Location

Aspen, Colorado, USA

Date

16-8-2001

Session

Poster Session 2

Abstract

A central concern of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is the effect of in-vehicle devices (e.g. cell phones, navigation systems, radios) on driver performance and safety. As diverse and innovative technologies are designed and implemented for in-vehicle use, questions regarding the presence and use of these devices assume progressively greater importance. Concern for the safety of advanced driver training and require us to develop and validate reliable and effective procedures for assessing such effects. This work examines a number of candidate procedures, in particular the evaluation of cognitive workload as a strategy by which such goals might be achieved.

Comments

Honda Outstanding Student Paper Award

Rights

Copyright © 2001 the author(s)

DC Citation

Proceedings of the First International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, 14-17 August 2001, Aspen, Colorado. Iowa City, IA: Public Policy Center, of Iowa, 2001: 286-291.

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Evaluating the Presence of In-Vehicle Devices on Driver Performance: Methodological Issues

Aspen, Colorado, USA

A central concern of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is the effect of in-vehicle devices (e.g. cell phones, navigation systems, radios) on driver performance and safety. As diverse and innovative technologies are designed and implemented for in-vehicle use, questions regarding the presence and use of these devices assume progressively greater importance. Concern for the safety of advanced driver training and require us to develop and validate reliable and effective procedures for assessing such effects. This work examines a number of candidate procedures, in particular the evaluation of cognitive workload as a strategy by which such goals might be achieved.