For the purpose of this fact sheet, the term "older" in relation to population, drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants- refers to people 65 and older.
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Traffic Safety Facts Older Population - 2020 — National (07/12/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
Indiana: Older Driver Information — Indiana (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com covers senior drivers in Indiana by stating that drivers up to age 75 are required to renew their license every 4 years. Drivers ages 75 to 85 can renew their license for a period of 3 years.
Arkansas: Senior Drivers — Arkansas (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.
U.S. Population Aging Slower than Other Countries, Census Bureau Reports — National (03/28/2016)Source: Association
America’s 65-and-over population is projected to nearly double over the next three decades, ballooning from 48 million to 88 million by 2050.
ADED: Recommendations for State Driver License Agencies — NationalSource: Association
Among the many duties of state driver licensing agencies, protecting the public is a top priority. State licensing agencies work with medical advisory boards to determine if an individual is safe to drive.
Kansas: KS Highway Patrol's Elderly Driving Information — KansasSource: Association
Kansas Highway Patrol has information posted on its website regarding elderly driving and the cautions and concerns that come along with it.
Walking: Tips on How to Use Transportation Options in Florida — FloridaSource: Association
Walking is a popular physical activity for all ages that can also serve as a useful transportation option to help maintain mobility and independence.
Kentucky: Driver License Information for Seniors — KentuckySource: Association
Caregiverlist.com states that there is no renewal test for seniors in the state of Kentucky. The renewal cycle is every four years and must be done in-person.
The Role Of Driver Rehabilitation In Determining Fitness To Drive: Recommendations for State Driver License Agencies — NationalSource: Association
This document provides guidance to SDLA's regarding the role of driver rehabilitation specialists in providing evidence, via comprehensive evaluations, to support fitness-to-drive decisions for medically at-risk drivers.
Maine: Driving Laws for Seniors and Older Drivers — MaineSource: Association
Drivers are required to renew their licenses every six years in the state of Louisiana, according to AAA.com. They are also required to complete a vision test at every in-person renewal.