Development and validation of an ecological driver distraction evaluation tool

Young, Kristie, Lenne, Michael, Archer, Jeffery, & Williamson, Amy (2013) Development and validation of an ecological driver distraction evaluation tool. In Regan, Michael A., Lee, John D., & Victor, Trent W. (Eds.) Driver Distraction and Inattention : Advances in Research and Countermeasures. Ashgate, pp. 211-228.

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Abstract

This paper describes the development and validation of a PC based MUARC Driver Distraction Test designed to measure simulated driving performance while the driver is performing a secondary task. The paper discusses the logic behind the development of the test, including the principles that were used to guide its design, as well as the results of a pilot validation study. The findings from this study were consistent with previous research and theory and were consistent with those obtained with the LCT. The results did, however, highlight a number of refinements that were necessary to improve the utility of the test.

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ID Code: 59818
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: driver distraction, evaluation
ISBN: 9781409425854
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Psychology not elsewhere classified (170199)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Deposited On: 09 May 2013 23:12
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2015 16:15

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