Driver's visual attention as a function of driving experience and visibility. Using a driving simulator to explore drivers' eye movements in day, night and rain driving.

@article{Konstantopoulos2010DriversVA,
  title={Driver's visual attention as a function of driving experience and visibility. Using a driving simulator to explore drivers' eye movements in day, night and rain driving.},
  author={Panos Konstantopoulos and Peter Chapman and David Crundall},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={827-34}
}
Road crashes are the main cause of death of young people in the developed world. The reasons that cause traffic crashes are numerous; however, most researchers agree that a lack of driving experience is one of the major contributing factors. In addition it has been demonstrated that environmental factors such as driving during night and rain increases the risk of a crash. Both of these factors may be related to drivers' visual search strategies that become more efficient with increased… CONTINUE READING
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