HUMAN FACTORS AND ROAD SAFETY: OVERVIEW OF RECENT RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH INSTITUTE

This report presents a brief overview of the research performed at the Human Factors Division of The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute within the last seven years. The research has dealt with the following topics: vehicle headlighting, vehicle rear lighting and signaling, legibility of traffic signs and license plates, driving-test development, stopping sight distance, drivers with disabilities, elderly drivers, driver seated position, vehicle displays and controls, windshield damage and safety, conspicuity of vehicles, epidemiology of accidents, and theoretical issues.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

    2901 Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States  48109-2150
  • Authors:
    • Sivak, M
  • Publication Date: 1984-4

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00391368
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTRI-84-16, HS-037 121
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1984 12:00AM