A CASE FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN DRIVER EDUCATION

The main objective of the phase of the research project discussed in this paper was to develop objective tests of student driving performance. The tests developed proved sensitive to students' levels of driving performance before entering driver education and to changes in performance after driver education. The results of the tests showed that students bring widely varying levels of skill to the driver education program. Furthermaore, the results indicated that some students need additional training to attain requisite high levels of skill. It was concluded that the performance tests developed in this study can be used as a diagnostic tool to identify student needs, and that, with such a diagnostic approach, programs can be matched to students' needs.

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  • Authors:
    • Rockwell, Thomas H
    • Rackoff, Nick J
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Accession Number: 00095904
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-016 656
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM