GOOD ROUTE HMI for Actors Involved in Dangerous Goods Transportation

  • Marco Santi
  • Katrin Meinken
  • Harald Widlroither
  • Evangelos Bekiaris
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4555)


GOOD ROUTE is a European project developing a cooperative system for routing, monitoring, re-routing, enforcement and driver support of dangerous goods vehicles, based upon dynamic, real time data, in order to minimise the Societal Risks related to their movements, whereas still generating the most cost efficient solution for all actors involved in their logistic chain. In this paper the theoretical background for the Human-Machine Interface of the GOOD ROUTE system is discussed, different actors are characterised and their user needs are described. Basic functionalities and elements as well as the preliminary guidelines that endorse the GOOD ROUTE system approach are presented.


Dangerous Goods communication and interaction information and warning strategies user centred design user needs requirements analyses 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Santi
    • 1
  • Katrin Meinken
    • 1
  • Harald Widlroither
    • 2
  • Evangelos Bekiaris
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Stuttgart, Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management, Nobelstr. 12, 70569 StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial Engineering, Nobelstr. 12, 70569 StuttgartGermany
  3. 3.Centre for Research and Technology Hellas – Hellenic Institute of Transport (CERTH/HIT), L. Posidonos 17, 17455 AthensGreece

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