Journal of Advanced Transportation / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Analysis of Factors Affecting a Driver’s Driving Speed Selection in Low Illumination

Table 1

Factor structure and load of the driving ability scale in environments with street lights at night.

ItemItem contentTDA1RPA1

1When there are street lights at night, I can control the vehicle smoothly on the road0.85
2When there are street lights at night, I can control the vehicle steadily on slippery roads0.82
4When there are street lights at night, I can park safely and correctly on the ramp0.84
8I have mastered the methods and techniques of emergency steering at night with street lights0.67
13When there are street lights at night, I can always safely avoid in case of an emergency0.82
21When there are street lights at night, I can drive reasonably by observing the movements of pedestrians and other vehicles0.73
23When there are street lights at night, I can overtake safely and reasonably0.82
12When there are street lights at night, I can plan or choose routes to avoid getting lost and taking long detours0.70
14When there are street lights at night, I can detect potential traffic dangers on the road0.77
16When there are street lights at night, I can keep a safe driving distance from the vehicle in front0.85
17When there are street lights at night, I can get a good grasp of the surrounding traffic situation when driving the vehicle0.76
18When there are street lights at night, I can react quickly in case of an emergency during driving0.84
20When there are street lights at night, I can make a quick decision when I encounter a choice during driving0.83
22When there are street lights at night, I can notice the dynamic state of the roadside0.84
24When there are street lights at night, I can judge the safe speed of the road according to different road conditions0.81
25When there are street lights at night, I can pay attention to the dynamics near my vehicle while driving0.80

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