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Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences >> Call for Papers Vol. 8 No. 3, March 2017

Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences

A Public Transit HUD Operating Strategy to Reduce Bus Accidents

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Author Jisoo Kim, Bum-Jin Park, Weon-eui Kang
ISSN 2079-8407
On Pages 730-735
Volume No. 6
Issue No. 12
Issue Date January 1, 2016
Publishing Date January 1, 2016
Keywords HUD, head-up display, public transit, information, bus driver.


As use of public transit has increased, safety issues have been arouse. The most critical issue about public transit safety, public transit related accident would lead major accident because it transports large number of passengers. Furthermore, most bus accidents occur due to bus driver’s careless behavior. To reduce these bus accidents, a Head-Up Display (HUD) prototype for public transit is developed in this research. The public transit HUD is aim to give drivers information with maintaining their eyes forward, so it can reduce their careless behavior and make public transit more safety. Before adopting the HUD to bus, a survey of bus drivers was conducted about its information display design and satisfaction. Based on their choice, public transit HUD information display strategy is developed with two situations, driving and stopping. Most bus drivers are assured that the HUD will help drivers drive safely and bus accidents will reduce.

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