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: Mud spot, vertical track deflection, risk, track maintenance, prioritization, track stiffness, Beam on Elastic Foundation, BOEF, MRail, YRel, radius of curvature, ballast, track, railroad
Keywords: Track research, track inspection, inspection, automated inspection, automation-aided inspection, railroad, track safety, safety, human factors, passenger rail, systems-theoretic process analysis, STPA, STAMP, systems-theoretic accident model and process,
Keywords: Automated inspection, nondestructive testing, ultrasonic testing, spike breakage
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...