In the face of increasing individualization, growing options of public life, and the increase in economic importance, mobility is a growing human need.
This places more demands on the complex system ‘traffic’, whether regarding infrastructure or general management of traffic volume. This is also reflected in high expectations for the safety and reliability of human behaviour in public and private transport.
In this connection, road users’ driver fitness becomes important, both in private life and (notably) occupational life. The most common cause of accidents in road traffic is still human error.
Since 1923 we have reliably assessed persons’ aptitude so that potential overtaxing of ability can be identified early on and the risk of accidents minimized. The steadily growing complexity of traffic systems with their high density of stimuli can result in serious stra