Senior Drivers and Involutionary Processes

MAREK ZABLOCKI, DARIUSZ TORZYNSKI

Abstract


The aim of this paper is to present issues related to operating a vehicle by elderly people. The article concerns activity problems encountered by elderly people. It discusses involutionary processes in humans and the influence of ontogenetic changes on the driving abilities of senior drivers. The author shows how age-related dysfunctions can be overcome. In many cases, it is advisable to carry out simple car adjustments allowing for further safe use of the vehicles by elderly persons.

Keywords


car, senior drivers, ageing changes in humansText


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ise2018/33662

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