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Eby, Molnar join NTSB forum on safety, mobility, and aging drivers

November 10, 2010

UMTRI research scientist David W. Eby, head of UMTRI's Behavioral Sciences Group and lead research associate Lisa J. Molnar participated in a public forum on Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers on November 9-10 in Washington, D.C., hosted by the National Transportation Safety Board.

The forum addressed safety data assessment of transportation risk and aging; occupant protection for aging drivers and passengers; highway and vehicle design considerations; assessing driver performance, refresher training, and driver rehabilitation; and state programs and practices.

Eby discussed advanced technology and aging drivers during the panel on Highway and Vehicle Design Elements. Molnar discussed driver screening during the panel on Enhancing Driving Performance.

For more information, see Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers.