2009 Proceedings

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Session 1-Lectures
Session 2-Lectures
Session 3-Posters
Session 4-Hybrids
Session 6-Lectures
Session 7-Posters
Session 8-Lectures
Session 9-Lectures


Nissan Distinguished Keynote Lecture

Tom Vanderbilt

(00) Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)

Abstract


Session 1 - Lectures
Driver Distraction & Fatigue


(01) The Blind Date: The Effects of Passenger Conversation and Gender on Looked-but-Failed-to-See (LBFTS) Errors

Cale White(AECOM), Jeff Caird (University of Calgary — Canada)

Final Paper

(02) A Measure of Strong Driver Fatigue
David Sommer (University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden — Germany),
Martin Golz (University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden; Institute for System Analysis and Applied Numerics — Germany), Thomas Schnupp (University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden — Germany), Jarek Krajewski (University of Wuppertal — Germany), Udo Trutschel (Circadian Technologies Inc.; Institute for System Analysis and Applied Numerics — Germany), Dave Edwards (Caterpillar Inc.)

Final Paper

(03) Comparison of Two Eye-Gaze Based Real-Time Driver Distraction Detection Algorithms in a Small-Scale Field Operational Test
Katja Kircher (Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute [VTI]; Chalmers University — Sweden), Christer Ahlstrom, Albert Kircher (Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute [VTI] — Sweden)

Final Paper

(04) Three Navigation Systems With Three Tasks: Using the Lane-Change Test (LCT) to Assess Distraction Demand
Joanne L. Harbluk, Julia S. Mitroi, Peter C. Burns (Transport Canada — Canada)

Final Paper

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Session 2 - Lectures
Commercial Vehicle Operations

(05) Three Large Truck Crash Categories: What They Tell Us About Crash Causation

Ronald R. Knipling (Human Factors & Traffice Safety Consultant)

Final Paper

(06) Evaluation of an Onboard Safety Monitoring Device in Commercial Vehicle Operations
Jeffrey S. Hickman, Richard J. Hanowski (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute), Olu Ajayi (US DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)

Final Paper

(07) Ecodrive Training Delivers Substantial Fuel Savings for Heavy Vehicle Drivers
Mark A. Symmons, Geoff Rose (Monash University — Australia)

Final Paper

(08) Object Detection and Identification Using Enhanced Camera/Video Imaging Systems (E-C/VISs) on Heavy Trucks
William A. Schaudt, Walter W. Wierwille, Richard J. Hanowski (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute)

Final Paper

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Session 3 - Poster Session A

(09) Effects of Cognitive and Physical Decline on Older Drivers' Side-to-Side Scanning for Hazards While Executing Turns
Matthew Romoser, Donald L. Fisher (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Final Paper

(10) Aging and the Detection of Collision Events in Fog
Zheng Bian (University of California, Riverside), Rui Ni (Wichita State University), Amy Guindon, George J. Andersen (University of California, Riverside)

Final Paper

(11) Differences in Simulated Car Following Behavior of Younger and Older Drivers
Elizabeth Dastrup, Monica N. Lees, Jeffrey D. Dawson, John D. Lee, Matthew Rizzo (University of Iowa)

Final Paper

(12) A Simulator-Based Street-Crossing Training for Older Pedestrians: Short and Long Term Effects
Aurélie Dommes, Viola Cavallo (French National Institute for Transport and Safety Research [INRETS] — France)

Final Paper

(13) Gender Effects on Lane Change Test (LCT) Performance
Tibor Petzoldt, Nina Bär, Josef F. Krems (Chemnitz University of Technology — Germany)

Final Paper

(14) The Effect of Age on Decision Making During Unprotected Turns Across Oncoming Traffic
Nicholas D. Cassavaugh, Joshua E. Domeyer, Richard W. Backs (Central Michigan University)

Final Paper

(15) Changing Driver Behavior Through Unconscious Stereotype Activation
Rob Gray, Russ Branaghan (Arizona State University)

Final Paper

(16) Operator Fatigue Estimation Using Heart Rate Measures
Robert Hefner, David Edwards (Caterpillar Inc.), Christian Heinze, David Sommer, Martin Golz (University of Applied Science Schmalkalden — Germany), William Sirois, Udo Trutschel (Circadian Technologies Inc.)

