elderly drivers

Stress killed Shanghai’s bus drivers


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Old age and stress are the major reasons behind the sudden death of eight bus drivers while on duty in Shanghai, a study said.Pressure of work ... Read more...

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Elderly don’t see pedestrians as well as younger drivers


March 8th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): New study suggests that elderly drivers are half as likely to see pedestrians on the sidewalk due to a limited field of view, and compensate in part by ... Read more...

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Elderly drivers’ habits could give clues about schizophrenia, depression


January 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A study of why the elderly are not very good drivers could help scientists understand schizophrenia and depression.The medial temporal visual area (MT) of a person's brain is ... Read more...

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Brain gym ‘cuts chances of crashes by 50pc’ in elderly drivers


November 11th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Elderly people who take brain training sessions avoid the risk of car collision by half in comparison to their untrained fellows.Though the training didn't directly relate to driving ... Read more...

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Older drivers better than less experienced motorists: Study


July 24th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Elderly drivers are more capable than their less experienced counterparts, according to a new study.The study, conducted by Avinoam Borowsky, who led the research at the Ben Gurion ... Read more...

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Advanced age does not affect older drivers’ ability to perceive hazards


May 27th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Older drivers' ability to detect hazards doesn't degrade with age, says a new study, which showed that elderly drivers are more sensitive to potential hazards than young-inexperienced drivers.The ... Read more...

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Soon, tests that may predict Alzheimer’’s patients driving safety


February 10th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Doctors may soon be able to use certain cognitive tests to help judge which patients with Alzheimer''s disease can drive without endangering themselves or others, according to ... Read more...

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