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RESEARCH STUDY

RESEARCH

Assessment of Visual Limitations of Commercial Drivers in Metropolitan Cities in India (Interim Report)

AUTHOR:

Central Road Research Institute

SPONSOR/INSTITUTION:

Vision Impact Institute

YEAR PUBLISHED:

2017

PUBLICATION:

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 45% of drivers tested had unacceptable Near Visual Acuity

  • 6% of drivers tested had Marginal or Unacceptable Near Visual Acuity were involved in accidents, compared to 3% of the drivers with Acceptable Visual Acuity

  • 31% of drivers tested had unacceptable Far Visual Acuity

  • 8% of drivers tested had Marginal or Unacceptable Far Visual Acuity were involved in accidents, compared to 3% of the drivers with Acceptable
    Visual Acuity

  • 29% of drivers tested had unacceptable depth perception, resulting in significantly more accidents when compared to drivers with acceptable depth perception