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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Increased Understanding of Driver Visibility Requirements

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-07-0028
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.

Goals

(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.

Research HUB ID:
2276
Project Status:
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$1,546,593.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
No
FHWA Program Area:
  • Exploratory Advanced Research
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Exploratory Advanced Research
FHWA Activity:
  • Roadway Departure

Contact Information

Team:
Operations Research and Development Technical Direction
Office:
Office of Safety and Operations Research and Development
Office Code:
HRSO-03

Management Organizations

Sponsor Organization

Organization Role:
Sponsor Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development and Technology - Office of Safety and Operations Research and Development