Along with age-related factors, geographical settings-urban, suburban, and rural areas- also contribute to the difference in fatal crashes among older drivers.
Challenges for Older Drivers in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Settings — National (03/22/2018)Source: Association
Could CarFit Be a Good Fit For You? — National (03/19/2018)Source: Association
Carfit is a free educational program developed in collaboration with AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association that promotes safe driving and mobility among older drivers.
Before You Give Up the Keys: Create a Roadmap for Transportation Independence — National (01/22/2018)Source: Association
This booklet provides action steps and resources for those making the decision about whether to continue driving.
Art of Aging: Senior Drivers — Pennsylvania (08/25/2016)Source: News
Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that older drivers are among the safest. But eventually, we all retire from the road.
Nearly 80 Percent of Drivers Express Significant Anger, Aggression or Road Rage — National (07/14/2016)Source: News
A significant number of U.S drivers reported engaging in angry and aggressive behaviors over the past year. Nearly 2 in 3 drivers believe that aggressive driving is a bigger problem today than three years ago.
GEM: New Driving Mobility Video Aims to Boost Safety for Older Drivers — National (07/06/2016)Source: Association
The video follows a senior driver through the initial consultation and pre-drive assessment and out onto the road, where he drives a pre-arranged route covering various road types.
Driving Simulator Training Is Associated with Reduced Inhibitory Workload in Older Drivers — National (07/04/2016)Source: Association
In demanding cognitive tasks, older people mostly experience more problems than younger people, and their brain workload is higher.
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairments — National (07/01/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The objective of this study was to evaluate how UFOV impairments affect time-to-contact estimates in elderly drivers deciding when to make a left turn across oncoming traffic.
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo — National (04/10/2016)Source: Association
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo was in Chicago from April 7 to April 10, 2016.
Critical Older Driver Errors in a National Sample of Serious U.S. Crashes — National (07/01/2015)Source: Association
A study was done to determine which senior driver errors caused the most prevalent serious crashes.