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Increased Understanding of Driver Visibility Requirements

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Project Abstract: 

This research project will develop a hybrid human/computer model of the quantity and quality of visual information needed to navigate certain curves in the roadway safely and effectively at night.


(1) Develop knowledge regarding human visual requirements for nighttime driving.

(2) Initiate development of a model of driver visual requirements and performance that can be used to evaluate the adequacy of a roadway scene.

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Start Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2007
End Date: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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FHWA AMRP Program: 
Exploratory Advanced Research
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Exploratory Advanced Research
FHWA Activity: 
Roadway Departure