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The impact of keeping a driving diary on older drivers

Foot, Hugh and Karagiannidou, E. (2003) The impact of keeping a driving diary on older drivers. In: 68th ROSPA Road Safety Congress, 2003-03-03 - 2003-03-05.

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Ageing brings cognitive, perceptual, functional and psychomotor limitations (such as, vision, attention, perception, memory, decision-making, reaction time and physical fitness), which may be accompanied by medical conditions that impair driving. The functional limitations caused by these, and quite often the medication used to treat them, result in deteriorating driving abilities.