Forensic Aspects of Driver Perception and Response, Second Edition

Many accident cases come down to questions of what a driver could have or should have seen and/or how long it would take a driver to respond in an emergency situation. This book pulls together the available information on both of these important subjects. It is the second edition of the book, which was first published in 1996. The book contains 15 chapters, as follows: 1. Introduction; 2. Light and Its Measurement; 3. Vision and Information Processing; 4. Driver Perception; 5. Driver Eye Movements and Visual Attention; 6. Judgments of Speed and Distance; 7. Visibility When Driving at Night; 8. The Driver's Field of View; 9. Factors That Affect the Driver's Vision under Nighttime Driving Conditions; 10. Conspicuity; 11. The Older Driver; 12. Lighting Sources Other than Vehicle Headlamps; 13. Evaluation of Visibility in the Field; 14. Problems in the Use of Nighttime Photography as Evidence in Litigation; and 15. Driver Perception-Response Time.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 30040
    Tucson, AZ  United States  85751-0040
  • Authors:
    • Olson, Paul L
    • Farber, Eugene
  • Publication Date: 2003


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 384p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01055915
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 193005632X
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 23 2007 3:52PM