers, Mark J.M. Sullman, Karl B. Pajo and Michelle Meadows; The effects of exercise on stress, fatigue, sleep, health status and potential risk of at-work road traffic accidents: a multi-disciplinary model, Adrian Taylor and Lisa Dorn; Passenger influence on young drivers; Inger Engstrom. Part III: In-Vehicle Technology: A methodological framework for assessing driving behaviour, Francoise Anceaux, Marie-Pierre Pacaux, Nicolas Halluin, Bako Rajaonah and Jean-Christophe Popieul; Optical flow fields and visual attention in car driving, Rainer Hoger Ruhr and Thomas Schinauer; The safety potential of the new driver assistance system (CSA), Matthias Dietze, Dirk Ebersbach, Christian Lippold and Christoph Mayser; Driver information systems: a preliminary investigation of motorists information requirements in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Ismail Maakip; An exploratory study of the interaction between drivers' trust of automatic cruise control and reliability, Tara A. Kazi, Neville A. Stanton and D. Harrison; Sensitivity analysis of driver characteristics in driver-vehicle handling studies, Mengyan Lin, A.A. Popov and S. McWilliam; In-vehicle support systems and young, novice drivers, Nils Petter Gregersen and Torbjorn Falkmer; Mobile phone use while driving in Sweden, Susanne Gustafsson. Part IV: Driver Training and Instruction: Goals and contents of driver education, Mika Hatakka, E. Keskinen, Nils Petter Gregersen, A. Glad and K. Hernetkoski; The TRAINER project - the evaluation of a new simulator-based driver training methodology, Torbjorn Falkmer and Nils Petter Gregersen; Face validity analysis of a bus simulator for investigating bus driver behaviour and training, Helen Muncie and Lisa Dorn; Transfer of training in a driving simulator: comparison between reality and simulation, Marcel B.F. Uhr, Daniel Felix, Bryn J. Williams and Helmut Krueger; Experience with a low cost PC-based system for young driver training, R. Wade Allen, Theodore J. Rosenthal, George Park, Marcia Cook, Dary Fiorentino and Erik Viirre; Drivers' mental representations: experimental study and training perspectives, Beatrice Bailly, Thierry Bellet and Celine Goupil; Professional driver training, Pam Barnaville; Driver behaviour and the wider social context, David Sharpley; The case for practical driver assessment and training programmes, Peter Russell; Supporting elderly drivers towards driver retraining, Frederique Obriot-Claudel and Catherine Gabaude; Index.
Series Title: Human factors in road and rail transport
Responsibility: ed. by Lisa Dorn.


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