Proporciona enlaces a varias herramientas gratuitas disponibles para pacientes mayores, sus familiares y cuidadores para identificar a los conductores mayores en riesgo.
Herramientas para la autoevaluación y la calificación del cuidador — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
¿Qué esperar cuando se lo/la deriva a un especialista en rehabilitación de conductores? — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Proporciona información sobre el papel de los especialistas en rehabilitación de conductores, cómo realizan las evaluaciones y qué hacer con los resultados de las evaluaciones.
Self-Assessment and Caregivers’ Rating Tools — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides links to several free tools available for older patients, their family members, and caregivers to identify at-risk older drivers.
What to Expect When You Are Referred to a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist? — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides information on the role of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (DRS), how they perform evaluations, and what to do with evaluation results.
Senior Driving: Be Proactive and Understand Your Limitations — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
David Wallace, the Traffic Safety Guy, discusses seniors being proactive in their driving safety and understanding their limitations behind the wheel on this podcast.
The Older Driver — National (04/02/2020)Source: Association
Merck Manual’s coverage of the older driver includes very informative details which include the Alzheimer’s Association’s warning signs of unsafe driving (hitting curbs, not keeping within lanes and returning late from a routine drive).
Older Drivers’ Self-Regulation and Exposure — National (04/01/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This study's goal was to gain insight into the extent to which older adults appropriately self-regulate their driving behaviors as their functional skills decline.
Arkansas: Senior Drivers — Arkansas (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.
Senior Drivers Aren’t Unsafe Drivers — National (07/19/2007)Source: Association
The article follows up with information on a new study that “found that drivers aged 65 and older are only about 16 percent likelier to cause a crash than drivers aged 25 to 64.”
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Assessment of Driving-related Skills Older Driving Screening Tool — National (06/01/2006)Source: Association
The Assessment of Driving-related Skills (ADReS) was created to assist physicians in making decisions regarding their patients’ safe driving ability.