Driver Measurement: Methods and Applications

  • Shane McLaughlin
  • Jonathan Hankey
  • Thomas Dingus
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5639)


This paper presents an overview of methods used when measuring driver behavior and performance. Simulators, test-track, on-road, field-operational-trials, and naturalisitic methods are described. Useful driver measures are described. Three examples are provided of the application of driver measurement in product design and evaluation.


driver behavior performance measurement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shane McLaughlin
    • 1
  • Jonathan Hankey
    • 1
  • Thomas Dingus
    • 1
  1. 1.Virginia Tech Transportation Institute 3500 Transportation Research DrBlacksburg VAUSA

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