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The on-road difficulties of older drivers and their relationship with self-reported motor vehicle crashes

Wood, Joanne; Anstey, Kaarin; Lacherez, Philippe; Kerr, Graham; Mallon, Kerry; Lord, Stephen

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Objectives: To quantify the driving difficulties of older adults using a detailed assessment of driving performance and to link this with self-reported retrospective and prospective crashes. Design: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: On-road driving assessment. Participants: Two hundred sixty-seven community-living adults aged 70 to 88 randomly recruited through the electoral roll. Measurements: Performance on a standardized measure of driving performance. RESULTS: Lane positioning, approach,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50246
Source: Journal of American Geriatrics Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02498.x

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