Promoting Safe Transportation Among Older Drivers: Risk Assessment via Driving Simulator

The primary objective is to validate driving simulator scenarios to assess older driver safety in a clinical-setting. Older drivers' performance in the driving simulator will be validated as compared to in-clinic assessments, on-road driving performance, and state recorded driving citations and crash involvement. Metrics of driving simulator performance indicative of older driver risk will be determined. There is a pressing need for developing and implementing safe and valid methods of assessing older drivers' risk, which will be met by the proposed study.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $50000.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Research and Innovative Technology Administration

      University Transportation Centers Program
      1200 New Jersey Avenue
      Washington, DC  United States  20590

      Florida Department of Transportation

      605 Suwannee Street
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of South Florida, Tampa

      Center for Urban Transportation Research
      3650 Spectrum Boulevard
      Tampa, FL  United States  33612-9446
    • Start Date: 20140704
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20150714
    • Source Data: RiP Project 39731

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01563859
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Southeastern Transportation Center
    • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC34
    • Files: UTC, RiP
    • Created Date: May 23 2015 1:00AM