automobile driver examination

Summary

Summary: Government required written and driving test given to individuals prior to obtaining an operator's license.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Visual function and fitness to drive
    Aachal Kotecha
    Department of Optometry and Visual Science, City University, London City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HS, UK
    Br Med Bull 87:163-74. 2008
  2. ncbi Graduated driver licensing and teenage driver research in 2006
    James Hedlund
    Highway Safety North, USA
    J Safety Res 37:107-21. 2006
  3. ncbi Epilepsy and driving in Japan
    Yushi Inoue
    National Epilepsy Center, Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders, Shizuoka, Japan
    Epilepsia 45:1630-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Driver education and graduated licensing in North America: past, present, and future
    Daniel R Mayhew
    Traffic Injury Research Foundation, 171 Nepean Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario Canada, K2P 0B4
    J Safety Res 38:229-35. 2007
  5. ncbi Recent developments in young driver education, training and licensing in Australia
    Teresa M Senserrick
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention formerly TraumaLink, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, 3535 Market Street, Suite 1024, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Safety Res 38:237-44. 2007
  6. ncbi Trends in young driver risk and countermeasures in European countries
    Divera A M Twisk
    Institute for Road Safety Research SWOV, The Netherlands
    J Safety Res 38:245-57. 2007
  7. ncbi Driving impairment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Jon Tippin
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 47:114-26. 2007
  8. ncbi [Professional driving and safety, a target for occupational medicine]
    G L Rosso
    Servizio Prevenzione e Sicurezza Ambienti di Lavoro Asl 18, Alba Bra
    Med Lav 98:355-73. 2007
  9. ncbi Assessment of fitness to drive and cardiovascular diseases at the Spanish medical traffic centres
    F Javier Alvarez
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
    Circ J 71:1800-4. 2007
  10. ncbi [Elderly and brain-damaged drivers in Spain]
    E Lorente Rodríguez
    Departamento de Psicología Básica II, Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad Complutense, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:785-90. 2004

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  1. ncbi Visual function and fitness to drive
    Aachal Kotecha
    Department of Optometry and Visual Science, City University, London City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HS, UK
    Br Med Bull 87:163-74. 2008
    ..The role of newer, alternative tests of visual function that may be better indicators of driving safety will also be considered. Finally, the implications of ageing on driving ability are discussed...
  2. ncbi Graduated driver licensing and teenage driver research in 2006
    James Hedlund
    Highway Safety North, USA
    J Safety Res 37:107-21. 2006
    ..Journal of Safety Research, 36(2), 109-119.), describes research in progress of which the authors are aware, and announces plans for a symposium on teenage driving and GDL to be held in February 2007...
  3. ncbi Epilepsy and driving in Japan
    Yushi Inoue
    National Epilepsy Center, Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders, Shizuoka, Japan
    Epilepsia 45:1630-5. 2004
    ..The driving regulations in Japan were amended in 2002, which lifted the absolute ban on driving by persons with epilepsy (PWE) and granted licenses to PWE after a 2-year seizure-free period...
  4. ncbi Driver education and graduated licensing in North America: past, present, and future
    Daniel R Mayhew
    Traffic Injury Research Foundation, 171 Nepean Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario Canada, K2P 0B4
    J Safety Res 38:229-35. 2007
    ..In so doing, it discusses past experiences, recent developments, and the future direction of driver education and training in relation to graduated driver licensing...
  5. ncbi Recent developments in young driver education, training and licensing in Australia
    Teresa M Senserrick
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention formerly TraumaLink, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, 3535 Market Street, Suite 1024, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Safety Res 38:237-44. 2007
    ..Together these initiatives offer promise of reductions in young driver-related fatalities and injuries in the very near future...
  6. ncbi Trends in young driver risk and countermeasures in European countries
    Divera A M Twisk
    Institute for Road Safety Research SWOV, The Netherlands
    J Safety Res 38:245-57. 2007
    ..European evaluation studies show mixed results regarding these elements, pointing to a need for more research into the effective components...
  7. ncbi Driving impairment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Jon Tippin
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 47:114-26. 2007
    ..quot; The use of simulators, and in-vehicle detection and alerting devices may mitigate some of the suffering caused by these crashes...
