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Measurement of fatigue among bus drivers in London provides tools for better traffic safety

VTI has participated in a study of fatigue among London bus drivers. The study has given Transport for London the tools to implement measures that deal with fatigue among the city’s bus drivers. The study was led by the Transport Safety Research Centre at the School of Design and Creative...

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Measuring sleepiness – a challenge for researchers

Driver fatigue has been a research area at VTI for several years, and the researchers have studied various aspects such as the working hours of professional drivers, driver behaviour, accident risks, and the design of warning systems. They are now moving forward, attempting to find a way to...

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Countermeasures For Fatigue in Transportation

The overall aim with this study was to gather knowledge about countermeasures for driver fatigue in road, rail, sea and air transportation. The knowledge has been used as an input for evaluating advantages and disadvantages with different countermeasures and to estimate their potential to be...

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