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Has the time come for an older driver vehicle?
David W. Eby, Lisa J. Molnar

journal article IN: Journal of ergonomics.

The populations of many nations and, indeed, the entire world are growing older. As people age, they are more likely to experience...

Potential distractions and unsafe driving behaviors among drivers of 1- to 12-year-old children
Michelle L. Macy, Patrick M. Carter, C. Raymond Bingham, Rebecca M. Cunningham, Gary L. Freed

journal article IN: Academic Pediatrics, volume 14, number 3, May-June 2014, pp. 279-286

Driver distraction has been identified as a threat to individual drivers and public health. Motor vehicle collisions remain a leading...

The impact of Michigan's text messaging restriction on motor vehicle crashes
Johnathon P. Ehsani, C. Raymond Bingham, Edward Ionides, David Childers

journal article IN: Journal of Adolescent Health, volume 54, number 5, supplement, May 2014, pp. S68-S74

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of Michigan's universal text messaging restriction (effective July 2010)...

Automotive technology and human factors research : past, present, and future
Motoyuki Akamatsu, Paul Green, Klaus Bengler

journal article IN: International Journal of Vehicular Technology, Volume 2013 (2013), 27 pages

This paper reviews the history of automotive technology development and human factors research, largely by decade, since the inception...

Development and evaluation of automotive speech interfaces: useful information from the human factors and the related literature.
Victor Ei-Wen Lo, Paul A. Green.

journal article IN: International Journal of Vehicular Technology. Vol. 2013 (2013), 13 pages.

Drivers often use infotainment systems in motor vehicles, such as systems for navigation, music, and phones. However, operating visual-...