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Third-party-funded project

Developement of performance markers for safety trainings in train simulation (Deutsche Bahn AG)

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This project´s aim is to develop a system that enables the instructor to detect and document deviations from safety-relevant behaviour before, while and after a surveyed ride in a train simulator. By means of behavioural markers the train driver´s performance should be described and evaluated. The development of such a system is proposed in several steps of analysis which ensure that the system (1) corresponds to the demands, (2) can be integrated into general operational structures concerning quality maintenance and increase, (3) satisfies the standards of test theory, (4) can be applied by different instructors in an objective and reproducible way and finally (5) is accepted by all people involved in the process.

Key words:
    train driver

Projekt period: from 04.2003 to 03.2005

Funding institution:
Wirtschaftsunternehmen ( Deutsche Bahn AG, Dienstleistungszentrum Bildung, Solmsstraße 18, 60486 Frankfurt am Main )

Deutsche Bahn AG
Deutsche Bahn AG, Training center
Chair of Psychology III (Methods and Traffic Psychology)
Center for Traffic Sciences