Eyesight and Driving

Eyesight and Driving

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Evaluation of On-Road Driving in People With Hemianopia and Quadrantanopia

Examination of whether some drivers with hemianopia or quadrantanopia display safe driving skills on the road compared with drivers with normal visual fields.

  • Author(s): Elgin, Jennifer, McGwin, Gerald Jr., Wood, Joanne M., Vaphiades, Michael S., Braswell, Ronald A., DeCarlo, Dawn K., et al, Lanning B Kline and Cynthia Owsley
  • Published: Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(2), 2010
  • Date Added: 26 Jun 2013
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Hemianopic and Quadrantanopic Field Loss, Eye and Head Movements, and Driving

Comparison of eye and head movements, lane keeping, and vehicle control of drivers with hemianopic and quadrantanopic field defects with controls, to identify differences between those drivers rated as safe to drive by a clinical driving rehabilitation specialist compared with those rated as unsafe.

  • Author(s): Joanne M. Wood, Gerald McGwin Jr, Jennifer Elgin, Michael S. Vaphiades, Ronald A. Braswell, Dawn K. DeCarlo, Lanning B. Kline and Cynthia Owsley
  • Published: Investigative Opyhalmology & Visual Science, Vol 52(3), 2011
  • Date Added: 26 Jun 2013
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Self-Reported Driving Difficulty by Persons with Hemianopia and Quadrantanopia

Comparison of self-reported driving difficulty by persons with hemianopic or quadrantanopic field loss with age-matched drivers with normal visual fields.

  • Author(s): Parker, Walter T, McGwin, Gerald, Wood, Joanne M., Elgin, Jennifer, Vaphiades, Michael S, Kline, Lanning B, Cynthia Owsley
  • Published: Current Eye Research, Vol 36, No 3, March 2011
  • Date Added: 26 Jun 2013
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Useful Field of View Predicts Driving in the Presence of Distracters

Examination of whether the effectiveness of the Useful Field of View test in predicting crash risk among older adults is due to the ability of the UFOV to predict difficulties in attention-demanding driving situations that involve either visual or auditory distracters.

  • Author(s): Wood JM, Chaparro A, Lacherez P and Hickson L.
  • Published: Optom. Vis. Sci.; 89(4), 2012
  • Date Added: 26 Jun 2013
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Cumulative meta-analysis of the relationship between useful field of view and driving performance in older adults: current and future implications

A meta-analysis of studies that reported relationships between Useful Field of View (UFOV) and objective driving measures in order to determine whether a sufficient number of studies have been conducted to validate the relationship between UFOV and driving performance.

  • Author(s): Clay OJ, Wadley VG, Edwards JD, Roth DL, Roenker DL, Ball KK
  • Published: Optom. Vis. Sci. 82(8), 2005
  • Date Added: 26 Jun 2013
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Vision and Driving

Review of current knowledge about the role of various aspects of visual function in driving and of vision screening for licensure and re-licensure and rehabilitation of visually impaired persons who want to drive.

  • Author(s): Owsley C and McGwin Jr G.
  • Published: Vision Research; 50(23), 2010
  • Date Added: 26 Jun 2013
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