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M-CASTL 2009 synthesis report : older adult safety and mobility.
  • Published Date:
    2009-03-01
  • Language:
    English
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  • OCLC Number:
    681958760
  • NTL Classification:
    NTL-PLANNING AND POLICY-PLANNING AND POLICY ; NTL-SAFETY AND SECURITY-SAFETY AND SECURITY ; NTL-SAFETY AND SECURITY-Human Factors ;
  • Abstract:
    The purpose of the annual M-CASTL synthesis report is to identify short and long-term research needs

    that support M-CASTL’s theme and reflect the United States (US) Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s)

    and other National organization’s transportation research agendas. The intent of the report is to provide a

    synthesized background to help focus the Center’s research program and to maintain continuity over each

    year of the grant. The synthesis report also serves as the background for the annual M-CASTL

    Transportation Research and Education (TR&E) conference. The report reviews the facts that older adults

    are at higher risk of a fatal crash and tend to suffer many negative consequences when driving privileges

    are taken away. This report conceptualizes the issues of aging and mobility as having three

    complementary and interdependent goals: (1) to understand and better manage the effects of medical

    conditions and medications on skills needed for safe driving; (2) to help those who are able to drive safely

    continue to do so; and (3) to identify and provide community mobility support to those who are no longer

    able to drive.

    This report further reviews background and recent research in several areas related to the three goals:

    medical conditions; medication; extending safe driving; driver licensing issues; transitioning to non-driving;

    and alternative transportation options. The research reviewed in this report was gathered from a search of

    articles published in late 2007 through February, 2009 in several peer-reviewed journals and conference

    proceedings. This report builds upon two recent reviews of the aging and mobility literature (Eby, Molnar, &

    St. Louis, 2008; Eby, Molnar, & Kartje, 2009) and serves as a companion to those reports.

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