DRIVER PERFORMANCE AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN ATTENTION AND INFORMATION PROCESSING. VOLUME 1: DRIVER INATTENTION

The study reviews the fields of traffic safety, driver behavior, and psychology with respect to driver inattention. Volume I discusses basic concepts, theories, measurement techniques, and research paradigms in studies of attention and driver performance; presents a multi-dimensional definition of attentional performance in the context of driving behavior; analyzes inattention-related traffic accidents; surveys behavioral and physiological indicators of inattention, and individual differences in attentional performance presents unresolved research issues, and recommends future research aimed at developing driver-oriented inattention countermeasures.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-292166.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Indiana University, Bloomington

    Institute for Research in Public Safety
    Bloomington, IN  USA  47401

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Zaidel, D M
    • Paarlberg, W T
    • Shinar, D
  • Publication Date: 1978-10-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: 247 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00191420
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-8-01819-74DAPFinal Rpt., DOT-HS-803-793
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-8-01819
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM