TitleStatePublish DateSourceDescriptionDocument LinkLinkAudience(s)Related Topic(s)Type(s)
Resources for Medical Professionals National(11/13/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Medical%20Professionals%20Handout%20ODSAW%20%28004%29.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriver EducationHandouts
Resources for Family Members and CaregiversNational(11/13/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Family%20member%20and%20Caregivers.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationHandouts
Resources for Pedestrian and Bike SafetyNational(11/13/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Ped%20and%20Bike%20Handout%20ODSAW%28004%29.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Transportation Engineers/PlannersPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Resources for Law Enforcement ProfessionalsNational(11/13/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Law%20Enforcement%20Handout%20ODSAW%28004%29.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationHandouts
Resources for State Driver Licensing Agencies National(11/13/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20SDLA%20%20Handout%20ODSAW%28004%29.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
ODSAW 2023 Talking PointsNational(11/09/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW%20Talking%20points%20FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersConversation StartersDiscussion Guide
How to Use ODSAW Material 2023National(11/09/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/How%20to%20use%20material%20final%20word_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriver EducationHandbooks/Manuals
ODSAW 2023 Twitter Chat PromptsNational(11/09/2023)Nonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Twitter%20Chat%20PDF%20FINAL_0.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersConversation StartersSocial Media
ODSAW Older Drivers Sample Social Media MessagingNational(11/08/2023)Nonprofit Organization

Incorporate older driver safety into your social media with our ready-to-post messaging organized around topics of common interest.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW23%20Older%20Driver%20Social_FINAL.pdfOlder DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationSocial Media
ODSAW State Driver Licensing Agencies Sample Social Media MessagingNational(11/08/2023)Nonprofit Organization

Incorporate older driver safety into your social media with our ready-to-post messaging organized around topics of common interest.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW23%20SDLA%20Social.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationSocial Media
ODSAW Law Enforcement Professionals Sample Social Media MessagingNational(11/08/2023)Nonprofit Organization

Incorporate older driver safety into your social media with our ready-to-post messaging organized around topics of common interest.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW23%20Law%20Enforcement%20Social_FINAL.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationSocial Media
ODSAW Medical Professionals Sample Social Media MessagingNational(11/08/2023)Nonprofit Organization

Incorporate older driver safety into your social media with our ready-to-post messaging organized around topics of common interest.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW23%20Medical%20Professionals%20Social_FINAL.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation StartersSocial Media
ODSAW Family Members and Caregivers Sample Social Media MessagingNational(11/08/2023)Nonprofit Organization

Incorporate older driver safety into your social media with our ready-to-post messaging organized around topics of common interest.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW23%20FamilyMembersandCaregivers%20Social_FINAL.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationSocial Media
ODSAW Poster 2023National(10/19/2023)Association

Add the ChORUS ODSAW poster to your waiting rooms, lobby, and community rooms. You Hold the Keys to Your Transportation Future. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW-Poster-20231017-FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
2 out of three crashes involving older driver involved other vehiclesNational(10/19/2023)Association

2 out of 3 fatal crashes involving older drivers involved other vehicles.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/2%20out%20of%203%20crashes%20FINAL_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
3 out of 4 fatal crashes involving older driver occurred in the day timeNational(10/19/2023)Association

3 out of 4 fatal crashes involving older driver occurred in the day time. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/3%20out%20of%204%20fatalities%202021%20FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Older driver Licensed in USANational(10/19/2023)Association

21% of licensed drivers in the IS are age 65 and up, that is 49.6 million licensed drivers.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/21%20percent%20of%20drivers%20FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Older Driver Infographic 2023 ODSAWNational(10/19/2023)Association

Use the ChORUS older driver infographic to spread awareness about older driver safety. This information is taken from the NHTSA crash stats that come out every year. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Infographic%202021%20FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Rural Vs Urban infographic National(10/19/2023)Association

Older driver are more likely to be killed on rural roadways than urban roadways. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/rural%20vs%20urban%202021%20FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
ChORUS PSA Radio SpotNational(10/19/2023)Association

The following offers messages that you can customize and share with your local stations to use as a public service announcement or radio spot.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20PSA-%20Radio%20Spot.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationSocial Media
CHP ‘ROLLS’ OUT STATEWIDE SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ELECTRIC BICYCLESCalifornia(08/31/2023)State Department of Transportation

As the popularity of e-bikes skyrockets, the CHP is launching an online e-bike safety and training program to help keep commuters and recreational cyclists safe. 

https://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/CHP-ROLLS-OUT-STATEWIDE-SAFETY-TRAINING-PROGRAM--FOR-ELECTRIC-BICYCLES.aspxLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: Summary ChartNational(08/21/2023)State Department of Transportation

A summary chart of state-based information on programs supporting older drivers in several states, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_SummaryChart_20231114-ApprovedStates.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
Accessibility Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right-of-WayNational(08/08/2023)Nonprofit Organization

The (Access Board or Board) issues its final rule that provides minimum guidelines for the accessibility of pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way. 

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/08/08/2023-16149/accessibility-guidelines-for-pedestrian-facilities-in-the-public-right-of-wayFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
Transportation for Seniors (Seniorliving.org) National(08/04/2023)Association

Senior Living provided a quick guide around alternative transportation. Some examples include public transportation, paratransit programs, volunteer services, and senior shuttles. 

https://www.seniorliving.org/research/transportation-guide/#:~:text=Examples%20include%20public%20transportation%2C%20paratransit,be%20taxi%20voucher%20programs%2C%20too.Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesDiscussion Guide
Older Population NHTSA crash statsNational(08/01/2023)US Department of Transportation

For the purposes of this fact sheet, the term “older”—in relation to population, drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants—refers to people 65 and older.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813491Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
NHTSA Crash Stats "Pedestrians" 2023National(08/01/2023)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA Pedestrian Fact sheet for 2023This fact sheet defines a pedestrian involved in a motor vehicle traffic crash as any person on foot, walking, running, jogging, hiking, sitting, or lying down.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813458Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Majority of older adults with cognitive impairment still driveMichigan(07/20/2023)University

Researchers highlight the importance of caregivers having conversations with care recipients and health care professionals about driving.

https://www.michiganmedicine.org/health-lab/majority-older-adults-cognitive-impairment-still-driveMedical ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Most Older Drivers are Safe Drivers.Vermont(07/20/2023)University

Most Older drivers, or people over 65, are very safe drivers. There are ways we can stay safe on the roads as we get older. Learn more and find resources in the section below. 

https://www.healthvermont.gov/emergency/transportation-safety/older-adult-driversMedical Professionals, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesDiscussion Guide
5 alternative transportation options for seniors who are no longer drivingNational(07/05/2023)Association

Curious about transportation for seniors? These five options will help older adults who no longer drive get around safely.

https://www.care.com/c/transportation-options-for-seniors-local-and/Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesBlog
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: WisconsinWisconsin(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Wisconsin, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_WI_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: VermontVermont(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Vermont, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_VT_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: TexasTexas(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Texas, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_TX_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: Rhode IslandRhode Island(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Rhode Island, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_RI_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: OhioOhio(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Ohio, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_OH_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: New JerseyNew Jersey(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in New Jersey, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_NJ_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: North DakotaNorth Dakota(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in North Dakota, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_ND_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: MichiganMichigan(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Michigan, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_MI_2023November.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: MassachusettsMassachusetts(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Massachusetts, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_MA_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: IndianaIndiana(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Indiana, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_IN_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: IllinoisIllinois(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Illinois, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_IL_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: GeorgiaGeorgia(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Georgia, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_GA_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults: FloridaFlorida(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Florida, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_FL_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults AlaskaAlaska(06/17/2023)State Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in Alaska, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_AK_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
Everything You Need to Know About Car RecallsNational(04/22/2023)Association

Consequently, it’s important to be aware of – and adhere to – all car recalls. To help better understand the topic, we asked our AAA experts for answers to all your car recall questions.

https://magazine.northeast.aaa.com/daily/life/cars-trucks/everything-you-need-to-know-about-car-recalls/Older DriversVehicle Safety FeaturesPublication/Journal Article
Overestimation of on-road driving performance is associated with reduced driving safety in older driversNational(04/01/2023)Association

Overestimation of on-road driving performance is associated with reduced driving safety in older drivers

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457523001331Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchPublication/Journal Article
Using Modern Methods - Technology to Assist Older Drivers Lifesavers PresentationNational(03/23/2023)Nonprofit Organization

ChORUS presentation on Using Modern Methods - Technology to Assist Older Drivers, at the 2023 Lifesavers conference. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Using%20Modern%20Methods%20%20Technology%20to%20Assist%20Older%20Drivers%20Final_508_0.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsSuccessful StrategiesOther
Georgia Traffic Safety Quick FactsGeorgia(03/06/2023)State Department of Transportation

Gives a snapshot of the most common factors in crashes involving drivers aged 55 and older: injuries and fatalities demographics, prevention measures, safety resources, and support. 

http://www.gahighwaysafety.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/2020_DriversAge55_GTSFQuick.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts
Safe Mobility for Older Adults webinarNational(02/23/2023)Association

This webinar will explore some of the data behind older driver safety and support available for alternative commutes.

https://nsc-org.zoom.us/rec/play/PxxjOcHHm6ixd2aI3gsh-knaXq6ET_1Y3XLpAK4LyHs6ckhr0miiFpyLG6X08jPU_1y_5CvayFvb_rVO.XV5D0400Z2RkkfjT?canPlayFromShare=true&from=share_recording_detail&startTime=1675364420000&componentName=rec-play&originRequestUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fnsc-org.zoom.us%2Frec%2Fshare%2F43FTIwo7Cz1hhh6UBWUvNg7wrYnQkNEv9FmM6vBV3s43TPCqBTFG1h80HrihWUVj.ch14_9bdMNU6Z47v%3FstartTime%3D1675364420000Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesWebinar
Cognitive test for older drivers tied to more safety for them, study showsNational(02/21/2023)News

As a group older drivers are less likely to survive a server crash, and studies show they are particularly vulnerable in intersections. 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/wellness/2023/02/17/older-drivers-dementia-test-safety/Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Cognitive Decline and Driving Evaluation in the ElderlyNational(02/20/2023)Association

This activity reviews the evaluation of driving impairment in patients with dementia and highlights the interprofessional team's role in evaluating and treating patients with this condition.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK569418/Medical ProfessionalsScreening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
BOOMERSNational(02/20/2023)Association

Boomers' video helps older adults make a transportation plan. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYU90CDfq90&t=16sOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesVideo
Road To Zero Safe Mobility for Older Adult WebinarNational(02/02/2023)Association

This webinar will explore some of the data behind older driver safety and support available for alternative commutes. 

https://www.nsc.org/road/resources/road-to-zero/road-to-zero-eventsState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/AbilityVideo
20 Rideshare Safety Tips to Protect Seniors Using Uber or LyftNational(02/01/2023)Association

Key safety precautions that seniors should take to protect themselves while using ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft. These tips enable them to enjoy greater independence while safeguarding their well-being.

https://www.seniorwing.com/rideshare-safety-tips-for-seniors/Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversDiscussion Guide
Transportation for seniors: Which services are best for you?National(01/18/2023)Association

A comprehensive guide of transportation options that help seniors get around their communities safely while maintaining their independence and freedom. Includes resources to find your own local transportation provider.

https://www.seniorwing.com/transportation-for-seniors/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide
Wrong Way Driving - Roadway SafetyFlorida(01/12/2023)Association

The Safe Mobility for Life Coalition’s Roadway Safety Series includes short 30-second videos that stakeholders can use to educate Floridians about what to do when encountering new situations on the road. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcoCtcuhdb4Older DriversDriver EducationVideo
Promoting Older Driver Safety: Guide for State PracticesNational(01/01/2023)Association

The TRB Behavioral Traffic Safety Cooperative Research Program's BTSCRP Research Report 4: Promoting Older Driver Safety: Guide for State Practices provides guidance for SHSOs to enhance older driver safety.

Older DriversResearchCommunity Resources, Handouts
Promoting Older Driver Safety: Guide for State PracticesNational(01/01/2023)Association

As state-level agencies charged with providing information and programs on behavioral traffic safety, SHSOs are a logical place to develop a more extensive older driver safety program 

https://nap.nationalacademies.org/read/26934/chapter/1#iiOlder Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Successful StrategiesHandouts
In-Vehicle Technology Use and Associated Factors Among Older DriversNational(01/01/2023)Association

This study examines the prevalence and frequency of use of in-vehicle technologies as well as the relationships between technology-use frequency and associated factors among a subset of AAA participants

https://aaafoundation.org/in-vehicle-technology-use-and-associated-factors-among-older-drivers/Older DriversAssistive TechnologyCommunity Resources
Pedestrian Safety and DarknessNational(12/20/2022)Nonprofit Organization

During this webinar, panelists shared new research into the issue of darkness and its role as a contributing factor for pedestrian crashes, as well as guidance for improving lighting and visibility.

https://www.pedbikeinfo.org/webinars/webinar_details.cfm?id=122Older DriversPedestrian SafetyWebinar
55+ Driver Safety Program (website)National(12/14/2022)Nonprofit Organization

The website hosted by the Georgia Department of Public Health describes the state's 55+ Driver Safety Program and its activities, including CarFit, Yellow Dot, an annual virtual workshop.

https://dph.georgia.gov/node/306Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriving Skills/Ability, Research, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
Older Driver Safety Webinar Rural road safetyNational(12/09/2022)Association

Webinar: Rural-Specific Challenges and Rural Safety Equity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iw-Qiwu74ZMFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationWebinar
Older Driver Safety: When It’s Time to Stop DrivingNational(12/06/2022)Association

 This is an article about warning signs on when you may indicate someone should stop driving. 

https://www.mibluesperspectives.com/stories/health-and-wellness/older-driver-safety-when-it-s-time-to-stop-drivingOlder DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Older driver vehicle preferences and perceptions of safety: A surveyNational(12/01/2022)Association

Increasing older drivers’ understanding of the importance of advancements in vehicle safety may result in greater ownership of safer vehicles and fewer road injuries.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022437522001323Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Research, Safer VehiclesPublication/Journal Article
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022- BlogNational(11/29/2022)Association

NADTC wrote a blog with Jane Rath from ChORUS to promote Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. 

https://www.nadtc.org/news/blog/older-driver-safety-awareness-week-2022/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersBlog
What Does An Elderly Driving Evaluation InvolveNational(11/28/2022)Nonprofit Organization

In this brief article, we will explain what an elderly driving evaluation is and how it can help determine when it may be wise to stop driving.

https://scnova.org/what-does-an-elderly-driving-evaluation-involve/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
Activities of Daily Living National(11/09/2022)Association

You can also ask the patient about ADLs, basic tasks such as feeding, dressing, grooming, and bathing, IADL, and more complex tasks that include driving, and using public transportation. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK470404/Medical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Free Senior Transportation OptionsNational(11/07/2022)Association

In this brief article, we will describe these transit alternatives for seniors. It offers a broad range of possibilities, including low-cost, publicly funded, accessible, and private choices. 

https://scnova.org/free-senior-transportation-options/Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Successful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
Resources for State Driver Licensing Agencies: Older Driver Safety Awareness WeekNational(10/26/2022)Association

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20SDLA%20Resources%20ODSAW22.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, Voluntary Reporting, Mandatory Reporting, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Retests, Evaluation, Driving Test, Assessment, Successful StrategiesHandouts
Resources for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Older Driver Safety Awareness WeekNational(10/26/2022)Association

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Ped-bicycle%20Safety%20ResourceODSAW%2022.pdfOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Resources for Medical Professionals: Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022National(10/26/2022)Association

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Medical%20Professionals%20Resources%20ODSAW%202022.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Retests, Evaluation, Driving Test, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistHandouts
Resources for Family Members and Caregivers Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022National(10/26/2022)Association

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Family%20member%20and%20Caregivers%20Resources%20ODSAW%202022.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Successful StrategiesHandouts
10 OTC and Prescription Drugs that Can Impair Your DrivingNational(10/24/2022)Association

Your healthcare provider or pharmacist can help if your medication is affecting your driving. Let them know if you’re having this side effect.

https://www.goodrx.com/well-being/substance-use/drugs-impair-driving-abilityOlder DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Should You Get A Professional Driving Safety Assessment?National(09/26/2022)Nonprofit Organization

Shepherd Center of NOVA provides information on the importance of driving safety assessments and how they can help individuals determine any necessary adjustments to increase their driving safety, especially as they age. 

https://scnova.org/should-you-get-professional-driving-safety-assessment/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
The Older DriverNational(09/21/2022)Association

Merck Manual provides information on crash rates, traffic violations, reasons of impaired driving and other information about older driver and their safety on the road. 

https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/older-people%E2%80%99s-health-issues/the-older-driver/the-older-driverOlder DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Research, Successful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
Interventions With the Older DriverNational(09/21/2022)University

Aside from treating medical conditions that impair driving ability, most medical practitioners are not prepared to formulate or execute a driving rehabilitation plan; referral to specialists is often helpful.

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/geriatrics/the-older-driver/interventions-with-the-older-driverMedical ProfessionalsResearch, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
Medical Assessment of the Older DriverNational(09/21/2022)Association

Medical assessment of the older driver includes a thorough review of medical conditions and/or drugs that can impair driving ability.

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/geriatrics/the-older-driver/medical-assessment-of-the-older-driverMedical ProfessionalsResearch, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
Overview of the Older DriverNational(09/21/2022)Association

Healthcare practitioners become involved in driving decisions during routine examinations. This article talk about what your role is and how you can help your patients. 

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/geriatrics/the-older-driver/overview-of-the-older-driverMedical ProfessionalsResearch, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
Functional Assessment of the Older DriverNational(09/21/2022)University

The role of practitioners is to do detailed functional and medical assessments related to driving safety.

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/SearchResults?query=The+Older+Driver&icd9=MM1177%3bMM1178%3bMM1179%3bMM1180Medical ProfessionalsResearch, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
America’s Rural RoadsNational(09/01/2022)Association

Older drivers also experience slower cognition, have longer reaction times, and may have difficulty with some of the physical aspects of the driving tasks. 

https://www.ghsa.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/America%E2%80%99s%20Rural%20Roads%20-%20Beautiful%20and%20Deadly_0.pdfOlder Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
Bicycle Safety Tips That All Seniors Should FollowNational(09/01/2022)Association

Read these bicycle safety tips for seniors to make bike riding a safer - and more enjoyable experience.

https://www.grayingwithgrace.com/bicycle-safety-tips-for-seniors/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyBlog
Safe Mobility for Life - Community Partner TrainingNational(08/31/2022)Association

The Safe Mobility for Life Community Partner Training video was developed to help you better understand your role as a Community Partner and what is available to your community.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPnThUhyZIIFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Video
Driving and Multiple Sclerosis: How to Stay SafeNational(08/24/2022)Association

This article will provide helpful tips for how you can stay safe while driving with MS.

https://www.webmd.com/multiple-sclerosis/ms-driving-adapt-vehicleFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Michigan’s Guide for Aging Drivers and Their FamiliesMichigan(08/01/2022)State Department of Transportation

This guide is meant to help Michigan’s aging drivers, their families and caregivers learn how to balance aging, safety and mobility.

https://www.michigan.gov/-/media/Project/Websites/agingdriver/Michigans_Guide_For_Aging_Drivers_and_Their_Families_SOS_194.pdf?rev=6b9acef72f934df793b1d4089c4041faFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & AssessmentsDiscussion Guide
Changes to street crossings could make roads safer for elderly pedestriansNational(07/22/2022)News

To improve pedestrian safety at street crossings, researchers called for changes to improve visibility and illumination, to increase the use of left-turn traffic signals and shorten crossing distances. 

https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2022/07/22/pedestrian-safety-street-crossings/9021658495032/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
3 Key Changes Could Make Roads Safer for Older PedestriansNational(07/22/2022)News

U.S News wrote an article on ways to make roads safer for older pedestrians. 

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2022-07-22/3-key-changes-could-make-roads-safer-for-older-pedestriansOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
Bad Medicine? Many Drivers Hit the Road on Potentially Impairing MedicationsNational(07/21/2022)Association

AAA surveyed many drivers to see how many people are taking medications issues were not warned by their healthcare provider regarding the possible dangerous impact on driving.

https://newsroom.aaa.com/2022/07/bad-medicine-many-drivers-hit-the-road-on-potentially-impairing-medications/Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Traveling with Seniors? Read Our Summer Safety Travel Tips!National(07/20/2022)Association

Hope Senior Home Care wants to share tips to make traveling easier with your elderly loved ones.

https://hopeseniorhomecare.com/uncategorized/traveling-with-seniors-read-our-summer-safety-travel-tips/Family Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesBlog
Fall Prevention in Older AdultsNational(07/18/2022)Association

Resources are provided for reducing fall risks, including self-assessments, suggestions for home modifications, and a review of evidence-based strength & balance exercise programs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCNvUXfHcME&t=2sFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo, Webinar
Traffic Safety Facts Older Population - 2020National(07/12/2022)US Department of Transportation

For the purpose of this fact sheet, the term "older" in relation to population, drivers, occupants, and nonoccupants- refers to people 65 and older. 

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813341Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Pedestrian Safety, Research, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Handbooks/Manuals
Personal Transportation for SeniorsNational(07/11/2022)Association

SeniorLiving.org has successful strategies to help develop, plan, and create your personal transportation plan. 

https://www.seniorliving.org/transportation/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Other
Summer Safety Tips Infographic created by ChORUSNational(06/22/2022)Association

This is an infographic of summer safety tips created by ChORUS with information from NHTSA. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Summer%20Driving%20Tips.pdfOlder DriversDriver Education, Pedestrian SafetySocial Media, Other
Bicycle Safety Resource National(06/22/2022)AssociationLaw Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyHandouts
How Do I Get My Loved One to Stop Driving?National(06/19/2022)Association

How do you insist that your aging loved one stop driving – for their safety as well as the safety of others?

https://familycaregiversonline.net/how-do-i-get-my-loved-one-to-stop-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesVideo
Transportation: What Caregivers Need to KnowNational(06/17/2022)Association

Finding alternatives for times, you can't get your loved ones where they need to go likely will require some research. The types of transit available differ widely from location to location. 

https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/home-care/info-2020/transportation-services.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesOther
Pedestrian Bike Safety Resource sheet National(06/10/2022)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Ped%20Safety_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyHandouts
TRAFFIC SAFETY FACTS- Distracted Driving 2020National(06/08/2022)US Department of Transportation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration works to reduce the occurrence of distracted driving and raise awareness of its danger. This fact sheet helps bring awareness for distracted driving. 

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813309Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther
Pedestrians- Traffic Safety Fact SheetNational(06/08/2022)US Department of Transportation

This fact sheet defines a pedestrian as any person on foot, walking, running, jogging, hiking, sitting, or lying down who is involved in a motor vehicle traffic crash. 

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813310Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Disparities in Activity and Traffic Fatalities by Race/EthnicityNational(06/07/2022)Association

A study finds that Black and Hispanic Americans have higher traffic fatality rates per mile traveled than White Americans across the transportation system.  

https://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S0749-3797(22)00155-6/fulltext#%20State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
How To Speak To Someone About Giving Up DrivingNational(06/03/2022)News

If you’re concerned your spouse, parent, relative or friend might no longer be able to drive safely, it may be time for a conversation. Read on to learn how to approach someone about giving up driving. 

https://www.forbes.com/health/healthy-aging/senior-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesOther
Cognitive Decline in Older People with Multiple Sclerosis—A Narrative Review of the LiteratureNational(06/02/2022)Association

Several important questions regarding cognitive aging and dementia in older people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) are the focus of this narrative review: Do older PwMS have worse cognitive decline compared to older people without MS?

https://www.mdpi.com/2308-3417/7/3/61Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
New tool helps older adults monitor 'attentional performance' during drivingNational(06/01/2022)University

Researchers have developed a straightforward questionnaire that older adults can use to assess their attentional performance during driving. 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/06/220601111810.htmMedical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Research on older Adults' Mobility: 2021 Meeting Summary ReportNational(06/01/2022)US Department of Transportation

A meeting to spotlight research on older adults' mobility was held virtually due to COVID in Jan 2021. Under NHTSA sponsorship this meeting provided a multi-disciplinary forum oriented towards interested parties sharing research. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/dot_62369_DS1.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther
Traffic Safety Facts- Bicyclists and Other Cyclists- 2020National(06/01/2022)US Department of Transportation

Traffic Safety Fact Sheet are released annually by NHTSA to highlight the latest developments and trend data. The most recent year of finalized data is 2020 Data Bicyclist and other Cyclists 2020 

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813322Law Enforcement Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Law Enforcement: Your Role in Older Driver SafetyNational(05/26/2022)Association

In this webinar, attendees learned about how to engage older drivers in a thoughtful manner, how to do roadside screening, and where to refer older drivers for more resources to keep them, and our roadways safe. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NotXfE5wgtELaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Reporting Requirements, Voluntary Reporting, Mandatory Reporting, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Retests, Successful StrategiesWebinar
Alternative Transportation HandoutNational(05/25/2022)AssociationFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersHandouts
Questions and Answers Around Older Driver Safety.National(05/25/2022)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Answers%20to%20Common%20Question%20Around%20Older%20Driver%20Safety.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistHandouts
Transportation gaps may persist for rural older adults despite infrastructure dollarsNational(05/24/2022)News

Some $2 billion in federal money will soon be unlocked for rural transit projects, but it may not be enough to resolve long-standing accessibility issues older Americans face.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/transportation-gaps-may-persist-rural-older-adults-infrastructure-doll-rcna30264Older DriversResearchPublication/Journal Article
Introduction to the Clinician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers National(05/19/2022)Association

AOTA created a presentation about the themes of the Clinicians Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ElinScholdDavis_HO_FINAL_Clinicians%20Guide_Georgia.pdfMedical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistTraining
Newly Released Estimates Show Traffic Fatalities Reached a 16-Year High in 2021National(05/17/2022)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA projects that an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes last year, a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities in 2020. The project is the highest number of fatalities since 2005. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/press-releases/early-estimate-2021-traffic-fatalitiesState Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, ResearchPublication/Journal Article, Other
Adaptive Driving Aids for SeniorsNational(05/17/2022)Association

There are adaptive aids to help seniors stay safely behind the wheel for longer. Learn more about adaptive driving aids for seniors. 

https://www.leisurecare.com/resources/driving-aids-seniors/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsBlog
When should older adults stop driving? It dependsCalifornia(05/17/2022)News

It takes more than age to determine when it's time to take the keys. 

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/story/2022-05-17/when-should-older-adults-stop-driving-it-dependsFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Safety potential of crash avoidance features, improved headlights, and V2V-enhanced technologies for older driversundefined(05/13/2022)Association

These findings underscore the need to bring intersection assistance technologies to the consumer market. Everyone stands to benefit from currently available crash avoidance features and improved headlights and promoted among drivers

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022437523000191Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Systemic Opportunities to Improve Older Pedestrian Safety: Merging Crash Data Analysis and a Stakeholder WorkshopOregon(05/10/2022)Association

This paper presents a framework for improving older pedestrian safety in regard to serious (fatal and incapacitating) crashes, using Oregon as a case study.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/03611981221089312Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
Early Estimates of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities And Fatality Rate by Sub-Categories in 2021National(05/01/2022)US Department of Transportation

The report shows the increased trend in fatalities in 2020 has continued into 2021, and the increased trend in fatality rate per 100 million VMT in 2020 continued into the first quarter of 2021. 

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813298State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriving Skills/Ability, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research, Other Materials
Visual Scanning Training For Older DriversNational(05/01/2022)US Department of Transportation

This study examined the effectiveness of an occupational therapist's visual scanning training program as an intervention to improve the visual scanning performance of healthy older drivers. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/62084Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchPublication/Journal Article
Finding Transportation Services for Seniors National(04/21/2022)Association

There are many transportations and driving services for elders who can no longer drive themselves. Agingcare can provide ideas on how to search for other transportation options. 

https://www.agingcare.com/articles/finding-transportation-services-for-seniors-104572.htmFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersOther
Driver’s License Renewal Laws for Older DriversNational(04/20/2022)Association

Driver's license renewal time including seniors will be viewed as an individual, not as part of a group. this is the time to ask yourself the tough question: Should I continue the drive?

https://www.theseniorlist.com/blog/drivers-license-renewal-laws-older-drivers/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, RetestsCommunity Resources
Talking about Driving with An Older DriverNational(04/06/2022)Association

Conversations around driving can be tense and awkward. But there are things you can say to make those conversations more productive and less tense. Here are some things you can do. 

https://familycaregiversonline.net/talking-about-driving-with-an-older-driver/Family Members/CaregiversConversation StartersPublication/Journal Article
Can You Drive With Multiple Sclerosis?National(03/24/2022)News

In this article, we examine how MS affects driving, how to get evaluated, and what modifications can be made to your car.

https://www.healthline.com/health/can-you-drive-with-msOlder DriversAdaptive Technology, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Alzheimer’s and driving: a potentially deadly combinationNational(03/04/2022)Association

Every individual’s experience with dementia is different, and Dr. Neha Lodha CSU believes that by identifying and measuring behavioral biomarkers, it may be possible to prolong the time when individuals with cognitive impairments

https://www.alz.org/co/news/alzheimers-and-driving-a-potentially-deadly-combinMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Road safety of older drivers and the nursing professionNational(02/14/2022)Association

This scoping review aims to present the scientific literature in relation to the nursing profession in the field of road safety.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/opn.12452Medical ProfessionalsScreening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
5 Ways to Make Your Car More AccessibleNational(02/09/2022)Nonprofit Organization

AARPs 5 Ways to Make Your Car More Accessible is a good starting point in the process of learning what you can add to your vehicle. An occupational therapist can help you find the safest and appropriate gear to help with your mobility.

https://www.aarp.org/auto/trends-lifestyle/info-2019/car-accessories-for-disabled-adults.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesOther
Georgia Traffic Safety Facts: Traffic Safety During the COVID-19 Public Health EmergencyGeorgia(02/01/2022)Association

The purpose of this issue brief is to explore roadway travel and changes in drivers' behavior in Georgia during the first two years of the COVID-19 public health emergency response.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/2020%20GTSF%20Issue%20Brief%20-%20Georgia%20Traffic%20Safety%20During%20the%20COVID-19%20Public%20Health%20Emergency_1.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearchPublication/Journal Article
Medical Conditions That Put the Brakes on DrivingNational(01/28/2022)Association

Whether an older adult can continue driving or not may come down to the amount of time it takes to make important decisions on the road.

https://www.homeinstead.com/care-resources/wellness-lifestyle/medical-conditions-put-brakes-driving/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Raging Aging Symposium series, 2021 (session recordings)National(01/14/2022)Association

A pop-up symposium supported by a grant from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oksFTBZiEnE&list=PLTncrtHErAop3_x6unjHqAFDem_nC3fE4Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesVideo
Caregiver Resources | Raging Aging SymposiumGeorgia(01/12/2022)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 "Caregiver Resources".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGY9VrkbFQY&list=PLTncrtHErAop3_x6unjHqAFDem_nC3fE4&index=5Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversWebinar
Driving With Diabetes: How to Stay SafeNational(01/11/2022)Association

For many Americans, driving is a big part of life. Most people with diabetes can do it safely, but there are some things to keep in mind before you get behind the wheel.

https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/diabetes-driving-tipsMedical ProfessionalsFitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Guidelines for Older Driver Safety for State & Local Roadways | Raging Aging SymposiumNational(01/10/2022)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"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeqZrtRTfD8&list=PLTncrtHErAop3_x6unjHqAFDem_nC3fE4&index=4Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Research, Transportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindWebinar
Driving Performance in Older Adults: Current Measures, Findings, and Implications for Roadway Safety National(01/07/2022)Association

The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive and detailed resource on the topics of cognition and driving for clinicians, research, and policymakers working on efforts related to older adult drivers. 

https://academic.oup.com/innovateage/article/6/1/igab051/6500720Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Equity In Transportation; How Do We Get There? | Raging Aging SymposiumNational(01/07/2022)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 a presentation recording of Equity in Transportation; How Do We Get There?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19tcsMwGJas&list=PLTncrtHErAop3_x6unjHqAFDem_nC3fE4&index=3Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesTransportation Engineering/PlanningWebinar
Balancing the Physical & Cognitive Changes that Impact Safe Driving & Mobility | RASGeorgia(01/05/2022)Nonprofit Organization

The Georgia Department of Public health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a brief series of presentations focused on aging road users. Here is the presentation of Balancing the Physical & Cognitive Change that Impact Driving. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4YFq90pzag&list=PLTncrtHErAop3_x6unjHqAFDem_nC3fE4&index=2Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingWebinar
Travel Patterns of American Adults with DisabilitiesNational(01/03/2022)US Department of Transportation

This report uses data from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey to examine the daily travel patterns of American adults with travel-limiting disabilities and data from 2001-2009 to look at trends over time.

https://www.bts.gov/travel-patterns-with-disabilitiesFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
5 Easy Ways to Help Our Elders National(01/02/2022)University

Today, with the technological advancements and availability of a wide range of home modifications, caregiving, and other services, there are many options available to help the elderly. Here are 5 ways you can help improve their life. 

https://duclarion.com/2022/01/5-easy-ways-to-help-our-elders/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesOther Materials
Introducing practical tools for fit to drive assessment of the elderlyNational(12/31/2021)Nonprofit Organization

Therefore, it is recommended that the selected tools be used in practical batteries to assess the driving skills of the elderly.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8826889/Medical ProfessionalsScreening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
NDOT Provides Safety Advice for Motorist Travel During Winter Weather ConditionsNevada(12/14/2021)News

With winter weather in Northern Nevada, NDOT reminds drivers to travel safely when driving in inclement conditions. Wearing a seat belt and focusing on the road is important when driving during all types of weather. 

https://carsonnow.org/story/12/14/2021/ndot-provides-safety-tips-motorist-travel-during-winter-weather-conditions?page=1&fbclid=IwAR1lnO3NQ1j6jSRn2eZefOprjakkHbXcIKOpQixTcVYtwgp2cjYfKUsJQqIOlder DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Successful StrategiesOther Materials, Publication/Journal Article
For Seniors Driving Same 'Ol" Vehicles Raises The Risks of a Deadly CrashNational(12/13/2021)Association

“Retirement vehicles”— older, smaller, outdated cars that lack crucial safety features that can help prevent or mitigate crashes, are common among older drivers 70 and over.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tanyamohn/2021/12/13/for-seniors-driving-same-ol-vehicle-raises-the-risk-of-a-deadly-crash/?sh=3ccba46b379aFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSafer VehiclesPublication/Journal Article
5 Best Small SUVs for SeniorsNational(12/10/2021)Association

Finding the best car for seniors includes considering a number of different features from accessibility and ease of use to the overall comfort in their vehicle. 

https://womenfitnessmag.com/5-best-small-suvs-for-seniors/Older DriversSafer VehiclesPublication/Journal Article
New Resources to Keep Older Drivers SafeOhio(12/06/2021)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. 

https://aging.ohio.gov/see-news-and-events/news/older-driver-safety-awareness-week-2021Older DriversDriver EducationVideo
Research Update: Driver Rehabilitation Utilization, Factors Influencing Participation in Driver Training, and Driving InterventionsNational(12/01/2021)Association

AOTA Members can sign in and read Research Update: Driver Rehabilitation Utilization, Factors Influencing Participation in Driver Training, and Driving Interventions

https://www.aota.org/publications/ot-practice/ot-practice-issues/2021/research-update-drivingMedical ProfessionalsResearch, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther Materials
20 Warning Signs an Elderly Driver Is No Longer Safe Behind the WheelNational(11/29/2021)Association

The NHTSA advises family memebers to look for the following indicators that an elderly driver may need to stop driving and consider alternative modes of transportation. 

https://www.agingcare.com/articles/signs-elder-unsafe-driver-153264.htmFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
County Awarded Grant for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety ProgramCalifornia(11/26/2021)News

The County Health & Human Services Agency, Department of Homeless Solutions, and Equitable Communities has received a $125,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to improve the safety of bicyclists, pedestrians. 

https://www.villagenews.com/story/2021/11/25/regional/county-awarded-grant-for-bicycle-and-pedestrian-safety-program/68310.htmlOlder DriversDesigning Roadways with Older Adults in MindPublication/Journal Article
Useful Hacks to Help you Effectively Prevent Road Accidents National(11/26/2021)News

In this article, there are useful hacks that will help you stay vigilant when driving so that you can prevent accidents from happening. 

https://southernmarylandchronicle.com/2021/11/26/useful-hacks-to-help-you-effectively-prevent-road-accidents/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Transport and Mobility Needs for an Ageing Society from a Policy Perspective: Review and ImplicationsNational(11/18/2021)Association

This document discusses the challenges countries face in adapting their health and social systems to meet the mobility needs of the aging population. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8625775/Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationPublication/Journal Article
3 out of 4 fatalities InfographicNational(11/18/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/3%20out%20of%204%20fatalities%20%283%29.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingOther
Sample Press Release- Target Audience: Older Drivers/GeneralNational(11/18/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_General_0.docxOlder DriversDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release- Target Audience: Law EnforcementNational(11/18/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_Law%20Enforcement_0.docxLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release-Target Audience: Medical ProfessionalsNational(11/18/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_Medicial%20Professionals.docxMedical ProfessionalsDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release- Target Audience: State Driver Licensing AgencyNational(11/18/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_SDLA.docxState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Is It Still Safe for Your Aging Parent to Drive?National(11/09/2021)Association

If you suspect your elderly parent isn't driving as well as they used to, there are actions you can take to help. 

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/how-to-tell-if-its-still-safe-for-your-aging-parent-to-drive/Medical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Fatal Older Car Crashes increase with age infographicNational(11/08/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Fatal%20Older%20Driver%20Crashes%20%281%29.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingOther
Crashes associated with aging signs Infographic National(11/08/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Crashes%20Associated%20With%20%20%285%29.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingOther
54 Million people in the US are aged 65+ Infographic 2019National(11/08/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/54%20million%20%284%29.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingOther
Rural vs. Urban InfographicNational(11/08/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/rural%20vs%20urban%20%284%29.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/AbilityOther
Grant Awarded to Help Highway Safety Initiatives Across N.CNorth Carolina(11/03/2021)News

More than $18 million in grants is being awarded to support state and local transportation safety initiatives, the North Carolina Department of Transportation announced.

https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/charlotte/traffic/2021/11/03/grants-awarded-to-help-highway-safety-initiatives-across-n-c-Transportation Engineers/PlannersDesigning Roadways with Older Adults in MindPublication/Journal Article
Maintaining Mobility Independence in Florida 2020Florida(11/02/2021)Association

Webinar provided virtually as part of Older Driver Safety Awareness week 2020.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f37rQ3EcegE&t=1078sState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityVideo
Older Driver Performance across Six Naturalistic Studies [Traffic Tech]National(11/01/2021)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA sponsored six studies over the previous decade to explore the relationship between age-related changes and older driver performance and behavior. Then another report aggregated and analyzed the data they collected. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/58548Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchPublication/Journal Article
Older Driver Performance across Six Naturalistic StudiesNational(11/01/2021)US Department of Transportation

This study aggregated and analyzed naturalistic data from six NHTSA- sponsored studies to determine the extent older drivers scores on clinical measures were associated with ability to control their vehicles, including traffic controls

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/58549Medical ProfessionalsResearchHandouts, Publication/Journal Article
Countermeasures That Work – Older Drivers [Traffic Tech]National(11/01/2021)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA has published its 10th edition of Countermeasures that Work, a basic reference to assist State Highway Safety Offices and other highway safety professionals in selecting effective countermeasures for traffic safety.

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/58454Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
State Drivers Licensing Agency Resources for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week National(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/State%20Driver%20Licensing%20Agency%20Resources%20for%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_Final.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts, Referral Lists
Medical Professionals Resources for Older Driver Safety Awareness WeekNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Medical%20Professionals%20Resources%20for%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriving Skills/AbilityHandouts, Other Materials
State Drivers Licensing Agency Resource Older Driver Safety Awareness Week National(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/State%20Driver%20Licensing%20Agency%20Resources%20for%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchHandouts, Other Materials
SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGING- Target Audience: Medical ProfessionalsNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Medical_SM_11.9.docxMedical ProfessionalsDriving Skills/AbilitySocial Media
SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGING- Target Audience: Family Members/CaregiversNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/FM_SM_11.9.docxFamily Members/CaregiversDriving ImpairmentSocial Media
SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGING- Target Audience: State Driver Licensing AgencyNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/SDLA_SM_11.9.docxState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving ImpairmentSocial Media
SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGING- Target Audience: Law EnforcementNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/LE_SM_11.10%20%282%29.docxLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving ImpairmentOther Materials, Social Media
SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGING- Target Audience: Older DriversNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/OD_SM_11.9.docxOlder DriversDriving ImpairmentOther Materials
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week PosterNational(10/29/2021)Association

ChORUS developed posters that you can use in any location

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Driver%20Poster_11-9%20.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/AbilityOther Materials
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week InfographicNational(10/29/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Infographic_2022%20updated_508_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving ImpairmentHandouts
S.A.L.T Forum Aims to Connect Senior Citizens with Law Enforcement Iowa(10/26/2021)News

Forum where older adults can talk with Law Enforcement within their community

https://www.kimt.com/news/cerro-gordo-county/s-a-l-t-forum-aims-to-connect-senior-citizens-with-law-enforcement/article_e0bfd1be-436e-5f36-b094-e1cf606593ed.htmlLaw Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversConversation StartersPublication/Journal Article
Beyond Older Driver Safety Awareness WeekNational(10/25/2021)Associationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Beyond%20ODSAW%2011-16.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving ImpairmentHandouts
ChORUS Lobby SlidesNational(10/25/2021)Association

Integrate one or more of the lobby slides into the information messaging systems you use for those in your waiting areas.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Lobby%20Slides_Older%20Driverpptx_508.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther Materials
Is It Time for Your Loved One to Retire From Driving?National(10/21/2021)Association

Because you want to make sure your loved one doesn't become one of those unfortunate statistics, take a proactive approach to make sure your parents, partner, or spouse is still fit to drive. 

https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/basics/info-2019/is-it-time-to-stop-driving.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesOther
Older Drivers Can Be Safer Drivers- With Support National(10/21/2021)Nonprofit Organization

AARP wrote an article about auto safety features, better health, which means fewer problems on the road for older drivers. 

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/info-2021/older-drivers-fewer-accidents.htmlOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Discussing driving with your aging parent: How to proceed with care and compassionNational(10/18/2021)Association

Addressing unsafe driving is never easy, but it's even trickier when the driver is your mom or dad. Care.com experts offer advice on how to talk to a parent about driving. 

https://www.care.com/c/how-to-talk-to-a-parent-about-driving/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
How to Speak to Your Parent’s Doctors: Tips for Successful Communication With Your Parent and Their Care TeamNational(10/08/2021)Association

Many aging drivers feel that driving is their lifeline-but how do we know when an older driver is no longer safe on the road? Learn about the many variables that impact driving ability and how to develop solutions. 

https://www.aplaceformom.com/caregiver-resources/articles/how-to-talk-to-your-parents-doctorFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Fitness to Drive, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesOther
ARU Full Participant Manual National(10/01/2021)Association

This course is designed so that those involved in aging road user safety can gain the skills and knowledge to manage a successful and sustainable aging road user safety program. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ARU%20Full%20Participant%20Manual.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Research, Screening & Assessments, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Successful StrategiesTraining
Living With DisabilitiesNational(09/30/2021)US Department of Transportation

Infographic from the United States Census Bureau about people living with disabilities. 

https://www.census.gov/library/visualizations/2021/comm/living-with-disabilities.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther
Older Adult Population and Neighborhood Walkability by Metropolitan Area Size and Degree of Urban SprawlNational(09/29/2021)Association

The results of the modeling procedure suggest a positive association between the population of older adults in 2015–2019 and neighborhood walkability.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23754931.2021.1978526?journalCode=rpag20Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Bike Safety Tips for Older AdultsIllinois(09/28/2021)Association

The goal of the Ride Illinois Safety Program is to make bike education courses and resources accessible to adults and children across Illinois. This webinar is tailored to older adults and being safe while biking. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdVrw7-bOtkOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyVideo, Webinar
What to Know About Mind DietNational(09/27/2021)Association

In the MIND diet, the recommended guidelines focus more on plant-based food that is minimally processed and limit animal-based foods that are high in saturated fats and foods with added sugar. 

https://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/what-to-know-about-mind-dietFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources
How Do I Know if My Aging Parent Is Safe to Drive?National(09/09/2021)Association

If you notice that your aging parents are making some driving errors, it could be time to talk to them about giving up the keys. it can be difficult for elderly drivers to give up driving since they don't want to lose that freedom.

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/features/your-elderly-parents-should-they-still-be-drivingFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Driving and Glaucoma: What You Should KnowNational(08/18/2021)Association

Learn why glaucoma can impair driving, how you can seek help, and options for transportation alternatives.

https://www.brightfocus.org/glaucoma/article/driving-and-glaucoma-what-you-should-knowFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Driving to IndependenceArizona(07/27/2021)Association

Driving To Independence offers a comprehensive driver evaluation and training program. 

https://drivingtoindependence.com/Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/Accommodations, Screening & Assessments, Evaluation, AssessmentOther Materials
Older Adults and Perceptions in Self-Driving, Ride-Hailing ServicesNational(07/26/2021)Nonprofit Organization

This research is of interest to older adults, their families, and those who provide health and social services because older adults outlive their decision to stop driving by about 10 years. 

https://www.ncoa.org/article/older-adults-and-perceptions-in-self-driving-ride-hailing-servicesFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsPublication/Journal Article
Seniors and Driving: A GuideNational(07/15/2021)Association

With an aging population and more and more older adults choosing to drive longer, there are more older drivers than ever on the road. Use this Senior and Driving Guide to learn more information about driving when you age. 

https://www.caring.com/caregivers/senior-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistDiscussion Guide
ChORUS Summertime Reading List BlogNational(07/12/2021)US Department of Transportation

Summer 2021 blog of ChORUS resources to help drivers stay safe over the summer. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/blog/chorus-summer-reading-listMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver EducationBlog
Quiz: Do You Know the Rules of the Road?National(06/11/2021)Nonprofit Organization

Legal and tech changes mean even longtime drivers have gaps in their driving know-how. Take the AARP quiz to test your driving knowledge.

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/rules-of-road-quiz/?intcmp=DC-AUTO-LL2-AB#quest1Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
5 Simple Safety Tips for Senior PedestriansNational(06/03/2021)Association

Senior pedestrians can take a few simple steps to protect themselves from harm and ensure they are as careful as possible when walking. Here are 5 easy thing walkers should do while out.

https://www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca/5-simple-safety-tips-for-senior-pedestrians/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyBlog
Retiring from Driving: 3 Ways to Make the TransitionNational(05/27/2021)Association

Nearly half of all former drivers said that all things considered, giving up driving made no impact on their lives. Roughly three in 10 even said they did not miss driving. Here are three ways to help.

https://www.homeinstead.com/care-resources/wellness-lifestyle/retiring-from-driving/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Driver Assistance Technology OverviewNational(05/17/2021)US Department of Transportation

We discuss blind spot warning, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking and pedestrian automatic emergency braking. Engineering Explained’s Jason Fenske explains these driver assistance technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idLQCpnLlcM&t=2sOlder DriversAssistive Technology, Safer VehiclesVideo
How Caregivers Can Keep Elderly Drivers SafeNational(05/15/2021)Association

Lots of people can keep driving as they get older, but it's important to keep tabs on your loved one's skills to make sure they stay safe. Here's what you can do to let them stay mobile without being a danger to themselves or others. 

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/tips-caregivers-elderly-driving-transportation-needsFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
What Types of Medical Conditions Can Affect a Person’s Ability to Drive Safely?National(05/13/2021)Association

Numerous medical conditions can make driving difficult or dangerous, ranging from eye and vision problems to conditions that might affect judgment.

https://www.safewise.com/faq/auto-safety/medical-conditions-safe-driving/Medical Professionals, Older DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingBlog
Still going Strong : Healthcare ProvidersNational(05/04/2021)US Department of Transportation

What can you do to prevent motor vehicle crash deaths and injuries in your patients?

https://www.cdc.gov/stillgoingstrong/providers/index.htmlMedical ProfessionalsScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
Older Driver Physical Fitness [Traffic Tech]National(05/01/2021)US Department of Transportation

This Traffic Tech Briefly summarizes two larger NHTSA reports about studies to explore the relationships between older adults' physical fitness, as measured by functional ability and activity levels, and their driving performance.

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/55933Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Fitness to Drive, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts
Traffic Safety Facts Older PopulationNational(05/01/2021)US Department of Transportationhttps://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813121Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Fitness to DriveHandouts
Everything You Need to Know About Car RecallsNational(04/14/2021)Nonprofit Organization

Car Recalls help to ensure that all vehicles on the road are safe to drive. To help better understand the topic we asked our AAA experts for answers to all your car recall questions. 

https://magazine.northeast.aaa.com/daily/life/cars-trucks/everything-you-need-to-know-about-car-recalls/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsOther
Driving In Unpredictable Weather National(04/13/2021)News

April Showers Bring May Flowers, but the change in season can also bring unpredictable weather and extra challenges when driving a car. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/blog/driving-unpredictable-weatherFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveBlog
Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving National(04/06/2021)News

There are aspects in everyday life that can cause distractions while driving. This blog goes over ways to avoid distractions while you are in your vehicle. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/blog/tip-avoid-distracted-drivingFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Vehicle Safety FeaturesBlog
DCM: Stroke Recovery Includes Driving Through Occupational TherapyNational(04/02/2021)Association

2:16 Minute video sharing a case study about stroke recovery, that “mobility is everything” and the  importance of including return to driving through Occupational Therapy. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxnSJJSBkXIFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
Driving and Community Mobility - Finding an Occupational Therapy Practitioner to Help with Driving NeedsNational(04/02/2021)Association

1:06 Minute video about the process to locate an Occupational Therapist to address driving concerns following a medical event.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Rs7lD83U5sFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
DCM: Listening & Addressing Driver ConcernsNational(04/02/2021)Association

1:28 minute video an Occupational Therapist shares the impact addressing driving concerns with respect and gravity has on the clients they serve. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwYGfLqGjhIFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
10 Signs a Senior May be Unsafe on the RoadNational(03/27/2021)Association

Here are some signs that further investigation could be needed on assessing older drivers in their driving.

https://www.homeinstead.com/care-resources/wellness-lifestyle/ten-signs-senior-unsafe-driver/Family Members/CaregiversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
What Is Your Role In Talking About Older Road User SafetyNational(03/23/2021)News

Health care providers can be vital in helping older road users recognize when it might be time to change their driving habits, seek a driving assessment to identify adaptations to their car and driving, or planning for the future. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/blog/what-your-role-talking-about-older-road-user-safetyMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversBlog, Community Resources
Can changes in driving habits predict cognitive decline in older adults?Missouri(03/18/2021)University

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received 10 million in grants to support studies on the impacts of Alzheimer's, and depression on driving. 

https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/can-changes-in-driving-habits-predict-cognitive-decline-in-older-adults/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversFitness to DrivePublication/Journal Article
Timing is Key When Planning Your Driving RetirementNational(03/17/2021)Association

Retiring from driving shouldn't mean sacrificing mobility! Thoughtful planning with caregivers makes all the difference and ensures your ability to stay independent when driving is no longer an option. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG1Anx51sAMFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver EducationVideo
What to Know About Frailty in Older AdultsNational(03/17/2021)Association

Some older people can become very weak and everyday activities can become hard to do. This may be due to health conditions call fratily. 

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/what-to-know-about-frailty-in-older-adultsMedical ProfessionalsFitness to DriveOther
Pioneering Women in Road SafetyNational(03/16/2021)News

Women’s role in the automotive industry is often overlooked by figures such as Henry Ford or Walter P. Chrysler. But many features in our cars that we enjoy today were invented by women.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/pioneering-women-road-safetyMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersSafer VehiclesBlog
Keeping Seniors Driver Independent with Interprofessional Approach National(03/04/2021)Association

2:43 minute awareness video that addresses driving and community mobility  and how occupational therapy can help find solutions to keep seniors independent and safe on the road. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBDzO91Ld4o&t=13sFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
Driving and Community Mobility – Overcome Senior Drivers ConcernsNational(03/04/2021)Association

1:23 minute video about what an older driver may expect when asking occupational therapy about driving concerns. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfyeMorMlDQFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
5 Public Transportation Safety Tips For SeniorsNational(02/18/2021)News

Following are five safety tips that all aging adults can use when riding public transportation.

https://www.hometownstation.com/news-articles/5-public-transportation-safety-tips-for-seniors-366987Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesBlog
Older Adults, New Mobility, and Automated Vehicles: A Framework for Harnessing Emerging Technology for Individual and Societal BenefitNational(02/17/2021)Nonprofit Organization

With older adults having fewer transportation options than their younger counterparts automated vehicles are often viewed as one technology that can extend an older adults ability to remain independently mobile. 

https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2021/older-adults-new-mobility-and-automated-vehicles.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Successful StrategiesOther
Heart Attack and Stroke SymptomsNational(02/12/2021)Association

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

https://www.heart.org/en/about-us/heart-attack-and-stroke-symptomsMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, ResearchCommunity Resources
You and Your Heart: What You ControlNational(02/12/2021)Association

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

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/heart-over-50/slideshow-heart-healthy-lifestyleFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, ResearchCommunity Resources
Keeping Your Mobility With CarFitNational(02/11/2021)News

Carfit is an educational program that provides information explaining a range of vehicle safety features and offers guidance on how to adjust those features to optimize the benefit of individual body size and stature.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/keeping-your-mobility-carfitFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/Accommodations, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistBlog
Why Are Older Adults More at Risk as Pedestrians? A Systematic ReviewNational(02/08/2021)Nonprofit Organization

In this NIH article it explores factors that could explain why older adults are more at risk at the road side. 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33555944/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
Stand Pivot Car TransferNational(02/04/2021)Association

Getting in and out of the car can be challenging, especially during the winter months with cold and icy conditions. This video identifies safe practices for survivors and caregivers alike to ensure this transfer is safe. 

https://americanstroke.org/stand-pivot-car-transfer/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
Transportation Planning with FamilyNational(02/02/2021)News

It's important to remember you don't have to plan your transportation retirement alone. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/transportation-planning-familyFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, EvaluationBlog
Starting the Conversation—Your Loved Ones DrivingNational(02/01/2021)News

As a loved one to an older driver, you have an important task ahead. Start a conversation about safe driving with your older loved one. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/starting-conversation%E2%80%94your-loved-ones-drivingFamily Members/CaregiversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/AbilityBlog
How to Use Rideshare AppsNational(02/01/2021)News

Learn to use a rideshare app to help cut down on your driving. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/how-use-rideshare-appsFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityBlog
Driving and Aging: The Impact of Physical and Cognitive ChangesNational(01/15/2021)Association

Age-related physical and cognitive impairments can make driving difficult and even dangerous. Learn the importance of driver safety for older adults, including the physical and cognitive variables that impact driving ability. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS_ziChItM0&t=2sMedical ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, AssessmentVideo
Strategies to Improve Driving SafetyNational(01/01/2021)Association

when asked, most older adults will answer that they are excellent drivers or at least better than many of the younger drivers on the road. Many drivers have some bad habits that can put them at risk of a minor crash or even a ticket.

https://planfortheroadahead.com/strategies-to-improve-safe-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
Identifying Policy Approaches to Extending the Safe Mobility of Older AdultsNational(01/01/2021)US Department of Transportation

Research that examines effective policies and practices in driver licensing of older and medically at-risk drivers. 

https://trid.trb.org/view/1767063Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther
Age and DrivingNational(01/01/2021)Association

It’s normal for driving abilities to change as we get older. But if you spot the warning signs of unsafe driving, these tips can help you adjust to your senior years without the keys.

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/alzheimers-dementia-aging/how-aging-affects-driving.htmOlder DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Conversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & AssessmentsOther
Planning Your Driving and Transportation Plan into the New Year 2021National(01/01/2021)News

Do you know what your driving transportation plan looks like yet? Let ChORUS help you decide. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/planning-your-driving-and-transportation-plan-new-yearFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver EducationBlog
Give The Gift of SafetyNational(12/29/2020)News

Changing one's driving habits can be difficult, but you as a loved one of an older driver, can have a major impact on their safety on the road. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/blog-give-gift-safetyMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/Accommodations, Self-ScreeningBlog
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020National(12/17/2020)Association

Under an agreement, NHTSA and AGS developed companion professional and public education products to increase the availability of safe driving resources for both clinicians and older drivers and their caregivers.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/AGS%20NHTSA%20Safe%20Driving%20Summary%20Dec%202020%20.docxMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Assessment, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Handouts, Other Materials, Training, Webinar
The Medical Referral Process and Motor-Vehicle Crash Risk for Drivers with DementiaNational(12/05/2020)Association

This study uses comprehensive data from the Iowa Department of Transportation to compare the referral process for drivers with and without dementia from January 2014 through November 2019. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7709686/State Driver Licensing AgenciesReporting RequirementsPublication/Journal Article
Older Drivers and Advanced Driver Assistance SystemsNational(12/01/2020)Association

This research brief describes the efforts to address questions on driver perception of and learning methods for advanced driver assistance systems using data from AAA Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (AAA LongROAD) studies.

https://aaafoundation.org/older-drivers-and-advanced-driver-assistance-systems/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsBlog
Maintaining mobility and preventing disability are key to living independently as we ageNational(11/30/2020)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.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/news/maintaining-mobility-and-preventing-disability-are-key-living-independently-we-ageMedical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveOther
Law Enforcement Visor CardNational(11/24/2020)Association

The Driver Orientation Screen for Cognitive Impairment DOSCI is a short questionnaire for officers to screen for cognitive impairments. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Law-Enforcement-Visor-Card-With-Form_0.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting RequirementsVisor Cards
Evaluation of Naturalistic Driving Behavior Using In-Vehicle Monitoring Technology in Preclinical and Early Alzheimer’s DiseaseNational(10/27/2020)Association

Cognitive impairment is a significant risk factor for hazardous driving among older drivers with Alzheimer’s dementia; little is known about how the driving habits of mild symptoms compare. 

