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Neuropsychological Differences in Faulty and Safe Bus Drivers

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Author(s): Hassan Hagh-Shenas | Mohammad Ali Ghaffari

Journal: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology
ISSN 1735-4315

Volume: 14;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 428;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: drivers; neuropsychology; accidents

ABSTRACT
AbstractObjectives: This study has been carried out with the aim of investigating motor, cognitive and executive functions of a group of accident-prone drivers. Method: Seventy professional accident-prone drivers with major faults and 30 drivers recognized as good and safe drivers, were examined using tests that assessed reaction time, recognition, memory, attention and concentration, as well as tests assessing decision making and response selection. Results: From among the applied tests, perseveration error scores in Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (p

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