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The crash involvement of older drivers is associated with their hazard perception latencies

Horswill, Mark; Anstey, Kaarin; Hatherly, Christopher; Wood, Joanne

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Hazard perception in driving is the one of the few driving-specific skills associated with crash involvement. However, this relationship has only been examined in studies where the majority of individuals were younger than 65. We present the first data revealing an association between hazard perception and self-reported crash involvement in drivers aged 65 and over. In a sample of 271 drivers, we found that individuals whose mean response time to traffic hazards was slower than 6.68 s [the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51515
Source: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
DOI: 10.1017/S135561771000055X

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