Additional information showing how the DOSCI tool was developed and tested as a roadside screening tool can be found at the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
Development of a curriculum and roadside screening tool for Law enforcement identification of medical impairment in aging drivers — National (12/03/2016)Source: Association
Senior Health: Seniors Need to Consider When to Give Up Driving — National (09/10/2016)Source: News
Do you worry about your driving? Is your family “pestering” you about your driving? Broaching the subject of driving with an older person is usually a difficult task. In our society, driving is associated with independence and freedom.
Steering to Safety — National (08/28/2016)Source: Association
Home Instead Senior Care recently launched an online program that provides tips to make the conversation with an older adult about their driving ability a little easier.
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.
Michigan Law Enforcement Aging Driver Roll Call Video — Michigan (06/13/2016)Source: State Department of Transportation
This video provides law enforcement professionals with tips to help identify potential cognitive impairment and actions to take when there is a concern.
The Older Driver with Cognitive Impairment: Perceptions of Driving Ability and Results of a Behind the Wheel Test — National (02/04/2016)Source: Association
Older adult drivers with cognitive impairment pose a potential safety risk to themselves and others.