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Pre-crash factors influencing drivers of older ages in intersection collisions

Thomas K. Broberg (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Fordonssäkerhet) ; Lotta Jakobsson (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Fordonssäkerhet) ; Irene Isaksson-Hellman
2008 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Injury; Bern; Switzerland; 17 September 2008 through 19 September 2008 p. 149-161. (2008)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

The objective of this study is to understand the driver needs from a preventive and protective perspective focusing on cognitive pre-crash factors influencing the older driver in intersection collisions. The study combines information from a statistical dataset and 33 in-depth cases. The statistical data confirms results from prior studies indicating that the 55+ drivers are relatively more involved in collisions occurring in intersections having an overall higher injury risk compared to the comparative group of drivers aged 25-35. The in-depth data indicates that missed observations were one major cause in the development of the collision scenarios studied. The major possible causes together with the contributing causes are analyzed and discussed.

Nyckelord: Aging; Collision; Intersections; Prevention; Protection



Denna post skapades 2018-01-05.
CPL Pubid: 254296

 

Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Fordonssäkerhet (2005-2017)

Ämnesområden

Teknisk mekanik

Chalmers infrastruktur