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Title: Vehicle driver vigilance monitoring system design
Author: Boyraz, Pinar
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2007
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The majority of road accidents can be prevented by the passive and active safety designs and systems present in today's modern passenger car and by road infrastructure improvements. However, the large part of the accident risk depends on the driver status and vigilance, no matter how well the car is equipped and how safe the roads are. It is believed that an underestimated 20% of accidents are due to lack of sleep, inattentiveness and lack of vigilance, which can be summarized under impaired driving.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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