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Regulating older drivers

David S. Loughran

Regulating older drivers

are new policies needed?

by David S. Loughran

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drivers" licenses -- United States.,
  • Older automobile drivers -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Traffic safety -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Risk assessment -- United States.,
  • Traffic regulations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid S. Loughran, Seth A. Seabury, Laura Zakaras.
    ContributionsSeabury, Seth A., Zakaras, Laura.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF2218 .L68 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18004663M
    ISBN 109780833041944
    LC Control Number2007026181

    The self-imposed or self-defined rules elderly drivers use to navigate traffic or compensate for physical frailities are described in depth. The Safety of Elderly Drivers includes penetrating comments from elderly drivers who have been involved in serious accidents, and from random elderly drivers speaking for their generation of drivers Reviews: 1.   Last year MIT AgeLab and the Hartford Financial Services Group released the results of a study that showed older drivers do the most “self-regulating”: 69 percent of drivers over age 75 compared with 58 percent of the to age group, and only 53 percent of to year-olds. “It’s clear that older drivers are able to gauge when.

    and the increasing use of text messaging services among drivers is likely to make this an important road safety concern. Young drivers are more likely to be using a mobile phone while driving than older drivers, and are particularly vulnerable to the effects of distraction given .   In a recent institute study of non-fatal crashes occurring at intersections, drivers 80 and older had fewer rear-end crashes than drivers ages 35 to 54 and 70 to 79, and both groups of older.

    According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists, drivers over 70 are as safe as middle aged drivers - the safest group. Also deaths and serious injuries among older drivers are falling, although not quite as much as in other groups.   In , there were 36 million drivers age 65 or older and that number is increasing rapidly. Older drivers have a higher fatality rate per mile driven than any other age group except drivers.


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Book Description: Are older drivers posing increasing risk to the public. If so, what public policies might mitigate that risk. Older drivers (those 65 and older) are slightly likelier than drivers aged 25 to 64 to cause an accident, but drivers aged 15 to 24 are nearly three times likelier than older drivers to do so.

Regulating Older Drivers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Are older drivers posing increasing risk to the public.

If so, wh Ratings: 0. Older drivers (those 65 and older) are slightly likelier than drivers aged 25 to 64 to cause an accident, but drivers aged 18 to 24 are nearly three times likelier than older drivers to do so.

The authors of this paper conclude that stricter licensing policies targeting older drivers. Regulating older drivers: are new policies needed. / David S. Loughran, Seth A. Seabury, Laura Zakaras. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. Drivers’ licenses—United States.

Older automobile drivers—Government policy—United States. Traffic safety—United States—Evaluation. Using an innovative approach to estimate the extent to which older drivers are on the road and their riskiness compared with drivers of other age groups, the study finds that older drivers (those 65 and older) are slightly (16 percent) likelier than drivers aged 25 to 64 to cause an accident and that they pose much less risk to the public than Author: David S.

Loughran, Seth A. Seabury, Laura Zakaras. Regulating Older Drivers: Are New Policies Needed. (Occasional Paper (Rand Corporation)) (Occasional Papers) [Loughran, David S., Zakaras, Laura, Seabury, Seth A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Regulating Older Drivers: Are New Policies Needed. (Occasional Paper (Rand Corporation)) (Occasional Papers)Author: David S. Loughran, Seth A. Seabury, Laura Zakaras. Using an innovative approach to estimate the extent to which older drivers are on the road and their riskiness compared with drivers of other age groups, the study finds that older drivers (those 65 and older) are slightly (16 percent) likelier than drivers aged 25 to 64 to cause an accident and that they pose much less risk to the public than.

Get this from a library. Regulating older drivers: are new policies needed?. [David S Loughran; Seth A Seabury; Laura Zakaras] -- Are older drivers posing an increasing risk to the public.

If they are, what options should policymakers consider to mitigate that risk. This research offers a new perspective on these questions. Get this from a library.

Regulating older drivers: are new policies needed?. [David S Loughran; Seth A Seabury; Laura Zakaras] -- Are older drivers posing increasing risk to the public.

If so, what public policies might mitigate that risk. Older drivers (those 65 and older) are. The advantage to older drivers self-regulating lessens the burden on society to intervene with them, as a group. For example, voluntary self-restriction by older drivers could lessen the need for mandatory restrictions by licensing agencies, such as prohibiting driving at night, during rush hour, on major highways, or long distances from home.

For a summary of state laws regulating how and when older drivers can renew their licenses, visit the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's website (click "Laws & Regs," and then "Licensing renewal provisions for older drivers"). Discussing the Issue With an Older Driver.

To date, studies reporting self-regulatory practices of older drivers have been predominantly based in Europe and North America [e.g. Lyman, McGwin and Sims, ; Holland and Rabbit, ]. Comparatively little is known about driving patterns of older Australian drivers and the effectiveness of these practices in reducing crash risk [Fildes ].

Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. Full title: Regulating older drivers [electronic resource]: are new policies needed.

/ David S. Loughran, Seth A. Seabury, Laura Zakaras. Main author: Loughran, David S., Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete. The number of older drivers on the road is growing and bound to increase at a more rapid rate, as more baby boomers become seniors.

According to an AARP spokeswoman, by over 78 million boomers will be 65+, and research shows that men will outlive their driving abilities by six years and women by Tasmanian Older Drivers’ Handbook 7.

Choosing a car. When buying a car choose: • the newest model you can afford - generally the newer the car, the more safety features it has • an automatic transmission with features such as power steering and an anti-lock braking system (ABS). However, previous research has shown that many older drivers become aware of such declines and change their driving patterns accordingly by self-regulating when, where and how they drive (Baldock.

The Victorian Older Drivers’ handbook aims to help older drivers to continue driving safely and to alert them to changes that may make it unsafe to continue driving. This online version of the handbook was taken from the official VicRoads website.

Good luck. Missouri drivers who are 70 years of age or older at the time their current driver license expires are generally required to renew their license in person at a local MVDL office. Missouri drivers can renew their license for a period of 6 years between age 21 but only for 3 years after age 44% of drivers aged 70 and over say they'd feel like they’d lost part of their identity if they couldn't drive.

How to stay safe as an older driver. According to data gathered by the Older Drivers Task Force, "drivers over the age of 70 are less likely to be involved in crashes involving speed, loss of control or alcohol".

Truck Driver Log Book Rules. The Department of Transportation will release its new procedures regarding truck driver logs sooner than expected.

24/7 Toll Free:. Regulating Older Drivers: Are New Policies Needed? (Occasional Paper (Rand Corporation)) (Occasional Papers): ISBN () Softcover, Rand Publishing, This study surveyed older drivers with Parkinson's disease (PD) and a control group for the purpose of obtaining information about driving history, habits, and expectations about driving cessation.Know When to be Concerned Despite a growing number of senior drivers on the road, researchers have found that they are crashing less often than just a decade ago.

They’re also less likely to be injured or killed in a crash, compared with aging drivers of yesterday.