Research Article| Volume 2, ISSUE 1, P8-10, July 1970

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Visual function in relation to road accidents

  • G.T.W. Cashell
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    Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
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      A survey of the visual function in drivers who have accidents and those who do not is presented. This shows that drivers with visual defects are no more liable to have accidents than drivers with normal vision.
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