• June 30th, 2015

This reports describes research completed to study driver distraction among CMV operators. The team chose two common handheld devises that are major issues for today’s CMV operators: Mp3 players and cell phones.

All 25 drivers who voluntarily participated in this study were professionals from commercial and independent companies who had at least 5 years of CMV driving experience. The researchers collected performance and physiological data. The equipment was chosen to guarantee that the experiment was conducted in a controlled and safe fashion.