Comfort and good driver behaviour in rail and bus services

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Coordinator Kungliga tekniska högskolan - Institutionen för transporter och samhällsekonomi
Funding from Vinnova SEK 1 000 000
Project duration September 2007 - May 2011
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

The project aims at raising the knowledge level, in first place about train- and bus drivers´ behaviour and ride comfort and travel sickness, in second place also about how these depend on different vehicle technologies and road and rail-quality. One goal is to give input to the new bus divers´ education: How can comfortable and energyefficient driving be combined?

Results and expected effects

The results will be used for Swedish driver education in comfortable driving. It will also give public transport plnners better knowledge and advice for PT planning.

Approach and implementation

Interviews with passengers and staff. Defining measures abd methods. Measuring of typical ride comfort values. Design of a discomfort warining box. Recommendations.

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Last updated 25 November 2019

Reference number 2007-01408

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