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1. Report No.
FHWA-SA-15-088
2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle
Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging Population
5. Report Date
June 2014
6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)
Marcus Brewer (TTI), Lisa Bedsole (Leidos)

Authors of Previous Draft
David Harkey, Loren Staplin, Kathy Lococo, Raghavan Srinivasan, Jongdae Baek, Michael Daul, Hugh McGee, Michael Tantillo
8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address
Leidos
11251 Roger Bacon Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
2935 Research Parkway
College Station, Texas 77845


Performing Organization Name and Address for Previous Draft

University of North Carolina
Highway Safety Research Center
730 ML King Blvd, CB #3430
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
8300 Boone Blvd., Suite 700
Vienna, VA 22182
TransAnalytics
1722 Sumneytown Pike
Box 328
Kulpsville, PA 19443
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
DTFH61-10-D-00024
Contract or Grant No. for Previous Draft
DTFH61-05-D-00024, TO T-10-002
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Safety
1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E.
Washington, DC 20590-9898
13. Type of Report and Period Covered
Desk Reference
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes
Government Task Manager (GTM): Rebecca Crowe
16. Abstract

The original Older Driver Highway Design Handbook was published by FHWA in 1998 (FHWA-RD-97-135). The 2nd edition, titled Highway Design Handbook for Older Drivers and Pedestrians (FHWA-RD-01-103) was published in 2001. The 3rd edition, under a new title, incorporates new research findings and treatments to improve the safety of the transportation system for the aging population.

This Desk Reference serves as a companion document to the 3rd edition of the Handbook. It provides a shortened version of the technical information practitioners need to address problems for aging drivers and pedestrians. It also contains references to the specific pages in the Handbook where additional treatment details, supporting information, and references to national guidance documents can be found.

17. Key Words
Safety, Highway Design, Traffic Operations, Driver Age, Driver Performance, Pedestrian, Human Factors, Vision, Attention, Perception, Cognition, Memory, Physical Ability, Risk Perception, Hazard Perception
18. Distribution Statement
No restrictions.
19. Security Classif.
(of this report)

Unclassified
20. Security Classif.
(of this page)

Unclassified
21. No. of Pages
106
22. Price

Form DOT F 1700.7 (8-72) Reproduction of completed page authorized

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