Final Paper

(17) Steering Wheel Behavior Based Estimation of Fatigue
Jarek Krajewski (University of Wuppertal — Germany), David Sommer (University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden — Germany), Udo Trutschel (Circadian Technologies Inc.), Dave Edwards (Caterpillar Inc.), Martin Golz (University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden — Germany)

Final Paper

(18) Identifying Influences of Driving Behaviour: Could the Australian Work Driving Setting Be Unique?
Darren Wishart, Jeremy Davey, James Freeman, Bevan Rowland (Queensland University of Technology — Australia)

Final Paper

(19) Considerations When Calculating Percent Road Centre From Eye Movement Data in Driver Distraction Monitoring
Christer Ahlstrom, Katja Kircher, Albert Kircher (Swedish
National Road and Transport Research Institute [VTI] — Sweden)

Final Paper

(20) Effects of Cell Phone Conversations on Driver Performance While Driving Under Highway Monotony
Mark Chan, Paul Atchley (University of Kansas)

Final Paper

(21) Driving With Cardiovascular Disease: The Impact of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators on Driver Safety
Jessica R. Williams, Stephen J. Tregear (MANILA Consulting Group, Inc.)

Final Paper

(22) Collision Avoidance Training Using a Driving Simulator in Drivers with Parkinson's Disease: A Pilot Study
Jeffrey D. Dawson, Matthew Rizzo, Steven W. Anderson,
Elizabeth Dastrup (University of Iowa), Ergun Y. Uc (University of Iowa; Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Iowa City)

Final Paper

(23) Normative Values for Driving Simulation Parameters: A Pilot Study
Abiodun Emmanuel Akinwuntan, Rebecca Tank, Lori Vaughn, Alexis Wilburn, Seth Easton (Medical College of Georgia)

Final Paper

(24) Multiple Exposition to a Driving Simulator Reduces Simulator Symptoms for Elderly Drivers
Normand Teasdale, Martin Lavallière, Mathieu Tremblay (Centre de recherche FRSQ du CHA de Québec — Canada), Denis Laurendeau (Université Laval — Canada), Martin Simoneau (Centre de recherche FRSQ du CHA de Québec — Canada)

Final Paper

(25) The Perception of Optical Flow in Driving Simulators
Zhishuai Yin, Ronald R. Mourant (Northeastern University)

Final Paper

(26) Assessment in Driving Simulators: Where We Are and Where We Go
Bart Kappé, Leo de Penning (TNO — The Netherlands), Maarten Marsman (RCEC — The Netherlands), Erik Roelofs (CITO — The Netherlands)

Final Paper

(27) Effects of Display Location Within Simulated Driving Environments
Matthew C. Crisler, Johnell O. Brooks, Kelly Riggins, Brandon Garris, Jessica Tyler, Sam Dahl (Clemson University)

Final Paper

(28) Evaluating Design Options for a Dynamic Traffic Sign
Janet Creaser, Michael Rakauskas, Michael Manser (University of Minnesota), Nicholas Ward (Montana State University-Western Transportation Institute)

Final Paper

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Session 4 - Hybrids
Intro Lecture/Poster

(29) A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Younger and Older Adults' Simulated Highway Driving Performance Under Single and Dual Task Conditions

Bryan Reimer, Bruce Mehler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] AgeLab & New England University Transportation Center), Joonwoo Son (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology [DGIST] — South Korea), Anna Pohlmeyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center; Center of Human-Machine-Systems, Berlin University of Technology – Germany), Jarrod Orszulak, Jonathon Long, Joseph Coughlin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] AgeLab and New England University Transportation
Center)

