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Completed Funded Projects

A Collaborative International Knowledge Synthesis to Update Guidelines for Determining Medical Fitness to Operate Motor Vehicles

Project Title: A Collaborative International Knowledge Synthesis to Update Guidelines for Determining Medical Fitness to Operate Motor Vehicles Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Rapoport Direct Cost: $100,000.00 Source: Canadian Health Research Institute Start and End Dates: 06/01/2015 – 05/30/2016 Goal: To create an up-to-date knowledge synthesis and clinical guidelines on driving…

A Naturalistic Driving Study Across the Lifespan

Project Title: A Naturalistic Driving Study Across the Lifespan Principal Investigators: Dr. Sherrilene Classen & Dr. Despina Stavrinos Direct Cost: $7,000.00 (for the University of Florida) Source: University of Florida STRIDE Start and End Dates: 10/01/2012 – 01/31/2014 Goal: To examine the unbiased real-world driving mobility (amount traveled…

Smart Features for Older Drivers

Project Title: Smart Features for Older Drivers Principal Investigator: Dr. Sherrilene Classen Direct Cost: $10,000.00 Source: American Automotive Association (AAA) National Office Start and End Dates: 08/01/2012 – 07/31/2013 Goal: Update, develop, and complete Smart Features for Older Drivers project.

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

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…

Validity and Usability of a Safe Driving Behaviors Measure for Older Adults

Project Title: Validity and Usability of a Safe Driving Behaviors Measure for Older Adults Principal Investigator: Dr. Sherrilene Classen Direct Cost: $174,409.86 Source: Florida Department of Transportation Start and End Dates: 06/01/2011 – 08/31/2012 Goal: To validating the Safe Driving Behavior Measure for use among clinicians…