Driver fatigue during extended rail operations.

  title={Driver fatigue during extended rail operations.},
  author={Sarah M Jay and Drew Dawson and Sally A Ferguson and Nicole M. Lamond},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  volume={39 5},
OBJECTIVES Relay is an effective mode of freight transportation within Australia. Relay requires two crews to drive the train continuously from one specified destination to another and return with crews working in alternating shifts. The aim of the current investigation was to assess fatigue levels during extended relay operations. METHODS Nine drivers participated and data were collected from 16 four-day trips. Fatigue was assessed objectively and subjectively prior to and following each… CONTINUE READING

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