Most Older drivers, or people over 65, are very safe drivers. There are ways we can stay safe on the roads as we get older. Learn more and find resources in the section below.
Most Older Drivers are Safe Drivers. — Vermont (07/20/2023)Source: University
Using Modern Methods - Technology to Assist Older Drivers Lifesavers Presentation — National (03/23/2023)Source: Nonprofit Organization
ChORUS presentation on Using Modern Methods - Technology to Assist Older Drivers, at the 2023 Lifesavers conference.
5 Easy Ways to Help Our Elders — National (01/02/2022)Source: University
Today, with the technological advancements and availability of a wide range of home modifications, caregiving, and other services, there are many options available to help the elderly. Here are 5 ways you can help improve their life.
New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe — Ohio (12/06/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
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.
Older Drivers Can Be Safer Drivers- With Support — National (10/21/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AARP wrote an article about auto safety features, better health, which means fewer problems on the road for older drivers.
Older Adults, New Mobility, and Automated Vehicles: A Framework for Harnessing Emerging Technology for Individual and Societal Benefit — National (02/17/2021)Source: Nonprofit Organization
With older adults having fewer transportation options than their younger counterparts automated vehicles are often viewed as one technology that can extend an older adults ability to remain independently mobile.
Maintaining mobility and preventing disability are key to living independently as we age — National (11/30/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
As we age, we may experience changes in our mobility. there are many reasons for these changes including changes to gait (how we walk) balance, and physical strength. NIA researchers are testing ways to prevent or reverse loss of mobility.
Dementia and Driving — National (09/18/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive.
Senior Driving Safety — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
GracefulAging.com has several videos about senior driver safety on its website. Topics of the videos range from ensuring that your car fits you to dealing with driving and dementia.
Disability Impacts All of Us — National (09/02/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The CDC created an infographic for how disability impacts all our lives as we age.