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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-96-143
Date: April 1997

Development of Human Factors Guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information Systems and Commercial Vehicle Operations: Definition and Prioritization of Research Studies

 

APPENDIX B: EXPERIMENT 1 AND 1B MATERIALS

 

DRIVER DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

TRAVTEK SYSTEM CAPABILITIES

TRAVTEK SYSTEM FEATURE DESIRABILITY

TRAVTEK DEMONSTRATION FIDELITY

TRAVTEK: MODIFYING YOUR TRIP TO AVOID TRAFFIC

TRAVTEK: TRUST & SELF–CONFIDENCE

TRAVTEK USER ACCEPTANCE ISSUES

TRAVTEK PERCEIVED USEFULNESS

TRAVTEK PERCEIVED EASE OF USE

TRAVTEK USER TEST QUESTIONS

CITYGUIDE SYSTEM CAPABILITIES

CITYGUIDE SYSTEM FEATURE DESIRABILITY

CITYGUIDE DEMONSTRATION FIDELITY

CITYGUIDE: TRUST & SELF–CONFIDENCE

CITYGUIDE USER ACCEPTANCE ISSUES

CITYGUIDE PERCEIVED USEFULNESS

CITYGUIDE PERCEIVED EASE OF USE

CITYGUIDE USER TEST QUESTIONS

EXPERIMENT 1B: CVO SURVEY

 

DRIVER DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

In this section, the questions we ask will give us an idea of your background and use of certain kinds of devices. For some questions you will need to fill in a number or word. For other questions, you can answer by placing an "X" in the box that applies to you. Please answer each question as accurately as possible. Remember that all responses will be confidential.

1. Age: _____

2. Number of years as a licensed driver: _____

3. Number of years driving in Seattle: _____

4. Town of residence: ________________________

5. Gender: Male Female

6. Marital status: ______ (single, married, other)

7. Education level:

Below 12th grade (less than high school completion)

High School diploma (or equivalent)

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Advanced Degree

8. Ethnic group:

American Indian/Alaskan Native

Asian or Pacific Islander

African American

Caucasian

Hispanic

Other (please describe)

9. Number of family members in household: _____

10. Annual household income:

under $20,000

$20,000 - 39,999

$40,000 - 59,999

$60,000 - 79,999

$80,000 - 99,999

greater than $100,000

11. Do you own your own automobile? Yes No

Answer the following for the vehicle you most frequently drive.

Make ________

Model ________

Year ________

12. Check the average number of miles you drive annually.

less than 5,000

5,000 – 9,999

10,000 – 19,999

20,000 – 39,999

40,000 – 69,999

70,000 – 99,999

more than 100,000

13. For each of the following trip types, please estimate the number of trips per week you make.

_____ commute to work (one way only)

_____ shopping trips

_____ errands

_____ social visits

_____ recreation

14. How many vacation trips per year do you take? _____

15. Which of the following does the vehicle you most frequently use have?

air bags

anti–lock brakes (ABS)

cassette player

cellular phone/radio phone

cruise control

electronic dashboard displays

garage door opener

power brakes

power steering

power windows and door locks

radar detector

16. For each of the following devices, please indicate if you own the device by marking an "X" in the "OWN" column. Then indicate if you use the device by marking an "X" in the "USE" column. For the devices you use, please indicate how frequently you use each device by entering a number in the "FREQUENCY OF USE" column (e.g., once a month, three times a week).

DEVICE OWN USE FREQUENCY OF USE
Automatic teller machine (ATM) card N/A    
Videocassette recorder (VCR)      
Hand-held calculator      
Cordless phone      
Microwave oven      
Personal computer      
DOS      
Windows      
Macintosh      
Computer bulletin boards N/A    
Telephone answering machine/voice messaging      

It is important to us to understand how comfortable you feel with computers. For items 17–22, please mark with an "X" to indicate how much each statement below applies to you. Marking toward the 100 would indicate that a statement strongly applies. Marking toward the 0 would indicate that it does not apply.

17. I am sure I could do work with computers.

scale with Does not Apply at one end and Strongly Applies on the other end

18. I would like working with computers.

scale with Does not Apply at one end and Strongly Applies on the other end

19. I would feel comfortable working with computers.

scale with Does not Apply at one end and Strongly Applies on the other end

20. Working with a computer would make me very nervous.

scale with Does not Apply at one end and Strongly Applies on the other end

21. I do as little work with computers as possible.

scale with Does not Apply at one end and Strongly Applies on the other end

22. I think using a computer would be very hard for me.

scale with Does not Apply at one end and Strongly Applies on the other end

23. Have you ever visited Orlando, Florida? Yes No

If yes, how many times have you visited? ____

24. Have you ever lived in Orlando, Florida? Yes No

If yes, how long did you live there? ____

25. Have you ever visited New York City? Yes No

If yes, how many times have you visited? ____

26. Have you ever lived in New York City? Yes No

If yes, how long did you live there? ____

 

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