The International Conference on Ageing and Safe Mobility, organised by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt), the Forum of the European Road Safety Research Institutes(FERSI), the European Conference of Transport Research Institutes (ECTRI), the European Transport Research Alliance (ETRA), the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL) and the Human Centred Design for Information Society Technologies Network (HUMANIST) took place with great success in Bergisch-Gladbach, on 27-28 November 2014.

The Conference was attended by more than 200 road safety experts and focused on the road safety problems of elderly road users and it aimed at elaborating policy recommendations concerning implementation of available road safety evidence based research results. In the nine sessions that took place over two days participants discussed all aspects of the road safety for elderly: human factors, infrastructure, vehicle engineering and traffic management systems

NTUA presentations concerned:

pdf5 ppt5 Assessment of driving performance of drivers with brain pathologies in urban roads, using a driving simulator

pdf5 ppt5 Is distracted driving performance affected by age? First findings from a driving simulator study

pdf5 ppt5 Exploring the Association between Working Memory and Parkinson’s Disease in a Driving Simulator

pdf5 ppt5 Older drivers’ self assessment and cognitive impairments