Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways | Raging Aging Symposium – National ((01/10/2022))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/guidelines-older-driver-safety-state-local-roadways-raging-aging-symposium

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Georgia Department of Public Health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a series of presentations focused on aging road users. Here is the presentation recording of "Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways"


New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe – Ohio ((12/06/2021))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/new-resources-keep-older-drivers-safe

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Ohio Department of Transportation, the Ohio Department of Public Safety, the Ohio Department of Aging, and AAA are reminding Ohio Drivers to stay fit to drive by following a few basic safety tips. 


Maintaining mobility and preventing disability are key to living independently as we age – National ((11/30/2020))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/maintaining-mobility-and-preventing-disability-are-key-living-independently-we-age

Source: Nonprofit Organization

As we age, we may experience changes in our mobility. there are many reasons for these changes including changes to gait (how we walk) balance, and physical strength. NIA researchers are testing ways to prevent or reverse loss of mobility.


Dementia and Driving – National ((09/18/2020))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/dementia-and-driving

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive.


Senior Driving Safety – National ((09/15/2020))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/senior-driving-safety

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.


Disability Impacts All of Us – National ((09/02/2020))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/disability-impacts-all-us

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The CDC created an infographic for how disability impacts all our lives as we age. 


North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program – North Carolina ((01/05/2020))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/north-carolina-governors-highway-safety-program

Source: University

North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program created a comprehensive website related to senior driver information. This site features 3 different sections with information: Drivers, Caregivers, Professionals.


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Preserving the Mobility and Safety of Older Americans – National ((03/13/2018))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/preserving-mobility-and-safety-older-americans-0

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This report from TRIP, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that conducts technical research related to surface transportation, provides key data related to older driver safety and discusses strategies for improving safety.


Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairments – National ((07/01/2016))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/time-contact-estimation-errors-among-older-drivers-useful-field-view-impairments

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The objective of this study was to evaluate how UFOV impairments affect time-to-contact estimates in elderly drivers deciding when to make a left turn across oncoming traffic.

 


Trends in Older Driver Crash Involvement Rates and Survivability in the United States – National ((11/01/2014))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/trends-older-driver-crash-involvement-rates-and-survivability-united-states

Source: Nonprofit Organization

 The current study examined if trends in crash rates, crash involvements, and survivability persisted into more recent years.


The History of Road Safety Research: A Quantitative Approach – National ((07/14/2014))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/history-road-safety-research-quantitative-approach

Source: Nonprofit Organization

In this paper we provide a global description in quantitative terms, of the developments in road safety research from the early 1900’s until 2010.


The Gaps and Pathways Project for Medically-at-Risk Older Drivers – National ((04/22/2014))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/gaps-and-pathways-project-medically-risk-older-drivers

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This brief paper describes the contents of the special issue and offers links to the specific content developed by AOTA/NHSTA that can be accessed free from the AOTA Older Drivers website.


Consensus Statements on Driving for Persons with Dementia – National ((02/25/2014))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/consensus-statements-driving-persons-dementia

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This paper works as a guide for occupational therapists when addressing driving, mobility and dementia in seniors.


Dementia & Driving Resource Center (Supportive Conversations Video) – National ((08/16/2011))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/dementia-driving-resource-center-supportive-conversations-video

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive. 


Dementia & Driving Resource Center (A bump in the road) – National ((08/16/2011))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/dementia-driving-resource-center-bump-road

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive. 


Cognitive Training Decreases Motor Vehicle Collision Involvement of Older Drivers – Alabama ((11/04/2010))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/cognitive-training-decreases-motor-vehicle-collision-involvement-older-drivers

Source: University

This study was done to test cognitive training and motor vehicle collision in senior drivers.


Pedestrian Signal Safety for Older Persons – National ((07/01/2007))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/pedestrian-signal-safety-older-persons

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This AAA Foundation research report studied older adult walking speeds and investigated re-timing pedestrian signals to better facilitate safe street crossing without causing undue traffic delay.


Pedestrian Signal Safety for Older Persons – National ((06/01/2003))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/pedestrian-signal-safety-older-persons-0

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety studied the walking speed of older pedestrians, and suggested ways to improve signal timing to improve safety while not increasing congestion.


Trends in Highway Safety: Effects of an Aging Population on Accident Propensity – National ((08/01/1995))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/trends-highway-safety-effects-aging-population-accident-propensity

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This research speaks to the U.S’s aging population and propensity for car crashes.


Vehicle Safety & Comfort: Seat Belts – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/vehicle-safety-comfort-seat-belts

Source: Nonprofit Organization

Find out how to wear your seat belt fo the safest fit to lower your risk of injury. 


Carfit Virtual Workshops & Focus Sessions – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/carfit-virtual-workshops-focus-sessions

Source: Nonprofit Organization

This workshop can help improve your fit in your personal vehicle. How getting the proper fit in your vehicle may increase your safety and the safety of others on the road. It is a FREE, 90-minute workshop. 


Aging and the ADA – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/aging-and-ada

Source: Nonprofit Organization

As people get older many starts to develop problems with hearing, seeing, or getting around. Others experience chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, or memory loss. 


The Road To Zero Coalition – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/road-zero-coalition

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Road to Zero Coalitinon, managed by the NSC, released a comprehensive report laying out strategies to end roadway deaths in the U.S by 2050


Road to Zero: Doubling Down on What Works – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/road-zero-doubling-down-what-works

Source: Nonprofit Organization

The Doubling Down on What Works is a working group of the Road to Zero Coalition has created a clearinghouse for resources. 


Research for Older Adult Driver Initiative ROADI – North Carolina ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/research-older-adult-driver-initiative-roadi

Source: University

The overall aim of ROADI is to make motor vehicle driving in North Carolina safe for all drivers and pedestrians. 


Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) – Washington ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/seniors-and-law-enforcement-together-salt

Source: Nonprofit Organization

S.A.L.T. stands for Seniors And Law Enforcement Together. It is a cooperative effort of the Clark County Sheriff's Office.


Headlight Use – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/headlight-use

Source: Nonprofit Organization

Headlight instruction on when you should turn your headlights on for all 50 states


Watching Out for Senior Walkers – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/watching-out-senior-walkers

Source: Nonprofit Organization

A workshop, created by NHTSA, was held in various cities to educate local transportation engineers, law enforcement officers, elected officials and others on senior pedestrian safety.


Senior Navigator- Older Driver Safety – Virginia ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/senior-navigator-older-driver-safety

Source: Nonprofit Organization

A list of programs from all across Virginia to help your loved one drive safer, for longer. 


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Rural V.S Urban infographic- 2022 – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/rural-vs-urban-infographic-2022

Source: Nonprofit Organization


AARP Driver Safety Quick Learnings – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/aarp-driver-safety-quick-learnings

Source: Nonprofit Organization


Whether you'll be behind the wheel or just enjoying the ride be prepared for the road ahead with AARP Driver Safety's free educational resources on the vehicle, driving, and alternative transportation. 


Carfit Online Workshop – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/carfit-online-workshop

Source: Nonprofit Organization

Learn how to get the best fit in your vehicle and how it may help you stay safer on the road with the full-length CarFit online Workshop