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Visual search for traffic signs: The effects of clutter, luminance and aging

Objectives: To determine if observers could reliably estimate visual clutter in driving scenes and if these estimates of clutter would predict the efficiency of visual search for traffic signs by younger and older drivers.

  • Author(s): G. Ho, C.T. Scialfa, J.K. Caird and T. Graw
  • Published: University of Calgary, Human Factors, Volume 43, No.2, 2001
  • Date Added: 07 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

External-To-Vehicle Driver Distraction (Research Findings No. 168/2003)

Objectives: To explore in depth whether external driver distraction is a significant factor in road RTIs and to examine existing knowledge and gaps on the relevant external factors that cause vehicle RTIs.

  • Author(s): B. Wallace
  • Published: Human factors Analysts Ltd, for the Scottish Executive, 2003
  • Date Added: 07 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Report on Passive Speed Control Devices - Task 20: Speed and Traffic Operations Evaluation

Objectives: This document highlights various passive speed control measures used in the U.S. and around the world. Divided into two sections, the report includes research on longitudinal and transverse pavement markings.

  • Author(s): MassSAFE, University of Massachusetts
  • Published: MassSAFE, University of Massachusetts prepared for Governor’s Highway Safety Bureau, 2004
  • Date Added: 07 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Traffic calming techniques: Experience and practical advice with 80 case studies

Objectives: To provide an update ten years after the publication of the County Surveyors’ Society’s publication entitled Traffic Calming in Practice.

  • Author(s): The Institution of Highways and Transportation and the County Surveyors’ Society
  • Published: The Institution of Highways and Transportation and the County Surveyors’ Society, 2005
  • Date Added: 07 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Attraction and distraction of attention with roadside advertisements

Objectives: To investigate the effect of the positioning of roadside advertisements on attracting the attention of passing drivers and therefore having the potential to contribute to RTI causation.

  • Author(s): D. Crundall, E. Van Loon, G. Underwood
  • Published: Accident Analysis and Prevention, Volume 38, 2006
  • Date Added: 07 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format