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.596257/fullMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Preguntas para pacientes que son conductores mayoresNational(10/23/2020)US Department of Transportation

Proporciona ejemplos de preguntas que un médico puede hacer a sus pacientes para determinar si tienen dificultades para conducir.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spanish_Older%20Patient%20Driver%20Questions.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, AssessmentHandouts, Other Materials
ChORUS Older Patient QuestionnaireNational(10/23/2020)US Department of Transportation

Provides sample questions that a clinician can ask their patients to determine if they are having difficulties driving.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Patient%20Driver%20Questions.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, AssessmentHandouts, Other Materials
Can You Drive After A Stroke? Safety Considerations and Rehab TechniquesNational(10/16/2020)Association

Driving after a stroke is a complex issue because everyone has different secondary effects of stroke. Learn what signed to look for when determining if you can drive again after stroke. 

https://www.flintrehab.com/driving-after-stroke/#:~:text=Many%20guidelines%20for%20driving%20after,the%20wait%20will%20be%20longer.Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Test, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther
ChORUS Transportation Budgeting ToolNational(10/16/2020)US Department of Transportation

The ChORUS Transportation Budgeting Tool allows you to compare you monthly current transportation costs with estimated monthly alternate transportation costs if you were to give up your car. The tool is designed to help you plan for your future transportation needs.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS_Transportation_Budgeting_Tool_0.xlsxFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Successful StrategiesTraining
Planifi cación del transporte para con ductores mayores National(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Lo guía a través de los pasos para desarrollar su plan de transporte.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spanish_Older_Driver_Transportation_Planning_Tool_Handout.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts, Other Materials
¿Qué esperar cuando se lo/la deriva a un especialista en rehabilitación de conductores? National(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Proporciona información sobre el papel de los especialistas en rehabilitación de conductores, cómo realizan las evaluaciones y qué hacer con los resultados de las evaluaciones.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spanish_What_To-Expect_Referred_DRS_Handout.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, AssessmentHandouts, Other Materials
Herramientas para la autoevaluación y la calificación del cuidadorNational(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Proporciona enlaces a varias herramientas gratuitas disponibles para pacientes mayores, sus familiares y cuidadores para identificar a los conductores mayores en riesgo.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spanish_Self-Assessment_and_Caregivers_Rating_Tools_Handout.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversScreening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Driving Test, AssessmentHandouts, Other Materials
Recursos para conductores mayores de ChORUS National(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Proporciona una lista de recursos generales para usuarios mayores de la carreter

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spanish_ChORUS_Older_Driver_Resources_Handout.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityHandouts, Other Materials
ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning ToolNational(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

The ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool guides you through the steps of developing your transportation plan. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older_Driver_Transportation_Planning_Tool_Updated%20April%202023.pdfhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/build-your-road-mapFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts, Other Materials
What to Expect When You Are Referred to a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist?National(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Provides information on the role of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (DRS), how they perform evaluations, and what to do with evaluation results.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/What_To-Expect_Referred_DRS_Handout.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, AssessmentHandouts, Other Materials
Self-Assessment and Caregivers’ Rating ToolsNational(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Provides links to several free tools available for older patients, their family members, and caregivers to identify at-risk older drivers.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Self-Assessment_and_Caregivers_Rating_Tools_Handout.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversScreening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Driving Test, AssessmentHandouts, Other Materials
ChORUS Older Driver ResourcesNational(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Provides a list of general resources for older road users.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS_Older_Driver_Resources_Handout.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityHandouts, Other Materials
5 alternative transportation options for seniors who are no longer drivingNational(10/06/2020)Association

Giving up driving can be an emotionally fraught time, but there are many options that can give relatives peace of mind while providing rides. Here are 5 driving alternative for seniors from most to least expensive. 

https://www.care.com/c/transportation-options-for-seniors-local-and/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation StartersOther
ChORUS Sample Event Evaluation FormNational(10/02/2020)US Department of Transportation

Sample evaluation form for events related to older driver safety. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS_Sample_Event_Evaluation_Form.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Pedestrian Bystander Care AnimationNational(09/29/2020)US Department of Transportation

Pedestrian bystander animation video by NHTSA. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VasyuoqLMcFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyVideo
District of Columbia: Senior Driver Information for DCDistrict of Columbia(09/18/2020)State Department of Transportation

DC’s Department of Motor Vehicles has a page on its website specifically for seniors with information regarding licensing.

https://dcdmvseniors.com/Older DriversDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther Materials
Dementia and DrivingNational(09/18/2020)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.

https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/safety/dementia-drivingMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Video
Conversations About Driving - Plan AheadNational(09/18/2020)Association

AAA gives tips on how to plan for a discussion with a senior family member about quitting driving. 

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/resources-family-friends/conversations-about-driving/plan-ahead/Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Compendium of Law Enforcement Older Driver ProgramsNational(09/18/2020)US Department of Transportation

This link is a resource guide with information gathered from numerous interviews with professionals and older drivers requested from National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).

https://one.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/LawEnforcementOlderDriver03/introduction.htmLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver Education, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research, Referral Lists
Colorado’s City Arvada on Older DriversColorado(09/18/2020)Association

Colorado’s city Arvada has information on its website regarding older drivers and issues that affect them such as transportation and mobility, disabilities, low vision and aging and Alzheimer disease and related dementia.

http://static.arvada.org/docs/1274371110Older_Drivers.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Research, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Referral Lists
Texas: Department of Public Safety Older Driver InformationTexas(09/16/2020)State Department of Transportation

Texas’s Department of Public Safety has information on its website regarding driver license renewal requirements for residents of the state.

https://www.dps.texas.gov/driverlicense/elderlydrivers.htmOlder Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesRetests, EvaluationOther Materials
Texas: Denton County's Transit Blog Hop on BoardTexas(09/16/2020)Association

A transit blog for Denton County, North Texas transportation.

https://hoponboardblog.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Texas: Capital MetroBlogTexas(09/16/2020)Association

Captial MetroBlog is published by the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority in Austin, Texas.

https://capmetroblog.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Tennessee: Senior Safety ProgramTennessee(09/16/2020)Association

Tennessee’s Traffic Safety website offers information for senior drivers and links to senior driver public transportation throughout the state.

https://tntrafficsafety.org/olderdriversOlder DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Technical Information Services (ITS)National(09/16/2020)US Department of Transportation

Technical Information Services provides a space for public inquires and research pertaining to NHTSA’s vehicle safety, driver licensing, compliance, defect enforcement, traffic law enforcement and rulemaking activities.

https://icsw.nhtsa.gov/cars/problems/trd/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsSafer VehiclesCommunity Resources
Taking Changes in StrideNational(09/16/2020)Association

This link is to a 28-minute podcast with Elin Schold Davis, program manager of AOTA’s Older Driver Initiative.

https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Older-Driver-Safety-Awareness-Week/Friday-full-article.aspxFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesOther Materials, Social Media
Synthesis of Human Factors Research on Older Drivers and Highway Safety – Volume I: Driver Research SynthesisNational(09/15/2020)US Department of Transportation

This research produced a handbook containing highway design and operational recommendations to accommodate older drivers.

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/97094/97094.pdfTransportation Engineers/PlannersResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Still Driving? Innovative Program Assesses Senior DriversNational(09/15/2020)News

Boston Magazine details DriveWise, an innovative program that assesses senior drivers.

https://www.bostonmagazine.com/still-driving-innovative-program-assesses-senior-drivers/Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
South Dakota: Helpful Facts for Aging DriversSouth Dakota(09/15/2020)Association

Helpful resource from SD Dept. of Public Safety regarding older driver licensing, self-assessments, mobility options, and more. 

https://dps.sd.gov/driver-licensing/south-dakota-licensing-information/aging-driversOlder DriversSelf-Screening, AssessmentCommunity Resources
Some Medications and Driving Don’t MixNational(09/15/2020)Association

The FDA reports on its website that medications and their side effects could be harmful while driving. 

https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/some-medicines-and-driving-dont-mixMedical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
Smart Features for Mature DriversNational(09/15/2020)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.

https://vimeo.com/53861044Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesVideo
Seniors and Driving: When Having “The Talk” Isn’t EnoughNational(09/15/2020)Association

Editor Julie Davis tells the story of her father passing after driving off the road and rolling over in his car.

https://www.parentgiving.com/elder-care/seniors-and-driving/Family Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesOther Materials
Senior Pedestrian SafetyWashington(09/15/2020)Association

The Pinehurst Seattle website lists several tips for senior pedestrians. 

http://www.pinehurstseattle.org/2014/06/05/senior-pedestrian-safety/Older DriversSuccessful Strategies, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Senior Driving: Be Proactive and Understand Your LimitationsNational(09/15/2020)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.

http://highwaytosafety.com/08-senior-driving-proactive-understand-limitations/Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Driving Test, Assessment, Successful StrategiesOther Materials, Social Media
Senior Driving SafetyNational(09/15/2020)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.

http://www.gracefulaging.com/category/safety/driving/Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Safer VehiclesTraining, Video
Senior Driver Safety - CarFitNational(09/14/2020)Nonprofit Organization

The benefits of CarFit, a program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/resources/safer-vehicles/finding-suitable-vehicle/senior-driver-safety-carfitFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsVideo
Safety Solutions for Older DriversNational(09/14/2020)Association

This video by the Roadway Safety Foundation provides best practices for improving community safety through better road design, and offers case studies from Florida and Delaware, as well as interviews with leading traffic safety experts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVXCfvRGZVQ&feature=emb_titleFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesVideo
SaferCar.govNational(09/14/2020)US Department of Transportation

This is THE go-to government resource for up-to-date vehicle safety information, including recalls. From here, you will be able to find out if a defect has been identified and how to get it fixed.

https://www.safercar.gov/Family Members/CaregiversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesCommunity Resources
Safe and Mobile SeniorsFlorida(09/14/2020)Association

The Safe and Mobile Seniors is Florida's comprehensive website for aging residents on how to continue mobility whether it's driving or transitioning to other forms of transportation.

http://www.safemobilityfl.com/Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Roadwise RxNational(09/14/2020)Association

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.

http://roadwiserx.com/Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther Materials
Road Safety for Elderly PedestriansNational(09/14/2020)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.

http://www.stritch.luc.edu/depts/injprev/Transprt/tran4-01.htmFamily Members/CaregiversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Road Safety AuditsNational(09/14/2020)US Department of Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration provides comprehensive information about the value, procedure, and deliverables related to conducting RSAs.

https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/rsa/Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/PlanningDiscussion Guide Research
Rides In SightNational(09/14/2020)Association

Rides in Sight provides a national database to search for transportation options available to seniors anywhere in the U.S.

https://www.ridesinsight.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Rhode Island: License RenewalRhode Island(09/14/2020)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.

http://www.dmv.ri.gov/licenses/renewal/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversRetestsCommunity Resources
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior DriversNational(09/11/2020)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.

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/evaluate-your-driving-ability/professional-assessment/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Evaluation, Driving TestCommunity Resources
Is high blood glucose dangerous when driving?National(09/03/2020)Association

For many Americans, driving is a big part of life. Most people with diabetes can do it safely, but there are some things to keep in mind before you get behind the wheel.

https://www.pcdsociety.org/resources/details/high-blood-glucose-dangerous-drivingMedical Professionals, Older DriversFitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Disability Impacts All of UsNational(09/02/2020)Nonprofit Organization

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

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/infographic-disability-impacts-all.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver EducationHandouts
NHTSA’s New SaferCar AppNational(08/29/2020)US Department of Transportation

Our new SaferCar app allows you to save your vehicles, car seats, equipment, or tires in a virtual garage on your smartphone. If a recall is issued, you’ll get an alert.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGjpJlWIAMM&t=6sFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationVideo
Vehicle safety characteristics in vulnerable driver populationsNational(08/27/2020)Nonprofit Organization

Our objective was to obtain population-based estimates of the prevalence of important vehicle safety criteria among a statewide population of drivers.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32851883/Medical ProfessionalsSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesPublication/Journal Article
Epilepsy and Seizures in Older AdultsNational(08/25/2020)Association

With the aging of the population, we can expect to see greater numbers of people with epilepsy.

https://www.cdc.gov/epilepsy/communications/features/olderadults.htm?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Ffeatures%2Fepilepsy-older-adults%2Findex.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
PennDOT Safety -- Crosswalks National(07/24/2020)State Department of Transportation

PennDOT's video about crosswalks is information for the pedestrian and for the driver. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beoTw486qog&t=6sOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyVideo
Should You Rent a Car or Drive Your Own On Your Next Road Trip?National(07/02/2020)Nonprofit Organization

 AARP put together a list of things to consider when you are preparing for summer travel, whether you should be driving a rental car or your own car. 

https://www.aarp.org/auto/trends-lifestyle/info-2020/car-rental-vs-drive-your-own-vehicle.htmlOlder DriversConversation StartersOther
Aggressive Driving Fact Sheet Texas(07/01/2020)State Department of Transportation

Aggressive driving is an unsafe behavior performed purposely with ill intent or disregard for safety that puts other drivers or property at risk. This Texas handout helps go over what to look out for. 

https://www.tdi.texas.gov/pubs/videoresource/fsaggressive.pdfOlder DriversDriver EducationHandouts
Self-perceptions and Current Practices of High-risk Older Drivers: Implications for Driver Safety InterventionsNorth Carolina(07/01/2020)Association

Comfort Keepers Senior Care Durham & Chapel Hill discusses safe driving for seniors in their video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGNjwqFD7EcFamily Members/CaregiversScreening & Assessments, EvaluationPublication/Journal Article
Hopelink’s Inclusive Planning ToolkitNational(06/30/2020)Association

Inclusive Planning Toolkit is a compilation of lessons learned from Hopelink and the King County Mobility Coalition’s participation. It includes tips on how to bring an inclusive planning process to your organization

https://transitplanning4all.org/resources/hopelinks-inclusive-planning-toolkit/Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Driving with Vision DisordersNational(06/13/2020)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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DvgX-YWHT0&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Driving with Sleep ApneaNational(06/13/2020)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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDSYZxL2LMQ&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
When taking away keys, don’t drive loved ones into a cornerNational(06/01/2020)University

The University of Mississippi Medical Center wrote a blog about what it is like for them as medical professionals having conversations with their older patients about driving and driving retirement. 

https://www.umc.edu/news/Miscellaneous/2020/June/June%20CONSULT/CON062020A.htmlMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesBlog
CarFitDistrict of Columbia(05/27/2020)Association

CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them.

https://www.car-fit.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesSafer VehiclesTraining
Florida: Aging Road User DataFlorida(05/27/2020)State Department of Transportation

Every year, the Coalition selects priority counties using a 3-year average of the rate of crashes involving individuals aged 65+, compared to the population of 65+ in both urban and rural counties.

http://safemobilityfl.com/Data.htmState Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide Research
The older DriverNational(05/01/2020)Association

Many factors can diminish the driving performance of older adults. Age-related changes in reaction time and visual, cognitive, and/ or muscle disorders that become more common with age.  

https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/older-people%E2%80%99s-health-issues/the-older-driver/the-older-driverMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources, Handouts
What You Need to Know About Driving with GlaucomaNational(04/21/2020)Association

If you suspect that glaucoma is impacting your driving or the driving of someone close to you, here’s what you need to know.

https://iconeyecare.com/eye-care-blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-driving-with-glaucoma/Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Cognitive dysfunction during hypoglycemia in an elderly subject without diabetesNational(04/11/2020)Association

the aim of the study was to examine whether an elderly subject without diabetes experiences hypoglycemia during his daily life or after an oral glucose tolerance test and how hypoglycemia affects driving. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7082440/Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
The Older DriverNational(04/02/2020)Association

Merck Manual’s coverage of the older driver includes very informative details which include the Alzheimer’s Association’s warning signs of unsafe driving (hitting curbs, not keeping within lanes and returning late from a routine drive).

