This section includes studies of driver performance and actions behind the wheel, as well as comparisons between older adults and road users of other age groups.

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According to a study developed by Florida State University and the Florida Department of Transportation, many of the older drivers hadn’t made plans...

AAA invests $12 million in a study called the Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD). The funds will be directed to Columbia University...

The data presented in this article are related to the research article entitled “A longitudinal investigation of the predictors of older drivers׳...

Passenger collaboration offers a potential compensatory strategy to assist older drivers who have difficulty driving in unfamiliar areas (wayfinding...

This study was done to measure the effectiveness of senior driver retraining.

SmartMotorist.com states that in the next 20 years senior drivers is predicted to triple in the United States and gives information on older driver...

This study shows that senior women are overrepresented in crashes that occur under the “safest” conditions.

This study measured seniors’ willingness to change driving habits after driver re-education.

This chapter covers older drivers’ transportation needs and driving patterns.

Over 40,000 Class 3 drivers aged 70 or more who had some traffic incidents on their driving records, but not so many as to make them "negligent...

This research examines the effects of hands-free cell phone usage on simulated driving technology.

Canadian researchers Ann Coffin and John studied the timing of pedestrian signals at crosswalks to see if they should be adjusted for senior citizens...

Loyola University reports information on its website regarding senior pedestrian fatalities and how hearing problems, consumption of alcohol and poor...

This paper gives information about individuals 65 and over and the problems they may have on the road. There is also information on how to intervene...

NPR reported the findings of researchers from the University of Illinois who found that “individuals over 59 face an increased risk of injury when...

This article reports on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s findings that drivers aged 70 and older are less likely to be involved in...

This study focuses on seniors’ use of navigation systems and also the use of “copilots” to assist with directions and an “extra set of eyes.”

The objectives of this paper are to review the published research findings about the role of self-regulation in older driver safety and to report on...

Consumer Affairs reports that a University of Missouri researcher says the negative consequences of taking away a driver’s keys because of loss of...

This research examines older drivers and how they rationalize and cope with their own changing psychological and physical functioning.

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