Item description for Forensic Aspects of Driver Perception and Response, Second Edition by Paul L. Olson...
A significant advance over the previous edition, this title contains new information you need to know about driver perception and response.
While the basic subject matter--driver perception and perception-response time--remains the same, chapters have been added that cover in greater depth material that was briefly mention in the first edition. Additional chapters present completely new material on the topics of driver eye movements and visual attention.
Driver Perception and Response pulls together the available information on two primary themes: what a driver could (or should) have seen and how long he or she takes to respond in an emergency situation.
Applicability of human factors
General principles of vision and perception
Visibility with motor vehicle headlamps and with streetlighting
Methods of evaluation
Basic perception-response situations and complicating factors.
Evaluation of visibility in the field
Factors that degrade visual performance under night driving conditions
Fundamentals of vision in driving
Visibility when driving at night
Perception-response time in non-standard situations
Problems in the use of nighttime photography as evidence in litigation
Visibility with fixed lighting
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date May 30, 2003
Publisher Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN 193005632X ISBN13 9781930056329
Availability 0 units.
More About Paul L. Olson
Paul L. Olson, Ph.D., has enjoyed a long career in human factors since receiving his Ph.D. in industrial psychology from Purdue University in 1959. He is a fellow of both the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the American Psychological Association. He is also a recipient of the A.R. Lauer Traffic Safety Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the Ralph H. Isbrandt Automotive Safety Engineering Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers.