Driving assessment for older taxi drivers in Singapore

Chan, Mei Leng, Gustafsson, Louise and Liddle, Jacki (2010) Driving assessment for older taxi drivers in Singapore. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 17 2: 92-96. doi:10.12968/ijtr.2010.17.2.46335

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Author Chan, Mei Leng
Gustafsson, Louise
Liddle, Jacki
Title Driving assessment for older taxi drivers in Singapore
Journal name International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1741-1645
Publication date 2010-02
Year available 2010
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.12968/ijtr.2010.17.2.46335
Volume 17
Issue 2
Start page 92
End page 96
Total pages 5
Place of publication London, England
Publisher Mark Allen Publishing
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Aims:
Licensing authorities in different countries differ in their approaches to the use of age based licensing, medical fitness and driving assessments. This article describes a new licensing policy introduced in Singapore in 2006 whereby driving assessment by occupational therapists became a critical stage in the licensing process for older taxi drivers. Preliminary data on the older taxi drivers are presented. Implications for future studies and clinical intervention are discussed.
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Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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Created: Fri, 26 Nov 2010, 15:32:49 EST by Dr Louise Gustafsson on behalf of School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences