Publications

2018

Dubois S, Mushquash AR, Weaver B, Bédard M. Age modifies the association between driver’s body mass index and death following motor vehicle crashes. Traffic Injury Prevention (accepted).

Riendeau J, Stinchcombe A, Weaver B, Bédard, M (2018). Personality factors are associated with simulated driving outcomes across the lifespan. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour; 54: 171-187, doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2018.01.022.

Sawula E, Polgar J, Porter MM, Gagnon S, Weaver B, Nakagawa S, Stinchcombe A, Bédard M (2018). The combined effects of on-road and simulator training with feedback on older drivers’ on-road performance: Evidence from a randomized-controlled trial. Traffic Injury Prevention; 19: 241-249, doi: 10.1080/15389588.2016.1236194.

Stolwyk R, Charlton J, Ross P, Bédard M, Marshall S, Gagnon S, Gooden R, Ponsford J (2018). Characterizing on-road driving performance in individuals with traumatic brain injury who pass or fail an on-road driving assessment. Disability and Rehabilitation; doi: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1424955 [epub ahead of print].

2017

Dickerson AE, Molnar LJ, Bédard M, Eby DW, Classen S, Miller-Polgar J (2017).
Transportation and aging: An updated research agenda for advancing safe mobility. Journal of Applied Gerontology; doi: 10.1177/0733464817739154 [epub ahead of print].

Gibbons C, Smith N, Middleton R, Clack J, Weaver B, Dubois S, Bédard M.  Using serial trichotomization with common cognitive tests to screen for fitness to drive (2017).  American Journal of Occupational Therapy; 71(2): 7102260010p1-7102260010p8, doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.019695.

Gooden JR, Ponsford, J, Charlton JL, Ross PE, Marshall S, Gagnon S, Bédard M, Stolwyk, RJ (2017).  Self-Awareness and Self-Ratings of On-Road Driving Performance after Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation; 32(1): 50-59, doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.019695.

Mullen NW, Parker B, Wiersma E, Stinchcombe A, Bédard M (2017). Looking forward and looking back: Older adults’ views of the impacts of stopping driving. Occupational Therapy in Health Care; 31:188-204, doi: 10.1080/07380577.2017.1337282.

Sawula E, Mullen N, Stinchcombe A, Weaver B, Tuokko H, Naglie G, Rapoport M,Marshall S, Bédard M (2017). Associations between personality and self-reported driving restriction in the Candrive II study of older drivers. Transportation Research Part F:Traffic Psychology and Behaviour; 50: 89-99, doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2017.06.012.

Stinchcombe A, Dickerson A, Bédard M (2017). Transferability of driving simulation findings to the real world. In Classen S (Ed.), Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training. AOTA Press.

Stinchcombe A, Gibbons C, Maxwell H, Naglie G, Bédard M (2017). The ability to drive in mild cognitive impairment. In Verdelho A, Gonçalves-Pereira M (Eds.), Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia. Springer.

Stinchcombe A, Maxwell H, Gibbons C, Dickerson A, Bédard M (2017). Simulated driving performance of older adults. In Classen S (Ed.), Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training. AOTA Press.

2016

Bédard M, Campbell S, Riendeau J, Maxwell H, Weaver B (2016). Visual-cognitive tools used to determine fitness-to-drive may reflect normal aging. Clinical and Experimental Optometry; 99: 456-461, doi: 10.1111/cxo.12433.

Riendeau J, Maxwell H, Patterson L, Weaver B, Bédard M (2016). Self-Rated Confidence and On-Road Driving Performance among Older Adults. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy; 83(3): 177-183, doi: 10.1177/0008417416645912.

Rapoport MJ, Sukhawathanakul P, Naglie G, Tuokko H, Myers A, Crizzle A, Korner-Bitensky N, Vrkljan B, Bédard M, Porter MM, Mazer B, Gélinas I, Man-Son-Hing M, Marshall S. Cognitive performance, driving behaviour, and attitudes over time in older adults. Canadian Journal on Aging: 35: 81-91, doi: 10.1017/S071498081600009X. 

Gibbons C, Smith N, Middleton R, Clack J, Weaver B, Dubois S, Bédard M.  Using serial trichotomization with common cognitive tests to screen for fitness to drive.  American Journal of Occupational Therapy.  (accepted).   

Gooden JR, Ponsford, J, Charlton JL, Ross PE, Marshall S, Gagnon S, Bédard M, Stolwyk, RJ.  Self-Awareness and Self-Ratings of On-Road Driving Performance after Traumatic Brain Injury.  Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (accepted).  

Tuokko H, Jouk A, Myers A, Marshall S, Man-Son-Hing M, Porter MM, Bédard M, Gélinas I, Korner‑Bitensky N, Mazer B, Naglie G, Rapoport M,  Vrkljan B.  A re-examination of driving-related attitudes and readiness to change driving behavior in older adults.  Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics (accepted).

