HUMAN FACTORS REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL-TIME MOTORIST INFORMATION DISPLAYS. VOLUME 10. HUMAN FACTORS EVALUATION OF TRAFFIC STATE DESCRIPTOR VARIABLES

The document summarizes the laboratory research findings in eight topic areas dealing with message design criteria associated with traffic state descriptors. Several of the studies were replicated in different regions of the United States. The research objectives dealt with issues of content, format and associated understanding of messages. Among the issues explored were minimum traffic state information requirements; traffic state descriptors; traffic state coding; location and length of congestion; lane blockage descriptors; incident types; and temporal information.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 11, PB81-173700.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System, 1600 E Lamar Boulevard
    Arlington, TX  United States  76011

    Federal Highway Administration

    Traffic Systems Division, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Dudek, C L
    • Huchingson, R D
    • Koppa, R J
    • Edwards, M L
  • Publication Date: 1978-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 352 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00328985
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-78- 14 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-11-8505
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM