Traffic Safety and Human Behavior

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NOOK Book. Traffic crashes are one of the ten leading causes of deaths worldwide, and the leading cause of death for young people in the western world - a seemingly necessary evil that accompanies increasing levels of motorization. In the new edition of approximately pages with nearly graphs and tables, Shinar covers the key issues that relate human behavior to traffic safety and the impact that cultural, policy, and technological changes have on them.

Traffic Safety and Human Behavior (2nd ed.) by David Shinar (ebook)

In particular the new edition covers the increasing roles that pedestrians and cyclists have in the traffic system and the need to accommodate them; the intrusion of infotainment and its role in driver distraction; and the increasing role of crash-prevention and driver assistance systems in changing the driver-vehicle interaction. Introduction and Background 2. Research Methods — from basic laboratory to on-road studies 3. Theories and Models of Driver Behavior — information processing and motivational approaches.

Part B - Driver capacities and individual differences 4. Vision, Visual Attention, and Visual Search 5.

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Young and Novice Drivers 7. Older Drivers Part C - Driving style 8. Speed and Safety 9. Personality and Aggressive Driving Simply link your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to your Booktopia account and earn points on eligible orders. Either by signing into your account or linking your membership details before your order is placed. Your points will be added to your account once your order is shipped.

Traffic Safety and Human Behavior: Second Edition

Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! Traffic crashes are one of the ten leading causes of deaths worldwide, and the leading cause of death for young people in the western world - a seemingly necessary evil that accompanies increasing levels of motorization. In this comprehensive 2nd edition of the classic "Traffic Safety and Human Behavior" Dr David Shinar provides a theoretical framework and a critical evaluation of the most recent research findings to comprehend the complexity of traffic safety and the central role that road users - drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians play in it.

In the new edition of approximately pages with nearly graphs and tables, Shinar covers the key issues that relate human behavior to traffic safety and the impact that cultural, policy, and technological changes have on them.

UNIT 2: Human Behavior and Road Safety

In particular the new edition covers the increasing roles that pedestrians and cyclists have in the traffic system and the need to accommodate them; the intrusion of infotainment and its role in driver distraction; and the increasing role of crash-prevention and driver assistance systems in changing the driver-vehicle interaction. The first edition of this book was published in This second edition highlights findings from the use of naturalistic driving studies and the technique of meta-analysis.

This edition presents the latest research on driving safety, road users' behavior, and changing cultural norms that emphasize sustainability. There is new material on bicyclists and motorcyclists and new info on autonomous vehicles. Other new areas explored are in-vehicle driver assistance systems and the latest research on human limitations and capabilities related to driving.

Part A provides background on methods, models, and theories of driver behavior, and Part B looks at driver capacities and individual differences in visual attention in young drivers, new drivers, and older drivers.


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Later sections cover driving style, temporary impairment, and vulnerable road users such as pedestrians. The final section deals with causes of crashes and countermeasures. Help Centre.

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Track My Order. Book Format: Choose an option. Add to Cart. This comprehensive 2nd edition covers the key issues that relate human behavior to traffic safety. In particular it covers the increasing roles that pedestrians and cyclists have in the traffic system; the role of infotainment in driver distraction; and the increasing role of driver assistance systems in changing the driver-vehicle interaction.

Traffic Safety and Human Behavior

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