DRIVER AWARENESS OF WET WEATHER SKIDDING ACCIDENT POTENTIAL (ABRIDGMENT)

This field study investigated the driver's general awarness and response to warning signs in a potentially hazardous situation of wet pavement subjected to high lateral friction demand. Detailed vehicle performance data were collected, and speeds were used as the primary indication of hazard awareness and sign response. Driver interviewing was used to establish the motorist's cognizance of the hazard and his observation of the warning sign. Selected driver characteristics were obtained during the interivew and were compared to hazard responses. /Author/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p 141
  • Monograph Title: Skidding Accidents: Ancillary Papers
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163947
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309025745
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding, HS-021 395
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1977 12:00AM