Transportation in an Aging Society: Improving Mobility and Safety for Older Persons - Volume 1 and Volume 2 -- Special Report 218 (1988)

Transportation in an Aging Society: Improving Mobility and Safety for Older Persons - Volume 1 and Volume 2 -- Special Report 218
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Transportation in an Aging Society:
Improving Mobility and Safety for Older Persons - Volume 1 and Volume 2 -- Special Report 218
(1988)
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VOLUME 1 - 403 pages
TRB Special Report 218 - Transportation in an Aging Society Volume 1 examines the mobility and safety needs of older persons. It reviews the design and operation of the surface transportation system and recommends improvements that better serve an aging population.

VOLUME 2 - 125 pages
TRB Special Report 218 - Transportation in an Aging Society Volume 2 examines the mobility and safety needs of older persons. It reviews the design and operation of the surface transportation system and recommends improvements that better serve an aging population.

This volume, Volume 2, contains the following papers: Significance of Mobility for the Well-Being of the Elderly, F.M. Carp; The Mobility Needs of the Elderly, S. Rosenbloom; Renewal Licensing of Older Drivers, P.F. Waller; Driver and Pedestrian Training, A.J. McKnight; Improving Safety for Older Motorists by Means of Information and Market Forces, D.E. Kanouse; Crash Protection for Older Persons, M. Mackay; The Safety of Older Persons at Intersections, E. Hauer; Potential Improvements in Roadway Delineation for Older Drivers, J.A. Deacon; Sign Legibility and Conspicuity, D.J. Mace; Vision Screening for Driver Licensure, I.L. Bailey and J.E. Sheedy; Vision Assessment Technology and Screening Older Drivers: Past Practices and Emerging Techniques, F. Schieber; and Headlamp Performance Factors Affecting the Visibility of Older Drivers in Night Driving, R.G. Mortimer.

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  • Transportation
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences — Aging

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