  8. ncbi [Professional driving and safety, a target for occupational medicine]
    G L Rosso
    Servizio Prevenzione e Sicurezza Ambienti di Lavoro Asl 18, Alba Bra
    Med Lav 98:355-73. 2007
    ..Via health surveillance the occupational physician can play an important role in the prevention of such events...
  9. ncbi Assessment of fitness to drive and cardiovascular diseases at the Spanish medical traffic centres
    F Javier Alvarez
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
    Circ J 71:1800-4. 2007
    ..Experience assessing fitness to drive among drivers with cardiovascular disorders, and the relevance of other associated medical conditions among drivers assessed as unfit, are reported here...
  10. ncbi [Elderly and brain-damaged drivers in Spain]
    E Lorente Rodríguez
    Departamento de Psicología Básica II, Facultad de Psicologia, Universidad Complutense, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:785-90. 2004
    ..The number of drivers and vehicles crossing our roads increases every year. Driving a car requires cognitive, psychomotor and psychological aptitudes and abilities that they should be assessed when the driving license is getting...
  11. ncbi Evidence from a cohort of able bodied adults to support the need for driver training for motorized scooters before community participation
    Jennifer C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Queensland, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:276-80. 2008
    ..This test endeavours to reduce the number of driving and pedestrian related accidents, by determining an acceptable level of driver skill and awareness...
  12. ncbi Medical meanderings
    E Wayne Martz
    Del Med J 75:467-8. 2003
  13. ncbi Visual attention and self-regulation of driving among older adults
    Ozioma C Okonkwo
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:162-73. 2008
    ..In this study, we investigate self-regulation of driving among a group of older adults with varying functional abilities...
  14. pmc Graduated driver licensing in Canada: slowly but surely
    Barbara Sibbald
    CMAJ 176:752. 2007
  15. ncbi [The neurologist and patients driving motor vehicles]
    S Gimenez-Roldan
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid
    Neurologia 19:43-51. 2004
    ..So far, there is no information on the consequences in terms of rate of accidents following newly introduced changes in driver license regulations for neurological patients...
  16. ncbi Senior drivers: risks, interventions, and safety
    Lauren Hinson Brown
    College of Nursing and the University Health Services at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Nurse Pract 31:38-40, 43-4, 49. 2006
  17. ncbi [Methods of preliminary evaluation of psychophysical skills of drivers]
    Piotr Engelgardt
    Z Katedry i Zakładu Medycyny Sadowej Collegium Medicum im Ludwika Rydygiera w Bydgoszczy, Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
    Arch Med Sadowej Kryminol 56:31-8. 2006
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  18. ncbi The role of driver education in the licensing process in Quebec
    Pierro Hirsch
    Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:130-42. 2006
    ..Confounding factors may be threatening the validity of DE evaluations. A theoretical framework called the "licensing process" (LP) is proposed to identify and explore potential confounding factors in DE evaluations...
  19. ncbi Child passenger injury risk in motor vehicle crashes: a comparison of nighttime and daytime driving by teenage and adult drivers
    Irene G Chen
    The Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 19104, USA
    J Safety Res 37:299-306. 2006
    ..To examine the association between child passenger injury risk, restraint use, and crash time (day vs. night) for children in crashes of vehicles driven by teenage versus adult drivers...
  20. ncbi Driving after cerebral ischemia--a driving simulator investigation
    Sylvia Kotterba
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:348-53. 2005
    ..Stroke patients with relevant deficits are not allowed to drive. This study tended to assess driving abilities in an early stage after cerebral ischemia with a driving simulator...
  21. ncbi Practicing in relation to the outcome of the driving test
    Anders Nyberg
    Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute VTI, SE 581 95 Linköping, Sweden
    Accid Anal Prev 39:159-68. 2007
    ..It was also found that the probability of passing the test was greater if there is successful cooperation between learner and driving school instructor, and if a large proportion of the training been devoted to the task speed adaptation...
