q TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 24: Distracted Driving Countermeasures for Commercial Vehicles examines driving distractions, as well as any protective (safety-enhancing) effects of particular devices. Distracted driving for commercial drivers is defined as attending to tasks not directly related to operating the vehicle. q -- publisher's description.These can be locked out while the vehicle is in motion if the fleet chooses; however, there is wide variability as to the use of this feature. ... Although 10% of safety-critical events involved distraction, this figure was 67% for the top 5% of drivers with the highest number of distraction events. ... The correlation of abad applea commercial drivers with distraction-related safety-critical events is significant enough to enable fleet ... Relating this to cell phones, the manual tasks are noted as risky.
|Title||:||Distracted Driving Countermeasures for Commercial Vehicles|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2011|