National Automotive Center 21st Century Truck (21T) Dual Use Safety Focus 2000-01-3426
This paper provides background and suggestions for safety research for the Army's 21st Century Truck program (21T). The goal of that program is to reduce large truck related fatalities by 50 percent by the year 2010. As background for the proposed research program, this paper contrasts military and civilian trucks and their drivers. Based on that information and considerations of new technology, human factors research needs are identified in the areas of:
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