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dc.contributor.authorWood, Joanne M.
dc.contributor.authorChaparro, Alex
dc.contributor.authorHickson, Louise
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-10T20:37:55Z
dc.date.available2016-02-10T20:37:55Z
dc.date.issued2009-08
dc.identifier.citationWood, J.M., Chaparro, A., & Hickson, L. (2009). Interaction between visual status, driver age and distracters on daytime driving performance. Vision Research, 49(17), 2225-2231. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2009.06.017
dc.identifier.issn0042-6989
dc.identifier.otherdoi: 10.1016/j.visres.2009.06.017
dc.identifier.otherWOS:000269238400008
dc.identifier.urihttp://doi.org/fp2sjn
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/11741
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dc.description.abstractThis study investigated the effects of visual status, driver age and the presence of secondary distracter tasks on driving performance. Twenty young (M = 26.8 years) and 19 old (M = 70.2 years) participants drove around a closed-road circuit under three visual (normal, simulated cataracts, blur) and three distracter conditions (none, visual, auditory). Simulated visual impairment, increased driver age and the presence of a distracter task detrimentally affected all measures of driving performance except gap judgments and lane keeping. Significant interaction effects were evident between visual status, age and distracters; simulated cataracts had the most negative impact on performance in the presence of visual distracters and a more negative impact for older drivers. The implications of these findings for driving behaviour and acquisition of driving-related information for people with common visual impairments are discussed.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherElsevier Ltd.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVision Research
dc.relation.ispartofseries49(17)
dc.titleInteraction between visual status, driver age and distracters on daytime driving performance
dc.typeArticle
dc.rights.holderElsevier Ltd.


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