DRIVER PERFORMANCE AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN ATTENTION AND INFORMATION PROCESSING. VOLUME II: FIELD DEPENDENCE AND HIGHWAY SAFETY

Volume II consists of a review of the research on the personality characteristic of field dependence as it relates to driver behavior and accident involvement. The review is divided into two parts. The first part is concerned with the nature of field dependence as a theoretical concept, its relationship to other measures of individual differences, and its methods of measurement. The second part deals with the relationship between field dependence and highway safety in terms of driving behavior and accident involvement.

  • 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:
    • Shinar, D
    • Zaidel, D M
    • Paarlberg, W T
  • Publication Date: 1978-10-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: 60 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00192122
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-8-01819-78-FDFinal Rpt., DOT-HS-803-794
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-8-01819
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM