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Using Driving Simulators to Explore Emotions and Driver Safety

Using Driving Simulators to Explore Emotions and Driver Safety

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Americans’ love of cars and the open road. It’s only predictable that many of our emotional and interpersonal dynamics would…
Explore Simulation for Transportation Research at the 103rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (January 7-11, 2024, Washington, D.C., Booth #1024)

Explore Simulation for Transportation Research at the 103rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (January 7-11, 2024, Washington, D.C., Booth #1024)

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Realtime Technologies (RTI)—FAAC’s research training and simulation division—is looking forward to discussing the latest in simulation software and hardware applications…
Driving Research: Are Most Car Crashes *Simply* the Result of Human Error?

Driving Research: Are Most Car Crashes *Simply* the Result of Human Error?

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We often hear the statistic that “94% of all motor vehicle accidents are due to human error.” It’s an oft-repeated…
Human Factors Research: Using Sims to Increase Comfort and Reduce Confusion with “Autonomous” Vehicles

Human Factors Research: Using Sims to Increase Comfort and Reduce Confusion with “Autonomous” Vehicles

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No conversation about autonomous vehicles (AV) and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) gets far without celebrating its potential for decreasing human…
Exploring Driver Disengagement During AV/ADAS Operation

Exploring Driver Disengagement During AV/ADAS Operation

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It’s become abundantly clear that, as vehicles themselves become more capable of taking on routine driving tasks, human factors research…
Do Aggressive Drivers Speed or Does Speed Make Us Aggressive?

Do Aggressive Drivers Speed or Does Speed Make Us Aggressive?

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It’s generally accepted that “speed kills.” Urban or rural, single vehicle or multi-vehicle, with or without pedestrians: both the risk…
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