  22. ncbi Driving fear and driving skills: comparison between fearful and control samples using standardised on-road assessment
    Joanne E Taylor
    School of Psychology, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Behav Res Ther 45:805-18. 2007
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  23. ncbi Glare sensitivity and professional drivers' safety: a case of rod-cone dystrophy with negative electroretinogram
    Herbert Jagle
    Department of Pathophysiology of Vision and Neuro ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:504-7. 2005
    ..To obtain a driver's licence certain requirements for visual acuity and visual field have to be fulfilled. Mesopic contrast and glare sensitivity are not regularly tested and are not crucial to passing the driving test...
  24. ncbi Prevention of traffic accidents: the assessment of perceptual-motor alterations before obtaining a driving license. A longitudinal study of the first years of driving
    Fermina Sánchez Martín
    Dirección General de Tráfico, Madrid, Spain
    Brain Inj 19:189-96. 2005
    ..Second, to examine the relationship between cognitive and other characteristics drivers had before obtaining their driving license and the number and type of accidents they were involved in during the first years as drivers...
  25. ncbi Imposed versus involved: different strategies to effect driving cessation in cognitively impaired older adults
    Kathleen Jett
    Florida Atlantic University, Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Boca Raton, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:111-6. 2005
    ..It is expected that driving cessation can be voluntarily effected in many cases but may have to be imposed in others. The skilled nurse will know when and which type of recommendation is appropriate...
  26. ncbi Understanding graduated drivers licensing
    Tomi St Mars
    AZ Department of Health Services, Gilbert, AZ 85296, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 33:63-4. 2007
  27. ncbi Practicing for and performance on drivers license tests in relation to gender differences in crash involvement among novice drivers
    Anders Nyberg
    Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute VTI, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Safety Res 38:71-80. 2007
    ..Therefore, this study explored possible gender differences among 18-24-year-olds in Sweden regarding practicing as learners, outcome of the driver's tests, and crash involvement during the first year after licensure...
  28. ncbi A group method for medical evaluation of commercial drivers
    Brian D Harrison
    J Occup Environ Med 45:911-2. 2003
  29. pmc Perceived risk and other predictors and correlates of teenagers' safety belt use during the first year of licensure
    Marie Claude Ouimet
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7510, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:1-10. 2008
    ..The second goal was to evaluate the importance of these variables in the prediction of teenagers' belt use during the first year of licensure, relative to other factors related to belt use, including demographics and substance use...
  30. ncbi An Australasian model license reassessment procedure for identifying potentially unsafe drivers
    Brian N Fildes
    Monash University Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:350-9. 2008
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  31. ncbi [Diagnosis and certification of the ability of epileptic patients to drive motor vehicles: cases consulted by the author]
    Halina Sinczuk-Walczak
    Przychodni Chorób Zawodowych Instytutu Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera w Łodzi
    Med Pr 53:413-5. 2002
    ..Missing results of timely laboratory tests (EEG, ECG) and diagnostic errors concerning earlier episodes, especially epilepsy diagnosed inconsiderately, are additional obstacles...
  32. ncbi Aging baby boomers--a blessing or challenge for driver licensing authorities
    Bonnie M Dobbs
    Division of the Care of the Elderly and Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:379-86. 2008
    ..The demographic shift has important implications for licensing authorities, the regulatory bodies charged with licensing and 'fitness to drive' decisions...
  33. ncbi Dementia severity and on-road assessment: briefly revisited
    Angela Berndt
    School of Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy Program, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:157-60. 2008
    ..Drivers with dementia should cease driving if unsafe. This report aims to add to the evidence concerning use of global dementia severity as an indicator of driving performance...
  34. ncbi Road safety and the driver with dementia: shifting the debate up a gear
    Alison Nuthall
    Anti dementia Drugs, Memory Clinic, Services for Older People, Shelton Hopsital, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury
    Nurs Older People 15:18-21. 2003
  35. ncbi Responses of teenagers and their parents to California's graduated licensing system
    Allan F Williams
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, VA 22201 4751, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 34:835-42. 2002
    ..Overall the results indicate that the new licensing system is accepted favorably by teenagers and their parents and has substantially increased the types of behaviors that collectively should lead to crash and injury reductions...
