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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

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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)



ANSI American National Standards Institute
ASR Automatic Speech Recognition
ATIS Advanced Traveler Information Systems
ATMS Advanced Traffic Management System
AVC Automatic Vehicle Classification
AVC/AVI Automatic Vehicle Classification/Automatic Vehicle Identification
AVL Automated Vehicle Location
CAS Collision Avoidance System
CB Radio Citizen's Band Radio
CIE Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CSRDF Crew Station Research and Development Facility
CVO Commercial Vehicle Operations
DOT Department of Transportation
DVI Driver–Vehicle Interface
EC Electronic Credentials
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
FOV Field of View
GPS Global Positioning System
HCI Human–Computer Interaction
HDD Head–Down Display
HOV High Occupancy Vehicles
HUD Head–Up Display
IMSIS In–Vehicle Motorist Services Information Systems
IRANS In–Vehicle Routing and Navigation Systems
ISIS In–Vehicle Signing Information Systems
ISO International Standards Organization
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
IVIS In–Vehicle Information System
IVSAWS In–Vehicle Safety Advisory and Warning Systems
LOS Line of Sight
R&D Research & Development
RGS Route Guidance Simulator
RMS Root Mean Square
SAE Society of Automotive Engineers
TWC Two–Way Real–Time Communications
UCS Uniform Chromaticity–Scale
UMTRI University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
VDT Visual Display Terminal
VFD Vacuum Fluorescent Displays
WIM Weigh in Motion




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