In the paper, the significance for the driver of the various visual functions is discussed, as well as changes in these functions with increasing age. Published data on the relation between accidents, age and visual performance are summarized. Finally, on the basis of this information, recommendations and answers to the following questions are given: at what age should a retesting take place? Which visual functions should be included in a retest? Who should carry out such a test? Which test procedures should be chosen? (TRRL)

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    International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine

    Huddinge University Hospital Center, Traffic Medicine Center
    Stockholm,   Sweden  141 86
  • Authors:
    • HEDIN, A
  • Publication Date: 1980-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 18-21
  • Serial:
    • Journal of traffic medicine
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine
    • ISSN: 0345-5564

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00324831
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-030 123
  • Files: HSL, ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1983 12:00AM