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.
Dementia and Driving — National (09/18/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Technical Information Services (ITS) — National (09/16/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Technical Information Services provides a space for public inquires and research pertaining to NHTSA’s vehicle safety, driver licensing, compliance, defect enforcement, traffic law enforcement and rulemaking activities.
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.
Smart Features for Mature Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AAA covers smart features for mature drivers in this video and shows how choosing the right vehicle can provide a senior with optimal comfort and safety.
Senior Driver Safety - CarFit — National (09/14/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The benefits of CarFit, a program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.
SaferCar.gov — National (09/14/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This is THE go-to government resource for up-to-date vehicle safety information, including recalls. From here, you will be able to find out if a defect has been identified and how to get it fixed.
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior Drivers — National (09/11/2020)Source: Association
Learn more about driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers' training.
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.
NHTSA’s New SaferCar App — National (08/29/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Our new SaferCar app allows you to save your vehicles, car seats, equipment, or tires in a virtual garage on your smartphone. If a recall is issued, you’ll get an alert.
Vehicle safety characteristics in vulnerable driver populations — National (08/27/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Our objective was to obtain population-based estimates of the prevalence of important vehicle safety criteria among a statewide population of drivers.