University of Ohio Driver Safety and First Responder Research – HiViz TV

HiViz-TV icon - www.ambulancevisibilityThe Russ College of Engineering and Technology at the University of Ohio is using a new driving simulator featuring the front half of a Ford Focus to study the most effective combination of colors, reflective stripes, lights and logos for emergency vehicles. The two-year research was funded by a US$245,000 grant from the US Department of Justice in 2010. Assistant Professor Deborah McAvoy is the director of the project and in the video below she talks about the new simulator and the project in more detail.  An article by the Ohio University Office of Research Communications describes the new simulator and some of the study results already flowing from the simulation environment.


About John Killeen (Ambulance Visibility)

John Killeen is a former Intensive Care Paramedic who authors the Ambulance Visibility research website & blog
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