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Driver inattention and driver distraction in serious casualty crashes: data from the Australian National Crash In-depth Study.
In-depth data from the Australian National Crash In-depth Study indicates that a majority of serious injury crashes involve driver inattention, and most forms of inatt attention and distraction observed are preventable. Expand
Is there a case for driver training? A review of the efficacy of pre- and post-licence driver training
Although driver training programs are currently popular, the degree to which they reduce crash involvement remains ambiguous. This paper aims to determine how effective driver training has been inExpand
Looking without seeing or seeing without looking? Eye movements in sustained inattentional blindness
Results indicate that eye movements do not predict IB; noticers and nonnoticers were equally likely to fixate on or near the unexpected item, often for similar durations; and perceptual load also determines whether observers will fixate the unexpected object. Expand
Systematic review of driving simulator validation studies
The findings suggest that the reporting of driving simulator studies requires improvement, particularly around the validation evidence associated with the simulator, the specific details of the simulated driving environment, and the outputs of statistical analyses. Expand
Attending to music decreases inattentional blindness
Listening to music was associated with significantly lower IB, but only when observers actively attended to the music, and the results suggest a complex relationship between IB and TUTs. Expand
A self-report study of factors influencing decision-making at rail level crossings: comparing car drivers, motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians
Collisions at rail level crossings (RLXs) represent a major challenge for both road safety and rail safety professionals. RLX collisions are typically high-severity and high-cost, often involvingExpand
Personality domains and traits that predict self-reported aberrant driving behaviours in a southeastern US university sample.
A comprehensive measure of personality was used to investigate which personality traits are most predictive of four types of aberrant driving behaviour as indicated by the Manchester Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ). Expand
Inattentional blindness in older adults: Effects of attentional set and to-be-ignored distractors
Overall, the results indicate that older age is associated with large increases in IB rates across a range of tasks, suggesting that older adults’ reduced cognitive resources result in failure to consciously process stimuli that are inconsistent with their attentional set. Expand
Gap acceptance at stop-controlled T-intersections in a simulated rural environment
Abstract A high proportion of road crashes occur at intersections: in Victoria, Australia, 15% of fatal crashes and 25% of serious injury crashes occur at T-intersections, with similar proportionsExpand