A Case Study of Guidelines and Processes in Seven U.S. States.
Medical Review Practices For Driver Licensing Volume 1 — District of Columbia (10/01/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
Driving When You Have Macular Degeneration — National (08/15/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
Macular degeneration affects vision and therefore can have a huge impact on one’s ability to drive. First, an eye doctor should tell his patient if they are able to drive once they’ve been diagnosed.
Senior drivers taking opioid painkillers have higher crash risk — National (08/12/2016)Source: Association
Senior drivers who’d been using opioid painkillers regularly for several months also had higher odds of getting into accidents, study shows.
Driving Simulator Training Is Associated with Reduced Inhibitory Workload in Older Drivers — National (07/04/2016)Source: Association
In demanding cognitive tasks, older people mostly experience more problems than younger people, and their brain workload is higher.
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairments — National (07/01/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The objective of this study was to evaluate how UFOV impairments affect time-to-contact estimates in elderly drivers deciding when to make a left turn across oncoming traffic.
Can You Lengthen Your Life? — National (06/01/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Researchers Explore How To Stay Healthy Longer.
Functional Changes and Driving Performance in Older Drivers: Assessment and Interventions — National (05/20/2016)Source: Association
With the increasing aging of the population, the number of older drivers is rising. Driving is a significant factor for the quality of life and independence concerning social and working life.
Should Older People and Those with Dementia Have Their Licenses Revoked? — National (05/12/2016)Source: Association
Evidence has found the revocation of a driver's licence and subsequent loss of independence have severe negative affects on older people. But are they putting other road users in danger if they continue to drive?
Functional Outcomes for Older Adults Injured in a Crash — National (05/01/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
This report explores the health and quality-of-life impacts of crashes among older (65+) and middle-aged (40-55) occupants.
Senior drivers who take sleeping pills at higher risk for crashes — National (02/29/2016)Source: Association
Senior drivers who take sleeping pills are at higher risk for vehicle crashes.