To estimate safety effects of compensatory changes in the driving behavior of older drivers (age 65+), their fatal accidents were compared with those of young and middle-aged drivers (26-40 years) in different situations.
Compensation in Older Drivers as Reflected in Their Fatal Accidents — National (02/01/1994)Source: Association
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.
Vision, Aging, and Driving: The Problems of Older Drivers — National (01/01/1992)Source: Association
This research was done on adults ages 22-92 years old in regard to their visual difficulties when driving and performing everyday tasks
Visual Requirements for Safety and Mobility of Older Drivers — National (10/01/1991)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This paper was done to assess visual deterioration with aging and how to deal with issues in visual functions and driving.
Differences in Accident Characteristics Among Elderly Drivers and Between Elderly and Middle-aged Drivers — National (10/01/1990)Source: Association
A total of 5,853 elderly drivers, aged 55 and over, and 8,210 middle-aged drivers 36–50 years old, all of whom were involved in accidents during 1986, were compared using discriminant function and univariate techniques.
Cardiovascular Disease, Aging and Traffic Accidents — California (08/01/1967)Source: State Department of Transportation
Mean individual traffic accident and violation rates were compared for 267 “healthy” drivers and 82 senile persons.
The Road To Zero Coalition — NationalSource: Nonprofit Organization
The Road to Zero Coalitinon, managed by the NSC, released a comprehensive report laying out strategies to end roadway deaths in the U.S by 2050
Older Driver Screening and Evaluations — NationalSource: Association
This link is to a 24-minute podcast disccusion focuses on the value of occupational therapy on older driver rehabilitation, safety and mobility.
Associations Between Vision Impairment and Driving and the Effectiveness of Vision Related Interventions — NationalSource: News
Driving is one of the main modes of transport with safe driving requiring a combination of visual, cognitive, and physical skills.
Helping Elders Retire From Driving — NationalSource: Association
Today’s Geriatric Medicine published an article on how caregivers, family members, and physicians can help elders retire from driving.