Road safety in an aging population: risk factors, assessment, interventions, and future directions

As the number of older drivers increases, growing attention is being paid to the prevention of injuries from older drivers' traffic crashes. The authors suggest a need for an evidence-based system of assessment, reassessment, intervention, and license review for older adults. In this article, they explore the following topics: clinical judgment of driving capacity without objective assessment; risk assessment for older drivers, which focuses on cognitive, visual, and motor abilities associated with safe driving; approaches to prevention; and other older road users, including pedestrians and cyclists.

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  • Accession Number: 01602638
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 26 2016 9:04AM