DriveWe live in a world where technology reigns, we’re seeing so many great advancements across various industries which are not only making our lives a lot more easier, but more importantly, it’s making our lives a lot safer. Let’s take driving as an example, in the early days of driving cars and sports racing in particular, it was incredibly dangerous to be on the roads and involved in races. Simply because we did not understand safety as we do now and part of this is down to driving simulators which are used for training purposes.

 

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Some of the simulators on the market at the moment are so life-like that you would not know you’re in a simulator.  They are being used around the world for all types of purposes from commercial and industrial use to simple home training. These simualtors help the trainee become a much safer and more alert driver honing their skills based on years of research and of course the data that has come from this.   For more information please visit driving simulator for training and research

 

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Where can this software be used?

Well as mentioned previously it can be used across a spectrum of industries but primarily is being used by large research institutes and of course Universities around the worl. It’s used mainly for experimental behaviour learning and factors in aspects of all real world driving scenarios such as crash tests, live road tests and life like mapping.  It has a variety of uses such as  to evaluate clinical driver fitness, to treat driving phobia, assessment of driver skills such as brake reaction time, etc.

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What are some of the benefits of this software:

 

  • The trainee is required to focus on set lessons which involve real world experiences such as they have to drive a fixed route where the virtual instructor gives route guidance, instructions and verbal feedback when an error is committed.

 

  • Using the latest retina scanning software data is able to be collect on the trainee’s eye movement, ensuring they have made the necessary checks where required.

 

 

  • Data is fed back constantly into the system which allows reporting at the end of the lesson on all aspects of the trainee’s driving ability.  After each lesson, results are stored in the student assessment system that contains detailed results for all individual lessons, a summary page for printing (with a passed/failed criterion), a strength/weakness analysis.

 

  • Behaviour is rated on separate driving tasks, for example, use of indicator, speed control, lane position, steering, car following, overtaking, priority rules, lane changing, negotiating roundabouts, gear changing, etc. Each task and each lesson is rated by a grade from 0 to 10 which means the student has goals to achieve on their next lessons as they’re able to improve on their previous performance.

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If you would like to find out more about the company behind this great software then please visit https://www.rijschool-simulator.nl/   You can also check out their full range of products here  or learn more about the great team behind the site here. Of course if you have any questions at all then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of them here who will be more than happy to help,