  36. ncbi The Iowa Graduated Driver Licensing program: effectiveness in reducing crashes of teenage drivers
    David M Neyens
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Safety Res 39:383-90. 2008
    ..Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) programs vary in the United States in terms of implementation and restrictions. The State of Iowa's GDL program is assessed for its effectiveness in reducing crashes among teenage drivers...
  37. ncbi [Medical dilemmas related to issuing a driver license]
    Ewa Otto-Buczkowska
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 13:172. 2002
  38. ncbi Predicting driving performance in older adults: we are not there yet!
    Michel Bedard
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:336-41. 2008
    ..We set up this study to determine the predictive value of approaches for which a statistical association with driving performance has been documented...
  39. ncbi [The revision of the regulations concerning driving licences (FeV) to combat the dangers of sleep apnoea and insomnia in road traffic]
    I E Fromm
    Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt für Strafrecht, Kanzlei Dr Caspers and Mock, Koblenz
    Pneumologie 62:387-91. 2008
    ..People with special driving licence classes according to annex 5, i. e. for heavy goods vehicles, buses and taxis, are regularly screened and have to by examined by a doctor if they have typical symptoms of insomnia...
  40. ncbi [Epilepsy and driving in Argentina. A new proposal]
    Ignacio Casas Parera
    Division Neurologia, Instituto de Oncologia Angel H Roffo, Av San Martin 5481, 1417 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 63:249-55. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi Changes in collision rates among novice drivers during the first months of driving
    Daniel R Mayhew
    Traffic Injury Research Foundation, 171 Nepean Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K2P OB4
    Accid Anal Prev 35:683-91. 2003
    ..A graduated driver licensing system is identified as an effective method for ensuring that this development takes place in a more forgiving environment...
  42. ncbi 'Low mileage bias' and related policy implications--a cautionary note
    Loren Staplin
    TransAnalytics, LLC 1722 Sumneytown Pike, Box 328, Kulpsville, PA 19443, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1249-52. 2008
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  43. ncbi Traffic-related injury prevention interventions for low-income countries
    Samuel N Forjuoh
    Texas A and M University System, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:109-18. 2003
    ..It behooves LIC governments, however, to ensure that only standard, approved safety devices like helmets are imported into their countries. Additionally, LICs may need to improvise and innovate in the traffic safety technology transfer...
  44. doi Licensing authorities' options for managing older driver safety--practical advice from the researchers: commentary
    Kim Snook
    Iowa Office of Driver Services, Des Moines, Iowa 50306 9204, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:282-3. 2008
  45. ncbi A literature review of major perceptual, cognitive, and/or physical test batteries for older drivers
    Marc D Gentzler
    Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Building 99, Orlando, FL 32817, USA
    Work 41:5381-3. 2012
    ..The literature pertaining to the development and testing of at-risk driver assessment tools, including major assessment tools and evidence supporting their use is reviewed...
  46. ncbi Attempts at the practical on-road driving test and the hazard perception test and the risk of traffic crashes in young drivers
    Soufiane Boufous
    Injury Division, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 12:475-82. 2011
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  47. ncbi The Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination Revised as a potential screening test for elderly drivers
    Inês S Ferreira
    Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo Comportamental CINEICC, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Accid Anal Prev 49:278-86. 2012
    ..This emerging brief cognitive test may warrant additional study for use in the fitness to drive assessment of older adults...
  48. ncbi Gender differences among older drivers in a comprehensive driving evaluation
    Sherrilene Classen
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:146-52. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that focusing on older old (75+) and old-old (85+) age groups may be more efficient for future investigations of driving performance. ..
  49. ncbi Driving assessment tools used by driver rehabilitation specialists: survey of use and implications for practice
    Anne E Dickerson
    Research for Older Adult Driver Initiative, Occupational Therapy Department, East Carolina University, 3305 Health Sciences Building, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 67:564-73. 2013
    ..CONCLUSION. Although use of the Useful Field of View(®) has increased, there continues to be no consistency in cognitive assessments or guidelines for behind-the-wheel assessment. Implications for practice are discussed. ..
  50. ncbi Driver training conditions affect sensitivity to the impairing effects of alcohol on a simulated driving test [corrected]
    Emily L R Harrison
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 15:588-98. 2007
    ..By contrast, volunteers trained in a normal environment showed impairment under alcohol. The findings suggest that differences in driving training history can affect a driver's sensitivity to the impairing effects of alcohol...
  51. pmc Predicting older driver on-road performance by means of the useful field of view and trail making test part B
    Sherrilene Classen
    School of Occupational Therapy, Elborn College, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B9
    Am J Occup Ther 67:574-82. 2013
    ..The UFOV RI is a superior test in predicting on-road outcomes, but the Trails B has acceptable accuracy and is comparable to the other UFOV subtests. ..
  52. ncbi Risky behavior of drivers of motorized two wheeled vehicles in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    J Safety Res 37:149-58. 2006
    ..We report on the availability of drivers licenses, use of a helmet, driver behavior, and condition of vehicles for MTV drivers in Hyderabad, a city in India..
  53. ncbi The assessment of fitness to drive in people with dementia
    Nadina B Lincoln
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, and Walton Hospital, Chesterfield, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1044-51. 2006
    ..To determine whether cognitive tests predict fitness to drive in patients with dementia...
  54. ncbi Initial age of unlicensed motorcycling experience for a cohort of high school students
    Tsu Hurng Yeh
    Researcher of Institute of Transportation, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, 7F, 240 Tunhwa North Road, Taipei 105, Taiwan
    Accid Anal Prev 40:511-7. 2008
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  55. ncbi P-drive on-road: internal scale validity and reliability of an assessment of on-road driving performance in people with neurological disorders
    Ann Helen Patomella
    Division of Occupational Therapy, Karolinska University Hospital Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Occup Ther 17:86-93. 2010
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  56. ncbi [Driving ability and dementia]
    Albert Lukas
    Bethesda Geriatrische Klinik Ulm, Akademisches Krankenhaus Universität Ulm, Ulm, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 42:205-11. 2009
    ..In this context, it is helpful to consider alternative forms of transportation. Individual wishes and needs must to be balanced against general road safety requirements...
  57. ncbi Long-term review of driving potential following bilateral panretinal photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    S A Vernon
    Department of Ophthalmology, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Diabet Med 26:97-9. 2009
    ..To determine the necessity for repeated Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) visual field testing in people with diabetes who have had bilateral panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) for proliferative diabetic retinopathy...
  58. ncbi Assessing elderly people to drive - practical considerations
    Ilian Kamenoff
    Aust Fam Physician 37:727, 729-32. 2008
    ..When involved in a motor vehicle accident, elderly people are more likely to be killed or seriously disabled than younger people...
  59. ncbi Using non-linear methods to investigate the criterion validity of traffic-psychological test batteries
    R Risser
    FACTUM Chaloupka and Risser OHG, Verkehrs und Sozialanalysen, Austria
    Accid Anal Prev 40:149-57. 2008
    ..The practical implications of the results for traffic-psychological assessment are described...
  60. ncbi [Fitness-to-drive assessment in drivers with neurological and neuromuscular disorders at the driving test centres]
    M T Gómez-Talegón
    Universidad de Valladolid, Facultad de Medicina, 47005 Valladolid, Espana
    Rev Neurol 45:526-31. 2007
    ..Drivers with a neurological pathology have a greater risk of involvement in traffic accidents than healthy drivers...
  61. ncbi Chronological age and age-related cognitive deficits are associated with an increase in multiple types of driving errors in late life
    Kaarin J Anstey
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Neuropsychology 25:613-21. 2011
    ..Little is known about how normal cognitive changes in aging affect driving in the wider population of adults who drive regularly. We evaluated the association of cognitive function and age with driving errors...
  62. ncbi Validation of the Visual Recognition Slide Test with stroke: a component of the New South Wales occupational therapy off-road driver rehabilitation program
    Stacey George
    Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 55:172-9. 2008
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  63. ncbi The validity of a road test after stroke
    Abiodun Emmanuel Akinwuntan
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:421-6. 2005
    ..To determine the validity of a road test performed by stroke patients in Belgium and to reestablish its reliability...
