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nterventions to enhance driving skills in older adults: design of a randomized controlled trial of efficacy

Eramudugolla, R, Price, J, Chopra, S, Kiely, K, Anstey, K

Older Drivers/Users

ARSC conference 2016

EXTENDED ABSTRACT: Recent statistics from the National Road Safety Review suggests that with the increasing population of older road users crash rates are also rising, whereas these rates are declining for younger drivers. This is likely due to intensive investment in driver education targeting youth driving issues, with comparative lack of knowledge on effective methods to maintain older driver skills. We designed a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to investigate the efficacy of individually tailored refresher lessons against a group-based refresher course, on on-road driving performance and safety in older adults