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/geriatrics/the-older-driver/overview-of-the-older-driverFamily Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, AssessmentCommunity Resources
Older Drivers’ Self-Regulation and ExposureNational(04/01/2020)US Department of Transportation

This study's goal was to gain insight into the extent to which older adults appropriately self-regulate their driving behaviors as their functional skills decline. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/49163Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversResearch, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, AssessmentPublication/Journal Article
Vehicle Technology Preferences Among Mature DriversNational(03/16/2020)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.

https://extramile.thehartford.com/auto/vehicle-technology-preferences-mature-drivers/Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Fitness to Drive, Safer Vehicles, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Traffic Safety and Older DriversNational(03/01/2020)Association

This article talkes about age related changes and impact on driving safety, cognition and reaction times, visual impairment, injuries and prevention

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0099176719305835Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchPublication/Journal Article
How will older adults use automated vehicles? Assessing the role of AVs in overcoming perceived mobility barriersNational(03/01/2020)Association

This study explores the mobility needs of older adults. Access to automated vehicles increases flexibility Travelling together with friends is an important factor for AV adoption. AV ambassadors can influence how groups intend to use

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965856419312091Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Conversation Starters, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesPublication/Journal Article
Generations- Plan For the Road AheadNational(02/20/2020)Association
Make a transportation plan. 
https://youtu.be/lJleNpEg7NkOlder DriversDriving ImpairmentVideo
Plan for the Road Ahead- BoomersNational(02/20/2020)Association

Make a transportation plan. 

https://youtu.be/GYU90CDfq90Older DriversDriving ImpairmentVideo
A Road Less Traveled: Older Men Struggle More Than Women as Driving DecreasesNational(02/18/2020)News

New AAA report find genders handle reductions in driving differently. 

https://newsroom.aaa.com/2020/02/a-road-less-traveled-older-men-struggle-more-than-women-as-driving-decreases/?_gl=1*1u1dvdg*_ga*MTUyNTkzODU0NS4xNjM4MTkzMjk2Li4uLi4u*_ga_MG3P1ZJ75R*MTY3NTg3MDczOC45LjEuMTY3NTg3MjA1NS41NS4wLjA.&_ga=2.112644356.123619951.1675870721-1525938545.1638193296....Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesBlog
Injury Prevention & Control: Motor Vehicle SafetyNational(01/13/2020)Association

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on problems, risks, preventions and resources that senior drivers have while on the road.

https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/older_adult_drivers/index.htmlMedical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program North Carolina(01/05/2020)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.

http://www.ncseniordriver.org/Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Maryland: The Senior Connection of Montgomery CountyMaryland(01/01/2020)Association

This non-profit organization in Montgomery County, Maryland provides free rides to seniors and persons with disabilities, with service provided by hundreds of volunteers.

https://www.seniorconnectionmc.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful Strategies, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Clinician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, 4th EditionNational(12/31/2019)Association

The Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers is published by the American Geriatrics Society for healthcare providers. 

https://geriatricscareonline.org/ProductAbstract/clinicians-guide-to-assessing-and-counseling-older-drivers-4th-edition/B047#Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Handouts, Publication/Journal Article
Helping Florida's Aging Drivers Stay Safe and MobileFlorida(11/25/2019)Association

Florida video on types of situations law enforcement may encounter with older drivers, what to do, and how to make a referral. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAXakRnBANgLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Rural Older Drivers:National(11/01/2019)University

Rural driving is more than twice as dangerous as urban driving (for all age groups). The traffic fatality rate in rural areas are much higher than urban areas. 

https://publichealth.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/LS2019-Panel-Rural-Older-Adults-TSREG.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesOther
Aging Drivers and the LawNational(10/03/2019)Association

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

https://www.elderlawanswers.com/aging-drivers-and-the-law-1094Family Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide
7 Strategies For Finding Transportation For Seniors!National(09/30/2019)Association

Driving is SO important to older adults. When it comes a time when your loved one can no longer driver it is helpful to be clear on what types of transportation options are available for your aging parent so they can remain independent

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/7-strategies-finding-transportation-seniors-regina-koepp-psyd-abpp/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesSocial Media
Driving Retirement! Helping Aging Parents Plan For Driving Retirement National(09/19/2019)Association

Dr. Regina Koepp will answer the question, “what is driving retirement?”, and gives tips for talking with seniors about stopping driving. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_NH8QIyMoAFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersVideo
Why Doctors Don’t Like to Discuss Driving with Older PatientsNational(09/13/2019)University

“Some adults may prefer advice from a doctor, while others prefer straight talk from family, friends or peers.”

https://publichealth.wvu.edu/news/story?headline=why-doctors-don-t-like-to-discuss-driving-with-older-patientsMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Driving and Dementia: When it’s time to turn over the keys National(08/20/2019)University

Tom Kalina, MS/OTR, CDRS, talks about seeing different scenarios of older drivers with dementia. 

https://pennmemorycenter.org/driving-and-dementia/Medical Professionals, Older DriversFitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Assessing and Counseling the Older DriverNational(08/19/2019)Nonprofit Organization

Dr. Ericka Tung, a Geriatrician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article which offers guidelines to patients, families, and the clinicians who counsel them, on assessing the safety of the older adult driver. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ5xEPKpNzYMedical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversVideo
Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by tech while driving, AAA report saysNational(07/25/2019)News

Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology than their younger counterparts, according to an AAA study. 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/07/25/driving-distracted-more-likely-older-drivers-aaa-says/1817362001/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversAssistive TechnologyOther
Gap Exists Between Seniors’ Opinion of Driving Ability and PerformanceNational(05/29/2019)Association

The majority of older adults rate themselves as excellent drivers though one in four had a wreck in the previous five years.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120529144344.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
How Your Health Can Affect DrivingNational(05/23/2019)Association

 We find that your health and not your age often matters most. And driving may become especially difficult for an older person if a medical condition exacerbates the aging process.

https://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers-macular-degeneration-glaucoma/article/how-your-health-can-affect-drivingOlder DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
How to Find Your State DOTNational(04/29/2019)US Department of Transportation

Federal Highway Administration lists all state transportation websites. Click here to find your state's Department of Transportation.

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/about/webstate.cfmMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Successful StrategiesReferral Lists
Driving With Hearing Loss?National(04/15/2019)Nonprofit Organization

Read about how driving with hearingloss can affect your loved ones. Work with your audiologist and take these steps to stay safe behind the wheel. 

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/driving-with-hearing-loss/?intcmp=AE-ATO-ADS-ASSESS-ROW1-SPOT1Family Members/CaregiversScreening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
Driving With Hearing Loss National(04/15/2019)Association

A third of people over 65 have some degree of hearing loss. The average person who notices a problem with their hearing waits about 7 years before seeking help. That means there's a whole lot of drivers with hearing impairments on the road

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/info-2019/driving-with-hearing-loss.html?intcmp=AE-ATO-ADS-ASSESS-ROW1-SPOT1Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Keeping Older Drivers SafeNational(04/08/2019)Association

Learn about the many variables that impact driving ability, how driving skills are assessed, how to talk with an older driver about driving concerns, and how to develop solutions for transportation alternatives.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLU08vde8vs&t=178sFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Fitness to Drive, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversVideo, Webinar
Safety Tips for Older DriversNational(04/03/2019)University

With age comes wisdom and experience, but aging also may affect some functional performance. For example, you might experience some changes that make driving more difficult.

https://healthtalk.unchealthcare.org/safety-tips-for-older-drivers/Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesOther
Older Drivers at High Crash Risk are ‘Most Distractible’National(04/02/2019)News

Older drivers rated at high crash risk on a computerized vision test are more likely to have driving problems related to distractions in the car.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120402112421.htmMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources
Federal Highway Administration Research Library and List of Online PublicationsNational(03/29/2019)US Department of Transportation

This page on the Federal Highway Administration’s website has many links to research reports and publications published by the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) in McLean, Virginia.

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/lists/021.cfmTransportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, ResearchReferral Lists
Assessing and Counseling the Older Driver: A Concise Review for the Generalist ClinicianNational(03/23/2019)Nonprofit Organization

Older drivers are putting more miles on the road during their golden years. Clinicians can then make recommendations about fitness to drive and appropriate referrals for rehabilitation or alternative transportation resources. 

https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(19)30312-X/fulltextMedical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesOther
Indiana: Older Driver InformationIndiana(03/06/2019)Association

DMV.com covers senior drivers in Indiana by stating that drivers up to age 75 are required to renew their license every 4 years. Drivers ages 75 to 85 can renew their license for a period of 3 years.

https://www.dmv.com/in/indiana/senior-driversFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Retests, EvaluationLaws
Arkansas: Senior DriversArkansas(03/06/2019)Association

DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.

https://www.dmv.com/ar/arkansas/senior-driversMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, AssessmentCommunity Resources, Laws
When is the right time for elderly drivers to hand over their keys?National(02/21/2019)News

CBS Morning news story about when is the right time for elderly drivers to hand over their keys. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_kKgFW81c4Older DriversConversation StartersVideo
Mild Cognitive Impairment and Driving PerformanceNational(01/01/2019)US Department of Transportation

This project aimed to explore differences in driving performance and exposure between participants with mild cognitive impairment operationally defined through recognized clinical methods. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/38688Medical ProfessionalsResearchPublication/Journal Article
Cognitive Impairment Traffic ContactNational(01/01/2019)Nonprofit Organization

Watch steps an officer takes in identifying an aging driver with cognitive impairments, how to call a family members, and how to make a referral to the DMV. 

https://vimeo.com/337559164Law Enforcement ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Simple Maze Test May ID At-Risk Older DriversNational(08/08/2018)US Department of Transportation

Simple Maze Test May ID At-Risk Older Drivers

https://psychcentral.com/news/2015/03/01/simple-maze-test-may-identify-at-risk-older-drivers/81751.htmlState Driver Licensing AgenciesScreening & Assessments, AssessmentTraining
Discussions with Older Family Members about Safe Driving:National(08/01/2018)Association

This research brief presents findings on the frequency of, and reasons for, older drivers discussing safe driving with family members.

https://aaafoundation.org/discussions-with-older-family-members-about-safe-driving-findings-from-the-aaa-longroad-study/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersOther
Helping older drivers stay safeNational(05/29/2018)Association

Vehicle safety technology is advancing fast. my care does what has a simple goal of wanting to help keep you safe on the road. Watch this video to see if Charlie's story is similar to yours. 

https://mycardoeswhat.org/helping-older-drivers-stay-safe/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersVideo
Older Driver Compliance with License RestrictionsNational(04/01/2018)US Department of Transportation

To safely extend licensure for older drivers with marginal impairments, State Driver licensing agencies may impose behavioral restrictions in lieu of suspension to preserve mobility. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/36716Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Challenges for Older Drivers in Urban, Suburban, and Rural SettingsNational(03/22/2018)Association

Along with age-related factors, geographical settings-urban, suburban, and rural areas- also contribute to the difference in fatal crashes among older drivers. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6319240/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Could CarFit Be a Good Fit For You?National(03/19/2018)Association

Carfit is a free educational program developed in collaboration with AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association that promotes safe driving and mobility among older drivers. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAleNkgp4LIOlder DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
Preserving the Mobility and Safety of Older AmericansNational(03/13/2018)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.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/2018TRIPReport_0.pdfhttps://tripnet.org/reports/older-drivers/State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearchPublication/Journal Article
Preserving the Mobility and Safety of Older AmericansNational(03/01/2018)Association

This report from TRIP, and details a number of strategies for designing safer roads for seniors. 

https://tripnet.org/reports/older-drivers/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversResearchHandouts
Ohio’s Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Safety for Aging CitizensOhio(03/01/2018)Association

This article from the ITE Journal discusses how the Ohio Department of Transportation has collaborated with occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive approach to older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Improving%20Safety%20for%20Aging%20Citizens_ITEJ_March%202018_1.pdfMedical Professionals, Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
Top 25 New Cars for Senior DriversNational(02/22/2018)Association

Senior drivers and others with limited mobility need a car that’s easy to get into and out of, with controls that are easy to reach and intuitive to use.

https://www.consumerreports.org/elderly-driving/top-25-new-cars-for-senior-drivers/Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsDiscussion Guide Research
Before You Give Up the Keys: Create a Roadmap for Transportation IndependenceNational(01/22/2018)Association

This booklet provides action steps and resources for those making the decision about whether to continue driving.

https://www.nadtc.org/resources-publications/resource/before-you-give-up-the-keys-create-a-roadmap-for-transportation-independence/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-ScreeningHandouts, Other Materials
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Dec. 4-8, 2017National(12/08/2017)Association

 AOTA's Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 4–8, 2017, aims to promote understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation to ensuring older adults remain active in the community

https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Older-Driver-Safety-Awareness-Week.aspxFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesWebinar
Addressing Citizen Requests for Traffic Safety ConcernsMinnesota(12/01/2017)State Department of Transportation

Sponsored by MNDOT, this guidebook supports local agency staff who are engaging with members of the public who have brought forth community traffic safety concerns. 

http://www.dot.state.mn.us/research/reports/2017/2017RIC05.pdfState Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/Planning, Communicating Your Work to the PublicPolicy Document
Addressing Citizen Requests for Traffic Safety ConcernsMinnesota(12/01/2017)Association

This guidebook, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, provides guidance to local agency staff on responding to concerns expressed by members of the public regarding community traffic safety.

http://www.dot.state.mn.us/research/reports/2017/2017RIC05.pdfOlder Drivers, Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchPublication/Journal Article
Taxonomy and Terms for Stakeholders in Senior MobilityNational(11/03/2017)Association

 The document will help those who encounter older adults with limited mobility, and will help them with communicating potential solutions to preserve and extend safe, independent transportation options for older persons.

http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/174681.aspxMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article, Training
7 Simple Adjustments to Help Older Adults Drive SaferVirginia(10/14/2017)News

the number of older drivers on our roads is increasing and changes in vision, flexibility, strength, range of motion and height may reduce an older adult's control behind the wheel. 

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/7-simple-adjustments-help-older-adults-drive-saferFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer VehiclesPublication/Journal Article
Can Your Older Patients Drive Safely?National(09/01/2017)US Department of Transportation

In many areas of the world, driving is an essential part f life and, for reasons of comfort, convenience, and security, remains the primary mode of transportation among older adults. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/35485Medical ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
Safer Cars Help Keep Older Drivers on the RoadNational(08/28/2017)News

After years of advising others on how to get older drivers to relinquish the car keys, which often resulted in lost independence, isolation and depression (as well as family disputes)

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/28/well/safer-cars-help-keep-older-drivers-on-the-road.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources
The Effects of Medical Conditions on Driving PerformanceNational(08/01/2017)US Department of Transportation

This project investigated the effect of selected medical conditions on the exposure and performance of older drivers. A recent literature review followed by a panel meeting with driving safety experts. 

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/34990Medical ProfessionalsResearchPublication/Journal Article
Staying Independent After Giving Up the Car KeysNational(06/09/2017)Association

Giving up the car keys is one of the most challenging decisions a senior makes. The loss of independence can be devastating. But causing an accident because of diminished abilities is even worse.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z7ERnA7IRkOlder DriversConversation StartersVideo
Traffic Tech: Technology Transfer Series National(04/01/2017)US Department of Transportation

As the driving population continues to age, medical conditions and associated impairments affecting driving abilities will become more prevalent, and State driver licensing agencies are likely to see driver medical reviews. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/documents/812403_tt-medical_review_practices.pdfMedical ProfessionalsAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Safer VehiclesHandouts, Other Materials
Medical Review Practices For Driver Licensing  Volume 3District of Columbia(04/01/2017)US Department of Transportation

This volume updates the information presented in 2003 (Summary of Medical Advisory Board Practices in the United States). 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/documents/812402_medicalreviewdriverlicense.pdfMedical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
Driver Medical Review Practices Across the United StatesDistrict of Columbia(04/01/2017)US Department of Transportation

There were 38.4 million licensed older drivers in 2014—a 31% increase from 10 years earlier (2005).

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/documents/812403_tt-medical_review_practices.pdfMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
IACP Alzheimer's Initiative Program Webinar: 3 Stages of Alzheimer'sNational(03/30/2017)Association

IACP video on the 3 stages of Alzheimer’s Disease that Law Enforcement might observe during a traffic stop. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3ebLrkaoKgLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Older Americans Month: May 2017National(03/27/2017)Association

After a meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens, President John F. Kennedy encouraged all Americans to pay tribute to older people across the country by designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month.

https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/newsroom/facts-for-features/2017/cb17-ff08.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchHandouts
Screening for Medically At-RIsk DriversNational(03/06/2017)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA offers a YouTube video to help State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLA) screen for medically at-risk drivers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzJIypMD_10Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, AssessmentVideo
Law Enforcement: Cite and Refer Medically Impaired DriversNational(03/06/2017)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA provides informational videos about citing and referring medically impaired drivers. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aShDPSbJlsLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Reporting RequirementsVideo
Washington, DC: WMATA’s Planning BlogDistrict of Columbia(01/17/2017)Nonprofit Organization

The blog for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

https://planitmetro.com/Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsTransportation Engineering/PlanningSocial Media
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers (30 Minute Shift Change)National(01/01/2017)Nonprofit Organization

Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers is an abbreviated version of the two-hour course, “Law Enforcement’s Role in Older Driver Safety”.

https://vimeo.com/214088010Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Screening & Assessments, AssessmentVideo
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Dec. 5–9, 2016National(12/05/2016)Association

AOTA's Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 5–9, 2016, aims to promote understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation to ensuring older adults remain active in the community. 

https://www.aota.org/conference-events/older-driver-safety-awareness-week.aspxFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesWebinar
Development of a curriculum and roadside screening tool for Law enforcement identification of medical impairment in aging driversNational(12/03/2016)Association

Additional information showing how the DOSCI tool was developed and tested as a roadside screening tool can be found at the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4858548/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsFitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Brain Training Tips for Smart DrivingDistrict of Columbia(10/04/2016)Association

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health recently found that adult drivers who had cognitive training for memory, reasoning or speed of processing had 50 percent fewer car crashes than those in the control group.

http://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/info-2016/brain-training-tips-for-smart-driving.html?intcmp=AE-ATO-ADS-SFTY-ROW5-SPOT1Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/AbilityCommunity Resources, Publication/Journal Article
Exploration of Older Drivers’ Speeding BehaviorNational(10/01/2016)Association

Speeding increases crash risk and resulting injury severity. Older drivers are at increased risk of injury due to frailty, at increased risk of crashing due to slower reaction times compared to younger drivers.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S136984781600019XLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
Medical Review Practices For Driver Licensing Volume 1District of Columbia(10/01/2016)US Department of Transportation

A Case Study of Guidelines and Processes in Seven U.S. States. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/documents/812331-medreviewforlicensing.pdfMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingDiscussion Guide Research, Publication/Journal Article
Tennessee Senior Driver Safety Summit and CarFit Training EventNational(09/19/2016)Association

Tennessee Senior Driver Safety Summit and CarFit Training Event hosted by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office and Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

http://tntrafficsafety.org/senior-driver-summit-2016Older DriversSafer VehiclesCommunity Resources
Senior Health: Seniors Need to Consider When to Give Up DrivingNational(09/10/2016)News

Do you worry about your driving? Is your family “pestering” you about your driving? Broaching the subject of driving with an older person is usually a difficult task. In our society, driving is associated with independence and freedom.

https://www.thedailystar.com/news/lifestyles/senior-scene-senior-health/article_cf208eca-9f73-519f-ac75-75681817dc8e.htmlOlder DriversFitness to Drive, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Tech May Help Steer Older Drivers Down a Safer RoadNational(09/06/2016)News

Older drivers may soon be traveling a safer road thanks to smarter cars that can detect oncoming traffic, steer clear of trouble and even hit the brakes when a collision appears imminent.

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/tech-may-help-steer-older-drivers-down-a-safer-road/Older DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesPublication/Journal Article
Tips to Ensure Safe Driving for SeniorsNational(08/29/2016)Association

Everyone ages differently, so there is no arbitrary cutoff as to when someone should stop driving.

https://theworldlink.com/tips-to-ensure-safe-driving-for-seniors/article_d3658ec3-b093-54db-8702-6cfe5be1392a.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Steering to SafetyNational(08/28/2016)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.

https://advantagenews.com/news/steering-to-safety/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversFitness to Drive, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Art of Aging: Senior DriversPennsylvania(08/25/2016)News

Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that older drivers are among the safest. But eventually, we all retire from the road. 

https://6abc.com/health/art-of-aging-senior-drivers/1484411/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide Research, Video
Driving When You Have Macular DegenerationNational(08/15/2016)US Department of Transportation

Macular degeneration affects vision and therefore can have a huge impact on one’s ability to drive. First, an eye doctor should tell his patient if they are able to drive once they’ve been diagnosed. 

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/download/nhtsa-driving-when-you-have-macular-degeneration/?wpdmdl=1108&ind=L3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvdXBsb2Fkcy8yMDE2LzA4L01hY3VsYXIucGRmMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
Senior drivers taking opioid painkillers have higher crash riskNational(08/12/2016)Association

Senior drivers who’d been using opioid painkillers regularly for several months also had higher odds of getting into accidents, study shows. 

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-seniors-driving-idUSKCN10N28EMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther Materials
Nearly 80 Percent of Drivers Express Significant Anger, Aggression or Road RageNational(07/14/2016)News

A significant number of U.S drivers reported engaging in angry and aggressive behaviors over the past year. Nearly 2 in 3 drivers believe that aggressive driving is a bigger problem today than three years ago. 

https://newsroom.aaa.com/2016/07/nearly-80-percent-of-drivers-express-significant-anger-aggression-or-road-rage/Law Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Importance Of Driving SafetyNational(07/11/2016)Association

U.S. News and World Report recently published an article discussing how people with a history of fainting are twice as likely to cause a car accident

https://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/blog/july-2016/importance-of-driving-safety.aspxOlder DriversMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
GEM: New Driving Mobility Video Aims to Boost Safety for Older DriversNational(07/06/2016)Association

The video follows a senior driver through the initial consultation and pre-drive assessment and out onto the road, where he drives a pre-arranged route covering various road types.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/vef/load/a591a2e9384bda8fd5882bffb80d0284?width=640&height=365Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesVideo
Maryland: Resources Online for Older DriversMaryland(07/06/2016)News

Montgomery County has launched “Explore Older Driver Resources,” a new webpage for older residents and their families. The page includes information about driving safely as well as alternate transportation options. 

http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2016/jul/06/potomac-resources-online-older-drivers/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Referral Lists
Driving Simulator Training Is Associated with Reduced Inhibitory Workload in Older DriversNational(07/04/2016)Association

In demanding cognitive tasks, older people mostly experience more problems than younger people, and their brain workload is higher. 

https://www.mdpi.com/2308-3417/1/3/16/htmMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DrivePublication/Journal Article
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairmentsNational(07/01/2016)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.

