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Document ID (ISN)65973
CIS number 96-377
ISBN(s) 0-7484-02624
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hartley L.
Title Driving and fatigue: Driver impairment, driver fatigue and driving simulation
Bibliographic information Taylor & Francis Ltd, Rankine Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 8PR, United Kingdom, 1995. xi, 278p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 34.95.
Abstract Proceedings of a conference held in Fremantle, Australia, 16-17 September 1993. Papers are presented under the following headings: fatigue in the transport industry (managing driver fatigue in long-distance road transport, driver fatigue and alertness, role of fatigue research in setting driving hours regulations); the epidemiology of fatigue-related crashes (Australian accident statistics, drugs, driving and enforcement, interaction between driver impairment and road design in the causation of accidents); preventive measures (vehicle deceleration indicators, alcohol and drugs education programme, profile line-marking and noise, detecting fatigued drivers with vehicle simulators); empirical analysis of the impact of fatigue; theoretical considerations in research into driving.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; road transport; drivers; fatigue
Descriptors (secondary) Australia; drug dependence; alcoholism; simulation facilities; conference; vigilance; work time schedules; statistics; human behaviour
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse
Road transportation