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Where do novice and experienced drivers direct their attention on approach to urban rail level crossings?

Young, Kristie L.; Lenné, Michael G.; Beanland, Vanessa; Salmon, Paul M.; Stanton, Neville A.

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Crashes at rail level crossings (RLXs) remain a persistent but ill-defined safety issue. In urban areas, RLXs are typically located in areas of high workload and visual clutter, such as busy shopping strips. Despite this, the impact of such environments on driver behaviour and compliance with RLX controls is not well understood. This study sought to examine where drivers direct their attention on approach to urban RLXs located in busy shopping strip areas, and whether this differs between...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13542
Source: Accident Analysis & Prevention
DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.01.017

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