Keywords: Railroad Information Sharing Environment, RISE, data trust, human factors, railroad, pilot project, University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory, UMD CATT Lab, safety, voluntary partnership
Keywords: Railroad safety, data trust, data analysis, data visualization
Acoustical Warning Devices as Emergency Warning Signals (EWS) Phase 3: Performance Evaluation on a Locomotive
Keywords: Emergency warning sound, train horn, yelp, wail, trespassers, music masking sounds, reaction time, detectability, urgency, acoustic warning device
Keywords: Freight railroads, regional railroads, short line railroads, safety culture assessment, safety culture measurement, state of rail industry, human factors, safety culture, safety, railroad
Keywords: Grade crossing, traffic control device, average annual daily traffic, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, vehicle miles traveled, freight train miles
Abstract: Researchers used both naturalistic driving and simulator data to evaluate driver behavior at grade crossings. Most drivers did not look for trains or prepare to stop regardless...
Researchers used both naturalistic driving and simulator data to evaluate driver behavior at grade crossings. Most drivers did not look for trains or prepare to stop regardless...