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Not all older adults have insight into their driving abilities: evidence from an on-road assessment and implications for policy

Wood, Joanne M.; Lacherez, Philippe; Anstey, Kaarin


PURPOSE. To compare self-reported driving ability with objective measures of on-road driving performance in a large cohort of older drivers. METHODS. Two hundred and seventy community-living adults aged 70–88 years recruited via the electoral roll completed a standardized assessment of on-road driving performance and questionnaires determining perceptions of their own driving ability, confidence, and driving difficulties. Retrospective self-reported crash data over the previous 5 years were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-08-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Journals of Gerontology, Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 68.5 (2013): 559–566
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/gls150


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