Comparative research on the optical and acoustic psychomotor reaction of professional drivers

J. Zaranka , Marek Guzek , R. Pečeliūnas , Z. Bogdanovičius , J. Matijošius

Abstract

The results of the optical reactions of professional drivers of two age groups (41–50 years old and 51–60 years old) were analyzing in this article. The occurrence of a traffic accident frequently depends on how promptly and whether correctly or not a decision is made in an emergency situation, and on how quickly such decision is brought to life by the driver. Most of the study results show that a driver’s reaction time ranges from 0.4 to 1.5 seconds. Regrettably, the average reaction time is not a steady and invariable value even in case of the same driver. The average reaction time is influenced by a number of factors. Some of these factors may be improved while others depend on the driver’s personal body condition.
Author J. Zaranka
J. Zaranka,,
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, Marek Guzek (FT / DVMO)
Marek Guzek,,
- Department of Vehicle Maintance and Operation
, R. Pečeliūnas
R. Pečeliūnas,,
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, Z. Bogdanovičius
Z. Bogdanovičius,,
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, J. Matijošius
J. Matijošius,,
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Pages277-281
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book M. Bogdevicius (eds.): Transbaltica 2013. Proceedings of the 8th International Scientific Conference, Transbaltica, 2013, Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, VGTU Press "Technika", ISBN 978-609-457-469-6, [978-609-457-470-2], 301 p.
Keywords in Englishreaction time, driver, traffic safety
DOIDOI:10.3846/transbaltica2013.059
URL http://transbaltica.vgtu.lt
Languageen angielski
LicenseRepository; published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne (CC-BY-NC); after publication
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