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RESEARCH STUDY

RESEARCH

Assessment of Driver Vision Functions in Relation to Their Crash Involvement in India

AUTHOR:

Ashish Verma, Neelima Chakrabarty, S. Velmurugan , B. Prithvi Bhat , H. D. Dinesh Kumar and B. Nishanthi

SPONSOR/INSTITUTION:

YEAR PUBLISHED:

2016

PUBLICATION:

Current Science

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Among the human factors that influence safe driving, visual skills of the driver can be considered fundamental.

  • This study mainly focuses on investigating the effect of visual functions of drivers in India on their road crash involvement.

  • Experiments were conducted to assess vision functions of Indian licensed drivers belonging to various organizations, age groups and driving experience.

  • The test results were further related to the crash involvement histories of drivers through statistical tools.