Get to the end of the maze, or get off the road - amazing test for old drivers
DANGEROUS older drivers can be identified by how poorly they navigate through a maze with a pencil, says a psychologist who has devised a new driving test.
Dr Carol Snellgrove, based at Flinders Medical Centre's Pain Management Unit in Adelaide, says cognitive testing can assess fitness to drive in the elderly.
While a driving test would be the "gold standard" it was not required, she said.
Paper and pencil test accurately predicts worst older drivers
Dangerous drivers weeded out in 60 seconds
A cost effective tool for GPs to test the over 70s
She created a maze which she said should be able to be completed within 60 seconds and without errors.
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