Several modules include references to external sources. These references have been gathered on this page and are organized by module. When available, links to the reference sources have been included.
Driver Distraction Module References
- FMCSA. (2005). The large truck crash causation study summary report. Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Hanowski, R.J. (2011). The naturalistic study of distracted driving: Moving from research to practice. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles, 4(1), 286-319.
- Hickman, J.S., Hanowski, R.J., & Bocanegra, J. (2010). Distraction in commercial trucks and buses: Assessing prevalence and risk in conjunction with crashes and near-crashes (Contract No. DTMC75-09-J-00045). Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Hickman, J.S., & Hanowski, R.J. (2011). Use of a video monitoring approach to reduce at-risk driving behaviors in commercial vehicle operations. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, 14(3), 188-198.
- Olson, R.L., Hanowski, R.J., Hickman, J.S., & Bocanegra, J. (2009). Driver distraction in commercial vehicle operations (Report No. FMCSA-RRR-09-042). Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Pettitt, M., Burnett, G., & Stevens, A. (2005). Defining driver distraction. Proceedings of World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems. San Francisco, CA.
Driver Health Module References
- Blumental, R. S., Epstein, A. E., & Kerber, R. E. (2007). FMCSA expert panel recommendations: Cardiovascular disease and commercial motor vehicle driver safety. Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Balkin, T., Thorne, D., Sing, H., Thomas, M., Redmond, D., Wesensten,, N., Williams, J., … Belenky, G. (2000, May). Effects of sleep schedules on commercial motor vehicle driver performance (Report No. FMCSA DOT-MC-00-133). Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Bigert, C., Gustavsson, P., Hallqvist, J., Hogstedt, C., Lewné, M., Plato, N., … Schéele, P. (2003). Myocardial infarction among professional drivers. Epidemiology, 14(3), 333-339.
- Dinges, D. F., Maislin, M. S., Krueger, G. A., Brewster, R. M., & Carroll, R. J. . (2005). Pilot Test of Fatigue Management Technologies. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 1922, 175-182. doi: 10.3141/1922-22
- Harshman, R. S., Richerson, G. T., Hadker, N., Greene, B. L., Brown, T. M., Foster, T. S., Turner, B. H., … Doyle, J. J. (2008). Impact of a hypertension management/health promotion program on commercial driver’s license employees of a self-insured utility company. J Occup Environ Med, 50(3), 359-365. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181638657
- Lyznicki, J. M., Doege, T. C., Davis, R. M., & Williams, M. A. (1998). Sleepiness, driving, and motor vehicle crashes. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association. JAMA, 279(23), 1908-1913.
- Mabry, J. E., Hosig, K., Hanowski, R., Zedalis, D., Gregg, J., & Herbert, W. (2011). A review of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome components in commercial motor vehicle truck drivers. Literature Review. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
- McCartt, A. T., Rohrbaugh, J. W., Hammer, M. C., & Fuller, S. Z. (2000). Factors associated with falling asleep at the wheel among long-distance truck drivers. Accid Anal Prev, 32(4), 493-504.
- Pack, A. I., Dinges, D., & Maislin, G. (2002). A study of the prevalence of sleep apnea among commercial truck drivers (Report No. DOT-RT-02-030).Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Saltzman, G. M., & Belzer, M. H. (2007). Truck driver occupational safety and health: 2003 conference report and selective literature review (Report No. DHHS (NIOSH) 2007-120). Cincinnati, OH: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
- Smith, B., & Phillips, B. A. (2011). Truckers drive their own assessment for obstructive sleep apnea: A collaborative approach to online self-assessment for obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7(3), 238-242. doi: 10.5664/Jcsm.1060
- Whitfield Jacobson, P. J., Prawitz, A. D., & Lukaszuk, J. M. (2007). Long-haul truck drivers want healthful meal options at truck-stop restaurants. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 107(12), 2125-2129. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2007.09.003
Sharing the Road Module References
- For additional information about Neil Fleming’s VARK model, visit his website.
- Find out more about the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Teens and Trucks Share the Road program, click here.
- More information on the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute’s (VTTI) driver education research and outreach can be found here.
- Baker, S., Schaudt, W. A., Freed, J. C., & Toole, L. (2011). A survey of light-vehicle driver education programs to determine the prevalence of curriculum on sharing the road with heavy vehicles: Final report (11-UF-014). Blacksburg, VA: The National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence.
- Hanowski, R. J., Hickman, J. S., Wierwille, W. W. Keisler, A. (2007). A descriptive analysis of light vehicle – heavy vehicle interactions using in situ driving data. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 39, 169-179.
- National Center for Statistics and Analysis (2013). Traffic Safety Facts 2011 Data: Large Trucks (DOT HS 811 752). Washington, DC: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, USDOT.
- Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (2012, October). Teen Drivers: Fact Sheet. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Crabb, O., Thiel, R., Mottola, F., & Weaver, E. (2010). Drive Right, (11th ed.). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.