Summer 2021 blog of ChORUS resources to help drivers stay safe over the summer.
ChORUS Summertime Reading List Blog — National (07/12/2021)Source: US Department of Transportation
Driving In Unpredictable Weather — National (04/13/2021)Source: News
April Showers Bring May Flowers, but the change in season can also bring unpredictable weather and extra challenges when driving a car.
Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving — National (04/06/2021)Source: News
There are aspects in everyday life that can cause distractions while driving. This blog goes over ways to avoid distractions while you are in your vehicle.
DCM: Stroke Recovery Includes Driving Through Occupational Therapy — National (04/02/2021)Source: Association
2:16 Minute video talking about a case study about stroke recovery includes driving through Occupational Therapy.
Driving and Community Mobility - Finding an Occupational Therapy Practitioner to Help with Driving Needs — National (04/02/2021)Source: Association
1:06 Minute video about Finding an Occupational Therapist. There are two ways people usually find Occupation Therapist, either by reaching out or by getting referred from a doctor.
DCM: Listening & Addressing Driver Concerns — National (04/02/2021)Source: Association
1:28 minute video from the perspective of an Occupational Therapist of how they have help older drivers.
What Is Your Role In Talking About Older Road User Safety — National (03/23/2021)Source: News
Primary care providers can be vital in helping older road users recognize when it might be time to change their driving habits, seek a driving assessment to identify adaptations to their car and driving, or planning for the future.
Pioneering Women in Road Safety — National (03/16/2021)Source: News
Women’s role in the automotive industry is often overlooked by figures such as Henry Ford or Walter P. Chrysler. But many features in our cars that we enjoy today were invented by women.
Keeping Seniors Driver Independent with Interprofessional Approach — National (03/04/2021)Source: Association
2:43 minute video that addresses community mobility after impairments occur and how occupational therapy can help you find solutions to keep seniors independent and safe on the road.
Driving and Community Mobility – Overcome Senior Drivers Concerns — National (03/04/2021)Source: Association
1:23 minute video about what it older driver can expect when they visit and Occupational Therapist