TITLE

No driving for Miss Daisy

AUTHOR(S)
Russell, Jennie
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p784
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effectiveness of the DriveABLE, a computer program which is used to test whether people are medically fit to drive. Advocacy consultant Carol Libman says that the testing mechanism is biased against senior citizens and not a fair evaluation of cognitive or driving abilities. Moreover, the study of conducted by doctor Malcolm Man-Son-Hing and doctor Shawn Marshall to analyze the driving habit of seniors older than 70 is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
61395293

 

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