Drivers’ ability to anticipate traffic hazards after brain injury

Motorists who sustain a traumatic brain injury are slower to anticipate traffic hazards and have higher crash rates, according to a University of Queensland study. The Hazard Perception Test displayed videos of genuine traffic scenes filmed from the driver’s perspective, and participants had to respond as soon as they anticipated a traffic hazard in a scene. The researchers say hazard perception testing and training should be part of the traumatic brain injury rehabilitation process.

Read more at The University of Queensland