Design Development of the Support Tool to Prevent Secondary Accidents on Highway

Keitaro Sato, Wonseok Yang

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Abstract

In Japan, when an accident occurs on a highway, the driver is required to move the vehicle 50 m behind the stopped vehicle and put a warning triangle and a warning flare. However, about 4,700 secondary accidents by following vehicles have occurred annually. In order to clarify the problem of the evacuation procedure, we conducted experiments to measure the working time of the process evacuating outside of the stopped vehicle. The recorded average time was 88.5 s, and only 40% of subjects completed all the steps. After the experiment, in the interview the majority opinion was that “It is difficult to grasp the accurate position of 50 m behind the stopped vehicle”. From examining the findings, this is one of the causes of the secondary accident. Therefore we conducted the other experiment to measure the error between the point expected to walk 50 m and the actual distance. Less than 30% of the subjects could walk within 3 m of the error. From examining the experiments, the drivers who do not know the evacuation procedure and have no experience using the warning triangle and the warning flare need support to accomplish the evacuation procedure in a short time without mistakes. Therefore we designed the smartphone application that is able to support the evacuation procedure. The drivers can use it from just after they get out of the accident vehicle and inform the following vehicle of the existence of the stopping vehicle, to their safety is secured.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHCI International 2019 - Posters - 21st International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings
EditorsConstantine Stephanidis
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages381-388
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783030235246
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 1
Event21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2019 - Orlando, United States
Duration: 2019 Jul 262019 Jul 31

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume1034
ISSN (Print)1865-0929

Conference

Conference21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2019
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period19/7/2619/7/31

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Keywords

  • Evacuation procedure
  • Secondary accidents on highway
  • Smartphone application

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Mathematics(all)

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Sato, K., & Yang, W. (2019). Design Development of the Support Tool to Prevent Secondary Accidents on Highway. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), HCI International 2019 - Posters - 21st International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings (pp. 381-388). (Communications in Computer and Information Science; Vol. 1034). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23525-3_51

Design Development of the Support Tool to Prevent Secondary Accidents on Highway. / Sato, Keitaro; Yang, Wonseok.

HCI International 2019 - Posters - 21st International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings. ed. / Constantine Stephanidis. Springer Verlag, 2019. p. 381-388 (Communications in Computer and Information Science; Vol. 1034).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sato, K & Yang, W 2019, Design Development of the Support Tool to Prevent Secondary Accidents on Highway. in C Stephanidis (ed.), HCI International 2019 - Posters - 21st International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 1034, Springer Verlag, pp. 381-388, 21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2019, Orlando, United States, 19/7/26. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23525-3_51
Sato K, Yang W. Design Development of the Support Tool to Prevent Secondary Accidents on Highway. In Stephanidis C, editor, HCI International 2019 - Posters - 21st International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings. Springer Verlag. 2019. p. 381-388. (Communications in Computer and Information Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23525-3_51
Sato, Keitaro ; Yang, Wonseok. / Design Development of the Support Tool to Prevent Secondary Accidents on Highway. HCI International 2019 - Posters - 21st International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings. editor / Constantine Stephanidis. Springer Verlag, 2019. pp. 381-388 (Communications in Computer and Information Science).
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