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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-98-057

Human Factors Design Guidelines for Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS)and Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO)

 

CHAPTER 17: RELEVANT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) AND SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS (SAE) DOCUMENTS

 

Publications from the FHWA Human Factors ITS Contract Research Program
Office of Safety and Traffic Operations Research and Development
Traffic and Driver Information Systems Division

Assessment of Effect of In–Vehicle Display Systems on Driver Performance

  • Green, P., & Boehm–Davis, D. (1995). Human factors of in–vehicle driver information systems: An executive summary. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–95–014).

  • Green, P. (1995). Measures and methods used to assess the safety and usability of driver information systems. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–088).

  • Green, P., Levison, W., Paelke, G., and Serafin, C. (1995). Preliminary human factors design guidelines for driver information systems. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–087).

  • Green, P. (1995). Suggested procedures and acceptance limits for assessing the safety and ease of use of driver information systems. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–089).

  • Levison, W., & Cramer, N. (1995). Description of the integrated driver model. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–092).

 

Human Factors Aspects of the Transfer of Control from the Automated Highway System to the Driver

  • Tsao, H. S., Hall, R. W., Shladover, S. E., Plocher, T. A., & Levitan, L. J. (1994). Human factors design of AHS: First generation scenarios. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–123).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Buck, J. R., Christensen, J. M., & Yenamandra, A. (1995). Human factors aspects of the transfer of control from the driver to the AHS. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–173).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Buck, J. R., Carroll, S. A., Booth, M. S., Romano, R. A., McGehee, D. V., & North, R. A. (1995). Human factors aspects of the transfer of control from AHS to the driver. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–194–114).

  • Levitan, L., Burrus, M., Dewing, W. L., Reinhart, W. F., Vora, P., & Llaneras, R. E. (1995). Preliminary Human factors guidelines for automated highway system designers (Volumes I and II). Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–116, FHWA–RD–95 –053).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Christensen, J. M., Peterson, A. D., Kjaer, J. M., & Gault, A. (1996). Human factors aspects of transferring control from the driver to the AHS with varying degrees of automation. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–95–108).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Christensen, J. M., Carrol, S. A., & Watson, G. S. (1996). The driver=s response to decreasing vehicle separation during transition into the automated lane. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–95–107).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Christensen, J. M., & Carroll, S. A. (1995). The effect on normal driving behavior after traveling under automated control . Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–95–182).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Carrol, S. A., Papelis, Y. E., & Bartelme, M. J. (1996). The driver=s response to an automated highway system with reduced capability. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–96–067).

  • Levitan, L. (1996). Human factors design of AHS: Stage I interim report. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–96–110).

  • Levitan, L., & Bloomfield, J. (1996). Drivers= activities and information needs in an AHS. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–96–066).

  • Bloomfield, J. R., Grant, A. R., Levitan, L., Christensen, J. M., Brown, T. L., Cumming, T. L., Reinach, S. J., & Watson, G. S. Driving performance and commuting via an automated highway system. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (draft under review).

  • Levitan, L., Burrus, M., Dewing, W. L., Reinhart, W. F., Vora, P., & Llaneras, R. E. Final human factors guidelines for automated highway system designers. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration(draft under review and revision).

 

Human Factors in Advanced Traffic Management Systems Design Evolution

  • Kelly, M. J., Gerth, J. M., & West, P. D. (1994). Comparable systems analysis: Evaluation of ten command centers as potential sites. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–93–158).

  • Kelly, M. J., Gerth, J. M., & Whaley, C. J. (1995). Comparable Systems Analysis: Design and Operation of Advanced Control Centers. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–94–147).

  • Mitta, D. A., Kelly, M. J., & Folds, D. J. (1996). Design of an ITS–level advanced traffic management system. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA–RD–95–181).

  • Georgia Tech Research Institute. (1996). Human factors handbook for advanced traffic management center design (first edition). Atlanta, GA: Georgia Institute of Technology.

Scheduled for 1997

  • Georgia Tech Research Institute. (1997). Human factors handbook for advanced traffic management center design (second edition). Washington, DC: Federal Highway administration (number not assigned yet).

Relevant FMVSS Documents

A number of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) that may be relevant to the design of ATIS/CVO devices appear in Section 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 571. Relevant FMVSS documents include:

  • Standard Number 101: Controls and Displays
  • Standard Number 107: Reflecting Metal Surfaces (Glare)
  • Standard Number 125: Warning Devices

Relevant SAE Documents

The Society of Automotive Engineers also publishes standards, recommended practices, and information reports. Relevant SAE documents include:

  • J1050a: Describing and Measuring the Driver's Field of View
  • J1052 May87: Motor Vehicle Driver and Passenger Head Position
  • J1138: Design Criteria – Driver Hand Controls Location for Passenger Cars, Multi–Purpose Vehicles, and Trucks (10000 GVW and Under)
  • J1139 Apr94: Direction–of–Motion Stereotypes for Automotive Hand Controls
  • J2119 Jun93: Manual Controls for Mature Drivers

 

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