PRESENTING HAZARD WARNING INFORMATION TO DRIVERS USING AN ADVANCED TRAVELER INFORMATION SYSTEM. SUMMARY REPORT

This summary report presents some key results of a project to develop a precise and detailed set of preliminary human factors design guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS) and Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) devices. A key subsystem of ATIS will be the In-Vehicle Safety Advisory and Warning System (IVSAWS), which will provide warnings of unsafe roadway conditions and situations affecting the driver. The following questions are addressed: What is hazard warning information? How should hazard warning information be presented to drivers? How is hazard warning information used by drivers? How will commercial drivers benefit?

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 2 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00798962
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-96-183
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 19 2000 12:00AM