This report on the mobility needs and safety problems of ageing populations dispels many of the myths and misperceptions commonly held regarding elderly road users, and offers policy and research recommendations to provide for their safe, lifelong mobility.An example of the latter is an access ramp, the slope of which should not exceed 16% for powered and manual wheelchairs. In these instances, safe mobility ... In contrast, a space wagon or minivan may be inappropriate because of the higher seat cushion and doorsill. OECD Member ... A person in a wheelchair can board and alight using an access ramp that is controlled by the driver. It is preferable to anbsp;...
|Title||:||Ageing and Transport Mobility Needs and Safety Issues|
|Publisher||:||OECD Publishing - 2001-10-25|