This section includes studies of the biological effects of aging on driving performance, as well as studies of cognitive factors, prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and other elements related to the medical field.

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Central to this article is the rapid growth in the number of persons 65 years of age and older, beginning in 2011, with a corresponding increase in...

The evidence relating the use of analgesics with RTCs in senior drivers was reviewed.

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports on its site that they’re training law enforcement and doctors on how to assess elderly...

Falls in older adults are associated with a significantly increased risk of subsequent motor vehicle crashes.  Evidence also suggests that older...

We sought to determine the agreement between rating of awareness based on scores on the Driving Awareness Questionnaire (DriveAware) and global...

As the American population continues to age, new research is showing significant barriers to evaluations important to the continued safety and...

Mean individual traffic accident and violation rates were compared for 267 “healthy” drivers age 30-59, 83 “healthy” persons age 60 or older, 82...

Older driver safety is a complex phenomenon, extending beyond the person level to multiple system characteristics, such as epidemiologic, environment...

Nearly half of people living with HIV experience cognitive deficits that may impact instrumental activities of daily living, including driving,...

In seeming contrast to the notion that the elderly often have memory problems, a new study finds driver retraining to be an effective strategy for...

This study was conducted to examine visual and cognitive impairment in older drivers and if they avoid potentially hazardous driving situations.

This paper estimates that the average total life expectancy and driving life expectancy of US drivers aged 70 years and older.

In one of the first studies to track driving performance over time in older adults, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found that...

Researchers studying driving habits and accident rates among the elderly found that a majority support age-based competency tests.

To evaluate Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test (MVPT) and Clock Drawing Task (clock test) as quick assessment tools in predicting driving capability...

Human Kinetics published a study that was previously reported in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity titled “Exercise Can Improve Speed of...

Although the slower driving habits of some seniors often steam impatient younger motorists, researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have...

Drivers over age 65 are the fastest-growing segment of the driving population, and their eye care providers – ophthalmologists and optometrists – are...

This report analyzes the ethical challenges around impaired driving in older adults, including patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related types of...

This study investigated whether self-monitoring of driving by use of driving would improve driving performance in senior drivers.

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