Older Commercial Drivers

Older Commercial Drivers

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TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 18: Older Commercial Drivers: Do They Pose a Safety Risk? explores age-related changes in the basic functional abilities needed to drive safely. The report is designed to help assist industry and labor practitioners in promoting safer commercial operations.an individuala#39;s overall driving skill and to performance on discrete tasks such as negotiating curves, executing turns, ... the performance of commercial drivers, but exerts a moderate indirect effect through age-related changes in perceptual, ... simulatora#39;s instrument console for warning about an air brake pressure system malfunction, and a nine-speed manual transmission. ... business in northwest Pennsylvania (Erie County) that employs approximately 75 drivers, some holding a CDL.

Title:Older Commercial Drivers
Author:Gene Bergoffen, John F. Brock, L. K. Staplin
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2010-01-01


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