Aspects of Age Related Accident Causation Factors and Implication for Safety Measures

The ageing society increases the requirements to focus on safe mobility for elderlies. It is expected that in Germany the population with an age above 65 years will reach more than 30% of the total population by 2060. In the same time the number of people above 80 years will double. In addition the relative share of driving license holder amongst the elderly will increase. In order to maintain the active role in mobility it is essential to identify specific risk factors of elderly and to develop countermeasures. The objective of this paper is to analyse specific accidents causes of elderly car drivers and to assess different measures such as improvement of the infrastructure, training measures, driver assistance systems etc

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  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 9p
  • Monograph Title: 24th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV): Traffic Safety Through Integrated Technologies

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01568038
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 15-0354
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 22 2015 2:08PM