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Different congestion indications on dynamic route information displays

Ilse Harms, Matthijs Dicke, & Karel Brookhuis, University of Groningen

Extra to paper in D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, R. van Egmond, and Th. Boersema (Eds.) (2005), Human Factors in Design, Safety, and Management (pp. 73 – 80). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Publishing.

Full Colour Information Panels (FCIPs)

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Figure 1a. Basic FCIP design.

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Figure 1b. Congestion indicated with a congestion sign.

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Figure 1c. Congestion indicated with red.

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Figure 1d. Combination of a congestion sign and colour (red).

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Figure 1e. Congestion with red colour, extra information through colour coding (yellow).

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Figure 2a. Inconsistent information: congestion sign.

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Figure 2b. Inconsistent information: red colour.

Related Full Colour Information Panel stimulus material: Human Factors in the design of travel and traffic information