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.
Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging Population — National (06/01/2014)Source: US Department of Transportation
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.
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.