Vision is the most important sense to make decisions on the road.
Poor vision can notably decrease your chances of reacting in time, putting yourself and others at risk.
It is an avoidable cause of accidents:
However, there is a lack of awareness:
Today, poor vision is the world’s most common disability (5), with over 2.5bn people (3) still suffering from uncorrected vision problems. It bears significant social and economic costs: $272bn in lost productivity globally (3).
Visual assessments for driving are a major public health issue and must be considered as important as other road safety issues.
License regulations relating to vision are still weak in most countries (4).