The rapid acceleration in the trend towards an aged society which has confronted Japan recently presupposes that a different qualitative society will eventuate to that of other developed nations. Amidst the general changes in society under these circumstances, the main purpose of this research is to search for an ideal accord which ought to be maintained between drivers of all age levels and the automobile. Research conducted during fiscal year 1983 analyzes the features of social activities of aged persons which depend on driving, as well as actual traffic accidents caused by them, and is an attempt to forecast what traffic in society will mean in this forthcoming aged society.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 33-41
  • Serial:
    • IATSS Research
    • Volume: 9
    • Publisher: International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences
    • ISSN: 0386-1112

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00452010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 189
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1986 12:00AM