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Title: Training hazard perception of young novice drivers - A driving simulator study
Authors: Carpentier, Aline
Advisors: HERMANS, Elke
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: UHasselt Diepenbeek
Abstract: Objective: The goal of this study was to determine whether young novice drivers that were trained in hazard perception (i.e. specified hazard detection and hazard handling skills) performed better than young novice drivers that did not receive training, immediately after training and two to four weeks after receiving the training. Participants: young novice drivers between the age of 17 and 25 that held their temporary or permanent driver's license were randomly assigned to a training intervention or a control intervention. The pretest, training or control intervention and the posttest that were all conducted on the first testing day took approximately two hours to complete. The follow-up test that was conducted two to four weeks later, took about one hour to complete. The effects of training were assessed in a driving simulator by tracking participants' eye movements. Results: The hazard handling scores were significantly higher for the trained group, as indicated by a significantly h
Notes: master in de verkeerskunde-verkeersveiligheid
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/14176
Category: T2
Type: Theses and Dissertations
Appears in Collections: Master theses

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