Suggested Topics


Specific topics of interest to the Scientific Committee are listed below, although this should not discourage submissions on other relevant topics:


Theory:

  • Definition of distraction and inattention
  • Mechanisms of distraction and inattention
  • Models of distraction and inattention


Impact:

  • Effects on driving performance
  • Effects on crashes and near-misses
  • Effects on crash risk
  • Factors mediating impact  (eg age, experience, gender)
  • Measurement of distraction and inattention
  • Measurement of public perceptions about distraction and inattention


Countermeasures:

  • Legislation and enforcement
  • Company policies
  • Vehicle design
  • Real-time distraction prevention and mitigation systems
  • Technology design
  • Nomadic device design
  • Road design
  • Education and training
  • Promotion/Advertising
  • Driver licensing
  • Transport policy

 

 

 

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