The DementiaDrive Study
Research Project on Novel Ways to Study Driving of Older Adults
Our mission is to improve decision-making about driving for older drivers by using advanced mobile technology.
Drivers aged 65+ depend on their car to get to the places and see the people that are important to them. While older drivers are among the safest on the road, they have one of the highest risks of collision when distance is considered. This project builds on recent work completed by our research team that identified the most effective ways to improve driving among older adults. Using the latest technology, the current project will examine how this program can be customized to the needs of older adults and the resulting impact on their driving safety. Results from this work will inform a large, national study of the ROADSkills program in Canada.
Can leading-edge technology help us promote driving safety?
Are you an older driver (aged 56-74) from Hamilton, Ontario?
Interested in participating in the ROADSkills Study?
Recruitment begins soon.
Professor, McMaster University
Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto