Institute for Transport Studies

Studies will involve a visit to the University of Leeds Driving Simulator, where participants will be asked to complete a number of drives.

All participants must:

  • Hold a valid, full UK driving licence for at least 3 years
  • NOT wear glasses (contact lenses are fine)
  • Drive regularly (at least 2-3 times a week)
  • Be no more than 59 years old Unfortunately you will not be able to take part if you suffer from any of the following medical conditions:
    • fear of heights
    • epilepsy
    • serious mobility problems affecting the back, knees or hips
    • claustrophobia
    • feelings of disorientation
    • severe motion sickness  

  • Contact: Dr Ruth Madigan - Safety and Technology Group, Institute for Transport Studies. Tel: 00 44 (0)113 343 2071 Email:
  • Ethical approval reference number: 610428
  • Closing date for participants: 20 April 2016