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The Driver Workstation in Coaches

ATZ worldwide 09/2002 - Coaches are considered to be a well-established means of transport for moving persons over short to long distances. As a long-haut means of transport, coaches, with their 10 % market share, rank even higher than trains.

01.09.2002

Whereas the comfort of the passengers is discussed relatively often, the Workstation of the driver is rarely the subject of scientific investigation. In the research project "Fahrerarbeitsplatz im Reisebus" (driver Workstation in coaches), University of Applied Science Hamburg carried out a statistical study of the working conditions of the coach driver and, in this article, formulated rules for the ergonomic design of the Workstation.

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