The Role of Visual Attention in the Driving Safety of Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Published: December 31st, 2012

Category: Completed Funded Projects

Project Title: The Role of Visual Attention in the Driving Safety of Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sherrilene Classen

Direct Cost: $239,188.39

Source: National Parkinson Foundation

Start and End Dates: 07/01/2010 – 12/31/2012

Goal: To determine whether the Useful Field of View® (UFOV) shows homogeneous impairment among PD drivers, compared to healthy age-matched controls, as a consistent predictor of driving safety risk.