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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-04-145
Date: December 2005
Enhanced Night Visibility Series, Volume XIV: Phase III—Study 2: Comparison of Near Infrared, Far Infrared, and Halogen Headlamps on Object Detection in Nighttime Rain
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APPENDIX A—SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE
Phone Numbers (Home)________________________________(Work)_______________________________
Best Time to Call______________________________________________________
Best Days to Participate__________________________
DRIVER SCREENING AND DEMOGRAPHIC QUESTIONNAIRE: ENV-IR
Note to Screening Personnel
Initial contact with the potential participants will take place over the phone. Read the following Introductory Statement, followed by the questionnaire (if they agree to participate). Regardless of how contact is made, this questionnaire must be administered before a decision is made regarding suitability for this study.
(Use the following script as a guideline in the screening interview.)
My name is _____ and I work __________. I’m recruiting drivers for a study to evaluate new night vision enhancement systems for vehicles.
This study will involve you driving different vehicles instrumented with data collection equipment on the Smart Road at night and filling out questionnaires. Participants will come in for two separate driving sessions that will last approximately 3 hours each. We will pay you 20 dollars per hour. The total amount will be given to you at the end of the second night. Would you like to participate in this study?
If the Participant Agrees
Next, I would like to ask you several questions to see if you are eligible to participate.
If the Participant Does Not Agree
Thanks for your time, would you like me to remove you from the database?
CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION
Rejected: ________ Reason:__________________________________________
Screening Personnel (print name):______________________ (Date):________
Topics: research, safety
Keywords: research, safety, Detection, Recognition, Night Vision, Visibility Vision Enhancement System, Infrared, Headlamp, Pedestrian, Halogen, Rain
TRT Terms: research, Safety and security, Safety, Transportation safety, Automobile driving at night, Automobile driving in rain, Automobiles--Lighting--Evaluation, Night visibility, Headlamps