Rick Tyrrell Awarded the A.R. Lauer Safety Award at HFES National Conference

At the annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Professor Rick Tyrrell received the A.R. Lauer Safety Award. The award was given “in recognition of his validated, innovative techniques both to enhance nighttime visibility of pedestrians and to educate road users of the unavoidable hazards of reduced visibility at night. This program of research offers economical and highly effective routes to reducing pedestrian accidents. This research also holds the promise of saving thousands of lives annually in the United States and millions worldwide.”

The award was presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in Boston.

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