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Moving Map Displays: Using CTIL and Eye-Tracking Technologies to Measure Operator Glance Durations and Performance in Locomotive Cabs
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Automation; Distraction; Human-Error; Eye-tracking; Moving Map; iPad;
Abstract: Distraction is a growing problem in the cabs of modern locomotives. The 2008 commuter train collision at Chatsworth, CA resulting in 28 fatalities, points to the dangers of...
Policy and Guidance
Keywords: Railroad Safety Board
Abstract: This Order delegates decisional powers and describes internal agency procedures with respect to disposition of waivers, exemptions, block signal applications, and other special...
The Impact of Safety Rules Revisions on Safety Culture, Incident Rates, and Liability Claims in the U.S. Railroad Industry
Keywords: Railroad safety culture, safety rules revision, safety rules consolidation, compliance, FELA, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, incident rates, liability claims, lessons-learned
Reports to Congress
Department of Transportation Systems Safety Plan for Improving the Management of Railroad Safety Programs
Keywords: Inspections, Training, Regulations and Enforcement, Railroad Safety
Abstract: [From the Executive Summary] This report has been prepared by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) which has responsibility for railroad safety laws within the Department of...