Enhancing driver awareness of perceptual errors in approach speed judgments for road crossing and decisions at junctions.

Lead Research Organisation: Royal Holloway, University of London
Department Name: Psychology

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Publications

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Poulter DR (2013) Errors in motion processing amongst older drivers may increase accident risk. in Accident; analysis and prevention

 
Description Select Committee on traffic Speed limits in Lincs
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
Impact The impact of Wann's research on the decision by North Lincolnshire Authority to reduce their speed limits can be found in this report http://tinyurl.com/NLincsReport. The announcement by North Lincolnshire Authority to reduce their speed limits is on http://tinyurl.com/NLincsAnnouncemt
 
Description BAA Heathrow 
Organisation Heathrow Airport Holdings
Department London Heathrow Airport
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Collaboration on driver safety training. Talks to their safety management staff and then use of our demonstrators in their 'airside driver safety week'
Start Year 2012
 
Description Road safety campaign citing the research from this study and it relevance for changing urban limits to 20mph 
Organisation 20's Plenty for Us
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution 20's Plenty for Us is a road safety campaign citing the research from this study and it relevance for changing urban limits to 20mph. There are now over 100 campaigns over the country and use our research as part of the case and >40 local regions that have changed their speed limit. http://www.20splentyforus.org.uk/
Start Year 2010
 
Description Trasport Research Laboratory Project on carriageway lighting 
Organisation Transport Research Laboratory Ltd (TRL)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Consultancy input on perceptual decision making for different lighting scenarios
Collaborator Contribution Statistical analysis of KSI and report for Highways England
Impact Report to Highways England
Start Year 2016
 
Description 4th International congress on speed reduction & control 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact We collaborated directly with Brake (Charity sponsors of this meeting) to fund places for road safety professionals at this meeting where I presented our findings, ran through our demo's, took names of delegates who wanted further information & collaboration
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011,2012
 
Description BBC1 'Bang Goes the Theory' feature on child safety 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Lead feature in BBC1s prime-time Science programme focused on child safety based on our research using our software and demonstrators to run an on-camera experiment within a primary school and on the race track. Viewing figures for the series are often in the range of 3-4million. In also has a very large facebook and twitter presence I worked with the BBC to design an easy to comprehend visual and spoken narrative that highlighted the risks posed to children and the implications for urban traffic speeds. This was the lead feature in BBC1s prime-time Science programme and involved an on-camera experiment within a primary school and on the race track.The programme was first broadcast on 25th March but the work was undertaken from jan 2013 onwards.

I worked with the BBC to design an easy to comprehend visual and spoken narrative that highlighted the risks posed to children and the implications for urban traffic speeds. This was the lead feature in BBC1s prime-time Science programme and involved an
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
URL http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0190msm
 
Description Invited presentation to 20mph project for Cambridge 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited address by city council project officer. There is now a formal proposal for reduced limits in the city:

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/20mph-speed-limit
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Lecture at 2013 20mph conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Invited address to annual conference organised by 20s Plenty campaign group
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description London Borough of Greenwich 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited workshop to road safety officers of Greenwich and surrounding boroughs
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Presentation at the TRL CPD Pedestrian Safety Seminar 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Invited address to Pedestrian Safety Seminar, organised by Transport Research Laboratory for CPD of road safety professionals (road safety officers, police, policy makers).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Radio interview BBC Kent 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Live interview with BBC radio Kent at prime-driver-listener-time (8am) regarding the policy of greater use of 20mph zones across Kent Live interview with BBC radio Kent at prime-driver-listener-time (8am) regarding the policy of greater use of 20mph zones across Kent. Used our findings to re-inforce the merit of the (balanced) policy and offset reaction from opposing groups

Live interview with BBC radio Kent at prime-driver-listener-time (8am) regarding the policy of greater use of 20mph zones across Kent. Used our findings to re-inforce the merit of the (balanced) policy and offset reaction from opposing groups
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Talk to and discussion with Shell International on driver training 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Outlining or findings, illustrating our software, discussing the implications for driver training with their safety team.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013