MyMobility postcard, developed by the CDC

How would you get to the grocery store if you suddenly found yourself unable to drive? Would you be able to get to doctor appointments, social engagements, or church? Could you walk to the places you need to go, or could friends and family drive you... Read More


Older adult driver adjusts rearview mirror

Some of the changes drivers experience as they get older can affect their ability to drive safely. Changes and the decline in eyesight, physical fitness, and reflexes are evitable, however, the capacity to keep physically and mentally fit may... Read More


Older driver uses modified steering wheel for easier vehicle control

It is essential at any age, but particularly important for older adults, to operate a motor vehicle that is right for them and fits their needs. As drivers get 65 years and older, they become more susceptible to injuries or death when involved in a... Read More



When older drivers self-regulate, they modify or adjust their driving pattern by driving less or intentionally avoiding challenging situations in response to declining abilities. Self-regulation is one way to help older drivers maintain independence... Read More



For older adults who grew up with the automobile, continuing to drive is vital to their independence. However, medical conditions and age related changes may impact their safety and comfort to drive. Occupational therapists, especially those with... Read More



Health providers routinely care for patients whose ability to operate a motor vehicle is compromised by a physical or cognitive condition. To ensure the safety of all who share the roads, health professionals and caregivers are called upon to... Read More



The U.S. freeway system was born in the 1950s when cars were big and drivers young. At that time, many design standards were built around research on college-age drivers. But now the large block of post-World War II children, about 78 million born... Read More


Desert highway with centerline rumblestrips

The Roadway Safety Foundation is thrilled to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2017 National Roadway Safety Awards! This biennial program is a joint effort by RSF and the Federal Highway Administration to recognize public... Read More


baltimore police

In three short years, America will have 50 million citizens 65 years of age and older. Older adults today are mobility minded and electing to drive longer. Most self-assess their driving skills, however, some older drivers are not able to correctly... Read More



Life moves fast. We are born, we go to school, learn to drive and join the workforce. Before you know it, we are starting our financial plan for retirement. However, too often, we do not consider that there may be a time when our mobility is... Read More