The AAA Foundation's Roadwise Rx is a powerful tool for quickly checking the side effects and/or interactions of one or multiple prescription or OTC drugs.
Roadwise Rx — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
Road Safety for Elderly Pedestrians — National (09/14/2020)Source: University
Loyola University reports senior pedestrian fatalities and how hearing problems, consumption of alcohol and poor peripheral vision are all issues that can affect senior’s ability to walk the streets safely.
Road Safety Audits — National (09/14/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration provides comprehensive information about the value, procedure, and deliverables related to conducting RSAs.
Rides In Sight — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
Rides in Sight provides a national database to search for transportation options available to seniors anywhere in the U.S.
Rhode Island: License Renewal — Rhode Island (09/14/2020)Source: State Department of Transportation
Rhode Island’s Division of Motor Vehicles website states that residents 75 years of age and older licenses are valid for two years.
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior Drivers — National (09/11/2020)Source: Association
Learn more about driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers' training.
Epilepsy and Seizures in Older Adults — National (08/25/2020)Source: Association
With the aging of the population, we can expect to see greater numbers of people with epilepsy.
Self-perceptions and Current Practices of High-risk Older Drivers: Implications for Driver Safety Interventions — North Carolina (07/01/2020)Source: Association
Comfort Keepers Senior Care Durham & Chapel Hill discusses safe driving for seniors in their video.
Driving with Vision Disorders — National (06/13/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This video produced by NHTSA talks about the three vision disorders that can greatly impact a senior’s ability to drive safely: cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
Driving with Sleep Apnea — National (06/13/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
NHTSA gives tips on driving with sleep apnea. Pulling over when feeling drowsy and talking to a healthcare provider about treatment options are among suggested things to do about sleep apnea.