Within the last few years new standards in the tunnel construction and rehabilitation have been set. In the order of the ÖSAF the board of trustees for roadworthiness together with the Institute of Noninvasive Diagnosis (IND) carried out a psychological examination of the tunnel chain Klaus on the Phyrnautobahn set up newly. As aims the evaluation of measures for the roadworthiness, the drivng style, emotional physiological stress and moderate influence parameters were defined in the context of an interdisciplinary field study. Tunnel design, way qualities and environmental factors were analyzed depending on person-related features. 69 drivers took part in the examination under consideration of driving routine, age, personality and time of day.


Kienberg Tunnel.


Spering Tunnel Inlet.


Spering Tunnel Gateway.