News tagged with older drivers

Older drivers steer their way to safer conditions

Older drivers at risk of crashes are ready to avoid potentially dangerous situations like peak hour and night-time travel after taking a safe driving program targeting their age group, according to a Western Sydney University ...

Mar 01, 2017
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Mature drivers favor checks on over 70s, new study finds

The majority of older drivers are in favour of tighter rules on checking the health and suitability of over-70s to drive - even if those checks could take them off the road themselves - according to a new report. The Institute ...

Feb 04, 2016
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Study finds that aging warps our perception of time

Much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of synch, older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such as driving, according ...

Dec 15, 2015
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Research looks at how ageing affects driving

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are studying how ageing affects driving with the aim of promoting road safety, and they are looking for more older drivers to help with the project.

May 15, 2015
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