The Ohio Department of Transportation, the Ohio Department of Public Safety, the Ohio Department of Aging, and AAA are reminding Ohio Drivers to stay fit to drive by following a few basic safety tips.
New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe — Ohio (12/06/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Ohio’s Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Safety for Aging Citizens — Ohio (03/01/2018)Source: Association
This article from the ITE Journal discusses how the Ohio Department of Transportation has collaborated with occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive approach to older driver safety.
Evaluating the Impact of Passengers on the Safety of Older Drivers — Kentucky (01/01/2003)Source: Association
Overall, the presence of two or more passengers was found to negatively impact the probability that drivers 75 years of age or older were at fault in crashes.
Kentucky: Driver License Information for Seniors — KentuckySource: Association
Caregiverlist.com states that there is no renewal test for seniors in the state of Kentucky. The renewal cycle is every four years and must be done in-person.
Ohio: Older Driver Information — OhioSource: State Department of Transportation
The “Senior Drivers in Ohio” page on DMV.com explains the license renewal process for senior drivers.
Elderly Drivers: When to Take Away the Keys — OhioSource: News
WDTN TV (Dayton) reports on when to take car keys away from elderly drivers and gives tips on ensuring driver safety on the road.
Older Driver Safety — OhioSource: State Department of Transportation
To prevent crashes, Ohio has state and local programs and resources that can help older adopt strategies to stay safe on the road, as well as find alternatives to driving if they can no longer do so safely.
Transportation Options — OhioSource: State Department of Transportation
Do you need help finding transportation in your area? Most Ohio communities have a variety of options, some with free or reduced fares. Eligibility requirements such as age or income may apply.
Older Drivers Safety OHIO — OhioSource: State Department of Transportation
To prevent these crashes, Ohio has state and local programs and resources that can help older adopt strategies to stay safe on the road, as well as find alternatives to driving if they can no longer do so safety.