Transportation, Driving and Older Adults

Desmond O'Neill, David Carr

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Transportation is an important component of wellbeing for older people. In contrast to previous attitudes which prioritized risk over mobility, current thinking and practice promote the optimization of mobility for older people.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationFifth Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470683934
StatePublished - Mar 12 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Aged
  • Car driving
  • Transportation

Cite this

O'Neill, D., & Carr, D. (2012). Transportation, Driving and Older Adults. In Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine: Fifth Edition (Vol. 2, pp. 1503-1512). John Wiley and Sons.