As the popularity of e-bikes skyrockets, the CHP is launching an online e-bike safety and training program to help keep commuters and recreational cyclists safe.
CHP ‘ROLLS’ OUT STATEWIDE SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ELECTRIC BICYCLES — California (08/31/2023)Source: State Department of Transportation
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: Summary Chart — National (08/21/2023)Source: State Department of Transportation
A summary chart of state-based information on programs supporting older drivers in several states, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.
Accessibility Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way — National (08/08/2023)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The (Access Board or Board) issues its final rule that provides minimum guidelines for the accessibility of pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way.
Transportation for Seniors (Seniorliving.org) — National (08/04/2023)Source: Association
Senior Living provided a quick guide around alternative transportation. Some examples include public transportation, paratransit programs, volunteer services, and senior shuttles.
Older Population NHTSA crash stats — National (08/01/2023)Source: US Department of Transportation
For the purposes of this fact sheet, the term “older”—in relation to population, drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants—refers to people 65 and older.
NHTSA Crash Stats "Pedestrians" 2023 — National (08/01/2023)Source: US Department of Transportation
NHTSA Pedestrian Fact sheet for 2023This fact sheet defines a pedestrian involved in a motor vehicle traffic crash as any person on foot, walking, running, jogging, hiking, sitting, or lying down.
Majority of older adults with cognitive impairment still drive — Michigan (07/20/2023)Source: University
Researchers highlight the importance of caregivers having conversations with care recipients and health care professionals about driving.
Most Older Drivers are Safe Drivers. — Vermont (07/20/2023)Source: University
Most Older drivers, or people over 65, are very safe drivers. There are ways we can stay safe on the roads as we get older. Learn more and find resources in the section below.
5 alternative transportation options for seniors who are no longer driving — National (07/05/2023)Source: Association
Curious about transportation for seniors? These five options will help older adults who no longer drive get around safely.
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: Wisconsin — Wisconsin (06/17/2023)Source: State Department of Transportation
State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Wisconsin, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.