Road safety in an aging population: Risk factors, assessment, interventions, and future directions
Anstey, Kaarin J., Eramudugolla, Ranmalee, Ross, Lesley A., Lautenschlager, Nicola T., & Wood, Joanne (2016) Road safety in an aging population: Risk factors, assessment, interventions, and future directions. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(3), pp. 349-356.
With the number of older drivers projected to increase by up to 70% over the next 20 years, preventing injury resulting from crashes involving older drivers is a significant concern for both policy-makers and clinicians. While the total number of fatal crashes per annum has steadily decreased since 2005 in Australia, the rate of fatalities has demonstrated an upward trend since 2010 in drivers aged 65 years and above (8.5 per 100,000), such that it is now on par with the fatality rate in drivers aged 17–25 years (8.0 per 100,000) (Austroads, 2015). Similar statistics are reported for the United States (NHTSA, 2012), implying there is a need for better identification of those older drivers who are unsafe and implementation of strategies that can enhance mobility while maximizing road safety.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Guest editorial|
|Divisions:||Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation|
|Copyright Owner:||International Psychogeriatric Association 2016|
|Deposited On:||05 Oct 2016 04:17|
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