Driving To Independence offers a comprehensive driver evaluation and training program.
Driving to Independence — Arizona (07/27/2021)Source: Association
Driving and Aging: The Impact of Physical and Cognitive Changes — National (01/15/2021)Source: Association
Age-related physical and cognitive impairments can make driving difficult and even dangerous. Learn the importance of driver safety for older adults, including the physical and cognitive variables that impact driving ability.
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020 — National (12/17/2020)Source: Association
Under an agreement, NHTSA and AGS developed companion professional and public education products to increase the availability of safe driving resources for both clinicians and older drivers and their caregivers.
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.
South Dakota: Helpful Facts for Aging Drivers — South Dakota (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Helpful resource from SD Dept. of Public Safety regarding older driver licensing, self-assessments, mobility options, and more.
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).
Arkansas: Senior Drivers — Arkansas (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.
International: Cognitive Screening Tools for Predicting Unsafe Driving Behavior Among Senior Drivers — National (10/17/2014)Source: Association
As Canada’s elderly continue to represent the fastest-growing population in Canada, there has been an increasing need for effective and efficient screening tools for senior drivers.
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.