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Visible distances and safe speeds during night driving car meetings

Johansson, Gunnar

Visible distances and safe speeds during night driving car meetings

by Johansson, Gunnar

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Published by Dept. of Psychology, University of Uppsala in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile driving at night.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 11-12.

    Statementby Gunnar Johansson and Kåre Rumar.
    SeriesDept. of Psychology, University of Uppsala, Sweden. Report 38
    ContributionsRumar, Kåre, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF21.A1 U6 no. 38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(4), 12 l.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5674061M
    LC Control Number68136256

    You are driving at night on a dimly lit street and using high beams. You should dim your lights when you are within feet of: During the first 12 months after you are licensed, you must be accompanied by your parent or guardian if you: After passing a car, it is safe to return to your driving lane when: You see the headlights of the. Driving Schools; Contact; DRIVE SAFELY AT NIGHT. The biggest difference between night driving and driving during the day is the difference in visibility. It sounds obvious, but when driving at night, your ability to see ahead, and the ability of other road users to see you, is reduced. The lights on a car have two purposes: they help you.

    Night Driving and Road Safety Introduction. Road authorities agree that night driving presents unique challenges, increased risks and numerous deaths and injuries. It is estimated by the National Safety Council in the U.S. that traffic death rates are three times greater at night than during the day. Nov 21,  · § Driving vehicle at safe speed. No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions and having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing, nor at a speed greater than will permit the driver to bring his vehicle to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead. Consistent with the foregoing, every person shall drive at a.

    Mar 29,  · How to Drive at Night. While it may be difficult to tell whether a black shape in front of your headlights is a deer or a pedestrian when you're driving late at night, it's not hard to see why night driving can be so daunting for many. Driving at night presents different challenges from driving during the day. The National Safety Council reports that 90% of a driver's reaction depends on vision. Vision, color and contrast, depth perception and peripheral vision are all lessened when driving in the dark.


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Visible distances and safe speeds during night driving car meetings by Johansson, Gunnar Download PDF EPUB FB2

May 31,  · The purpose of this investigation was to demonstrate the visible distances that can be considered realistic during night driving on non-illuminated roads. From the experimental data the approach speeds were calculated that can be considered as safe for various conditions and states of the driver, the car and the road.

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NIGHT DRIVING SAFETY FOR SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS Reference Guide and Test Produced by Video Communications. 2 When a driver isn’t able to drive at safe speeds for the night driving are critical to the safety of the bus during night driving.

10) Windshields should always be free of debris or dirt. Driving after sundown presents a unique set of dangers, which explains why accident-related death rates are 3 times greater at night than during the day.

And because safe-driving knowledge is safe-driving power, the best way to stay safe at night is to understand the challenges of driving after dark. why driving at night is so dangerous. This chapter discusses visible distances during night driving. An electromechanical set-up, connected to the stop light contact of the car, can open the nozzle of a high-pressure jet and a stream of water can squirt vertically to the road surface from the front of the car.

What You Need to Know About Night Driving. There are more drivers on the roads than ever before many of whom are traveling all hours of the day, all across the country, and in good and bad weather conditions.

If you plan on driving after the sun goes down, it's important to remember that driving at night presents different challenges than driving during the day. Traffic Sign Reading Distances and Times During Night Driving HELMUT T. ZWAHLEN Videotaped eye fixations and saccades (30 frames per second) were the driving task in an efficient, safe, and comfortable manner a pre­ to about kph (30 to 65 mph) are constant for all speeds.

In this case the sum of the durations (including the two. A peer-to-peer safe driving program for your school. Text iDrive to for text messages. Nighttime and Drowsy Driving It is more difficult to judge other vehicle’s speeds and distances at night. Working late hours during the week: 20%; Being tired or hung over from drinking/partying the.

May 08,  · Motorcyclists can make themselves more visible at night by putting reflective tape on their helmet and clothing. This will make drivers more cautious because the tape will kind of have a glare to it making the cyclists easier to see.

TRAFFIC SIGN READING DISTANCES AND TIMES DURING NIGHT DRIVING. Videotaped eye fixations and saccades (30 frames per second) were analyzed for 32 young, healthy drivers, who were unfamiliar with the highway, along rural two-lane highways in Ohio under low-beam illumination conditions at night for the approach to a curve/turn warning sign (curve/turn symbol) for two selected curves.

As a result, the driver must see the pedestrian feet and seconds in advance. At city driving speeds of 35 mph, the stopping distance is still feet and the stopping time is seconds. Drivers can steer the car just as well at night as during the day and feel little need to slow.

They see a highly conspicuous car coming. Apr 12,  · This question is like a double edged sword. Depending upon your geographic location, one could argue that driving at night is safer because there is less traffic to deal with but vision is greatly reduced thus impeding how quickly one can react to.

Being able to see well during the daytime does not necessarily mean that you will see well while driving at night. After driving four or five hours on a sunny day, it may take an hour or more for your eyes to adjust to low light at dusk or night.

Some people may not adapt well. General Information Overview. About half of traffic fatalities occur at night, although only about one quarter of travel occurs after dark. While intoxication and fatigue contribute to the high rate of nighttime crashes, nighttime driving is inherently challenging due to decreased visibility.

Feb 26,  · At night, because of limited sight distance, I would use a 5 or 6 second rule. Putting the odds in your favor is key to being safe on the roads. Smart driving is safe driving. UCANTCME comment regarding your eyes needing time to adjust is correct.

On long trips at night, I find the brightness from the instrument lights to be distracting. Sep 18,  · In conclusion, I believe that driving faster is actually safer. Drivers usually drive to the speed that they feel safe in, regardless of the speed limit, so I think that states should raise speed limits to reasonable speeds, in consideration that only % of all fatal accidents are because of speed.

Even during summer when it's not quite dark yet, driving during rush hour can be treacherous. Between the slow stop-and-go movement and frustrations of other drivers, this is not the time to let your mind wander.

Try to focus on the following: Stay calm by listening to a book or your favorite music. Reduce your speed. Don't tailgate. My car licence Driving is one of the riskiest daily activities that you'll do so preparing yourself and your vehicle is vital.

Driving involves risk and safe drivers aim to reduce and manage their risk. When driving at night or in poor visibility. Your driving speed at night should be adjusted to the range of your headlights. Drive so. Part of the reason driving at night is so dangerous is because you can’t control the drivers around you.

Quite simply, people do more dumb things at night than any other time of the day. If you are driving on a Friday or Saturday night, you are in even worse shape. Clear all intersections and drive safe.

Drunk Driving Happens During The Day. 9 Tips For Driving Long Distances At Night. If you have to make a long distance journey, say from Johor Bahru to Penang, would you make the above journey during the day. Highlights enable one to see further and clearer during the night.

Thus driving at night becomes safer. a driver should be advised to drive behind other cars at a safe. Apr 23,  · Prepare your car for night driving. Keep headlights, tail lights, signal lights and windows (inside and out) clean.

It is more difficult to judge other vehicle's speeds and distances at night.Night driving is an essential part of motoring for most people, so if you have just passed your test do not keep putting off the day when you first drive in darkness. Like all other aspects of handling a car safely, night driving presents no undue risks as long as you observe the rules.

Indeed, there are positive advantages to driving at night, when traffic begins to thin out: the experience.If you drive at night. Driving at night requires you to be even more vigilant, which could cause you to tire more quickly. Take a break every 2 hours to counter the effects of driver fatigue.

At the first signs of fatigue, stop in a safe location and take a to minute nap.