Safe roadways for seniors are safe roads for everybody. These studies show the safety benefits of treatments such as improved crosswalks, modern roundabouts, dedicated left-turn lanes, and well-placed crash barriers.

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In 2014 there were 5,709 people 65 and older killed and an estimated 221,000 injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Older people made up 17...

Aging Road User Studies of Intersection Safety

Aging Road User, Bicyclist, and Pedestrian Safety: Human Factors Studies Phase 3, Effective Bicycling Signs and Preventing Left-turn Crashes

To explore and deepen understanding of factors influencing driving exposure for older drivers.

The City of San Jose Department of Transportation (DOT) released this paper regarding its transition into a “multi-modal transportation community and...

This study was conducted to better understand the characteristics of crashes involving senior drivers 65 and older.

The timings of pedestrian crosswalk signals are usually determined by traffic engineers, based on data from gait-speed trials, which might not take...

NHTSA’s Technical Report on the effectiveness of LED stop lamps for reducing rear-end crashes and analyses of state crash data.

Older drivers are overinvolved in intersection crashes compared with younger drivers, but the reasons are not clearly understood. The purpose of the...

This page on the Federal Highway Administration’s website has many links to research reports and publications published by the Turner-Fairbank...

The objectives of this study were to develop and apply procedures for defining pedestrian safety zones for the older (age 65+) adult and to develop,...

This research shows how the design of highway environment and new in-vehicle technologies can be effective in safe driving for seniors once enough...

Older drivers are primarily overinvolved in crashes at intersections, and failure to attend to regions that contain relevant information about...

This guide gives information on senior driver crashes and fatalities and provides solutions in regards to highway engineering and policy guidance...

Senior drivers are vulnerable to automobile crashes and subsequent injury and death. Safety belts reduce health risks associated with auto crashes....

In this study Transportation Alternatives (T.A.) identifies dangerous intersections, streets and walking zones of particular use to seniors, and aims...

Safe Routes was presented at the 2010 Active Living Research Annual Conference and was initiated to improve the pedestrian environment in New York...

New York State’s Department of Transportation published a chart listing the top ten intersections for motor vehicle crashes with senior pedestrians...

NHTSA provides links to crash avoidance research documents.

This report is based on the study of the importance of retroreflectivity pavements markings for older drivers’ nighttime road visibility.

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