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Driver Behaviour

Research areas include usability studies, product and task analysis, dashboard design, autonomous vehicles, driver training methodologies, vehicle emissions and optimisation of eco-driving techniques, investigations into the effects of driving style and visual search strategies on vehicle performance, economy and perception, emotional intelligence and driving, development of risk taking attitudes towards driving and educational interventions for risk reduction.

AMAP is currently running an experimental study to investigate the application of various methods in sports and exercise science to the field of driver training, assessment, rehabilitation and well-being. Specific populations of interest in driver research include, teenage drivers [less than 17 years], young novice drivers [17 - 25 years], older experienced drivers [60 + years], fleet drivers and disabled drivers (Arthritis, Stroke, Diabetes).