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.
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.
Consensus Statements on Driving for Persons with Dementia — National (02/25/2014)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This paper works as a guide for occupational therapists when addressing driving, mobility and dementia in seniors.
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.
Cognitive Training Decreases Motor Vehicle Collision Involvement of Older Drivers — Alabama, Maryland, Indiana, Pennsylvania, National (11/04/2010)Source: University
This study was done to test cognitive training and motor vehicle collision in senior drivers.
Senior Drivers Less Likely Than Youngest Drivers To Cause Accidents, Study Finds — National (07/23/2007)Source: Association
Drivers 65 and older are just 1/3 as likely as drivers 15 to 24 to cause auto accidents, and not much more likely than drivers 25 to 64 to cause accidents.
Illinois: Impact from Changes in IL Drivers License Renewal Requirements for Older Drivers — Illinois (01/01/1998)Source: Association
This report shows the impact in Illinois when the driver's license renewal length shortened from 4 to 2 years for those ages 81-86 and 1 year for those ages 87 and up.
Cognitive-Motor Abilities of the Elderly Driver — National (02/01/1992)Source: Association
This article reviews information the effects of old age on motor abilities as it relates to driving behavior.