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Driver and rider licensing provisions for clients who are d/Deaf

Steinhardt, Dale A. & Wishart, Darren E. (2006) Driver and rider licensing provisions for clients who are d/Deaf. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 17(3), pp. 34-39.

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Abstract

A significant potential population of d/Deaf** drivers and riders exists both in Australia and internationally. As yet, no systematic investigation of the services available to aid this group in becoming licensed to drive or ride has been completed. The current investigation reviewed the level of services made available through Australian licensing authorities to aid d/Deaf drivers and riders. A search of publicly available licensing information together with direct surveying of customer service representatives in each jurisdiction was used to gain the information. Results indicate that the level of services available varies considerably within Australian licensing authorities. The results are discussed in relation to relevant international licensing practices and possibilities for enhancing available services for d/Deaf clients.

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ID Code: 4829
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: driving, licensing, deaf, Deaf, d/Deaf, language services
ISSN: 1832-4947
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LANGUAGE STUDIES (200300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Educational Psychology (170103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > FOOD SCIENCES (090800) > Food Nutritional Balance (090803)
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 2006 Australasian College of Road Safety
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 22 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2012 10:20

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