This study describes various options for driving rehabilitation programs offered in the United States.
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Driving Rehabilitation Programs for Older Drivers in the United States — National (06/27/2014)Source: Association
Delaware: Keeping Delaware Drivers Safe and Mobile — Delaware (04/16/2014)Source: Association
This video from the Roadway Safety Foundation promotes the Delaware Department of Transportation's efforts to improve safety for all motorists in the state by implementing design features known to benefit older drivers and pedestrians.
Effect of Passenger Presence on Older Drivers’ Risk of Fatal Crash Involvement — National (03/28/2014)Source: Association
To determine the association between passenger presence and risk of fatal crash involvement in relation to driver and passenger age and gender, focusing especially on drivers ages 65 and older.
Consensus Statements on Driving for Persons with Dementia — National (02/25/2014)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This paper works as a guide for occupational therapists when addressing driving, mobility and dementia in seniors.
Compendium of Traffic Safety Research Projects (1985-2013) — National (01/01/2014)Source: US Department of Transportation
Brief summaries of research on alcohol-involved driving, drug-involved driving, occupant protection (e.g., seat belts, and child safety seats), speed and other unsafe driving behaviors.
Drivers Education for Older Drivers Remains for 2 Years, Researcher Finds — National (04/26/2013)Source: Association
In seeming contrast to the notion that the elderly often have memory problems, a new study finds driver retraining to be an effective strategy for improving the safe-driving habits of older drivers over the long term.
Family Conversations about Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia & Driving — National (03/01/2013)Source: Association
The Hartford website is a partner with AARP and gives tips on how family members can start conversations with older drivers regarding their health and ability to continue driving.
Identifying and Remediating Failures of Selective Attention in Older Drivers — National (02/02/2012)Source: Association
Older drivers are primarily overinvolved in crashes at intersections, and failure to attend to regions that contain relevant information about potential hazards is a major contributor to this problem.
Conversations About Senior Driving — National (01/11/2012)Source: Association
Liberty Mutual created a video to discuss seniors driving and having conversations about the topic.
Dementia & Driving Resource Center (A bump in the road) — National (08/16/2011)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.