Due to various public commentaries on driver distraction, this Committee will publish documents to counter erroneous information about driver distraction so an appropriate technical debate and information on this subject will be available. Several TFs were established to initiate the development of documents, etc. TF1 is responsible for summarizing existing research, best practices, and near-term information/research needs with the goal at a mininum to publish an Information Report. TF2 is responsible for creating an Information Report (J2972) on a Hands-Free Definition. TF3 is responsible for creating an Information Report (J2988) on Voice User Interface Principles. TF4 is responsible for creating an Information Report on the 'metrics' or prioritization of different distractions, etc. as well as identify possible countermeasures for each type of distraction. TF5 is to provide specific, appropriate, and timely guidance and expertise on current human factors and safety topics related to vehicle-based automatiion and related DVI challenges particularly at higher levels of automation that might be considered to enable semi-autonomous or autonomous driving.
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