Human Factors of Visual and Cognitive Performance in Driving

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CRC Press, Nov 21, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 296 pages
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Human error is involved in more than 90 percent of traffic accidents, and of those accidents, most are associated with visual distractions, or looking-but-failing-to-see errors. Human Factors of Visual and Cognitive Performance in Driving gathers knowledge from a human factors psychology standpoint and provides deeper insight into traffic -user beh
 

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Contents

Preface
ix
Acknowledgments
xiii
The Editor
xv
List of Contributors
xvii
Contributors
xix
Chapter 1 Visual Demands and Driving
1
Chapter 2 Visual Requirements of Vehicular Guidance
31
Chapter 3 Estimations in Driving
51
Chapter 6 Experience and Visual Attention in Driving
89
Roadway Design Environmental Factors and Conflicts
117
Visual Attention and InVehicle Technologies
151
Chapter 9 Enhancing Safety by Augmenting Information Acquisition in the Driving Environment
167
Chapter 10 Crossmodal Information Processing in Driving
187
Chapter 11 Interventions to Reduce Road Trauma
201
The Science of Avoiding Collisions and the Failures Involved in That Endeavor
223
Index
253

Chapter 4 A TwoDimensional Framework for Understanding the Role of Attentional Selection in Driving
63
Chapter 5 Driver Distractions
75
Back cover
267
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