Certain type of training can improve driving skills of older adults

Older drivers can see their driving abilities improve by participating in certain types of training that improves the brain's processing speed and how the mind reacts when attention is divided, according to a new study by a researcher from the University of South Florida and colleagues from several other universities.


Photo: Elderly woman driving a car; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Maximilian Boschi

Although vision issues, physical limitations and other health problems are associated with driving limitations, declining cognitive performance may be the strongest indicator of declining driving skills; © panthermedia.net/Maximilian Boschi