2007 年 5 巻 1 号 p. 1_27-1_33
For disabled people, driving a vehicle is a very important means of transportation to realize their independence of social participation. A better and safer driving environment will be created if public opinion is taken positively into account, in a similar way to stations and public areas. Concerning safe driving, a questionnaire was carried out regarding the problems caused by the physical situation for disabled people driving vehicles with driving auxiliary equipment and problems occurring when the vehicle runs on the road. The number of people who answered the questionnaire consisted of 102 disabled people and 115 physically unimpaired people. As a result, it was found that for disabled people there were some problems that disturb secure driving.