The Georgia Department of Public health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a brief series of presentations focused on aging road users. Here is the presentation of Balancing the Physical & Cognitive Change that Impact Driving.
Balancing the Physical & Cognitive Changes that Impact Safe Driving & Mobility | RAS — Georgia (01/05/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Travel Patterns of American Adults with Disabilities — National (01/03/2022)Source: US Department of Transportation
This report uses data from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey to examine the daily travel patterns of American adults with travel-limiting disabilities and data from 2001-2009 to look at trends over time.
5 Easy Ways to Help Our Elders — National (01/02/2022)Source: University
Today, with the technological advancements and availability of a wide range of home modifications, caregiving, and other services, there are many options available to help the elderly. Here are 5 ways you can help improve their life.
NDOT Provides Safety Advice for Motorist Travel During Winter Weather Conditions — Nevada (12/14/2021)Source: News
With winter weather in Northern Nevada, NDOT reminds drivers to travel safely when driving in inclement conditions. Wearing a seat belt and focusing on the road is important when driving during all types of weather.
For Seniors Driving Same 'Ol" Vehicles Raises The Risks of a Deadly Crash — National (12/13/2021)Source: Association
“Retirement vehicles”— older, smaller, outdated cars that lack crucial safety features that can help prevent or mitigate crashes, are common among older drivers 70 and over.
5 Best Small SUVs for Seniors — National (12/10/2021)Source: Association
Finding the best car for seniors includes considering a number of different features from accessibility and ease of use to the overall comfort in their vehicle.
Research Update: Driver Rehabilitation Utilization, Factors Influencing Participation in Driver Training, and Driving Interventions — National (12/01/2021)Source: Association
AOTA Members can sign in and read Research Update: Driver Rehabilitation Utilization, Factors Influencing Participation in Driver Training, and Driving Interventions
20 Warning Signs an Elderly Driver Is No Longer Safe Behind the Wheel — National (11/29/2021)Source: Association
The NHTSA advises family memebers to look for the following indicators that an elderly driver may need to stop driving and consider alternative modes of transportation.
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.
Useful Hacks to Help you Effectively Prevent Road Accidents — National (11/26/2021)Source: News
In this article, there are useful hacks that will help you stay vigilant when driving so that you can prevent accidents from happening.