Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than Age — National (04/08/2015)Source: Association
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.
There Are Big Negatives When Older People Stop Driving — National (03/04/2015)Source: Association
Consumer Affairs reports that a University of Missouri researcher says the negative consequences of taking away a driver’s keys because of loss of mobility and individuality outweigh safety concerns of them staying on the road.
Mature Motorists Worse at Texting and Driving, Study Shows — National (12/18/2014)Source: Association
An interdisciplinary research team has made a surprising discovery: Older, more mature motorists-who typically are better drivers in many circumstances-are much worse than their younger counterparts when texting while driving.
Profiles in Driver Distraction: Effects of Cell Phone Conversations on Younger and Older Drivers — National (12/01/2014)Source: Association
This research examines the effects of hands-free cell phone usage on simulated driving technology.
Driving and Dementia: A Review of the Literature — National (12/01/2014)Source: Association
This article reviews literature on seniors with dementia and their ability to drive.
International: Cognitive Screening Tools for Predicting Unsafe Driving Behavior Among Senior Drivers — National (10/17/2014)Source: Association
As Canada’s elderly continue to represent the fastest-growing population in Canada, there has been an increasing need for effective and efficient screening tools for senior drivers.
Yellow Lights Pose Particular Peril for Older Drivers — National (10/14/2014)Source: Association
A team of research studied various age groups and the timing of yellow lights to see its impact on safety at intersections.
Senior Drivers—and All Other Drivers—9 Tips for Summer Driving — National (07/15/2014)Source: Association
Julie Lee, Vice President and National Director of AARP Driver Safety, discusses nine important summer driving tips on this podcast.
Development of Safe-driving-system Features for Elderly Drivers — National (07/04/2014)Source: Association
This paper is a result of research done on existing vehicle systems that are in place promote safe driving.