Your healthcare provider or pharmacist can help if your medication is affecting your driving. Let them know if you’re having this side effect.
10 OTC and Prescription Drugs that Can Impair Your Driving — National (10/24/2022)Source: Association
Should You Get A Professional Driving Safety Assessment? — National (09/26/2022)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Shepherd Center of NOVA provides information on the importance of driving safety assessments and how they can help individuals determine any necessary adjustments to increase their driving safety, especially as they age.
The Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: Association
Merck Manual provides information on crash rates, traffic violations, reasons of impaired driving and other information about older driver and their safety on the road.
Interventions With the Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: University
Aside from treating medical conditions that impair driving ability, most medical practitioners are not prepared to formulate or execute a driving rehabilitation plan; referral to specialists is often helpful.
Medical Assessment of the Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: Association
Medical assessment of the older driver includes a thorough review of medical conditions and/or drugs that can impair driving ability.
Overview of the Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: Association
Healthcare practitioners become involved in driving decisions during routine examinations. This article talk about what your role is and how you can help your patients.
Functional Assessment of the Older Driver — National (09/21/2022)Source: University
The role of practitioners is to do detailed functional and medical assessments related to driving safety.
America’s Rural Roads — National (09/01/2022)Source: Association
Older drivers also experience slower cognition, have longer reaction times, and may have difficulty with some of the physical aspects of the driving tasks.
Bicycle Safety Tips That All Seniors Should Follow — National (09/01/2022)Source: Association
Read these bicycle safety tips for seniors to make bike riding a safer - and more enjoyable experience.
Driving and Multiple Sclerosis: How to Stay Safe — National (08/24/2022)Source: Association
This article will provide helpful tips for how you can stay safe while driving with MS.