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.

Resources

The University of Iowa tested 18 legally licensed, neurologically normal drivers ranging from 22 to 72 years to measure traffic entry. Drivers were...

Even if just one member of a couple stops driving, negative consequences result for both the driver and non-driver, a study concludes. The researcher...

Healthy senior drivers failed to check blind spots when changing lanes and made errors when asked to report road markings and traffic signs as they...

Best Practices & Case Studies

The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab surveyed drivers age 50 and older about vehicle safety technologies, car buying and driving behavior, and self-...

This research was done on adults ages 22-92 years old in regard to their visual difficulties when driving and performing everyday tasks.

This study examines who starts the conversation about older driver decisions: the driver themselves, physicians, family members, the police, etc.

A team of research studied various age groups and the timing of yellow lights to see its impact on safety at intersections.

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