Are older drivers’ on-road driving error rates related to functional performance and/or self-reported driving experiences?

S. Koppel, J. L. Charlton, Nadine Richter, Marilyn Di Stefano, W. Macdonald, P. Darzins, S. V. Newstead, A. D'Elia, Barbara Mazer, Isabelle Gelinas, Brenda Vrkljan, Kinga Eliasz, A. Myers, S. Marshall

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•Older drivers’ on-road driving behavior was observed on two occasions approximately 12 months apart (Times 1 and 2) to determine whether the self-selected driving routes changed over time or whether their driving behavior changed over time.
•The on-road driving routes selected by older drivers at Time 2 were significantly shorter, contained significantly fewer driving maneuvers and had higher error rates than at Time 1.
•Older drivers’ driving error rates were not related to functional performance and/or self-reported driving experiences among this presently healthy cohort of older drivers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalAccident Analysis and Prevention
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

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