The Georgia Department of Public Health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a series of presentations focused on aging road users. Here is the presentation recording of "Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways"
Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways | Raging Aging Symposium — National (01/10/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
County Awarded Grant for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program — California (11/26/2021)Source: News
The County Health & Human Services Agency, Department of Homeless Solutions, and Equitable Communities has received a $125,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to improve the safety of bicyclists, pedestrians.
Grant Awarded to Help Highway Safety Initiatives Across N.C — North Carolina (11/03/2021)Source: News
More than $18 million in grants is being awarded to support state and local transportation safety initiatives, the North Carolina Department of Transportation announced.
Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging Population — National (06/01/2014)Source: US Department of Transportation
This 3rd Edition of FHWA's popular resource for selecting proven crash countermeasures that protect older adults covers 51 treatment options, including their rationale for inclusion and a guide for selecting projects using the Handbook.
Keeping Delaware Drivers Safe and Mobile — Delaware (04/16/2014)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This video explores how the Delaware Department of Transportation has successfully improved safety for all road users by focusing on the needs of older drivers. Many of the successful strategies highlighted could be replicated elsewhere.
Uniform Guidelines for State highway Safety Programs — National (04/01/2014)Source: US Department of Transportation
In this guideline, there are recommendations regarding specific partner groups like old road users to implement a comprehensive highway safety program.
NCHRP Vol. 9 Report 500 — National (04/08/2009)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This report of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program/Transportation Research Board provides a comprehensive guide to reducing crashes involving older drivers, and details effective engineering solutions and relative costs.
Pedestrian Signal Safety for Older Persons — National (06/01/2003)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety studied the walking speed of older pedestrians, and suggested ways to improve signal timing to improve safety while not increasing congestion.
A Pocket Guide to Improve Traffic Control and Mobility for Our Older Population — National (01/01/2003)Source: US Department of Transportation
This pocket guide helps transportation professionals consider the needs of an aging population and covers three key areas -- intersections/interchanges, curves, and temporary traffic control situations (e.g., workzones).
Road to Zero: Doubling Down on What Works — NationalSource: Nonprofit Organization
The Doubling Down on What Works is a working group of the Road to Zero Coalition has created a clearinghouse for resources.