This book has been generated by the EC-funded Dedicated Road Infrastructure for Vehicle Safety in Europe DRIVE collaborative research programme. it brings together work on driver behaviour, traffic safety, and human- machine interfacing to review the state of the art in Europe in terms of systems specification, design, evaluation, and implementation for near- future vehicles.; Changes in vehicle functionality will be fundamental through the 1990's, and this book demonstrates that a purely technology driven approach is a recipe for disaster; integrated and co-ordinated multidisciplinary initiatives in complex system design are preferable and are more likely to deliver system efficiency, acceptability, and safety.; It is aimed at transport ergonomists, vehicle designers, HCI researchers, applied psychologists and cognitive ergonomists.
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SELECTED CONTENTS Contributions focus on: Infrastructure user-centered design Adaptive interfacing Driver warnings and assistance systems Task analysis; safety and accidents Monitoring driver workload, behaviour,- performance -and stress--Route navigation and driver information/communication systems Violation detection Special needs - older, inexperienced, professional and HGV drivers Pedestrian problems Standards The Impact of new vehicle technology on society at large.