Older drivers on psychoactive drugs at higher risk for car crash accidents, study reveals

Reported by Haydee | 10 May, 2012

A recent study from the Curtin Monash Accident Research Centre (C-MARC) reveals that older drivers using psychoactive medication including sleeping pills, mood stabilisers and anti-depressants are more likely to be involved in vehicle accidents. The study headed by Lynn Meuleners evaluated crash statistics in hospitals to learn the increased danger for older people on the …