Agenda & speakers: Session three

 

Draft agenda, speakers & presentations


DAY 2: THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER  - 


Session 3: 9.00 – 10.00am - Fit to drive

A series of presentations covering a range of topics relating to age, health and impairment.


9.05: Dr Carol Hawley, Warwick Medical School & Tanya Fosdick, Road Safety Analysis

Presentation: Visual impairment and Road Safety: Analysis of UK Road Casualties and Contributory Factors
This presentation will outline the findings of a new report which will be published soon, and give recommendations as to actions that should be taken in the light of the report’s findings. More 
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9.20: Dr Nicola Christie, Director of the UCL Transport Institute

Presentation: Am I fit to drive? Age, health and driving and the implications for policy and practice
At National Conference Nicola will present the findings of a new report covering issues which affect the driving task relating to age, illness and impairment; and suggest policies which could be pursued to address the associated risks. More...  
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9.35: Martin Ellis, Policy Lead on Drug Driving, Department for Transport

Presentation: The new drug driving laws – how successful have they been?
This presentation will provide an overview of how recent new laws relating to drug driving were introduced and the challenges faced; how successful they have been since coming into force; and how they might evolve in the future.  More 
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9.50: Neil Greig, Director of Research and Policy, IAM

Presentation: Why older drivers give up driving (working title)

Neil Greig joined the IAM in 2007 and his current role involves setting the strategic direction for the IAM’s Policy and Research Division, co-ordinating its research programme and working with the media and opinion formers across the UK. More 
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