Feasibility of Vehicle-Based Sensors to Detect Drowsy Driving and Alcohol Impairment (with accompanying CD-ROM)

Meaghan Sadler (Editor)

Series: Alcohol and Drug Abuse

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Drowsy driving is a significant contributor to death and injury crashes on our Nation’s highways, accounting for more than 80,000 crashes and 850 fatalities per year. The successful detection of drowsiness is a crucial step in implementing mitigation strategies to reduce the cost to society of drowsy driving.

Despite persistent efforts at the local, state, and federal levels, alcohol-impaired driving crashes also contribute to approximately 31% of all traffic fatalities. Although regulatory and educational approaches have helped reduce alcohol-related fatalities, other approaches merit investigation. This book discusses the feasibility of vehicle-based sensors to detect both drowsy driving and alcohol-impaired driving. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1 - Assessing the Feasibility of Vehicle-Based Sensors to Detect Drowsy Driving (pp. 1-56)
Timothy Brown, John Lee, Chris Schwarz, Dary Fiorentino and Anthony McDonald

Chapter 2 - Assessing the Feasibility of Vehicle-based Sensors to Detect Alcohol Impairment (pp. 57-132)
John D. Lee, Dary Fiorentino, Michelle L. Reyes, Timothy L. Brown, Omar Ahmad, James Fell, Nic Ward and Robert Dufour

Index

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Appendices for the NHTSA Technical Report: Assessing the Feasibility of Vehicle-based Sensors to Detect Drowsy Driving

Appendices for the NHTSA Technical Report: Assessing the Feasibility of Vehicle-based Sensors to Detect Alcohol Impairment
David Heitbrink, Michelle Reyes, Julie Ulland, and Omar Ahmad

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