2015

Sukhawathanakul P, Tuokko H, Rhodes R, Marshall S, Charlton J, Koppel S, Gélinas  I, Naglie G, Mazer B, Vrkljan B, Myers A, Man-Son-Hing M, Bédard M, Rapoport M, Korner-Bitensky N, Porter M.  Measuring driving-related attitudes among older adults: Psychometric evidence for the Decisional Balance Scale across time and gender.  The Gerontologist 2015; 55:1068–1078.   

Dubois, S., Mullen, N., Weaver, B., & Bédard, M. (2015). The combined effects of alcohol and cannabis on driving: Impact on crash risk. Forensic Science International, 248, 94-100

Levasseur, M., Audet, T., Gélinas, I., Bédard, M., Langlais, M. È., Therrien, F. H., ... & D’Amours, M. (2015). Awareness Tool for Safe and Responsible Driving (OSCAR): A potential educational intervention for increasing interest, openness and knowledge about the abilities required and compensatory strategies among older drivers. Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(6), 578-586.

Mullen, N. W., Maxwell, H., & Bedard, M. (2015). Decreasing driver speeding with feedback and a token economy. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 28, 77-85.

2014

Bédard, M., & Dickerson, A. (2014). Consensus statements for screening and assessment tools. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 28(2), 127-131.

Dickerson, A. E., & Bédard, M. (2014). Decision tool for clients with medical issues: A framework for identifying driving risk and potential to return to driving. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 28(2), 194-202.

Gibbons, C., Mullen, N., Weaver, B., Reguly, P., & Bédard, M. (2014). One and three-screen driving simulator approaches to evaluate driving capacity: Evidence of congruence and participants’ endorsement. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(3), 344-344.

Porter, M., Smith, G., Cull, A., Myers, A., Bédard, M., Gélinas, I., . . . Vrkljan, B. (2014). Older driver estimates of driving exposure compared to in-vehicle data in the Candrive II study. Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(1), 24-27.

Reguly, P., Dubois, S.,& Bédard, M. (2014). The influence of opioid-based medications on truck driver crash responsibility in fatal collisions. Forensic Science International, 154-161.

Short, M., Mushquash, C., & Bédard, M. (2014). Interventions for motor vehicle crashes among Indigenous communities: Strategies to inform Canadian initiatives. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 105(4), 296-305.

2013

Gates, J., Dubois, S., Mullen, N., Weaver, B., & Bédard, M. (2013). The influence of stimulants on truck driver culpability in fatal collisions. Forensic Science International, 228(1-3), 15-20.

Mcauliffe, J., Johnson, M., Weaver, B., Deller-Quinn, M., & Hansen, S. (2013). Body position differentially influences responses to exogenous and endogenous cues. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(7), 1342-1346.

Mullen, N. W., Dubois, S., & Bedard, M. (2013). Fatality trends and projections for drivers and passengers: Differences between observed and expected fatality rates with a focus on older adults. Safety Science, 59, 106-115.

Potter, T., Dubois, S., Haras, K., & Bédard, M. (2013). Fifteen-passenger vans and other transportation options: A comparison of driver, vehicle, and crash characteristics. Traffic Injury Prevention, 14(7), 706-711.

Weaver, B., Bédard, M., & Mcauliffe, J. (2013). Evaluation of a 10-minute version of the Attention Network Test. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 27(8), 1281-1299.

Weaver, B., Walter, S., & Bédard, M. (2013). How to report and interpret screening test properties: Guidelines for driving researchers. Traffic Injury Prevention, 252-261.

2012

Classen, S., Wang, Y., Winter, S., Velozo, C., Lanford, D., & Bedard, M. (2012). Concurrent criterion validity of the Safe Driving Behavior Measure: A predictor of on-road driving outcomes. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(1), 108-116.

Classen, S., Wen, P., Velozo, C., Bedard, M., Winter, S., Brumback, B., & Lanford, D. (2012). Psychometrics of the self-report Safe Driving Behavior Measure for older adults. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(2), 233-241.

Crizzle, A., Classen, S., Bédard, M., Lanford, D., & Winter, S. (2012). MMSE as a predictor of on-road driving performance in community dwelling older drivers. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 49, 287-292.

Lambert-Bélanger, A., Dubois, S., Weaver, B., Mullen, N., & Bédard, M. (2012). Aggressive driving behaviour in young drivers (aged 16 through 25) involved in fatal crashes. Journal of Safety Research, 43(5-6), 333-338.

Short, M. M., Mushquash, C. J., & Bedard, M. (2012). Motor vehicle crashes among Canadian Aboriginal people: a review of the literature. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, 18(3), 86-98.

