Myra Blanco

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Crash causation research has identified inattention as a major source of driver error leading to crashes. The series of experiments presented herein investigate the characteristics of an in-vehicle information system (IVIS) task that could hinder driving performance due to uncertainty buildup and cognitive capture. Three on-road studies were performed that(More)
This study examined the effectiveness of 3 different training types on commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers' skill levels. The training types included a conventional 8-week certified course, a conventional 8-week certified course with approximately 60% of driving time spent in a CMV driving simulator, and a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) test focused(More)
Current hours-of-service (HOS) regulations prescribe limits to commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers' operating hours. By using naturalistic-data-collection, researchers were able to assess activities performed in the 14-h workday and the relationship between safety-critical events (SCEs) and driving hours, work hours, and breaks. The data used in the(More)
Traffic Safety Administration in the interest of information exchange. The opinions, findings and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The United States(More)
This overview of sociodemographic research on the urban female labor force in Mexico from the 1970s to the mid-1990s traces the gradual development of a gender focus. One of the first problems examined was the insufficient visibility of female economic activity, resulting from underestimation of the productive contribution of women by information(More)
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