This link is to a 28-minute podcast with Elin Schold Davis, program manager of AOTA’s Older Driver Initiative.
Taking Changes in Stride — National (09/16/2020)Source: Association
Synthesis of Human Factors Research on Older Drivers and Highway Safety – Volume I: Driver Research Synthesis — National (09/15/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This research produced a handbook containing highway design and operational recommendations to accommodate older drivers.
Still Driving? Innovative Program Assesses Senior Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: News
Boston Magazine details DriveWise, an innovative program that assesses senior drivers.
South Dakota: Helpful Facts for Aging Drivers — South Dakota (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Helpful resource from SD Dept. of Public Safety regarding older driver licensing, self-assessments, mobility options, and more.
Some Medications and Driving Don’t Mix — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The FDA reports on its website that medications and their side effects could be harmful while driving.
Smart Features for Mature Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AAA covers smart features for mature drivers in this video and shows how choosing the right vehicle can provide a senior with optimal comfort and safety.
Seniors and Driving: When Having “The Talk” Isn’t Enough — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Editor Julie Davis tells the story of her father passing after driving off the road and rolling over in his car.
Senior Pedestrian Safety — Washington (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The Pinehurst Seattle website lists several tips for senior pedestrians.
Senior Driving: Be Proactive and Understand Your Limitations — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
David Wallace, the Traffic Safety Guy, discusses seniors being proactive in their driving safety and understanding their limitations behind the wheel on this podcast.
Senior Driving Safety — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
GracefulAging.com has several videos about senior driver safety on its website. Topics of the videos range from ensuring that your car fits you to dealing with driving and dementia.