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.
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Dementia & Driving Resource Center (A bump in the road) — National (08/16/2011)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Driving Errors Increase with Age Among Older Drivers: Blind-spot Errors Most Common Mistake — National (06/22/2011)Source: Association
Even healthy adults with a safe driving record tend to make more driving errors as they age, including potentially dangerous mistakes, such as failing to check blind spots, according to a new study.
Driving Simulators Help Older Adults Improve Their Road Skills — National (01/14/2011)Source: Association
Older drivers could benefit from training programs that put them behind the wheel -- in a driving simulator, with an observer who helps them develop their skills, according to a new article.
Senior Driving Program – CarFit — National (12/02/2009)Source: Association
Bold City Media speaks with a CarFit representative who explains the company’s senior driving program and finding a vehicle best suited for the driver.
Crash Risk of Older Drivers After Attending a Mature Driver Education Program — National (11/01/2007)Source: Association
This study was done to determine if crash rates would lessen after post-license education in senior drivers.
The Case For and Against Mandatory Age-based Assessment of Older Drivers — National (09/01/2006)Source: Association
The study shows both sides, for and against, age-based assessment in senior drivers.
Determining Older Driver Crash Responsibility from Police and Insurance Data — National (08/08/2005)Source: Association
This study aims to determine the extent to which older drivers can be considered responsible for their crashes.
Impact of an Educational Program on the Safety of High-risk Older Drivers — National (04/01/2004)Source: Association
This study was done to determine if an individualized educational program to enhance driver safety skills would reduce the crash rate risk in senior drivers.
Evaluating the Impact of Passengers on the Safety of Older Drivers — Kentucky (01/01/2003)Source: Association
Overall, the presence of two or more passengers was found to negatively impact the probability that drivers 75 years of age or older were at fault in crashes.
Driving Decisions Workbook — National (01/01/2000)Source: US Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation and the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute to assist drivers in understanding age-related changes that can affect your ability to drive safely.