Final Paper

(30) Predicting Older Drivers' Difficulties Using the Roadwise Review
Charles Scialfa, Jennifer Ference, Jessica Boone, Richard Tay, Carl Hudson (University of Calgary — Canada)

Final Paper

(31) Multiple-Session Simulator Training for Older Drivers and On-Road Transfer of Learning
Martin Lavallière(Centre de recherche FRSQ du CHA de Québec — Canada), Denis Laurendeau (Université Laval — Canada), Mathieu Tremblay, Martin Simoneau, Normand Teasdale (Centre de recherche FRSQ du CHA de Québec — Canada)

Final Paper

(32) Comparing the Gap Acceptance and Turn Time Patterns of Novice With Experienced Drivers for Turns Across Traffic
Eve Mitsopoulos-Rubens, Thomas Triggs, Michael Regan (Monash University Accident Research Centre — Australia)

Final Paper

(33) Hard Braking Events Among Novice Teenage Drivers By Passenger Characteristics
Bruce G. Simons-Morton, Marie Claude Ouimet, Jing Wang (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; National Institute of Health), Sheila G. Klauer, Suzanne E. Lee, Thomas A. Dingus (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute)

Final Paper

(34) Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder Systems for Teenage Drivers and Passengers

Neil Lerner, Jeremiah Singer, Mark Freedman (Westat)

Final Paper

(35) Can Low Cost Road Engineering Measures Combat Driver Fatigue? A Driving Simulator Investigation
A. Hamish Jamson, Natasha Merat (University of Leeds — United Kingdom)

Final Paper

(36) The Effects of Dual-Task Interference and Response Strategy on Stop or Go Decisions to Yellow Light Changes
David G. Kidd, Christopher A. Monk (George Mason University)

Final Paper

(37) Validation of the Static Load Test for Event Detection During Hands-Free Conversation
Richard A. Young, Linda S. Angell (Wayne State University School of Medicine), John M. Sullivan (University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute), Sean Seaman, Li Hsieh (Wayne State University)

Final Paper

(38) Comparing Techniques to Reduce Simulator Adaptation Syndrome and Improve Naturalistic Behaviour During Simulated Driving
James G. Reed-Jones, Rebecca J. Reed-Jones, Lana M. Trick, Ryan Toxopeus, Lori A. Vallis (University of Guelph — Canada)

Final Paper

(39) Acquisition, Response, and Error Rates With Three Suites of Collision Warning Sounds
John M. Sullivan, Mary Lynn Buonarosa (University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute)

Final Paper

(40) Driver Comprehension of Integrated Collision Avoidance System Alerts Presented Through a Haptic Driver Seat
Gregory M. Fitch, Jonathan M. Hankey (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute), Brian M. Kleiner (Virginia Tech)

Final Paper

(41) The Adaption Test: The Development of a Method to Measure Speed Adaption to Traffic Complexity
Saskia de Craen, Divera A.M. Twisk(SWOV, Institute for Road Safety Research — The Netherlands), Marjan P. Hagenzieker (SWOV, Institute for Road Safety Research; Delft University of Technology — The Netherlands), Henk Elffers (NSCR, Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement — The Netherlands), Karel A. Brookhuis (Delft University of Technology — The Netherlands)

Final Paper

(42) Differential Effects of Focal and Ambient Visual Processing Demands on Driving Performance
John K. Lenneman, Joseph Lenneman, Nicholas Cassavaugh, Richard Backs (Central Michigan University)

Final Paper

(43) An Invariant May Drive the Decision to Encroach at Unsignalized Intersections
Kip Smith (Linköping University — Sweden), Aurélie Thome (Insa de Lyon — France), Christian Blåberg (Linköping University — Sweden), Jonas Bärgman (Autoliv Research — Sweden)

Final Paper

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Session 6 - Lectures
Medical Factors: Fitness to Drive

(44) The Impact of Macular Disease on Pedestrian Detection: A Driving Simulator Evaluation

P. Matt Bronstad, Alex R. Bowers, Robert B. Goldstein, Amanda Albu, Eli Peli (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School)

Final Paper

(45) Seizure and the Risk for Seizure Recurrence Among Individuals Who Have Undergone Surgery for Epilepsy
Stephen J. Tregear, Jessica R. Williams (MANILA Consulting Group, Inc.)

