A significant number of U.S drivers reported engaging in angry and aggressive behaviors over the past year. Nearly 2 in 3 drivers believe that aggressive driving is a bigger problem today than three years ago.
Nearly 80 Percent of Drivers Express Significant Anger, Aggression or Road Rage — National (07/14/2016)Source: News
GEM: New Driving Mobility Video Aims to Boost Safety for Older Drivers — National (07/06/2016)Source: Association
The video follows a senior driver through the initial consultation and pre-drive assessment and out onto the road, where he drives a pre-arranged route covering various road types.
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.
Challenges of Older Drivers’ Adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Vehicles — National (06/21/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The personal vehicle is increasingly the preferred mode of travel for aging adults. There are greater numbers of older drivers on the roads driving more miles than ever before.
Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Are About to Be Everywhere — District of Columbia (05/01/2016)Source: Association
NHTSA predicts that most automakers’ acceptance of the challenge will make AEB standard on new cars three years faster than could be achieved through the formal regulatory process. And the feature could be arriving sooner than 2022.
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo — National (04/10/2016)Source: Association
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo was in Chicago from April 7 to April 10, 2016.
Critical Older Driver Errors in a National Sample of Serious U.S. Crashes — National (07/01/2015)Source: Association
A study was done to determine which senior driver errors caused the most prevalent serious crashes.
Hanging Up the Keys with Dignity — National (06/28/2015)Source: News
Matt Gurwell, CEO and Founder of Keeping Us Safe, and Nancy Schuster, Director of Strategic Alliances with Keeping Us Safe, discuss older driver self-assessments and when it’s time to discuss hanging up the keys with older loved ones.
Does Attention Capacity Moderate the Effect of Driver Distraction in Older Drivers? — National (04/01/2015)Source: Association
With age, a decline in attention capacity may occur and this may impact driving performance especially while distracted.