This link is a resource guide with information gathered from numerous interviews with professionals and older drivers requested from National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).
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Compendium of Law Enforcement Older Driver Programs — National (09/18/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
District of Columbia: Senior Driver Information for DC — District of Columbia (09/18/2020)Source: State Department of Transportation
DC’s Department of Motor Vehicles has a page on its website specifically for seniors with information regarding licensing.
Conversations About Driving - Plan Ahead — National (09/18/2020)Source: Association
AAA gives tips on how to plan for a discussion with a senior family member about quitting driving.
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.
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.
Aggressive Driving Fact Sheet — Texas (07/01/2020)Source: State Department of Transportation
Aggressive driving is an unsafe behavior performed purposely with ill intent or disregard for safety that puts other drivers or property at risk. This Texas handout helps go over what to look out for.
Vehicle Technology Preferences Among Mature Drivers — National (03/16/2020)Source: Association
The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab surveyed drivers age 50 and older about vehicle safety technologies, car buying and driving behavior, and self-driving cars.
Injury Prevention & Control: Motor Vehicle Safety — National (01/13/2020)Source: Association
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on problems, risks, preventions and resources that senior drivers have while on the road.