TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 18: Older Commercial Drivers: Do They Pose a Safety Risk? explores age-related changes in the basic functional abilities needed to drive safely. The report is designed to help assist industry and labor practitioners in promoting safer commercial operations.
Table of Contents
|Objectives and Scope||3-4|
|Medical Conditions and Older Driver Safety||5-7|
|Medication Use and Safety Concerns Among Older Drivers||8-9|
|Age-Related Functional Deficits that Predict Crash Risk||10-16|
|Strategies to Maintain Safety with an Aging Driver Population||17-20|