You and Your Heart: What You Control – National ((02/12/2021))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/you-and-your-heart-what-you-control

Source: Association

A few key decisions can give your heart that extra attention and lower your odds of a heart attack or stroke. 


Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms – National ((02/12/2021))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/heart-attack-and-stroke-symptoms

Source: Association

Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack or stroke symptoms. 


Vehicle Technology Preferences Among Mature Drivers – National ((03/16/2020))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/vehicle-technology-preferences-among-mature-drivers-0

Source: Association

The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab surveyed drivers age 50 and older about vehicle safety technologies, car buying and driving behavior, and self-driving cars.


Aging Drivers and the Law – National ((10/03/2019))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/aging-drivers-and-law

Source: Association

The Elder Law Answers’ website provides information for senior drivers and links to each state’s laws regarding restrictions and accelerated renewal periods.


Steering to Safety – National ((08/28/2016))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/steering-safety

Source: Association

Home Instead Senior Care recently launched an online program that provides tips to make the conversation with an older adult about their driving ability a little easier.


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.

 


The Older Driver with Cognitive Impairment: Perceptions of Driving Ability and Results of a Behind the Wheel Test – National ((02/04/2016))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/older-driver-cognitive-impairment-perceptions-driving-ability-and-results-behind-wheel

Source: Association

Older adult drivers with cognitive impairment pose a potential safety risk to themselves and others. 


Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than Age – National ((04/08/2015))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/assessing-elderly-drivers-ability-means-more-age

Source: Association

Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.


Compendium of Traffic Safety Research Projects (1985-2013) – National ((01/01/2014))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/compendium-traffic-safety-research-projects-1985-2013

Source: US Department of Transportation

Brief summaries of research on alcohol-involved driving, drug-involved driving, occupant protection (e.g., seat belts, and child safety seats), speed and other unsafe driving behaviors. 


Standardized Road Test Results Differ from Older Adults’ Natural Driving – National ((12/05/2012))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/standardized-road-test-results-differ-older-adults%E2%80%99-natural-driving

Source: News

Studies have shown that our driving abilities decline with age, and for those with cognitive issues such as dementia, it can be even worse.


Colorado: Survey Finds Aging Drivers Support Mandatory Retesting to Get License – Colorado ((05/25/2011))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/colorado-survey-finds-aging-drivers-support-mandatory-retesting-get-license

Source: News

The Denver Post published an article on aging drivers and their support for mandatory retesting to renew driver’s licenses. It also states that In Colorado, drivers over the age of 65 must renew their license by mail.


Seniors Have Trouble Walking And Talking At The Same Time – National ((03/16/2011))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/seniors-have-trouble-walking-and-talking-same-time

Source: Nonprofit Organization

NPR reported the findings of researchers from the University of Illinois who found that “individuals over 59 face an increased risk of injury when crossing busy complicated streets while multitasking.”


Transportation in an Aging Society – National ((04/01/2007))

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/transportation-aging-society

Source: Association

This Transportation Research Board of the National Academies document covers mobility of the elderly: Good News and Bad News, safety of older persons in traffic, adaptive strategies of older drivers.


When Should I Stop Driving? – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/when-should-i-stop-driving

Source: Association

Most of us will have to ask this question someday. If driving were only about getting from point A to point B, it might be an easy one to answer, but driving provides convenience, security, and personal freedom.


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. 


Senior Driver Safety – Florida ()

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

Source: Association

Our mission is to make it easy for you to complete your Florida DMV needs online.


Plan For The Road Ahead – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/plan-road-ahead

Source: Association


Older Drivers and Cataract: Driving Habits and Crash Risk – National ()

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/older-drivers-and-cataract-driving-habits-and-crash-risk

Source: Association

This article discusses the impact of cataract, a vision impairment, on senior drivers.