Clinical Topics and Safe Driving
There is a recent growing interest in the drugs used to fight depression and related disorders. For more information visit our site Fundación MAPFRE.
Alcohol is a psychodepressant drug that, even at low doses, influences adversely driving, as it disturbs the skills of the driver. More at Fundación MAPFRE.
With every small blood alcohol level increase, the driver has a parallel increase to have a traffic accident. More details at Fundación MAPFRE.
Long-term consumption of alcohol causes digestive, cardiac, and liver disorders that are in many cases permanently disabling for driving. More details here.
The term abuse drug is used to designate all substances that create dependence and that are obtained illegally. For more information visit Fundación MAPFRE.
Discover the effects of different types of drugs on people and driving. For more details about drugs and their impact in driving visit Fundación MAPFRE.
The special state of pregnancy of the driver requires a preferential attention. For more details about road safety tips visit our site Fundación MAPFRE.
The possibility that elderly people with dementia continue driving is a growing concern. For more information about road safety tips visit Fundación MAPFRE.
Spain is undergoing an growing aging process with 20% of individuals aged 60 or older. For more information about road safety tips visit Fundación MAPFRE.
The visual function that enables to obtain information in the road or when crossing a street, decreases in nearly 25% of the population over 65 years.
The elderly have more probabilities of dying of traffic accidents. Traffic accidents of the elderly are the second cause of admissions to emergency rooms.
It is essential to evaluate the health of the older driver in order to establish with physician criteria the real possibility of driving. More details here.