Key safety precautions that seniors should take to protect themselves while using ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft. These tips enable them to enjoy greater independence while safeguarding their well-being.
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20 Rideshare Safety Tips to Protect Seniors Using Uber or Lyft — National (02/01/2023)Source: Association
Transportation for seniors: Which services are best for you? — National (01/18/2023)Source: Association
A comprehensive guide of transportation options that help seniors get around their communities safely while maintaining their independence and freedom. Includes resources to find your own local transportation provider.
Michigan’s Guide for Aging Drivers and Their Families — Michigan (08/01/2022)Source: State Department of Transportation
This guide is meant to help Michigan’s aging drivers, their families and caregivers learn how to balance aging, safety and mobility.
Traffic Safety Facts Older Population - 2020 — National (07/12/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
For the purpose of this fact sheet, the term "older" in relation to population, drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants- refers to people 65 and older.
Seniors and Driving: A Guide — National (07/15/2021)Source: Association
With an aging population and more and more older adults choosing to drive longer, there are more older drivers than ever on the road. Use this Senior and Driving Guide to learn more information about driving when you age.
ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
The ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool guides you through the steps of developing your transportation plan.
Planifi cación del transporte para con ductores mayores — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Lo guía a través de los pasos para desarrollar su plan de transporte.
Aging Drivers and the Law — National (10/03/2019)Source: Association
The Elder Law Answers’ website provides information for senior drivers and links to each state’s laws regarding restrictions and accelerated renewal periods.
Colorado: Pitkin County Senior Services Offers Volunteer Driving Program — Colorado (05/01/2016)Source: News
Pitkin County Senior Services gives seniors hope with volunteer driving program.
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than Age — National (04/08/2015)Source: Association
Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.