  64. ncbi [Medical certificates for driving licence, for safety belt]
    C Bran
    Laboratoire de Medecine Legale, Faculte de Medecine, ULB, Bruxelles
    Rev Med Brux 25:A342-7. 2004
    ..The physician is only required to state that there is a serious medical contra-indication against the use of safety belt...
  65. ncbi Evaluation of California's graduated driver licensing program
    Scott V Masten
    California Department of Motor Vehicles, Research and Development Branch MS F126, 2415 1st Avenue Sacramento, California 95818, USA
    J Safety Res 35:523-35. 2004
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  66. ncbi Lower-extremity function for driving an automobile after operative treatment of ankle fracture
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York 10003, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1185-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine when patients recover the ability to safely operate the brakes of an automobile following operative repair of an ankle fracture...
  67. pmc Persistence of effects of the Checkpoints program on parental restrictions of teen driving privileges
    Bruce G Simons-Morton
    Prevention Research Branch, Department of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:447-52. 2005
    ..We describe intervention effects on parent limits on novice teenage driving...
  68. pmc The effect of state regulations on motor vehicle fatalities for younger and older drivers: a review and analysis
    D C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 330, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Milbank Q 79:517-45, iii-iv. 2001
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  69. pmc Driving and dementia: a review of the literature
    Laura B Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Neuropsychology Program, 593 Eddy Street, Physician s Office Building, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:232-40. 2004
    ..The approach of the physician to driving and dementia is addressed, including in-office screening, referral for on-road driving assessments, and the potential for physician reporting to state agencies...
  70. ncbi Utility of the UFOV test with mild traumatic brain injury
    Jeffrey J Schneider
    Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 12:138-42. 2005
    ..This study shows its ecological insensitivity among persons with mild TBI or no impairment and suggests its use be limited to more severely impaired persons...
  71. ncbi Illicit drugs and fitness to drive: assessment in Spanish Medical Driving Test Centres
    M Carmen del Rio
    Drugs and Alcohol Research Group, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valladolid, 47005 Valladolid, Spain
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:19-25. 2001
    ..8% (n=17) were considered fit to drive. The results show that the incidence of drug-related problems is rare among Spanish drivers, and that in three out of four cases drivers with drug-related problems were considered fit to drive...
  72. ncbi Should patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures be allowed to drive?
    S R Benbadis
    Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA
    Epilepsia 41:895-7. 2000
    ..To investigate the risk of driving accidents in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures...
  73. ncbi A summary of state laws regulating youth operating farm tractors on highways
    B C Doty
    National Children s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 12:51-8. 2006
    ..A synthesis of the findings may also lead to the development of model legislation or inform future research efforts aimed at preventing youth farm tractor crashes on highways...
  74. ncbi The relationship between performance on the standardised field sobriety tests, driving performance and the level of Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in blood
    K Papafotiou
    Swinburne Centre for Neuropsychology, Swinburne University of Technology, PO Box 218, Hawthorn, Vic 3122, Australia
    Forensic Sci Int 155:172-8. 2005
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  75. ncbi Variation in teen driver education by state requirements and sociodemographics
    Allison E Curry
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 129:453-7. 2012
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  76. ncbi Changing drivers' minds: the evaluation of an advanced driver coaching system
    N A Stanton
    Ergonomics Research Group, School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
    Ergonomics 50:1209-34. 2007
    ..The study lends support to the case for one-to-one individualized driver coaching using a systematic model of driving...
  77. ncbi Driving and dementia: a review of the literature
    S Lloyd
    South Western Ontario Regional Geriatric Program, Parkwood Hospital, 801, Commissioners Rd, East, London, Ontario N6C 5J1
    Can J Occup Ther 68:149-56. 2001
    ..Some suggestions to improve the overall approach to evaluating driving safety are offered in the conclusion...
  78. ncbi [The practice guideline 'Dementia' (second revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners; a response from the perspective of general practice]
    L J Boomsma
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1264-5. 2004
  79. ncbi Driving and off-road impairments underlying failure on road testing in Parkinson's disease
    Hannes Devos
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit KU Leuven University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium National Advanced Driving Simulator, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Mov Disord 28:1949-56. 2013
    ..These findings point to specific driving and off-road impairments that can be targeted in multimodal rehabilitation programs for drivers with PD...
