THE PULSE RATE OF CAR DRIVERS DURING A SKID

TWO GROUPS OF PEOPLE, ONE OF INEXPERIENCED AND ONE OF EXPERIENCED DRIVERS, WERE SUBJECTED TO UNEXPECTED SKIDDING IN A SPECIAL VEHICLE. CONTINUOUS MEASUREMENTS WERE MADE OF PULSE RATES. RESULTS SHOWED THAT BOTH INEXPERIENCED AND EXPERIENCED DRIVERS ARE SUBJECTED TO SIMILAR STRESSES DURING AN UNEXPECTED SKID, BUT THAT IF THE SKID IS EXPECTED THE EXPERIENCED DRIVER HAS AN ADVANTAGE. THE PULSE RATE OF EXPERIENCED DRIVERS DURING AN EXPECTED SKID WAS SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER THAN THAT OF INEXPERIENCED DRIVERS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Road Safety Board /Austria

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  • Authors:
    • Stikar, J
    • Hoskovec, J
    • BIEHL, B
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

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  • Accession Number: 00224349
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 2004 6:56PM