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Where do drivers look while driving (and for how long)?

In: Human Factors in Traffic Safety. Tucson, Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company, 2001, Ch. 4, p. 77-110

Authors: Paul A. Green

A universally accepted fact is that traffic safety and safe driving depend greatly upon driver visual input, in other words, disruptions of the driver's road scanning process, or eyes-off-the-road time. While the driver can control the road scanning process to a point, the chapter discusses the following: the effect of the road environment; driver characteristics; vehicle characteristics; effect of in-vehicle devices.