 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457516302378Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources
Challenges of Older Drivers’ Adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous VehiclesNational(06/21/2016)Nonprofit Organization

The personal vehicle is increasingly the preferred mode of travel for aging adults. There are greater numbers of older drivers on the roads driving more miles than ever before.

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-39949-2_41Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driving Skills/Ability, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsOther Materials, Training
Michigan Law Enforcement Aging Driver Roll Call VideoMichigan(06/13/2016)State Department of Transportation

This video provides law enforcement professionals with tips to help identify potential cognitive impairment and actions to take when there is a concern.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeFQuht3X1Q&feature=youtu.beLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Can You Lengthen Your Life?National(06/01/2016)Nonprofit Organization

Researchers Explore  How To Stay Healthy Longer. 

https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2016/06/can-you-lengthen-your-lifeFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversFitness to DriveOther
Driving Task: How Older Drivers' On-Road Driving Performance Relates to Abilities, Perceptions, and RestrictionsNational(06/01/2016)US Department of Transportation

This study examined a cohort of 227 older drivers and investigated the relationship between performance on the electronic Driver Observation Schedule (eDOS) driving task.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27021591/State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Functional Changes and Driving Performance in Older Drivers: Assessment and InterventionsNational(05/20/2016)Association

With the increasing aging of the population, the number of older drivers is rising. Driving is a significant factor for the quality of life and independence concerning social and working life.

https://www.mdpi.com/2308-3417/1/2/12Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Should Older People and Those with Dementia Have Their Licenses Revoked?National(05/12/2016)Association

Evidence has found the revocation of a driver's licence and subsequent loss of independence have severe negative affects on older people. But are they putting other road users in danger if they continue to drive?

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-05-older-people-dementia-licences-revoked.htmlMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Functional Outcomes for Older Adults Injured in a CrashNational(05/01/2016)US Department of Transportation

This report explores the health and quality-of-life impacts of crashes among older (65+) and middle-aged (40-55) occupants.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/FunctionalOutcomesOlderAdults.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Colorado: Pitkin County Senior Services Offers Volunteer Driving ProgramColorado(05/01/2016)News

Pitkin County Senior Services gives seniors hope with volunteer driving program.

https://www.aspentimes.com/news/pitkin-county-senior-services-gives-seniors-hope-with-volunteer-driving-program/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningDiscussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research
Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Are About to Be EverywhereDistrict of Columbia(05/01/2016)Association

NHTSA predicts that most automakers’ acceptance of the challenge will make AEB standard on new cars three years faster than could be achieved through the formal regulatory process. And the feature could be arriving sooner than 2022.

http://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/info-2016/automatic-emergency-braking-systems.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Safer VehiclesDiscussion Guide Research
The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & ExpoNational(04/10/2016)Association

The 2016 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference & Expo was in Chicago from April 7 to April 10, 2016. 

https://www.aota.org/conferenceFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationOther Materials
Let's Talk About Driving: Safe Driving PlannerNational(04/08/2016)Association

It can be difficult to know whether your senior loved ones are still safe on the road or a danger to themselves or others. Check out this Safe Driving Planner. 

https://www.caregiverstress.com/senior-safety/lets-talk-about-driving/driving-planner/Family Members/CaregiversConversation StartersVideo
Aging Drivers Can Present Some Behind-The-Wheel Safety IssuesNational(04/01/2016)News

An aging population with a need for independence can be problematic when it comes to matters related to driving. Fatality rates for drivers begin to climb after age 65, studies show. 

https://www.wuwf.org/post/aging-drivers-can-present-some-behind-wheel-safety-issues#stream/0Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, ResearchCommunity Resources
U.S. Population Aging Slower than Other Countries, Census Bureau ReportsNational(03/28/2016)Association

America’s 65-and-over population is projected to nearly double over the next three decades, ballooning from 48 million to 88 million by 2050. 

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-54.htmlState Driver Licensing AgenciesMandatory ReportingLaws
Associations Between Falls and Driving Outcomes in Older Adults: A LongROAD StudyNational(03/01/2016)Association

This study examines the relationship between falls and subsequent motor vehicle crash involvement among older drivers. 

https://aaafoundation.org/associations-falls-driving-outcomes-older-adults-longroad-study/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesHandouts
Senior drivers who take sleeping pills at higher risk for crashesNational(02/29/2016)Association

Senior drivers who take sleeping pills are at higher risk for vehicle crashes.

https://www.belmarrahealth.com/senior-drivers-who-take-sleeping-pills-at-higher-risk-for-crashes/Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther Materials
The Older Driver with Cognitive Impairment: Perceptions of Driving Ability and Results of a Behind the Wheel TestNational(02/04/2016)Association

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

https://www.mdpi.com/2308-3417/1/1/6/htmFamily Members/CaregiversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources
Infographic: 3 Tips to Stop a Person with Dementia From Driving When Reasoning Didn’t WorkNational(01/19/2016)Association

The Alzheimer’s blog posted an infographic (via www.alz.org) with 3 tips on how to stop a person with dementia from driving when reasoning with them hasn’t worked.

https://www.alzheimersblog.org/2015/03/09/infographic-3-tips-stop-person-dementia-driving-reasoning-work/Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Public transportation fearNational(01/19/2016)Association

I need to stop driving, but I am afraid to ride public transportation. Would love any thoughts on options. I live in a mid-size city with bus & subway, but both feel too crowded and rushed.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/forum/general-discussion/public-transportation-fearFamily Members/CaregiversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Driver Orientation Screen for Cognitive ImpairmentNational(01/01/2016)Association

DOSCI Tool short training video. 

https://vimeo.com/176674115Law Enforcement ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, EvaluationVideo
Diminished Motor Skills: ‘Silver Tsunami’ of Elderly Drivers Prompts Tough DecisionsNational(11/23/2015)News

This article discusses the growing aging population and its impact on the roads as more drivers become seniors.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/diminished-motor-skills-silver-tsunami-of-elderly-drivers-prompts-tough-decisionsFamily Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation & UtilitiesPennsylvania(11/10/2015)Association

A blog for Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities.

https://phillymotu.wordpress.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversResearchOther Materials, Publication/Journal Article
Wheelchair to Car TransferNational(08/11/2015)University

This video demonstrates a one-person assist transfer from wheelchair to car for a wheelchair user who can do a mod assist stand-pivot transfer. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC0qqHD1HqAMedical ProfessionalsDriving Skills/Ability, Driving Test, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, AssessmentVideo
DOSCINational(08/01/2015)Association

The printable card for your officer ticket book can be found here

https://www.researchgate.net/figure/DOSCI-roadside-screening-tool_fig1_301937739Law Enforcement ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources, Visor Cards, Training
Critical Older Driver Errors in a National Sample of Serious U.S. CrashesNational(07/01/2015)Association

A study was done to determine which senior driver errors caused the most prevalent serious crashes.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S000145751500144XMedical ProfessionalsDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/AbilityPublication/Journal Article
Hanging Up the Keys with DignityNational(06/28/2015)News

Matt Gurwell, CEO and Founder of Keeping Us Safe, and Nancy Schuster, Director of Strategic Alliances with Keeping Us Safe, discuss older driver self-assessments and when it’s time to discuss hanging up the keys with older loved ones.

http://aginginforadio.com/2015/06/24/june-28-2015/Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver EducationSocial Media
Health Care Provider Mobility Counseling Provision to Older Adults: A Rural/Urban ComparisonNational(06/13/2015)Association

The current study examined rural-urban differences in health care provider (HCP) perceptions, attitudes, and practices related to driving safety/cessation-related anticipatory guidance provision to older adults.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10900-015-0055-8Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than AgeNational(04/08/2015)Association

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

https://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/assessing-elderly-drivers-ability-means-more-than-age.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research
Does Attention Capacity Moderate the Effect of Driver Distraction in Older Drivers?National(04/01/2015)Association

With age, a decline in attention capacity may occur and this may impact driving performance especially while distracted. 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457515000226State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
How to Drive With Physical Disability National(03/04/2015)Association

A physical disability may affect the function of a person's body, but it should never affect person independence. Driving is a skill that promotes freedom and can be adapted so almost anyone with a physical disability can be mobile. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO66KltOLZAFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Driver EducationVideo
There Are Big Negatives When Older People Stop DrivingNational(03/04/2015)Association

Consumer Affairs reports that a University of Missouri researcher says the negative consequences of taking away a driver’s keys because of loss of mobility and individuality outweigh safety concerns of them staying on the road.

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/index/2015/03/#there-are-big-negatives-when-older-people-stop-drivingFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Unexpected Outcomes for Elderly Couples Who Stop DrivingNational(02/24/2015)Nonprofit Organization

Even if just one member of a couple stops driving, negative consequences result for both the driver and non-driver, a study concludes. 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150224120920.htmFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersOther Materials
Ped Motion Graphics - Driving Safely National(01/10/2015)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA's motion graphic about driving safely around pedestrians and bicyclists

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Herby4kNVOg&t=86sOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyVideo
Lives Saved by Vehicle Safety TechnologiesNational(01/01/2015)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Technical Report on the lives saved by vehicle safety technologies and associated federal motor vehicle safety standards from 1960 to 2012.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812069State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsHandouts, Publication/Journal Article
Identifying and Referring Medically Impaired DriversNational(01/01/2015)Nonprofit Organization

Learn about the medical problems that can occur with age, chronic diseases, and medication including vision, decreased motor function, dementia, diabetes and other conditions. 

https://vimeo.com/137508789Law Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Mature Motorists Worse at Texting and Driving, Study ShowsNational(12/18/2014)Association

An interdisciplinary research team has made a surprising discovery: Older, more mature motorists-who typically are better drivers in many circumstances-are much worse than their younger counterparts when texting while driving.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141218120840.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchPublication/Journal Article
Senior Citizens Back Tougher Rules for Older DriversNational(12/04/2014)News

This article explains that contrary to popular belief, seniors actually want to see tougher rules in place for older drivers.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/dec/1/senior-citizens-back-tougher-rules-for-older-drive/Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesReporting RequirementsPublication/Journal Article
Driving and Dementia: A Review of the LiteratureNational(12/01/2014)Association

This article reviews literature on seniors with dementia and their ability to drive.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0891988704269825Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Profiles in Driver Distraction: Effects of Cell Phone Conversations on Younger and Older DriversNational(12/01/2014)Association

This research examines the effects of hands-free cell phone usage on simulated driving technology.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1518/hfes.46.4.640.56806Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, ResearchCommunity Resources
Trends in Older Driver Crash Involvement Rates and Survivability in the United StatesNational(11/01/2014)Nonprofit Organization

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

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457514001845Family Members/CaregiversResearchCommunity Resources
Road Diet Informational GuideNational(11/01/2014)US Department of Transportation

 By converting four-lane roadways to 3 (1 lane in each direction, with a center 2-way turning lane), road diets assist older drivers by making left turns safer, and help older pedestrians by reducing the crossing distance of the road.

https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/road_diets/guidance/info_guide/Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
International: Cognitive Screening Tools for Predicting Unsafe Driving Behavior Among Senior DriversNational(10/17/2014)Association

As Canada’s elderly continue to represent the fastest-growing population in Canada, there has been an increasing need for effective and efficient screening tools for senior drivers.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1541931214581427Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Retests, AssessmentPublication/Journal Article
Yellow Lights Pose Particular Peril for Older DriversNational(10/14/2014)Association

A team of research studied various age groups and the timing of yellow lights to see its impact on safety at intersections.

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/motr/yellow-lights-pose-particular-peril-for-older-drivers.htmlMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchCommunity Resources
Red Flags for Medically At- Risk DriversNational(07/29/2014)US Department of Transportation

Before the traffic stop look at the red flags for medically at-risk drivers to learn the best way to approach and handle the situation. 

https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/pdf/dmv270.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingReferral Lists
Senior Drivers—and All Other Drivers—9 Tips for Summer DrivingNational(07/15/2014)Association

Julie Lee, Vice President and National Director of AARP Driver Safety, discusses nine important summer driving tips on this podcast.

https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/highway-to-safety-podcast/highway-to-safety/e/24-senior-driversand-all-other-drivers9-tips-for-safe-34813011Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversFitness to Drive, Successful StrategiesOther Materials, Social Media
The History of Road Safety Research: A Quantitative ApproachNational(07/14/2014)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.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1369847813001009Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearchHandouts
Development of Safe-driving-system Features for Elderly DriversNational(07/04/2014)Association

This paper is a result of research done on existing vehicle systems that are in place promote safe driving.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21642583.2014.924083Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Safer VehiclesPublication/Journal Article
Driving Rehabilitation Programs for Older Drivers in the United StatesNational(06/27/2014)Association

This study describes various options for driving rehabilitation programs offered in the United States.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/07380577.2014.908336Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistPublication/Journal Article
Driving Rehabilitation Programs for Older Drivers in the United StatesNational(06/27/2014)Association

This study describes various options for driving rehabilitation programs offered in the United States.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/07380577.2014.908336Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistPublication/Journal Article
Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging PopulationNational(06/01/2014)US Department of Transportation

This 3rd Edition of FHWA's popular resource for selecting proven crash countermeasures that protect older adults covers 51 treatment options, including their rationale for inclusion and a guide for selecting projects using the Handbook.

https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/older_users/handbook/aging_driver_handbook_2014_final%20.pdfTransportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindPolicy Document, Training
Effect of a Group Intervention to Promote Older Adults’ Adjustment to Driving Cessation on Community Mobility: A Randomized Controlled TrialNational(06/01/2014)Association

The UQDRIVE program, a group education, and support program was developed to meet the needs associated with driving cessation for older adults. The current study investigated the effect of the program on community mobility.

https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/article/54/3/409/717296Medical Professionals, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
The Gaps and Pathways Project for Medically-at-Risk Older DriversNational(04/22/2014)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.

https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/iohc20/28/2Medical ProfessionalsResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Seniors’ and Physicians’ Attitudes Toward Using Driving Simulators in Clinical SettingsNational(04/22/2014)Association

This paper weighs whether potential clients and physicians would use driving simulators in order to assess a driver’s safety knowledge behind the wheel.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/07380577.2011.634889Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Keeping Delaware Drivers Safe and MobileDelaware(04/16/2014)Nonprofit Organization

This video explores how the Delaware Department of Transportation has successfully improved safety for all road users by focusing on the needs of older drivers. Many of the successful strategies highlighted could be replicated elsewhere.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd8s2Iseln0Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/Planning, Communicating Your Work to the Public, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in Mind, Noteworthy Practices and Success StoriesVideo
Delaware: Keeping Delaware Drivers Safe and MobileDelaware(04/16/2014)Association

This video from the Roadway Safety Foundation promotes the Delaware Department of Transportation's efforts to improve safety for all motorists in the state by implementing design features known to benefit older drivers and pedestrians.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd8s2Iseln0&feature=emb_err_woytTransportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityVideo
Disease-, Age-related Effects of HIV May Impact Driving Abilities of Middle-aged and Older AdultsAlabama(04/02/2014)University

Nearly half of people living with HIV experience cognitive deficits that may impact instrumental activities of daily living, including driving, according research.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140402095103.htmMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Uniform Guidelines for State highway Safety Programs National(04/01/2014)US Department of Transportation

In this guideline, there are recommendations regarding specific partner groups like old road users to implement a comprehensive highway safety program. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/HSP%2BGuideline%2BNo.%2B13_TSI.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsTransportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindOther Materials
Alzheimer’s Society Podcast April 2014 - Dementia and DrivingNational(04/01/2014)Nonprofit Organization

The Alzheimer’s Society produced a podcast to discuss the affects of dementia on a senior’s ability to drive.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTha_SLpg4c&feature=emb_titleMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Effect of Passenger Presence on Older Drivers’ Risk of Fatal Crash InvolvementNational(03/28/2014)Association

To determine the association between passenger presence and risk of fatal crash involvement in relation to driver and passenger age and gender, focusing especially on drivers ages 65 and older.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15389588.2013.839992Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Staying healthy in your car: Coping with illness and ageNational(03/09/2014)University

 How do illnesses and age affect motor vehicle safety, and how can a man keep driving in good health?

https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/staying-healthy-in-your-car-coping-with-illness-and-ageMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingDiscussion Guide Research
Consensus Statements on Driving for Persons with DementiaNational(02/25/2014)Nonprofit Organization

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

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/07380577.2014.903583Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Fit for the Road: Older Drivers’ Crash Rates Continue to DropNational(02/20/2014)Association

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported that older drivers were less likely to be involved in car crashes than prior generations and that they’re also less likely to be killed or injured in a car accident.

https://www.iihs.org/api/datastoredocument/status-report/pdf/49/1Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsHandouts, Other Materials
Study: Aging Drivers Crash Less Often Than Earlier GenerationsNational(02/20/2014)News

This article reports on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s findings that drivers aged 70 and older are less likely to be involved in crashes than previous generations.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/study-aging-drivers-crash-less-often-than-earlier-generations/Family Members/CaregiversResearchPublication/Journal Article
Driver Safety for Older Adults: What Families Need to KnowCalifornia(02/12/2014)Nonprofit Organization

UCLA’s Longevity Center held a community meeting on January 16, 2014 to discuss Driver Safety for Older Adults.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzh5uH_QTiM&feature=emb_logoFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driving Skills/AbilityVideo
Driving Tips for SeniorsNational(01/01/2014)Association

AAA produced a video with reminders and tips for senior drivers. Tips include following speed limits and sticking to familiar roads when driving at night.

https://vimeo.com/100907614Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Compendium of Traffic Safety Research Projects (1985-2013)National(01/01/2014)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. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Compendium%20of%20Traffic%20Safety%20Research%20Projects%20%281985-2013%29%20.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Handouts, Other Materials
Driving Cessation Hinders Aging Adults Volunteer and Work Lives, Social Lives Okay in Short TermNational(09/17/2013)Association

Science Daily published a press release which states the researchers’ results regarding how seniors’ driving cessation affected their ability to work, volunteer and remain social.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130917141218.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Warning Signs of Unsafe DrivingNational(09/03/2013)Association

AARP gives examples of how you can tell if an older driver is unsafe on the road. 

