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New Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure Short Form May Reduce Administration Time and Provide Acceptable Psychometric Properties

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The Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure is a free screening tool, available online for caregivers and family members of older drivers, including occupational therapy practitioners that detects and rates a driver’s difficulties in performing tasks. The initial study funded by the Center for Multimodal… Read More

Occupational Therapy Researchers Determine Impact of In-Vehicle Information Systems or Advanced Driving Assistance Systems on Older Drivers

Researchers in the UF Department of Occupational Therapy, led by Dr. Sherrilene Classen, recently published, “Smart In-Vehicle Technologies and Older Drivers: A Scoping Review” in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy’s Special Issue on Robotics, AI, and Automation. The researchers… Read More

UFTI Evaluates Advanced Vehicle and Communication Technologies through Traffic Micro Simulation

A project funded by the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center, which is the U.S. Department of Transportation’s grant-funded, Regional (Southeastern) University Transportation Center (UTC) housed at the UFTI, is being led by Research Assistant Professor Dr. Clark… Read More