  80. ncbi If you don't like the way I drive
    Paul B Freeman
    Optometry 74:481-2. 2003
  81. ncbi Lapses of attention as outcome measure of the on-the-road driving test
    Joris C Verster
    Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacology, Utrecht University, Universiteitsweg 99, 3584 CG, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:283-92. 2014
    ..This paper examines the utility of an alternative outcome measure, lapses, to determine the degree to which CNS drugs impair driving...
  82. ncbi Test acceptability and confidence levels in older adults referred for fitness-to-drive evaluations
    Jami L Dalchow
    Sanford USD Medical Center, 1305 West 18th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57117, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:252-8. 2010
    ..Additional research is also needed to examine client confidence levels and their potential impact on performance during the driving evaluation process...
  83. ncbi Effectiveness of mandatory license testing for older drivers in reducing crash risk among urban older Australian drivers
    Jim Langford
    Accident Research Centre Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 5:326-35. 2004
    ..Further research to resolve this on-going policy debate is discussed and recommended...
  84. ncbi Assessment of driving expertise using multiple choice questions including static vs. animated presentation of driving scenarios
    Sarah Malone
    Department of Education, Saarland University, Campus A4 2, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    Accid Anal Prev 51:112-9. 2013
    ..The results indicate that animation has positive effects on some quality aspects of driving assessment, but the problem of low criterion validity has to be addressed by the means of further approaches...
  85. ncbi Commentary: evaluation of driver fitness--the role of continuing medical education
    Jamie Dow
    Société de l assurance automobile du Québec, QC, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 10:309-11. 2009
    ..Discretionary reporting may be as effective as mandatory reporting when physicians are knowledgeable about the road safety implications of medical conditions...
  86. ncbi Fatal crashes involving young unlicensed drivers in the U.S
    Christian L Hanna
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Safety Res 37:385-93. 2006
    ..Young unlicensed drivers' involvement in fatal crashes is a recurrent problem in the United States...
  87. ncbi A fully validated high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for the determination of ethyl glucuronide in hair for the proof of strict alcohol abstinence
    Maria Elena Albermann
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Anal Bioanal Chem 396:2441-7. 2010
    ..However, modified chromatographic conditions help substantiate critical results, especially if the determined EtG concentration is close to a cut-off value...
  88. ncbi Homonymous hemianopia and driving
    P T V M de Jong
    Eye (Lond) 17:545; author reply 545-6. 2003
  89. pmc Driving and neurodegenerative diseases
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:377-83. 2008
    ..This information will enable healthcare providers to advise their patients with neurodegenerative disorders with more certainty, affect policy, and help develop rehabilitative measures for driving...
  90. ncbi Poor recognition of the UK minimum driving vision standard by motorists attending optometric practice
    Jonathan S Pointer
    Optometric Research, 4A Market Square, Higham Ferrers, Northants, UK
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 27:238-44. 2007
    ..To evaluate the current level of recollection of the vehicle number plate viewing distance in a group of motorists. Knowledge of this distance is required to self-check compliance with the UK legal minimum driving vision standard...
  91. ncbi Prediction of driving after stroke: a prospective study
    A E Akinwuntan
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 20:417-23. 2006
    ..The process of determining whether patients with stroke should drive again often involves off-road evaluations and road tests that usually take about 2 to 3 h to complete...
  92. ncbi Awareness of deficits and on-road driving performance
    Julie A Griffen
    Psychology Department, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 25:1158-78. 2011
    ..When adults with ABI lack appreciation for their impairments, their neuropsychological status is especially important in predicting driving outcomes...
  93. ncbi Validity of the Occupational Therapy-Drive Home Maze Test for right and left handed test takers
    Charmaine Krishnasamy
    Department of Occupational Therapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 49:274-7. 2012
    ....
  94. ncbi Fitness to drive forms - a guide for GPs
    Fiona Landgren
    Project Health, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 40:930-2. 2011
    ..Various forms support communication between the doctor, patient and driver licensing authority...
