The majority of older adults rate themselves as excellent drivers though one in four had a wreck in the previous five years.
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Gap Exists Between Seniors’ Opinion of Driving Ability and Performance — National (05/29/2019)Source: Association
How to Find Your State DOT — National (04/29/2019)Source: US Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration lists all state transportation websites. Click here to find your state's Department of Transportation.
Federal Highway Administration Research Library and List of Online Publications — National (03/29/2019)Source: US Department of Transportation
This page on the Federal Highway Administration’s website has many links to research reports and publications published by the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) in McLean, Virginia.
Arkansas: Senior Drivers — Arkansas (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.
Older Driver Compliance with License Restrictions — National (04/01/2018)Source: US Department of Transportation
To safely extend licensure for older drivers with marginal impairments, State Driver licensing agencies may impose behavioral restrictions in lieu of suspension to preserve mobility.
Challenges for Older Drivers in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Settings — National (03/22/2018)Source: Association
Along with age-related factors, geographical settings-urban, suburban, and rural areas- also contribute to the difference in fatal crashes among older drivers.
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.