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Teaching old dogs new tricks?: Training and older motorcyclists

Haworth, Narelle L., Mulvihill, Christine, & Rowden, Peter J. (2007) Teaching old dogs new tricks?: Training and older motorcyclists. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 18(4), pp. 20-25.

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Abstract

Past studies of the effects of motorcycle training on crash involvement have shown mixed results. However, many of the studies were conducted when most trainee riders were aged under 20. Now, many trainees are older and have considerable car driving experience. Training programs have also changed. For these reasons, this paper examines the training history of a sample of older riders and the links to their crash involvement.

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ID Code: 16882
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: This paper was originally presented at the Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference held at Surfers Paradise, Queensland, 25-27 October 2006. The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal's web page (see hypertext link).
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Keywords: motorcyclists, training
ISSN: 1832-9497
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Australasian College of Road Safety
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 12 Dec 2008 10:45
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2012 09:43

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