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Aged Drivers: Pathfinder

One of the common consequences of growing older is a reduction in the skills necessary to operate a motor vehicle safely

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  • How can the existing transportation network meet the needs of seniors less willing and able to drive?
  • What should be the criteria to require seniors to relinquish their driver's licenses?
  • What states have legislation that could be modeled in others.
  • What are the effects of aging on driving ability?
  • How can each person's differing abilities be taken into consideration?
  • What modifications or new technologies can automobile manufacturers add for aging drivers?
  • What changes can be made to highways to make them safer for aged drivers?
  • How does Alzheimer's disease effect driving ability?
  • Should mandatory driving and vision tests should be administered over a certain age?
  • Should medical reviews submitted by physicians be used to determine the fitness of elderly drivers?

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