ALCOHOL LEVEL AND DRIVING PERFORMANCE

A STUDY COMPARING SIMULATED DRIVING UNDER ALCOHOL INGESTION AND CONTROL CONDITIONS IS REPORTED. INSENSITIVITY OF STANDARD DEPENDENT MEASURES LED TO ADDITIONAL STUDIES OF A SUBSIDIARY TASK TECHNIQUE TO BE USED IN SIMULATION STUDIES TO INCREASE MEASUREMENT SENSITIVITY. A TIME-SHARING OR DIVIDED ATTENTION TASK WAS DEVELOPED WHICH EFFECTIVELY INCREASED DRIVER INFORMATION PROCESSING LOAD. A SUPPLEMENTARY CHAPTER APPENDED TO THE FINAL REPORT ADEQUATELY DOCUMENTS THE NEED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SUBSIDIARY TASK TECHNIQUE. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    California Division of Highways

    Bridge Department
    Sacramento, CA  USA  05914

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Case, M W
    • Hulbart, S
    • Moskswitz, R
  • Publication Date: 1971-4

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00222601
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: B-1-25
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1971 12:00AM