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/warning-signs-unsafe-driving/Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
How to Discuss Driver Safety Concerns with Older AdultsNational(08/27/2013)Association

Keiro Senior HealthCare gives tips on discussing driver safety concerns with older adults. Issues with flexibility, reflexes and strength can all negatively affect a senior’s ability to drive.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=oC8wZza6IT4&feature=emb_logoFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingTraining, Video
Alaska: Older Alaskan Safe Driving PSAAlaska(08/14/2013)State Department of Transportation

A public service announcement created by Alaska’s Highway Safety Office on older driver safety. Several keys factors in safe driving are mentioned such as good vision, reaction time, strength and flexibility.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfNZnLFgB9g&feature=emb_titleFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesVideo
Seniors Behind the Wheel: Few Kids Have the TalkNational(07/29/2013)News

This USA Today article talks about the difficulties children of seniors face when discussing driving cessation.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/09/29/older-drivers-highway-safety/2875765/Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
How to Understand and Influence an Older DriverNational(07/01/2013)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA offers an e-booklet on how to understand and the influence of older drivers on its website.

https://icsw.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/UnderstandOlderDrivers/Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Handouts
Driving with Severe ArthritisNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

Learn how limited movement from severe arthritis affects driving.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXHBk4efRoMFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Driving with Parkinson’s DiseaseNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s video on driving with Parkinson’s disease discusses how the illness affects body movements and can cause body tremors which both could affect driving safely. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=crh_LGBNwSA&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Driving with DiabetesNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

This video created by NHTSA shows how driving with diabetes can increasingly become more difficult and impossible to continue.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOaiyJlyjY0&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Driving with Alzheimer’s DiseaseNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s video on driving with Alzheimer’s disease and other serious forms of dementia shows how difficult it is to drive safely when a senior is affected by one of these illnesses. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdbOxbWPSd4&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Driving Rehabilitation ServicesNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA covers driving rehabilitation services in this video. Seniors can speak with a driving rehabilitation specialist to help determine if driving is still a safe option.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=akAGM5klwRo&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
Driving After a StrokeNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

This NHTSA video shows how driving after a stroke can be difficult because of limited mobility issues, possible vision problems and slower thinking.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7NM5I-eLqs&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
Medical Conditions in Older Drivers - Law EnforcementNational(06/20/2013)US Department of Transportation

See how law enforcement officials can help a driver with medical problems.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0N9S4GC7nI&t=11sLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Husband Goes Missing in Car COColorado(05/31/2013)Association

Techniques for interviewing caregivers and search and rescue when someone with dementia goes missing by car.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRZsAjDaK-I&feature=emb_logoLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Driver Assessment Traffic Stop MANational(05/31/2013)Association

Learn to recognize signs of impaired driving due to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hI7mZDO8uic&feature=emb_logoLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Seniors Driving: When Should Your Parents’ Keys Be Taken Away?National(05/18/2013)News

Huffington Post shares a video clips from “The Drs” discussing senior driving and knowing when parents’ keys should be taken away. 

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/seniors-driving_n_3287603Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Injury Vulnerability and Effectiveness of Occupant Protection Technologies for Older Occupants and WomenNational(05/01/2013)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Technical Report on injury vulnerability and the effectiveness of occupant protection technologies for older occupants and women.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811766State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Safer VehiclesHandouts
Drivers Education for Older Drivers Remains for 2 Years, Researcher FindsNational(04/26/2013)Association

In seeming contrast to the notion that the elderly often have memory problems, a new study finds driver retraining to be an effective strategy for improving the safe-driving habits of older drivers over the long term.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130426115626.htmMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Family Conversations about Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia & DrivingNational(03/01/2013)Association

The Hartford website is a partner with AARP and gives tips on how family members can start conversations with older drivers regarding their health and ability to continue driving.

https://s0.hfdstatic.com/sites/the_hartford/files/at-the-crossroads-2012.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingDiscussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research, Handouts
Effectiveness of LED Stop Lamps for Reducing Rear-End Crashes: Analyses of State Crash DataNational(02/01/2013)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Technical Report on the effectiveness of LED stop lamps for reducing rear-end crashes and analyses of state crash data.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811712Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsHandouts, Publication/Journal Article
Keeping Elderly Drivers SafeNational(01/05/2013)Association

This report explores mobility and safety issues for older Americans and presents a set of recommendations for implementing a safer transportation system.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1CtRkafu3I&feature=emb_logoTransportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesTransportation Engineering/PlanningTraining, Video
Time to Hand Over the Keys?National(12/31/2012)Association

The National Safety Council created a .pdf of information for family members and loved ones of seniors regarding their driving ability. 

https://s3.amazonaws.com/APreports/NatSaveCouncilFSH_Fall2012_Older+Drivers.pdfOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
Standardized Road Test Results Differ from Older Adults’ Natural DrivingNational(12/05/2012)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.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121205113524.htmFamily Members/CaregiversFitness to Drive, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research
When Should Elderly Drivers Hang Up the Car Keys?National(11/18/2012)Association

Kiplinger gives information on how to approach a senior family member regarding their driving ability and safety behind the wheel.

https://www.kiplinger.com/article/cars/t009-c004-s001-when-should-elderly-drivers-hang-up-the-car-keys.htmlMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesOther Materials
Road Test and Naturalistic Driving Performance in Healthy and Cognitively Impaired Older Adults: Does Environment Matter?National(10/30/2012)Association

To relate the standardized road test to video recordings of naturalistic driving in older adults with a range of cognitive impairment.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04206.xFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveOther Materials
When Should Seniors Hang Up the Car Keys?National(10/08/2012)News

NPR reported that “officials are bracing for a surge in senior drivers.” With statistics showing an accident increase after 65 and the likelihood of fatal accidents after 75, according to NPR.com. 

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2012/10/08/162392507/when-should-seniors-hang-up-the-car-keys/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driving ImpairmentPublication/Journal Article
Reasons Why Teenagers and Older People Are the Riskiest DriversNational(10/01/2012)Association

Consumer Reports published an article on how teenagers and older people are the riskiest drivers on the road and also includes statistics on the crash rates for each age group.

https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2012/10/teenagers-and-older-people-are-the-riskiest-drivers/index.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesOther Materials
Older Pedestrians at Risk – And How States Can Make it Safer and Easier for Older Residents to WalkNational(08/01/2012)Association

New York, New York and Connecticut give statistics on Tri-State Pedestrian Fatalities from 2008-2010 and give information on the most dangerous places and counties for older pedestrians to walk.

http://www.tstc.org/reports/older12/senior-pedestrians-at-risk-2012.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Seniors Take Pedestrian Safety Into Their Own HandsNew York(07/25/2012)News

This video is of some East Brooklyn seniors who are fighting to keep their streets safe.

https://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2012/07/seniors-take-pedestrian-safety-into-their-own-hands/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Video
Old and on the Road: Can We Train Elderly Drivers To Be Safer?National(02/13/2012)Association

This post reports that University of Massachusetts psychological scientist, Alexander Pollatsek found in his research of older drivers that many of their mistakes behind the wheel come from old driving habits. 

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/full-frontal-psychology/old-and-on-the-road.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversResearchCommunity Resources
Identifying and Remediating Failures of Selective Attention in Older DriversNational(02/02/2012)Association

Older drivers are primarily overinvolved in crashes at intersections, and failure to attend to regions that contain relevant information about potential hazards is a major contributor to this problem.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3472430/Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DrivePublication/Journal Article
Has the Time Come for an Older Driver Vehicle?National(02/02/2012)Association

This paper questions if it’s time for vehicles to be designed to suit the needs of an older population.

https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/handle/2027.42/89960Medical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsPublication/Journal Article
Conversations About Senior DrivingNational(01/11/2012)Association

Liberty Mutual created a video to discuss seniors driving and having conversations about the topic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahKN6AZlucU&feature=emb_logoFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationVideo
Did You Know? Mature Driving QuizNational(01/01/2012)Association

In this video AAA offers a “Did You Know? Mature Driving Quiz.” William E. Van Tassel, Ph.D., Manager of Driver Training Programs at AAA gives several statements to quiz on your knowledge about driving.

https://vimeo.com/52009291Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Self-ScreeningVideo
Utah: Senior Drivers – 2011 Utah Crash FactsUtah(12/31/2011)State Department of Transportation

Utah’s Department of Public Safety release its crash rates per licensed driver by age in 2011.

https://highwaysafety.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/02/SeniorDrivers2011.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchHandouts, Visor Cards
Many Older Floridians Have No Backup Plan After Hanging Up Their KeysFlorida(12/02/2011)Association

Florida is home to one of the highest percentages of residents ages 65 and older in the USA, but very few of them have through ahead to a time when they will no longer be able to drive a vehicle safely. 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111202155529.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Illinois: City of Chicago 2011 Pedestrian Crash Analysis – Summary ReportIllinois(12/01/2011)State Department of Transportation

The city of Chicago published its 2011 Pedestrian Crash Analysis Summary Report which includes information on pedestrian activity and efforts to improve safety on its streets.

https://www.chicago.gov/dam/city/depts/cdot/pedestrian/2011PedestrianCrashAnalysisSummaryReport.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther Materials
Turning Over the Keys: Medical Fitness and Aging DriversDistrict of Columbia(08/24/2011)Association

This AAA report was presented at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Annual (AAMVA) International Conference in 2011.

https://www.aamva.org/workarea/downloadasset.aspx?id=1858Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingTraining
Helping Eye Care Providers Better Assess Driving in Older AdultsNational(08/23/2011)Association

Drivers over age 65 are the fastest-growing segment of the driving population, and their eye care providers are playing an increasingly important role in assessing their ability to drive safely.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110822121725.htmMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Dementia & Driving Resource Center (A bump in the road) National(08/16/2011)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. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpQTT2VZEls&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningVideo
Dementia & Driving Resource Center (Supportive Conversations Video) National(08/16/2011)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. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=oL8o9DrRlsY&feature=emb_logoMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningVideo
Driving Errors Increase with Age Among Older Drivers: Blind-spot Errors Most Common MistakeNational(06/22/2011)Association

Even healthy adults with a safe driving record tend to make more driving errors as they age, including potentially dangerous mistakes, such as failing to check blind spots, according to a new study.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110516121543.htmState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
Elderly Drivers Support Competency TestsNational(05/28/2011)Association

Researchers studying driving habits and accident rates among the elderly found that a majority support age-based competency tests.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525131741.htmMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, RetestsPublication/Journal Article
Colorado: Survey Finds Aging Drivers Support Mandatory Retesting to Get LicenseColorado(05/25/2011)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.

https://www.denverpost.com/2011/05/25/colorado-survey-finds-aging-drivers-support-mandatory-retesting-to-get-license/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Fitness to Drive, Reporting Requirements, Screening & Assessments, Retests, Driving Test, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide Research
Is It Time for Your Senior Driving Safety Course?National(03/23/2011)Association

The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association website has information and links to various organizations that offer senior driving safety courses.

https://nmeda.com/is-it-time-for-your-senior-driving-safety-course/Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Self-Screening, EvaluationCommunity Resources
Seniors Have Trouble Walking And Talking At The Same TimeNational(03/16/2011)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.”

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2011/03/18/134600344/seniors-have-trouble-walking-and-talking-at-the-same-timeOlder DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources
Driving Simulators Help Older Adults Improve Their Road SkillsNational(01/14/2011)Association

Older drivers could benefit from training programs that put them behind the wheel -- in a driving simulator, with an observer who helps them develop their skills, according to a new article.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110113131444.htmMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Driver Education, Research, Safer Vehicles, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistPublication/Journal Article
NHSTA Older Driver Safety Program Five - Year Strategic Plan 2012 -2017National(12/01/2010)Association

The NHTSA created an older driver safety strategic plan to prevent injuries, save lives and to cut costs on roadway funds. This link provides infomration on building a communication base with older drivers. 

http://nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/811432.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide Research, Referral Lists, Policy Document
Cognitive Training Decreases Motor Vehicle Collision Involvement of Older DriversAlabama(11/04/2010)University

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

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03138.xMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
Seniors Driving Research by MIT AgeLab and The HartfordNational(06/30/2010)News

Newscaster Conn Jackson speaks with MIT AgeLab’s Dr. Liza D’Ambrosio and The Hartford’s Jodi Olshevski about the latest research on senior driving. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=sHY4BZRBs0A&feature=emb_titleFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesDiscussion Guide Research, Video
To Drive or Not to Drive, That Isn’t the QuestionNational(12/31/2009)Nonprofit Organization

This research examines older drivers and how they rationalize and cope with their own changing psychological and physical functioning.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022437509000462Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Residual Effects of Hypnotic Drugs in Aging DriversNational(12/31/2009)Association

Research was conducted to measure the effect of hypnotic drugs on driving performance in aging drivers.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00213-009-1677-2Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Senior Driving Program – CarFitNational(12/02/2009)Association

Bold City Media speaks with a CarFit representative who explains the company’s senior driving program and finding a vehicle best suited for the driver.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KiufTKNkZ4&feature=emb_titleFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationTraining, Video
Driver Fitness Medical GuidelinesNational(09/01/2009)US Department of Transportation

The National Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) provides a driver fitness medical guideline booklet on its website. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Driver%20Medical%20Fitness%20Guideline.pdfMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
The Long-Term Effect of ABS in Passenger Cars and LTVsNational(08/01/2009)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Technical Report on the long-term effect of ABS in passenger cars and LTVs.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811182Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversResearchHandouts
International Older Driver Consensus Conference on Assessment, Remediation and Counseling for Transportation Alternatives: Summary and RecommendationsNational(07/28/2009)Association

In 2003, 63 international experts on older driver issues met to examine three critical issues related to the safe mobility of senior drivers.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/J148v23n02_07State Driver Licensing AgenciesScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Retests, Transportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Improving Driving Performance of Senior Drivers Through Self-Monitoring with a Driving DiaryNational(07/28/2009)Association

This study investigated whether self-monitoring of driving by use of driving would improve driving performance in senior drivers.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/J148v16n01_04State Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
Driving Transitions Education (Tools, Scripts, And Practices)National(06/01/2009)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA's publication "Driving Transitions Education (Tools, Scripts, And Practices)"

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/drivingtransitionseducation.pdfMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Research, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts, Other Materials
NCHRP Vol. 9 Report 500National(04/08/2009)Nonprofit Organization

This report of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program/Transportation Research Board provides a comprehensive guide to reducing crashes involving older drivers, and details effective engineering solutions and relative costs.

http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_500v9.pdfTransportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindPublication/Journal Article
The Effectiveness of Amber Rear Turn Signals for Reducing Rear ImpactsNational(04/01/2009)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Technical Report on the effectiveness of amber rear turn signals for reducing rear impacts.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811115Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchOther Materials
Designing In-Vehicle Technologies for Older DriversNational(03/01/2009)University

New in-vehicle systems must be designed for users who receive no training in how to use them and whose cognitive and sensory abilities vary.

https://www.nae.edu/Publications/Bridge/TechnologiesforanAgingPopulation/DesigningIn-VehicleTechnologiesforOlderDrivers.aspxFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsPublication/Journal Article
Do Older Drivers At-Risk for Crashes Modify Their Driving Over Time?National(02/04/2009)Association

Restricted driving was present at baseline for the at-risk group and was observed in longitudinal trajectories that controlled for baseline differences.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2655158/Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Harnessing New Technology To Keep Older People Behind The Wheel For LongerNational(09/20/2008)Association

A new study has highlighted the key role technology could play in extending the age at which people can drive safely on our roads.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080911111520.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive TechnologyPublication/Journal Article
Stressed Older Drivers Are Three Times More Likely To Brake Than Calm DriversNational(09/05/2008)News

A new study examines how stress affects decision-making and finds that older adults alter their behavior more than young adults when under stress -- particularly in situations involving risk.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081028074331.htmFamily Members/CaregiversResearchCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide Research
Factors Leading to Older Drivers’ Intersection CrashesNational(09/01/2008)Association

Older drivers are overinvolved in intersection crashes compared with younger drivers, but the reasons are not clearly understood. The purpose of the present study was to identify the factors that lead to older drivers' intersection crashes.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17710717/Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearchPublication/Journal Article
The Relationship Between Self-Regulation and Driving-Related Abilities in Older Drivers: An Exploratory StudyNational(07/07/2008)Association

The objectives of this paper are to review the published research findings about the role of self-regulation in older driver safety. 

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15389580801895319Older DriversSelf-ScreeningPublication/Journal Article
Crash Risk of Older Drivers After Attending a Mature Driver Education ProgramNational(11/01/2007)Association

This study was done to determine if crash rates would lessen after post-license education in senior drivers.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457507000231State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/Journal Article
Transportation and Aging: A Research Agenda for Advancing Safe MobilityNational(10/01/2007)Association

This paper was done to detail important research needs in various areas on the subject of driver safety and mobility for seniors.

https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/article/47/5/578/718662Family Members/CaregiversResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Tinted Windshield and Its Effects on Aging Drivers’ Visual Acuity and Glare ResponseNational(08/01/2007)Nonprofit Organization

The objective of this study was to assess whether alternating different tinted windshields would affect aging drivers’ visual acuity and glare response.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925753507001300Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive TechnologyOther Materials
Senior Drivers Less Likely Than Youngest Drivers To Cause Accidents, Study FindsNational(07/23/2007)Association

Drivers 65 and older are just 1/3 as likely as drivers 15 to 24 to cause auto accidents, and not much more likely than drivers 25 to 64 to cause accidents. 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/07/070719115903.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversFitness to DrivePublication/Journal Article
Senior Drivers Aren’t Unsafe DriversNational(07/19/2007)Association

The article follows up with information on a new study that “found that drivers aged 65 and older are only about 16 percent likelier to cause a crash than drivers aged 25 to 64.”

https://consumer.healthday.com/senior-citizen-information-31/misc-aging-news-10/senior-drivers-aren-t-unsafe-drivers-606536.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Driving Test, Assessment, Successful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
Personal Vehicle TransportationNational(07/01/2007)Association

This chapter covers older drivers’ transportation needs and driving patterns.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK97349/Family Members/CaregiversFitness to Drive, Successful StrategiesOther Materials
Pedestrian Signal Safety for Older PersonsNational(07/01/2007)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.

https://aaafoundation.org/pedestrian-signal-safety-older-persons/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearchHandouts, Other Materials
Usefulness of Off-Road Screening Tests to Licensing Authorities When Assessing Older Driver Fitness to DriveNational(06/11/2007)Nonprofit Organization

This paper identifies two off-road screening tests that have been assessed in their usefulness in a senior driver licensing context.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15389580801895178Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversFitness to DriveOther Materials
Usefulness of Off-Road Screening Tests to Licensing Authorities When Assessing Older Driver Fitness to DriveNational(06/11/2007)Nonprofit Organization

This paper identifies two off-road screening tests that have been assessed in their usefulness in a senior driver licensing context.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15389580801895178Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversFitness to DriveOther Materials
Transportation in an Aging SocietyNational(04/01/2007)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.

http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/conf/reports/cp_27.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources, Handouts
Older Driver Safety – Knowledge Sharing Should Help States Prepare for Increase in Older Driver PopulationNational(04/01/2007)Association

(GAO) did a study on older driver safety because of the increasing concern of older adults driving while representing the fastest growing U.S. population segment.

https://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07413.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchHandouts
Evaluation of Two Assessment Tools in Predicting Driving Ability of Senior DriversNational(03/01/2007)Association

To evaluate Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test (MVPT) and Clock Drawing Task (clock test) as quick assessment tools in predicting driving capability of senior drivers for an on-road driving test.

https://journals.lww.com/ajpmr/Abstract/2007/03000/Evaluation_of_Two_Assessment_Tools_in_Predicting.4.aspxMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Driving TestPublication/Journal Article
The Case For and Against Mandatory Age-based Assessment of Older DriversNational(09/01/2006)Association

The study shows both sides, for and against, age-based assessment in senior drivers.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1369847806000520Family Members/CaregiversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Driving Cessation: The Perspective of Senior DriversNational(08/03/2006)Association

An educational intervention to aid older drivers in self‐evaluating driving skills and coping with the driving cessation dilemma is proposed.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0360127970230603Medical ProfessionalsTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Giving Up Driving May Be Express Lane To Long-term CareNational(07/19/2006)Association

Researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have found that elders who stay behind the wheel are less likely to enter nursing homes or assisted living centers than those who have never driven or who have given up driving altogether.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/07/060719093005.htmMedical Professionals, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Collisions Involving Senior Drivers: High-risk Conditions and LocationsNational(07/01/2006)Association

This study was conducted to better understand the characteristics of crashes involving senior drivers 65 and older.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/6930582_Collisions_Involving_Senior_Drivers_High-Risk_Conditions_and_LocationsState Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Assessment of Driving-related Skills Older Driving Screening ToolNational(06/01/2006)Association

The Assessment of Driving-related Skills (ADReS) was created to assist physicians in making decisions regarding their patients’ safe driving ability.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/07380577.2011.634889Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Driving Test, Assessment, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Older Adult Drivers with Cognitive ImpairmentNational(03/15/2006)Association

This article is about the likelihood of family physicians becoming more involved in driving retirement discussions with patients affected by cognitive impairment.

