ERIC Number: ED169736
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Impact Study on Driving by Special Populations. Final Report. Volume II: A Guide for the Evaluation of Handicapped Drivers.
Brainin, Paul A.; And Others
The second of a two-volume report on motor vehicle driving by handicapped persons presents an approach to the evaluation of drivers with 20 specific )edical problems. The guide provides information on symptoms, treatment, guidelines for determining risk levels (risk increasing and risk moderating factors), questions for the applicant, and behavioral observations to be checked during the evaluation session for such conditions as cardiovascular diseases, cerebral palsy, diabetes, emotional disorders, epilepsy, hearing dysfunction, hemophilia, mental retardation, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, orthopedic impairments, Parkinson's disease, kidney disorders, stroke, and respiratory diseases. (CL)
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Disabilities, Diseases, Driver Education, Emotional Disturbances, Epilepsy, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Hearing Impairments, Mental Retardation, Neurological Impairments, Observation, Physical Disabilities, Special Health Problems, State Licensing Boards, Traffic Safety
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22161
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dunlap and Associates, Inc., Darien, CT.
Note: For related information, see EC 114 657