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Fatigue and coping with driver distraction

@inproceedings{Williamson2007FatigueAC,
  title={Fatigue and coping with driver distraction},
  author={A. Williamson},
  year={2007}
}
Distraction while driving can divert attention away from the driving task and can, as a consequence, have irretrievable effects on driving performance. Driving is a task that particularly requires selective attention from moment to moment as well as sustained attention over the duration of a drive. Factors, such as fatigue, that reduce the capacity to pay attention to the driving task can seriously impair driving performance. In fact, fatigue can be viewed as an internal source of driver… Expand
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