Final Paper

(46) Near Peripheral Motion Contrast Threshold Predicts Older Drivers' Driving Simulator Performance
Steven Henderson(Transportation Safety Board of Canada — Canada), Sylvain Gagnon, Charles Collin, Ricardo Tabone, Arne Stinchcombe (University of Ottawa — Canada)

Final Paper

(47) Prediction of Driving Ability in People With Dementia- and Non- Dementia-Related Brain Disorders
Carrie Innes (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; Christchurch Hospital — New Zealand), Richard Jones (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; Christchurch Hospital; University of Otago — New
Zealand), John Dalrymple-Alford (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; University of Canterbury — New Zealand), Julie Severinsen, Jane Gray (Burwood Hospital — New Zealand)

Final Paper

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Session 7 - Poster Session B

(48) Attention Maintenance in Novice Drivers: Assessment and Training

Anuj Pradhan, Kathleen M. Masserang, Gautam Divekar, Ian Reagan, F. Dennis Thomas, Richard Blomberg, Alexander Pollatsek, Donald Fisher (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Final Paper

(49) Crash Risk: Eye Movement as Indices for Dual Task Driving Workload
Julie J. Kang, Zheng Bian, George J. Andersen (University of California, Riverside)

Final Paper

(50) Manipulating Drive Characteristics to Study the Effects of Mental Load on Older and Younger Drivers
Lana M. Trick, Martin Lochner, Ryan Toxopeus, David Wilson (University of Guelph — Canada)

Final Paper

(51) Comparison of the Effects of Two Push-to-Talk Button Implementations on Driver Hand Position and Visual Attention
Oskar Palinko, Andrew L. Kun (University of New Hampshire)

Final Paper

(52) Quantifying the Subjective Brightness of Retroreflective Material Using Magnitude Estimations
Justin S. Graving(University of Minnesota), Richard A. Tyrrell, Stacy A. Balk (Clemson University)

Final Paper

(53) How Well Do Drivers Understand Their Own Headlights?
Johnell O. Brooks, Richard R. Goodenough, Richard A. Tyrrell, Chris Guirl, Kristin Moore, Nathan Klein, Laura Davis, Tina Kubala (Clemson University)

Final Paper

(54) Curve Negotiation: Identifying Driver Behavior Around Curves with the Driver Performance Database
Anna Mikolajetz (Human-Factors-Consult — Germany), Matthias J. Henning (Chemnitz University of Technology — Germany), Axel Tenzer (Ingenieurbüro Lange + Tenzer — Germany), Robert Zobel (Volkswagen AG — Germany), Josef F. Krems, Tibor Petzoldt (Chemnitz University of Technology — Germany)

Final Paper

(55) Do Redundant Head-Up and Head-Down Display Configurations Cause Distractions?
Carl Jörgen Normarck, Phillip Tretten, Anita Gärling (Luleå University of Technology — Sweden)

Final Paper

(56) Verbal-Spatial Cue Conflict: Implications for the Design of Collision-Avoidance Warning Systems
Jane H. Barrow, Carryl L. Baldwin (George Mason University)

Final Paper

(57) Development of a System to Study the Impact of Headlight Glare in a Driving Simulator
Matthew Fullerton (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School; University of York — United Kingdom; Technische Universität München — Germany), Eli Peli (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School)

Final Paper

(58) Ascertainment of On-Road Safety Errors Based on Video Review
Jeffrey D. Dawson, Ergun Y. Uc, Steven W. Anderson, Elizabeth Dastrup, Amy M. Johnson, Matthew Rizzo (University of Iowa)

Final Paper

(59) Age and Attentional Capacity
Dong-Yuan Debbie Wang, Scott Entsminger (University of North Florida)

