Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach

1st Edition

Katie J. Parnell, Neville A. Stanton, Katherine L. Plant

CRC Press
Published November 26, 2018
Reference - 250 Pages - 29 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138606814 - CAT# K388662
Series: Transportation Human Factors

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Driver Distraction: A Sociotechnical Systems Approach promotes a sociotechnical systems approach to driver distraction. This perspective focuses on analysis of the whole system, its values, and the interactions between human and technical elements at all organisational levels. The book covers the role that the sociotechnical system plays in the theory, study and mitigation of driver distraction. The book will be of interest to accident and incident investigation researchers and practitioners.

  • Provides a review of the current state of driver distraction research
  • Describes the development, application, and validation of a novel model of driver distraction that accounts for the sociotechnical system
  • Discusses a new, systems-based, driver distraction definition
  • Explains AcciMap analysis of the current legislation on driver distraction from technological devices
  • Offers novel approaches to understanding why driver distraction occurs
  • Presents a extensive framework of the causal factors that lead to distraction informed by drivers