  95. ncbi [Visual abilities of older drivers--review of driving simulator studies]
    Aleksandra Andysz
    Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź, Poland
    Med Pr 63:677-87. 2012
    ..We should rather use the advantages of available methods, including driving simulators, to predict how the traffic environment will look like in the close future and how to make it friendly and safe for everyone...
  96. ncbi United States version of the Stroke Driver Screening Assessment: a pilot study
    Abiodun Emmanuel Akinwuntan
    Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 20:87-92. 2013
    ..This pilot study investigated the predictive ability of the US version of the battery in a US-based cohort of stroke survivors...
  97. ncbi Visual acuity and factors influencing automobile driving status in 1,000 patients age 60 and older
    Laurent Levecq
    Ophthalmology Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Mont Godinne, Universite Catholique de Louvain, avenue Docteur G Thérasse, 1 5530 Yvoir, Belgium
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 251:881-7. 2013
    ....
  98. ncbi Predicting road test performance in adults with cognitive or visual impairment referred to a Veterans Affairs Medical Center driving clinic
    Patricia M Niewoehner
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63125, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2070-4. 2012
    ..To develop a screening battery for office-based clinicians that would assist with the prediction of impaired driving performance and deciding who should proceed to road testing in a sample of adults with cognitive or visual deficits...
  99. pmc Road test and naturalistic driving performance in healthy and cognitively impaired older adults: does environment matter?
    Jennifer D Davis
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2056-62. 2012
    ..To relate the standardized road test to video recordings of naturalistic driving in older adults with a range of cognitive impairment...
  100. ncbi Evaluation of screening tests for predicting older driver performance and safety assessed by an on-road test
    Joanne M Wood
    School of Optometry and Vision Science and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 50:1161-8. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that a relatively simple and practical battery of tests from a range of domains has the capacity to predict safe and unsafe driving in older adults...
  101. pmc Naturalistic validation of an on-road driving test of older drivers
    Brian R Ott
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Hum Factors 54:663-74. 2012
    ..The objective was to compare a standardized road test to naturalistic driving by older people who may have cognitive impairment to define improvements that could potentially enhance the validity of road testing in this population...

Research Grants12

  1. Public Health Model to Promote Safe Elderly Driving
    Sherrilene Classen; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Naturalistic Assessment of the Driving ability of Cognitively Impaired Elders
    BRIAN RICHARD OTT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Preventing Work Injuries and Chronic Illnesses in Truckers
    KURT HEGMANN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..WHEEL will be pilot-tested on 35 truck drivers for acceptance and to determine effect size for design of a full intervention. ..
  4. Effect of 14 Underage Drinking Laws on Youthful Deaths
    James Fell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. An Evaluation of the Night Restriction and Passenger Limitation Components of Gra
    James Fell; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  6. SHORT WAVELENGTH AUTOMATED PERIMETRY IN THE OHTS TRIAL
    Chris Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, the prevalence of SWAP deficits in African American patients participating in OHTS will be evaluated to determine whether African-American ocular hypertensives have a higher prevalence of SWAP deficits. ..
  7. In-Car Technology to Alert Attention-Imparied Drivers
    Matthew Rizzo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results may be used to design safer automobiles that use new strategies and technologies for collision warning, perceptual augmentation, and attention management. ..
  8. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Fair and accurate means of detecting unfit drivers with PD will help mitigate the tragedy of motor vehicle crashes caused by these impaired individuals. ..
  9. Alcohol-Related Risk Behavior: Adolescent to Young Adult
    Jean Shope; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results from this study will provide the necessary background for developing effective prevention and intervention of these personally and socially costly behaviors. ..
  10. Perimetry and Psychophysics in Glaucoma
    Chris Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, these objectives will provide a better understanding of the underlying basis of early glaucomatous damage. ..
  11. Secondary Analysis of Alcohol Boating Data
    Robert Foss; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, analyses will be conducted to determine whether environmental controls on alcohol (prohibiting alcohol at lakes; prohibiting alcohol in public parks/beaches) appears to affect drinking among boaters and PWC riders. ..