Best Practices for Maximizing Driver Attention to Work Zone Warning SignsAuthor/Presenter: Ukkusuri, Satish V.; Gkritza, Konstantina; Qian, Xinwu; Sadri, Arif Mohaimin
Studies have shown that rear-end crashes in the advance warning area for a work zone are the most common type of work zone crashes. Driver inattention (or distraction) is reported as the most common issue and a major contributing factor to those types of crashes. As such, there is a need to identify the technologies that are successful in alerting drivers when approaching work zones.
Publication Date: 2016
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Publication Types: Reports, Papers, and Research Articles
Topics: Changeable Message Signs; Countermeasures; Data Collection; Distracted Driving; Drone Radar; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Intrusion Alarms; Photo Enforcement; Portable Steel Barriers; Temporary Rumble Strips; Temporary Traffic Control; Truck-Mounted Attenuators; Variable Speed Limit Systems