DRIVING AS A SKILL

A REVIEW IS MADE OF THE LITERATURE CONCERNED WITH THE QUESTIONS OF HOW DRIVING SKILL IS SHOWN, THE MECHANISMS INVOLVED IN THE ACQUISITION OF SKILL, AND HOW DRIVING SKILL CAN BE MEASURED. THE APPROACH INVOLVED AN EXAMINATION OF THE RELEVANT PSYCHOLOGICAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL AND CONTROL ENGINEERING LITERATURE. MAJOR SUBJECT AREAS REVIEWED ARE: I. THE MEANING OF SKILL; II. DRIVING VIEWED AS PERFORMANCE - THE ENGINEERING APPROACH; III. THE INSIDE VIEW OF DRIVING-PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MECHANISMS IN DRIVING SKILL. /SRIS/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 27 Pp, Figs, TABS, REFS
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Gordon, D A
  • Publication Date: 1970

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00221277
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Nat Safety Council Safety Res Info Serv
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 18 1971 12:00AM