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Utilization of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Accident Reconstruction
Keywords: Photogrammetry, accident reconstruction, grade crossing, railroad safety, highway-rail grade crossing, train control
Abstract: The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center evaluated the effectiveness of using UAVs and photogrammetry software to expedite the accident reconstruction process.
The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center evaluated the effectiveness of using UAVs and photogrammetry software to expedite the accident reconstruction process.
The Complexities of Rail Suicide Data
Keywords: Rail suicide, suicide data, suicide data sources, data quality, human factors
Function Allocation and New Roles for Human in Rail Automation
Keywords: Work domain analysis, human-automation function allocation, rail, human factors, cognitive task analysis, Cab Technology Integration Laboratory, CTIL
Human Error Analyses Associated with Locomotive Cab Automation
Keywords: Automation, Positive Train Control, PTC, Trip Optimizer, TO, Cab Technology Integration Laboratory, CTIL, human error, human factors
Short Line Safety Institute: Identifying Safety Culture Trends in the Industry
Keywords: Freight railroads, regional railroads, short line railroads, safety culture assessment, safety culture measurement, state of rail industry, human factors