Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Dr Daryl Hibberd

Research Fellow

Phone: +44 (0)113 34 31788
Room: 1.08
Email: D.L.Hibberd@leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Human Factors and Safety

Key Research Interests

  • Distracted driving and driver workload management;
  • Naturalistic driving data collection and analysis;
  • Cyclist safety and infrastructure provision;
  • Eco-driving and driver behaviour;
  • Pedestrian safety and accessibility;
  • Driver training and its impact on performance in safety-critical situations.

Education

  • PhD (July 2012): Driver distraction: managing in-vehicle task timing to improve driver safety (Supervisors: Dr. Samantha Jamson, Prof. Oliver Carsten; Examiners: Prof. Peter Hancock, Dr. Natasha Merat, Dr. Peter Gardner)
  • 2007 - BA (Hons) Natural Sciences (Experimental Psychology, Neurobiology, Physiology, Quantitative Biology) - University of Cambridge

Professional Engagements

  • Reviewer: Human Factors, Transportation Research Parts C, D and F, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Cognition Technology & Work, Transport Policy, Journal of Ergonomics, Applied Ergonomics, International Journal of Sustainable Transport, International Journal of Vehicle Design, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems
  • Member of the University of Leeds Faculty of Environment Ethics Committee
  • Attended HUMANIST Summer School 2012 - Intelligent Transport System : Human Centred Design for Safe and Eco Mobility
  • Institute for Transport Studies Seminar Series coordinator (2011-12)
  • PhD student representative (2009-10)
  • Organising committee member and session chair: University of Leeds Environment Conference (2009)

Conference Presentations

Hibberd, D., Jamson, A. H., Merat, N. & Jamson, S. (2013). Designing an in-vehicle eco-driving support system to assist drivers in conserving fuel. Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, 16-18 October 2013, Turin, Italy.

Jamson, A. H., Hibberd, D. L. & Merat, N. (2013). The design of haptic gas pedal feedback to support eco-driving. The 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, 17-20 June 2013, Bolton Landing, NY, USA.

Hibberd, D. L., Jamson, S. L. & Carsten, O. M. J. (2012). Can the Psychological Refractory Period paradigm be used to reduce distraction-related vehicle crashes? The 5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP), 29-31st August 2012, Groningen, Netherlands.

Hibberd, D. L., Jamson, S. L. & Carsten, O. M. J. (2011). The existence and impact of the Psychological Refractory Period effect in the driving environment. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society European Chapter Conference, 19-21 October 2011, Leeds, UK.

Hibberd, D. L., Jamson, S. L. & Carsten, O. M. J. (2011). ‘BRAKE!’ The safety risk from distracted drivers. The first Annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher Conference, Leeds, UK.

Hibberd, D. L., Jamson, S. L. & Carsten, O. M. J. (2010). Managing in-vehicle distractions – Evidence from the Psychological Refractory Period Paradigm. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Automotive Users Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AutomotiveUI 2010), November 11-12 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

 Conference Posters

Hibberd, D. L. (2009). Working towards a driver workload manager. ICTCT Conference, 22-23 October 2009, Leeds, UK.

Hibberd, D. L. (2009). Working towards a driver workload manager. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society European Chapter Conference, 14-16 October 2009, Linkoping, Sweden.

Hibberd, D. L. (2009). 'Vehicle Crashes - A Vision for the Future'. Vitae Yorkshire & North East Hub Poster Competition - Communicating Research to the Public, Leeds, UK (Won Researcher's Choice Award).

Book Chapters

Hibberd, D. L. (2014). Traffic safety education and public awareness activities in the UK. For International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS, Japan). 

Blog Posts

See below for blog posts from my recent trip to The 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design (Driving Assessment 2013):

Pre-trip: http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/driving-assessment-2013-new-york-dr-daryl-hibberd-trip/

Day 1: http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/17/driving-assessment-2013-day-1/

Day 2: http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/driving-assessment-2013-day-2/

Day 3: http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/driving-assessment-2013-day-3/

Day 3 (Part 2): http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/driving-assessment-2013-day-3-part-2/

Day 4: http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/23/driving-assessment-2013-day-4/

Day 5: http://itsleeds.wordpress.com/2013/06/24/driving-assessment-2013-day-5/

Research Projects and Experience

  • XCYCLE (Jun 2015 - Nov 2018) - Developing advanced measures to reduce cyclist fatalities (Co-funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, 635975); involved in user-centred design and testing of in-vehicle HMI to warn truck drivers of cyclist presence and trajectory 
  • Next Generation Driver Behaviour Models (NGDBM) - Driver modelling exercise using video and driving simulator data sources.
  • ecoDriver (Oct 2011-Sep 2015; started May 2012) - Supporting the driver in conserving energy and reducing emissions (Co-funded by the 7th Framework Programme, FP7-ICT-2011-7). Involved in workpackages including: driving simulator HMI assessment, field trial preparation and data analysis, user acceptance measurement. (http://www.ecodriver-project.eu/)
  • UDRIVE (2014 - ) - Large scale naturalistic driving observations for safe and sustainable transport Large scale naturalistic driving observations for safe and sustainable transport. (Co-funded by the 7th Framework Programme). (http://www.udrive.eu/)
  • All Lanes Running (ALR) Alternative Temporary Traffic Management techniques Simulation Studies. (Funded by the Highways Agency).
  • Sign Size Design Review of TTM Signs. (Funded by the Highways Agency).
  • Scoping study on pedestrian-bus conflicts. Including review of accident data, on-street surveying and safety auditing. (Funded by Firstgroup PLC).
  • Road and street crossings for blind and partially sighted people. (Funded by Guide Dogs for the Blind Association).
  • Speed control systems - An advanced driving simulator user trial. (Funded by Jaguar Land Rover).

 

 

Teaching

  • Supervision: PhD (Institute for Transport Studies), Masters (Institute for Transport Studies, Computing);
  • Lecturing: Transport Data Collection and Analysis (Simulator and Field Trial Data Collection), Safety of Transport, Traffic Management (all masters), Transport, Mobility and Safety (undergraduate)
  • Tutorials: Transport Data Collection and Analysis statistics tutorials (Masters) [TRAN5031M];
  • Assessment and Marking: Masters dissertation and posters.

Papers

Conference Papers

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