Effects of Peppermint and Cinnamon Odor Administration on Simulated Driving Alertness, Mood and Workload
- The Evaluation of Traditional and Early Driver Training With Simulated Accident Scenarios. Damm, Loïc; Nachtergaële, Claudine; Meskali, Mohamed; Berthelon, Catherine // Human Factors;Aug2011, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p323
Objective: We assessed the driving skills of novice traditionally trained, novice early-trained, and experienced drivers to evaluate whether supervised early training could improve young driversâ€™ skills.Background: The overall representation of young male drivers in car crashes is a...
- The Crowd Before the Storm. Charlesworth, Jonathan David; Doshi, Finale Pankaj; Gonzalez, Joseph Edgar // UMAP Journal;Fall2001, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p291
The article describes a computer simulation model that tracks the evacuation of cars through South Carolina's evacuation network. A simplified map of South Carolina comprising 107 junctions and 154 roads is programmed in Java. Each point in the program contains data on a city's population and...
- Correlating Driver Characteristics and Behavior to Radar Related Traffic Accidents Using Simulation. Hassan, Noha M. // International Journal of Engineering & Technology;Dec2011, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p127
One of the reasons that contribute to unsafe traffic is the credibility of the speed limit from the driver's perspective. The objective of this research is to correlate the driver physical characteristics to his perception to the set speed limits and behavior towards traffic enforcement systems....
- Distractions multiply for upscale drivers. Kosseff, Jeffrey // Crain's Detroit Business;10/30/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 44, pE-17
Reveals that technological innovations and other high-technology equipment used by drivers in the United States are more prone to car accidents. Report from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealing the number of accidents caused by distraction; Risk posed by using mobile...
- Motorists Demand Elimination of Unfit Drivers, Cars, N.Y. Agents Poll Shows. // Insurance Advocate;1/20/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p37
Focuses on the demand of New York state motorists to eliminate from the highways of the reckless, incompetent, physically impaired drivers and mechanically faulty vehicles. Views of the public on traffic safety; Increase in the number of highway accidents; Preference of the motorists to the...
- THE BIGGEST HIGHWAY HYPE! // Overdrive;Jan2003, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p38
Reports that professional drivers are the biggest highway hazard. Evidence of the truck incidence survey in the October issue of Woman's World magazine; Percentage of injury normally occurred in car occupants; Rate of fatal accidents between cars and trucks.
- Driving down under. Hocken, A.G. // British Medical Journal;8/12/78, Vol. 2 Issue 6135, p487
Focuses on the factors on road mortality in Dunedin, New Zealand. Requirements in securing a driving license; Increase incidence of fatty livers and alcoholic pancreatitis in teenagers; Importance of alcohol among motor-cyclists.
- AAA study says car drivers usually at fault in collision. // LP/Gas;Sep2002, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p31
Reports the fault of car drivers in car-truck accidents in the U.S. Over speeding of the drivers; Failure to follow the right lane.
- After a CRASH. // Current Health 2;Nov2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p30
The article offers tips for automobile drivers at the time of a car accident.