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Older drivers' insight into their hazard perception ability

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

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Even though the driving ability of older adults may decline with age, there is evidence that some individuals attempt to compensate for these declines using strategies such as restricting their driving exposure. Such compensatory mechanisms rely on drivers' ability to evaluate their own driving performance. This paper focuses on one key aspect of driver ability that is associated with crash risk and has been found to decline with age: hazard perception. Three hundred and seven drivers, aged...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70473
Source: Accident Analysis and Prevention
DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2011.05.035

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