Factors Influencing Driving Performance

  • Michel Vallet


The act of driving is a highly complex endeavor, partly due to time constraints for detecting, perceiving, and processing information before making a decision and reacting on a road environment full of unpredictable events. It is the driver who has the sole responsibility for how actions are carried out, and reactions to incidents depend wholly on his/her capacity to manage the situation.


Secondary Task Truck Driver Peripheral Vision Road Accident Mental Workload 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Vallet
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  1. 1.INRETSNational Institute for Transport and Safety ResearchFrance

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