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Assessment of vehicle safety problems for special driving populations
by The Administration, Available through the National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||A. James McKnight ... [et al.] ; prepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration|
|Contributions||McKnight, A. James, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Public Services Research Institute (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. :|
This Tool Kit explains hazard identification and risk assessment from a road safety perspective. It provides tools that will help you identify and categorize the driving-related hazards your employees encounter, systematically evaluate the risks and set your priorities to . Nationally, the fatal crash involvement rates of drivers 70 and older declined per licensed driver during and per vehicle mile traveled between and at a faster pace than the rates for drivers years old (Cicchino & McCartt, ).The reductions were strongest among the oldest drivers (age 80 and older).
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Assessment of Vehicle Safety Problems for Special Driving Populations: Final Report Report no. DOT HS Contributors: National Public Services Research Institute, United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Publisher: U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Original from: the University of Michigan.
Get this from a library. Assessment of vehicle safety problems for special driving populations. [A James McKnight; United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.; National Public Services Research Institute (U.S.);]. To identify driving problems related to vehicle operation encountered by physically limited drivers.
Methodology: Face to face interviews of over drivers across four areas of the US. Key Findings: The study reports difficulties using primary and secondary controls as well as difficulties in checking blind spots and mirrors.
Themes. Vision changes and common vision problems affect driving. A vehicle with special features can make a big difference. This website is intended to provide users with general information to help them better understand the traffic safety implications of certain health conditions and human behaviors.
The information is not medical advice. Professional driving assessments generally fall into two categories: driving skills evaluations and clinical driving assessments.
A driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers’ training. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Chart 3. Fatal occupational injuries by major event,2, deaths were the result of occupational transportation incidents.
That number is 40 percent of the 5, annual number of fatalities from occupational injuries in Working conditions. Check your vehicle safety. Also find safety information on car seats and tires.
Find your digit VIN in the lower left of your car's windshield. It is also located on your car's registration card and possibly your insurance card. frequent use of a company vehicle, must pass the company’s new hire training and safety course.
Monthly driver safety meetings will be conducted. At least one safe driving topic will be discussed each month with driving employees. Meetings will be regularly scheduled, and documented on a.
driving population, even after their higher mileages are taken into account. Drivers of company cars, vans, buses and HGV’s are reminds employers that health and safety law applies to driving for work in the same way as for all work activities.
Driving risks Safe Driver vehicle collisions and incidents. HSA drivers handbook 2:Layout 1. FACTSHEET 5 Motor Vehicle Safety Programs WOSHTEP • Encourage employees to report mechanical problems as soon as possible.
(See the SampleVehicle Inspection Checklist on the back page.) • Provide vehicles that offer the highest possible level of protection. Vehicles should have working seat belts, adequate tire treads, provide rollover protection, and be in good.
Distracted driving occurs any time you take your eyes off the road, hands off the wheel, and mind off your primary task: driving safely.
Any non-driving activity you engage in is a potential distraction and increases your risk of being involved in a motor vehicle crash. 1 Workers in many industries and occupations spend all or part of their workdays on the road. Special Driver and User Populations The purpose of this chapter is to provide the reader an insight into different populations of vehicle users and the differences in the populations.
It must be realized that each population has some unique set of characteristics and needs that must be considered in designing an automotive product for its. Visit our Ratings section or call NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at to obtain government crash test results and rollover ratings for specific makes and models.
When selecting a vehicle, look for and ask about available features designed to improve both the comfort and safety of drivers with disabilities. Some of these features are. This book, however, provides both theoretical and applied strategies for working with this very difficult population in clinical/treatment settings.
Assessment and Treatment of the DWI Offender provides practical treatment approaches such that will help you manage client resistance and incorporate family members and significant others into the. IMPROVING VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS Safe vehicles play a critical role in averting crashes and reducing the likelihood of serious injury.
The United Nations World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations sets safety standards for motor vehicles and provides a legal framework that Member States may apply voluntarily.
Vehicles that meet the. Once you have an inventory of driving-related hazards, the next step is a risk assessment in which you estimate how much risk each hazard presents.
The simple risk matrix in Table One is a common 3 x 3 risk assessment matrix that uses qualitative descriptions and comparative ranges to assign rankings or scores of high, medium or low for both.
Driving safety can be a sensitive issue for older drivers. A driver’s license signifies more than the ability to drive a car; it’s a symbol of freedom and self-sufficiency.
If you find yourself in the position of talking to an older friend or family member about their driving, remember the following.
DRIVING ASSESSMENT REPORT Driver name Region and site To be completed & carried out by certified driver assessor ONLY Vehicle reg Vehicle type / size Loaded / unloaded Date Reason for assessment Start time Finish time Comments Was / is the vehicle roadworthy.
PRE - DRIVING CHECKS Did the driver carry out a full and concise. The Simulated Driving Assessment is a package of software products that runs on commercially available driving simulators.
As a standard protocol to evaluate teen driver performance, the Simulated Driving Assessment has the potential to screen and assess for licensure readiness and could be used to guide targeted skill training.
Keep space between you and other vehicles. Make sure to secure cargo or trash carried by your vehicle – shifting loads may fall or make the vehicle unstable. Avoid driving through water, especially when it is fast moving. As little as six inches of water may cause you to lose control of your car or truck.
Two feet of water will carry most. Is the driving safety policy and program reviewed at least annually? Are employees trained that the roadway and vehicle are part of the workplace while they are driving, and that applicable safety policies and: laws must be followed? Are employees who drive assessed through in-vehicle monitoring systems, driver observation, or.Winter brings all sorts of driving headaches: snow, freezing rain and slush, which all make the roads more hazardous.
To handle the hassle of winter driving: First of all, buckle up. Basic car safety encourages the use of seat belts and car seats at all times. They're one of.
This handy article provides in one convenient compilation many of the key stats used when justifying the advent of self-driving driverless autonomous cars, and .