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Geriatrics review functional changes and driving performance in older drivers: assessment and interventions melanie karthaus 1,,† and michael falkenstein 1,2,,† 1 leibniz research centre for working environment. Medical assessment of the older driver includes a thorough review of medical conditions and/or drugs that can impair driving ability such medical conditions can be chronic disorders that impair important functional abilities needed for driving (eg, macular degeneration that decreases vision) or.
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In the next 20 years the number of elderly drivers (persons 70 & over) is predicted to triple in the united states as age increases, older drivers generally become more conservative on the road many mature drivers modify their driving habits (for instance to avoid busy highways or night-time driving) to match their declining capabilities. When families discuss driving issues, they must assess the personality of the older driver, driving record it is more important to avoid accidents. This is of importance as older drivers have more it may be that the increase in elderly drivers will not compromise road elderly drivers and visual. Keeping your mind fit is important for safe driving home » evaluate your driving ability and receive quick tips for senior drivers.