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Dreger, F.A. (author), de Winter, J.C.F. (author), Happee, R. (author)
Freeway merging of heavy goods vehicles (HGV) is a safety–critical manoeuvre. However, at present, it is largely unknown how HGV drivers perceive and execute the merging manoeuvre, and how current advanced driver support and automation systems (ADAS) contribute. We performed semi-structured in-depth interviews with 15 HGV drivers to assess...
journal article 2019
Dreger, F.A. (author), de Winter, J.C.F. (author), Shyrokau, B. (author), Happee, R. (author)
Merging sections are challenging for drivers of heavy goods vehicles. Visual support for merging was evaluated in a simulator. Experiment 1 tested HMIs that provided participants (n = 5) driving on the on-ramp with a top view or various forms of speed advice for accelerating behind or in front of a truck platoon on the freeway. Experiment 2...
conference paper 2019
van Velzen, Martijn (author)
Overloaded heavy-goods vehicles result in road infrastructure life-time reduction, market distortion and road safety reduction. Analysis of the motivations for overloading showed that competition serves as a strong motivation for companies to overload. The currently extremely low chance on being checked should be increased, to have a violation...
master thesis 2018