Weaver, B., & Bédard, M. (2012). Assessing fitness to drive: Practical tips on choosing the right screening tools for your practice. Canadian Geriatric Society Journal of CME, 2(3), 5-8.

Weaver, B., & Dubois, S. (2012). SPSS macros to compare two fitted values from a regression model. Behavior Research Methods, 44(4), 1175-1190.

2011

Bédard, M., Riendeau, J., Weaver, B., & Clarkson, A. (2011). Roadwise review has limited congruence with actual driving performance of aging drivers. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 43(6), 2209-2214.

Classen, S., Wen, P., Velozo, C., Bedard, M., Winter, S., Brumback, B., & Lanford, D. (2011). Rater reliability and rater effects of the Safe Driving Behavior Measure. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66(1), 69-77.

Johnson, M., Chahal, T., Stinchcombe, A., Mullen, N., Weaver, B., & Bédard, M. (2011). Physiological responses to simulated and on-road driving. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 81(3), 203-208.

Rapoport, M., Weaver, B., Kiss, A., Sarracini, C., Moller, H., Herrmann, N., . . . Bédard, M. (2011). The effects of Donepezil on computer-simulated driving ability among healthy older adults. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 31(5), 587-592.

Stinchcombe, A., Gagnon, S., Zhang, J., Montembeault, P., & Bedard, M. (2011). Fluctuating attentional demand in a simulated driving assessment: The roles of age and driving complexity. Traffic Injury Prevention, 12(6), 576-587.

Winter, S., Classen, S., Bédard, M., Lutz, B., Velozo, C., Lanford, D., & Brumback, B. (2011). Focus group findings for the self-report Safe Driving Behaviour Measure. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(2), 72-79.

2010

Bedard, M., Parkkari, M., Weaver, B., Riendeau, J., & Dahlquist, M. (2010). Assessment of driving performance using a simulator protocol: Validity and reproducibility. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(2), 336-340.

Dubois, S., Bédard, M., & Weaver, B. (2010). The association between opioid analgesics and unsafe driving actions preceding fatal crashes. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42(1), 30-37.

Maxwell, H. G., Dubois, S., Weaver, B., & Bédard, M. (2010). The additive effects of alcohol and benzodiazepines on driving. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 101, 353-357.

Morrison, L. E., Weaver, B., Mullen, N. W., & Bedard, M. (2010). Using Electrooculography for Glance Analysis during Simulated Driving. Advances in Transportation Studies (Special Issue), 89-96.

Mullen, N. W., Bedard, M., Riendeau, J. A., & Rosenthal, T. J. (2010). Simulated lane departure warning system reduces the width of lane that drivers use. Advances in Transportation Studies (Special Issue), 33-44.

Mullen, N., Weaver, B., Riendeau, J., Morrison, L., & Bedard, M. (2010). Driving performance and susceptibility to simulator sickness: Are they related? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(2), 288-295.

2009

Rapoport, M. J., Lanctôt, K. L., Streiner, D. L., Bedard, M., Vingilis, E., Murray, B., ... & Herrmann, N. (2009). Benzodiazepine use and driving: a meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 70(5), 663-673.

Weaver, B., Bédard, M., Mcauliffe, J., & Parkkari, M. (2009). Using the Attention Network Test to predict driving test scores. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 41(1), 76-83.

2008

Bédard, M., Porter, M., Marshall, S., Isherwood, I., Riendeau, J., Weaver, B., . . . Miller-Polgar, J. (2008). The combination of two training approaches to improve older adults' driving safety. Traffic Injury Prevention, 9(1), 70-76.

Bédard, M., Weaver, B., Darzin, P., & Porter, M. (2008). Predicting driving performance in older adults: We are not there yet!, Traffic Injury Prevention, 9, 336-341.

Dubois, S., Bédard, M., & Weaver, B. (2008). The impact of Benzodiazepines on safe driving. Traffic Injury Prevention, 9(5), 404-413.

Mullen, N. W., Chattha, H. K., Weaver, B., & Bedard, M. (2008). Older driver performance on a simulator: associations between simulated tasks and cognition. Advances in Transportation Studies (Special Issue), 31-42.

2007

Bédard, M., Dubois, S., & Weaver, B. (2007). The impact of cannabis on driving. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 98, 6-11.

Dickerson, A., Molnar, L., Eby, D., Adler, G., Bedard, M., Berg-Weger, M., . . . Trujillo, L. (2007). Transportation and aging: A Research agenda for advancing safe mobility. The Gerontologist, 47(5), 578-590.

2006

Bédard, M., Leonard, E., Mcauliffe, J., Weaver, B., Gibbons, C., & Dubois, S. (2006). Visual attention and older drivers: The contribution of inhibition of return to safe driving. Experimental Aging Research, 32(2), 119-135.