A practical human factors perspective on driver information and assistance systems

This paper discusses in-vehicle driver information and assistance systems and proposes that from a practical human factors perspective, it is more useful to consider functions or services as perceived by the driver. A specific framework is developed to compare the key differences between in-built, informing, earning and assisting functions and the main safety issue arising from consideration of the driver's locus of control are explored. The paper then develops a classification of warnings provided to the driver and, concentrating on the most urgent and safety critical, proposes a number of warnings guidelines. A glossary of terms is included.

  • Authors:
    • Stevens, A
  • Publication Date: 2007


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 01095446
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Apr 25 2008 9:23AM