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Driver Licensing and Motor Vehicle Crash Rates Among Young Adults with Amblyopia and Unilateral Vision Impairment

By cross-referencing electronic health records for New Jersey residents who were patients with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's healthcare network and statewide motor vehicle data, this study concluded that young adults with unilateral vision impairment or amblyopia were less likely to acquire a driver's license than those without such conditions, but were at equal risk of a police-reported crash. The study was led by Julia Baker and included PISC Senior Scholar Allison Curry.

 

 

 

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