Browsing by Author "Charlton, Samuel G."

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  • Audio on the go: The effect of audio cues on memory in driving

    Dua, Matthew J.; Charlton, Samuel G. (Elsevier BV, 2019)
    An inability to recall details from an otherwise uneventful drive on a familiar route is a common experience to many. Whether this amnesia for everyday driving is because we don't actually form strong memories when we are ...
  • Co-driving: Passenger actions and distractions

    Charlton, Samuel G.; Starkey, Nicola J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Approximately one third of car trips involve one or more passengers and yet we know little about how the presence of a passenger helps or hinders safety and efficiency. To date, research in this area has focused on the ...
  • Does Familiarity breed inattention? Why drivers crash on the roads they know best

    Charlton, Samuel G.; Starkey, Nicola J. (Australasian College of Road Safety, 2012)
    This paper describes our research into the nature of everyday driving, with a particular emphasis on the processes that govern driver behaviour in familiar, well - practiced situations. The research examined the development ...
  • Does haste make waste? The human factors of overtaking land design

    Charlton, Samuel G.; Alley, Brett D.; Baas, Peter H.; Wigmore, Brenda (New Zealand Ergonomics Society, 2001)
    The aim of this research was to improve overtaking safety and efficiency through improvements in road signage, markings, geometry and speed control associated with the placement and layout of passing lanes. The approach ...
  • Drivers use of in-vehicle information systems and perceptions of their effects on driving

    Starkey, Nicola J.; Charlton, Samuel G. (Frontiers Media SA, 2020)
    In recent years the number of cars on the road with manufacturer installed in-vehicle information systems (IVIS) has increased dramatically, and with smartphones connecting directly to these systems drivers can access a ...