Older people, driving and new technology

Judith Sixsmith, Andrew Sixsmith

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There are increasing numbers of older car users on the roads today. This paper examines the particular problems that older people experience as drivers and evaluates the role of road transport informatics (RTI) as a means for enhancing driver capabilities and improving road safety. Implications for product design are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-43
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Ergonomics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1993


  • Ageing
  • design
  • driving
  • road transport informatics

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