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|