Studies have shown that our driving abilities decline with age, and for those with cognitive issues such as dementia, it can be even worse.
Standardized Road Test Results Differ from Older Adults’ Natural Driving — National (12/05/2012)Source: News
Road Test and Naturalistic Driving Performance in Healthy and Cognitively Impaired Older Adults: Does Environment Matter? — National (10/30/2012)Source: Association
To relate the standardized road test to video recordings of naturalistic driving in older adults with a range of cognitive impairment.
Identifying and Remediating Failures of Selective Attention in Older Drivers — National (02/02/2012)Source: Association
Older drivers are primarily overinvolved in crashes at intersections, and failure to attend to regions that contain relevant information about potential hazards is a major contributor to this problem.