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Volunteers aged 70+ wanted for driving research study

From: Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) is seeking experienced drivers aged 70+ to participate in a research study. Participants will be asked to complete two brief cognitive assessments at VTTI and then drive their own vehicles as they normally would.

To be eligible, interested individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Live or work in the New River Valley, Salem, Roanoke Valley, or other areas near Virginia Tech
  • Own/drive a 2017 or newer vehicle
  • Those who frequently drive over 10 miles per trip are preferred

Total participation time: 4 weeks

Compensation: up to $250

Your data will be kept strictly confidential.

To learn more, please call 540-231-3589 or email drivers@vtti.vt.edu.

Reference “Experienced Drivers-Advanced Vehicles” in your message.

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