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Tag Archives: sleepiness
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 Arts,...
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Fatigue a Problem in the Transport Sector
29 per cent of a sample of Norwegian transport operators report at least one episode of sleeping or nodding off while operating in the course of a three-month period. Based on retrospective ratings of the most recent operating period, alertness is found to decrease rapidly towards the final hour of...
Posted in Human Behaviour and Attitudes, Passenger Transport, Safety Tagged fatigue, operators, passenger transport, safety, sleepiness Comments Off on Fatigue a Problem in the Transport Sector
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 used...
Posted in Human Behaviour and Attitudes, Safety Tagged air transportation, driver, driver fatigue, rail transportation, road transportation, sea transportation, sleepiness, weariness Comments Off on Countermeasures For Fatigue in Transportation