Driving after a stroke is a complex issue because everyone has different secondary effects of stroke. Learn what signed to look for when determining if you can drive again after stroke.
Can You Drive After A Stroke? Safety Considerations and Rehab Techniques — National (10/16/2020)Source: Association
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.
Herramientas para la autoevaluación y la calificación del cuidador — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Proporciona enlaces a varias herramientas gratuitas disponibles para pacientes mayores, sus familiares y cuidadores para identificar a los conductores mayores en riesgo.
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.
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior Drivers — National (09/11/2020)Source: Association
Learn more about driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers' training.
Wheelchair to Car Transfer — National (08/11/2015)Source: University
This video demonstrates a one-person assist transfer from wheelchair to car for a wheelchair user who can do a mod assist stand-pivot transfer.
Colorado: Survey Finds Aging Drivers Support Mandatory Retesting to Get License — Colorado (05/25/2011)Source: News
The Denver Post published an article on aging drivers and their support for mandatory retesting to renew driver’s licenses. It also states that In Colorado, drivers over the age of 65 must renew their license by mail.
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.”
Evaluation of Two Assessment Tools in Predicting Driving Ability of Senior Drivers — National (03/01/2007)Source: Association
To evaluate Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test (MVPT) and Clock Drawing Task (clock test) as quick assessment tools in predicting driving capability of senior drivers for an on-road driving test.
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.