NPR reported that “officials are bracing for a surge in senior drivers.” With statistics showing an accident increase after 65 and the likelihood of fatal accidents after 75, according to NPR.com.
When Should Seniors Hang Up the Car Keys? — National (10/08/2012)Source: News
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.
Has the Time Come for an Older Driver Vehicle? — National (02/02/2012)Source: Association
This paper questions if it’s time for vehicles to be designed to suit the needs of an older population.