1st Edition

Driver Behaviour and Training: Volume VI

By Lisa Dorn Copyright 2013
    336 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This volume is an outcome of the sixth International Conference in Driver Behaviour and Training. It focuses on how driver training must adapt to take into account individual differences in order to raise awareness of how these differences may contribute to unsafe driving behaviour.

    Part 1: Driver Education: The Role of Experience and Instruction 1. Anticipation, Neural Function and Mastering Driving 2. Does Driving Experience Delay Overload Threshold as a Function of Situation Complexity? 3. Risk Allostasis: A Simulator Study of Age Effects 4. Development and Evaluation of a Competence-based Exam for Prospective Driving Instructors Part 2: Driver Behaviour and Driver Training 5. Identifying the Characteristics of Risky Driving Behaviour 6. The Impact of Frustration on Visual Search and Hazard Sensitivity in Filmed Driving Situations 7. Anger and Prospective Memory While Driving: Do Future Intentions Affect Current Anger? 8. Emotion Regulation of Car Drivers by the Physical and Psychological Parameters of Music 9. The Relationship between Seat Belt Use and Distracted Driving 10. Self-evaluation Bias in Stopping Behaviour whilst Driving 11. Predicting the Future Driving Style of Novice Drivers: The Role of Self-evaluation and Instructors' Ratings following Driver Training 12. Improving Safety during Work-related Driving among Postal Van Drivers Part 3: Road Environment, In-Vehicle Technology and Driver Behaviour 13. Evaluation of Visual Overtaking Distance Using a Driver's Psycho-emotional Response 14. Cognitive Distractions and their Relationship with the Driver 15. Driver Fatigue Systems - How do they Change Drivers' Behaviour? 16. Ergonomics of Parking Brake Application: An Introduction 17. The Compatibility of Energy Efficiency with Pleasure of Driving in a Fully Electric Vehicle 18. Learning from Accidents: Using Technical and Subjective Information to Identify Accident Mechanisms and to Develop Driver Assistance Systems Part 4: Methodological Considerations in Measuring Driver Behaviour 19. The Consistency of Crash Involvement Recall across Time 20. Controlling for Self-reported Exposure in Traffic Accident Prediction Studies 21. The Wrong Tool for the Job? the Predictive Powers of the DBQ in a Sample of Queensland Motorists 22. Predictive Validity and Cross-cultural Differences in the Self-reported Driving Behaviour of Professional Driver Students in Ecuador 23. Psychometric Properties of the Driving Cognitions Questionnaire in a Polish Sample


    Dr Lisa Dorn is Director of the Driving Research Group at Cranfield University. She is President -Elect of the International Association of Applied Psychology: Traffic and Transportation Psychology Division and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Chartered Psychologist and Member of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. Dr Dorn has published a number of journal papers on driver behaviour, driver stress and risk and is a regular contributor to the public debate at major conferences. Currently, Dr Dorn is working with global organisations to improve driver education and training.