Final Paper

(60) Driving Assessment and Subsequent Driving Outcome: A Prospective Study of Safe and Unsafe Healthy Driver Groups
Petra Hoggarth (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; University of Canterbury — New Zealand), Richard Jones (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; Christchurch Hospital; University of Otago — New Zealand), Carrie Innes (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; Christchurch Hospital — New Zealand), John Dalrymple-Alford (Van der Veer Institute for Parkinson’s & Brain Research; University of Canterbury — New Zealand)

Final Paper

(61) Estimating Workload Demands of Turning Left at Intersections of Varying Complexity
Arne Stinchcombe (University of Ottawa — Canada), Sylvain Gagnon (University of Ottawa; CanDRIVE, Ottawa Health Research Institute — Canada)

Final Paper

(62) Implementation of a Driving Diary Intervention to Reduce Aberrant Driving Behaviours
Bevan Rowland, Jeremy Davey, James Freeman, Darren Wishart (Queensland University of Technology — Australia)

Final Paper

(63) Useful Field of View Impairments in Drivers with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Jon Tippin, (University of Iowa; Veterans Affairs Medical Center), JonDavid Sparks, Matthew Rizzo (University of Iowa)

Final Paper

(64) A Recording and Analysis System of Bioptic Driving Behaviors
Gang Luo (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School), Xianping Fu (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School; Dalian Maritime University — China), Eli Peli (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School)

Final Paper

(65) Estimating Fatigue from Predetermined Speech Samples Transmitted by Operator Communication Systems
Jarek Krajewski (University of Wuppertal — Germany),
Udo Trutschel (Circadian Technologies Inc.), Martin Golz (University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden — Germany), David Sommer (Circadian Technologies Inc.), Dave Edwards (Caterpillar Inc.)

Final Paper

(67) Nighttime Speed Negotiation on Rural Road S-Shaped Curves: Discussion of an Experimental Case-Study
Marco Pasetto, Andrea Manganaro (University of Padua — Italy)

Final Paper

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Session 8 - Lectures
Elderly Drivers

(68) Validity of an On-Road Driver Performance Assessment Within an Initial Driver Training Context

Erik Roelofs (Cito, National Institute for Educational Measurement — The Netherlands), Jan Vissers (DHV Environment and Transportation — The Netherlands), Marieke van Onna (Cito, National Institute for Educational
Measurement — The Netherlands), Reinoud Nägele (DHV Environment and Transportation — The Netherlands)

Final Paper

(69) Modeling the Behavior of Novice Young Drivers Using Data from In- Vehicle Data Recorders
Tsippy Lotan (Or Yarok — Israel), Tomer Toledo, Carlo G. Prato (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology — Israel)

Final Paper

(70) Elderly Pedestrians' Visual Timing Strategies in a Simulated Street- Crossing Situation
Viola Cavallo, Régis Lobjois, Aurélie Dommes, Fabrice Vienne (French National Institute for Transportation and Safety Research [INRETS] — France)

Final Paper

(71) Attention Function Structure of Older and Younger Adult Drivers
Stephanie Tuttle, Nicholas Cassavaugh, Richard W. Backs (Central Michigan University)

Final Paper

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Session 9 - Lectures
Design

(72) How Do Drivers Behave in a Highly Automated Car?

Natasha Merat, A. Hamish Jamson (University of Leeds — United Kingdom)

Final Paper

(73) Design and Evaluation of Serial-Hybrid Vehicle Energy Gauges
Janet Creaser(University of Minnesota), John Lenneman (Central Michigan University), Joseph Szczerba (General Motors R&D and Planning)

Final Paper

(74) The Design and Assessment of Attention-Getting Rear Brake Light Signals
M. Lucas Neurauter, Robert E. Llaneras, Walter W. Wierwille (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute)

Final Paper

(75) Capturing Driver Response to In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interface Technologies Using Facial Thermography
Michelle L. Reyes, John D. Lee, Yulan Liang, Joshua D. Hoffman (University of Iowa), Ritchie W. Huang (Honda R&D Americas, Inc.)

Final Paper

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