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The effect of distractions on the crash types of teenage drivers.
Teenage drivers are overrepresented in crashes when compared to middle-aged drivers. Driver distraction is becoming a greater concern among this group as in-vehicle devices, opportunities forExpand
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The influence of driver distraction on the severity of injuries sustained by teenage drivers and their passengers.
Studies show that teenage drivers are at a higher risk for crashes. Opportunities to engage in technology and non-technology based distractions appear to be a particular concern among this age group.Expand
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Assessing drivers' response during automated driver support system failures with non-driving tasks.
INTRODUCTION With the increase in automated driver support systems, drivers are shifting from operating their vehicles to supervising their automation. As a result, it is important to understand howExpand
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Integration of Analysis Methods and Development of Analysis Plan
This report provides an analysis plan for the SHRP 2 Naturalistic Driving Study (NDS). High-priority research questions were identified in Phase I. Phase II identified the critical elements andExpand
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Factors affecting teen drivers' crash-related length of stay in the hospital
Abstract Teen drivers have higher rates of traffic crashes and crash-related hospitalization than other driver groups. Crash-related hospital length of stay (LOS) is not only a measure of financialExpand
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Framework for direct observation of performance and safety in healthcare
Non-participant direct observation of healthcare processes offers a rich method for understanding safety and performance improvement. As a prospective method for error prediction and modelling,Expand
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The Effects of Driver Distraction for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries
We used Bayesian regression models to estimate the effect of secondary tasks on driving performance of individuals with mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and healthy control drivers. Expand
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Crash risk factors related to individuals sustaining and drivers following traumatic brain injuries.
OBJECTIVE Some crashes result in drivers experiencing (or sustaining) a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while other crashes involve drivers that have already experienced a TBI. The objective of thisExpand
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Assessing drivers’ performance when automated driver support systems fail with different levels of automation
Adaptive cruise control (ACC) systems and lane keeping (LK) systems are two automated driver support systems that serve as convenience systems by changing the role of the driver from a controller toExpand
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The Impact of Operating Room Layout on Circulating Nurse’s Work Patterns and Flow Disruptions: A Behavioral Mapping Study
We look at how the adjacencies of functionally different areas within operating rooms (ORs) can influence the circulating nurse’s workflow patterns and disruptions. Expand
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