Chapter 59. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Motor Vehicle Transportation

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. David W. Eby Associate Professor and Head1 and
  2. Barry H. Kantowitz Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering; Professor of Psychology2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch59

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Eby, D. W. and Kantowitz, B. H. (2006) Human Factors and Ergonomics in Motor Vehicle Transportation, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch59

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Social and Behavioral Division Research, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • intelligent transportation systems;
  • operator-based factors;
  • vehicle-based factors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chapter Organization

  • Introduction

  • Operator-Based Factors

  • Vehicle-Based Factors

  • Roadway-Based Factors

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Commercial Vehicle Operations

  • Aging Drivers

  • Acknowledgments

  • References