October 9, 2010

Getting the 'Fit' Right for Senior Drivers

Edmunds.com features a good overview about the challenges facing senior drivers and how car companies and nonprofits are responding. Designing Better Cars for Senior Drivers, by Dale Buss, particularly focuses on efforts to improve compatibility between a senior driver and his or her vehicle via the CarFit initiative.

Edmunds.com photo caption: Wearing Ford's Third Age suit, Eero Laanso demonstrates how it can help simulate an elderly person's maneuverability. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company)

Image source: Edmunds.com

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