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Effect Of Vibration On Occupant Driving Performances: Measured By Simulated Driving

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Amzar Azizan, Ratchaphon Ittianuwat



human vibration, drowsiness, sleepiness, lane deviation, speed deviation



Although the performance of vehicle driver has been well investigated in many types of environments, however, drowsy driving caused by vibration has received far less attention. Experiment procedures comprised of two 10-minutes simulated driving sessions in no-vibration condition and with-vibration condition. In with-vibration condition, volunteers were exposed to a Gaussian random vibration, with 1-15 Hz frequency bandwidth at 0.2 ms-2 r.m.s. for 30-minutes. A deviation in lane position and vehicle speed were recorded and analyzed. Volunteers have also rated their subjective drowsiness by giving score using Karolinska Sleepiness Scale (KSS) every 5-minutes interval. Strong evidence of driving impairment following 30-minutes exposure to vibration were found significant in all volunteers (p < 0.05).



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