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0315/p1029.htmlMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
The Older Driver with Dementia: An Updated Literature ReviewNational(12/31/2005)Nonprofit Organization

This paper addresses the issue and limits of senior drivers with dementia.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022437505000745Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Straight Talk for Mature Drivers – Good Vision…Vital to Good DrivingNational(12/31/2005)Nonprofit Organization

AAA’s discusses how good vision is vital for seniors and safe driving in this online brochure. Vision can be affected in many ways due to aging.

http://exchange.aaa.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Straight-Talk-For-Mature-Drivers-Rx-for-Safe-Driving.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts, Referral Lists
Connecticut: Elderly Driving Restrictions and Mandatory Testing RequirementsConnecticut(11/22/2005)Nonprofit Organization

This OLR Research Report conducted by Associate Legislative Attorney, Janet L. Kaminski, details Connecticut’s laws regarding license renewal, which at the 2005 there were no special requirements that only applied to elderly residents. 

https://www.cga.ct.gov/2005/rpt/2005-R-0882.htmOlder Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPolicy Document
Determining Older Driver Crash Responsibility from Police and Insurance DataNational(08/08/2005)Association

This study aims to determine the extent to which older drivers can be considered responsible for their crashes.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15389580600840706Family Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
The Elderly DriverNational(06/01/2005)Association

In 2005, Psychiatric Times covered senior drivers on their website and the affect that prohibiting the elderly from driving can have on them. 

https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/view/elderly-driverFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersCommunity Resources
Impact of an Educational Program on the Safety of High-risk Older DriversNational(04/01/2004)Association

This study was done to determine if an individualized educational program to enhance driver safety skills would reduce the crash rate risk in senior drivers.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0749379703003751Medical ProfessionalsDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Older Driver Safety: A Report from the Older Drivers ProjectNational(12/03/2003)Association

This report was created out of the growing public concern regarding senior drivers and their crash rates.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52025.xFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersPublication/Journal Article
Pedestrian Signal Safety for Older PersonsNational(06/01/2003)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.

https://aaafoundation.org/pedestrian-signal-safety-older-persons/Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearch, Transportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindPublication/Journal Article
A Pocket Guide to Improve Traffic Control and Mobility for Our Older PopulationNational(01/01/2003)US Department of Transportation

This pocket guide helps transportation professionals consider the needs of an aging population and covers three key areas -- intersections/interchanges, curves, and temporary traffic control situations (e.g., workzones).

https://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/pdfs/PocketGuide0404.pdfTransportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindPublication/Journal Article, Training
Driving and Alternatives: Older Drivers in MichiganMichigan(01/01/2003)Association

This paper shows the results of a statewide telephone conducted in Michigan of drivers and former drivers ages 65 and older on their transportation mode choices and whether they planned for when they could no longer drive.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022437503000458Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Evaluating the Impact of Passengers on the Safety of Older DriversKentucky(01/01/2003)Association

Overall, the presence of two or more passengers was found to negatively impact the probability that drivers 75 years of age or older were at fault in crashes.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022437503000549State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
The SIMARD Screening Tool to Identify Unfit Drivers. Are We There Now?National(03/15/2001)Association

Dobbs and Schopflocher published an article in which they introduced a tool to identify people who are unfit to drive because of cognitive impairment.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2150131910397704Medical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, AssessmentPublication/Journal Article
Effectiveness of Pretensioners And Load Limiters for Enhancing Fatality Reduction By Seat BeltsNational(11/01/2000)US Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Technical Report Documentation on the effectiveness of pretensioners and load limiters for enhancing fatality reduction by seat belts.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811835Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Safer VehiclesHandouts, Publication/Journal Article
Consequences of Driving Cessation Decreased Out-of-Home Activity LevelsConnecticut(11/01/2000)Association

This study shows how out-of-home activity decreased in seniors once they stopped driving.

https://academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/article/55/6/S334/623816Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersPublication/Journal Article
Massachusetts: Pedestrian Safety Guidelines for Residential Streets in BostonMassachusetts(08/01/2000)State Department of Transportation

The city of Boston published its plan to improve pedestrian safety in residential areas.

https://www.cityofboston.gov/transportation/accessboston/pdfs/pedestrian_safety_guidelines.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful Strategies, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Handouts
Driving Decisions WorkbookNational(01/01/2000)US Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation and the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute to assist drivers in understanding age-related changes that can affect your ability to drive safely.

https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/1321/94135.0001.001.pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=yOlder DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Transportation Engineering/PlanningHandouts, Training
The Older Adult DriverNational(01/01/2000)Nonprofit Organization

 Knowing a senior driver’s driving history, medication, possible medical and physiological issues are all topics that are covered, as well as, additional measures that should be taken to prevent injury while driving.

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0101/p141.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Characteristics of Traffic Crashes Among Young, Middle-aged, and Older DriversNational(05/01/1999)Association

This is a study of the varying characteristics of car crashes among young, middle-aged and older drivers.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S000145759800061XTransportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Driving Cessation and Changes in Mileage Driven Among Elderly IndividualsNational(09/01/1998)Association

This is a study of driving cessation among seniors and the changes in mileage driven among the elderly.

https://academic.oup.com/geronj/article-abstract/48/5/S255/641808Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Confidence In, and Self-rating Of, Driving Ability Among Older DriversConnecticut(05/01/1998)Association

Active drivers in a representative cohort of older individuals age 77 years and older in New Haven, Connecticut were interviewed. 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457597001000Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/AbilityPublication/Journal Article
Illinois: Impact from Changes in IL Drivers License Renewal Requirements for Older DriversIllinois(01/01/1998)Association

This report shows the impact in Illinois when the driver's license renewal length shortened from 4 to 2 years for those ages 81-86 and 1 year for those ages 87 and up.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457597000638State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Driving TestPublication/Journal Article
Trends in Highway Safety: Effects of an Aging Population on Accident PropensityNational(08/01/1995)Nonprofit Organization

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

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/0001457594000862Family Members/CaregiversResearchCommunity Resources
Psychoactive Medications and Injurious Motor Vehicle Collisions Involving Older DriversNational(11/01/1994)Association

Older drivers have the second highest risk for motor vehicle collisions of any age group, after adolescents. Psychoactive medications may place older drivers at increased risk for injurious motor vehicle collisions.

https://journals.lww.com/epidem/Abstract/1994/11000/Psychoactive_Medications_and_Injurious_Motor.6.aspxMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Compensation in Older Drivers as Reflected in Their Fatal AccidentsNational(02/01/1994)Association

To estimate safety effects of compensatory changes in the driving behavior of older drivers (age 65+), their fatal accidents were compared with those of young and middle-aged drivers (26-40 years) in different situations.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/0001457594900736Older DriversDriving ImpairmentPublication/Journal Article
Cognitive-Motor Abilities of the Elderly DriverNational(02/01/1992)Association

This article reviews information the effects of old age on motor abilities as it relates to driving behavior.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/001872089203400107Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Vision, Aging, and Driving: The Problems of Older DriversNational(01/01/1992)Association

This research was done on adults ages 22-92 years old in regard to their visual difficulties when driving and performing everyday tasks

https://academic.oup.com/geronj/article-abstract/47/1/P27/601323Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Visual Requirements for Safety and Mobility of Older DriversNational(10/01/1991)Nonprofit Organization

This paper was done to assess visual deterioration with aging and how to deal with issues in visual functions and driving.

http://hfs.sagepub.com/content/33/5/507.shortMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversPublication/Journal Article
Recent Changes in Driving Among Older AdultsNational(10/01/1991)Association

An examination of drivers aged at least 65 years between the years 1980 and 1989.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/001872089103300510State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Differences in Accident Characteristics Among Elderly Drivers and Between Elderly and Middle-aged DriversNational(10/01/1990)Association

A total of 5,853 elderly drivers, aged 55 and over, and 8,210 middle-aged drivers 36–50 years old, all of whom were involved in accidents during 1986, were compared using discriminant function and univariate techniques.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/000145759090044LState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
Cardiovascular Disease, Aging and Traffic AccidentsCalifornia(08/01/1967)State Department of Transportation

Mean individual traffic accident and violation rates were compared for 267 “healthy” drivers and 82 senile persons. 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/0021968167900380Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
SDLA Handout NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20SDLA%20Handout_FINAL.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
2 out of 3 Crashes NationalAssociation

2 out of 3 fatal crashes involving older drivers involved other vehicles.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/2%20out%20of%203%20crashes%20FINAL.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
ChORUS Press Release ODSAW 2023NationalAssociation

Use the ChORUS press release in your publications to spread the word about older driver safety during ODSAW 2023

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20press%20release%20ODSAW%2023%20Final.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver EducationOther
NCSA Launches New Older Population Data Visualization ToolNationalAssociation

The tool presents data on people 65 and older involved in fatal traffic crashes, and is modeled after the information presented in the Older Population facts sheet. This is the ninth in a series of data visualization tools. 

https://explore.dot.gov/views/DV_FARS_OLD/Home?%3Aembed=y&%3Aiid=1&%3AisGuestRedirectFromVizportal=yFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Pedestrian SafetyHandouts
A Conversation at Thanksgiving Keeping Older Drivers Safe Behind the WheelNationalAssociation

When families and older adults plan ahead for community mobility, they have the most choices and the most power.”

https://caregiver.com/articles/conversation-thanksgiving-driving/Family Members/CaregiversConversation StartersCommunity Resources
How to Have the Difficult Driving ConversationNationalAssociation

Read about how to have a difficult driving conversation in the Alzheimers Today Magazine.

https://alzfdn.org/difficult-driving-conversation/Family Members/CaregiversConversation StartersPublication/Journal Article
You hold the keys to your transportation NationalAssociation

This tip card addresses the keys to achieving safe mobility for life and directs you to specific transportation resources.

https://www.safemobilityfl.com/pdfs/ResourceCenter/RC_2021/12-Keys_Achieve_TipCard_FINALpdf_lowres.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
Keeping Our Older Drivers Safe on the RoadNationalUS Department of Transportation

Learn about how to our older drivers safety on the road by reading the NHTSA older page.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/older-drivers/keeping-our-older-drivers-safe-roadFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Taking Action on Pedestrian SafetyNew YorkState Department of Transportation

The New York State DOTH teamed up with the GTSC on a first-of-its-kind pedestrian safety campaign in NY state. The state continues to invest in critical three E of pedestrian safety. 

https://www.ny.gov/programs/pedestrian-safetyTransportation Engineers/PlannersPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
SidewalksNationalAssociation

Safe, accessible, and well-maintained sidewalks are a fundamental and necessary investment for cities and have been found to enhance general public health maximizing social capital. Read more from NACTO about sidewalk safety. 

https://nacto.org/publication/urban-street-design-guide/street-design-elements/sidewalks/Transportation Engineers/PlannersPedestrian SafetyDiscussion Guide
Age-Friendly WalkingMassachusettsAssociation

Age-Friendly Walking is a framework for planning and building cities and towns that are walkable for people of all ages. Walkability is key to ensuring that older adults can age in community, access goods and services and maintain health

https://walkboston.org/what-we-do/age-friendly-walking/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyBlog
License renewal proceduresNationalState Department of Transportation

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety maintains a chart providing a summary of older driver renewal laws by state. 

https://www.iihs.org/topics/older-drivers/license-renewal-laws-tableState Driver Licensing AgenciesReporting RequirementsCommunity Resources
Older Driver Safety Program RWJ Barnabas New JerseyUniversity

The program addresses the needs of older drivers by providing a comprehensive evaluation to determine how to help you or a loved one remain independent – and safe – behind the wheel.

https://www.rwjbh.org/rwj-university-hospital-somerset/treatment-care/senior-health/older-driver-safety-program/Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsTraining
Driving & community mobilityNationalAssociation

AOTA is  here to assist in your driving programs and projects with resources, tools, frameworks, and partner connections to support your clients and the community.

https://www.aota.org/practice/clinical-topics/driving-community-mobilityMedical ProfessionalsScreening & AssessmentsHandbooks/Manuals
MyMobility PlanNationalAssociation

While it may not be possible to prevent all of these changes, there are actions you and your loved ones can take today, and as you age, to help keep you safe and independent tomorrow. Use this tool to help plan for the future.

https://www.cdc.gov/transportationsafety/pdf/older_adult_drivers/CDC-AdultMobilityTool-9.27.pdfOlder DriversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts
Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure OnlineNationalNonprofit Organization

The Fitness to Drive Screening Measure is not a diagnostic instrument. It is intended to be used by caregivers and/or family members or friends of the driver to assist with the identification of driving difficulty. 

https://ftds.phhp.ufl.edu/us/questionnaire.phpFamily Members/CaregiversScreening & AssessmentsVideo
Signs that an Older Adult’s Driving Skills Need TestingNationalAssociation

The following are warning signs that an older adult may need to have a professional test about whether driving is still safe.

https://www.healthinaging.org/testing-driving-skillsOlder DriversWarning Signs of Impaired DrivingCommunity Resources
Aging and Adult ServicesNorth CarolinaState Department of Transportation

The Division of Aging and Adult Services works to promote independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older adults and their families through a community based on services and benefits. 

https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/aging-and-adult-services/transportation-servicesFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Other
Transportation ServicesNorth CarolinaState Department of Transportation

Transportation services provide travel to and/or from community resources providing needed services or carrying out activities of daily living.

https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/aging-and-adult-services/transportation-servicesOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
8 Tips for Summer Travel by Car With Seniors NationalAssociation

There is no reason to let physical limitations restrict your travel. In addition to making sure your car is properly serviced and ready for the trip, here are more tips for traveling by car:

https://www.easeliving.com/blogs/news/35128453-8-tips-for-summer-travel-by-car-with-seniorsOlder DriversConversation StartersBlog
Healthy Living TipsNationalAssociation

ACL has a healthy living fact sheets about how to know when its time to give up the keys. 

https://acl.gov/sites/default/files/news%202017-03/HealthyLivingTips_GiveUptheKeys.pdfOlder DriversConversation StartersHandouts
Medication Effects That May Impair Driving AbilityNationalAssociation

Medscape here to talk about medicines, whether they are prescriptions, over-the-counter (OTC), legal, or illegal, that have the potential to impair driving performance. 

https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/887329_2Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingTraining
Prescription medication and driving what are the hazardsCaliforniaState Department of Transportation

As people age, many see increases in the number of their prescribed medications. However, at any age, the more medications you take, the greater the risk that the medications will affect your ability to drive safely. 

https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/driver-education-and-safety/educational-materials/fast-facts/prescription-medications-and-driving-what-are-the-hazards-ffdl45/Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
My State Info Traffic Safety Programs for Older Adults CaliforniaCaliforniaState Department of Transportation

State-based information on programs supporting older drivers in California, including successful strategies, alternate transportation, and funding sources. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/StatePrograms_FactSheet_CA_2023June_508.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
What to Except When Talking to a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist NationalAssociation

ChORUS developed a handout to give to older drivers when talking about What to Except When Talking to a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/What%20to%20expect%20when%20talking%20to%20a%20driving%20rehabilitation%20specialist.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistHandouts
Tip Sheet: Becoming A Non-Driver? Find Alternate Transportation OptionsNationalAssociation

The HealthinAging.org tip sheet helps older drivers create an alternative transportation solution to maintain their independence. 

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/tip-sheet-becoming-non-driver-find-alternate-transportation-optionsFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Other
Driving Safety for Older AdultsNationalAssociation

Over 80 percent of older adults have a driver’s license. Older adults who drive a car have freedom and independence. They feel more in control and satisfied with their lives.

 

https://www.healthinaging.org/driving-safetyMedical Professionals, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide
Driving Safely While Aging GracefullyNationalUS Department of Transportation

Driving is a key to independence from the moment we get our first license. Most of us want to hold onto that key for as long as we safely can. This resource created by NHTSA can help. 

 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/older-drivers/driving-safely-while-aging-gracefullyFamily Members/CaregiversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research
Governors Highway Safety AssociationNationalAssociation

GHSA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit representing the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement federal grant programs to address behavioral highway safety issues.

https://www.ghsa.org/Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchCommunity Resources
A Proclamation on Older Americans Month, 2023NationalNews

White House Proclamation Older Americans are the pillars of our community, and we owe it to them to value their wisdom, celebrate their contributions, and champion their well-being. 

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2023/04/28/a-proclamation-on-older-americans-month-2023/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchPublication/Journal Article
MedTrans goNationalAssociation

MedTrans Go is a B2B technology platform that provides medical practices,hospitals, and facilities with reliable services in medical transportation, interpretation, home healthcare, delivery and more

https://www.medtransgo.com/Older DriversDriver EducationOther
Common Courtesy NationalAssociation

Getting those in need where they need to go. We make it easier for those with transportation needs to use local ridesharing services.

https://ccrides.org/Older DriversDriver EducationOther
Prevention of Injuries in Older AdultsNationalAssociation

The risk of injuring themselves and others while driving is higher than that for younger adults because of age-associated changes and conditions common among older adults. 

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/geriatrics/prevention-of-disease-and-disability-in-older-adults/prevention-of-injuries-in-older-adults?query=older%20driverMedical ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Older Drivers and Pedestrians Special RuleNationalUS Department of Transportation

The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act created a new Special Rule for older drivers and pedestrians under 23 USC 148(g)(2),  which was cont. under the FAST Act. 

https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/hsip/older/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversResearchPublication/Journal Article
Transportation Technical Assistance Coordination Library (TACL)NationalAssociation

TACL provides a sustainable methodology and platform for access and findability of rural and tribal transit coordination resources across a diverse rant of transportation technical assistance

https://transportation-tacl.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther
Transportation Coordination: A Lifeline for Rural Older AdultsNationalAssociation

TACL includes learning modules, case studies, webinars, how-to’s and many other resources to help organizations work together to establish and manage coordinated transportation programs.

https://www.ncoa.org/article/transportation-coordination-a-lifeline-for-rural-older-adultsOlder DriversDriver Education, Successful StrategiesOther Materials
Providing Options to Rural Older AdultsNationalAssociation

For older adults living in rural communities, the challenge of aging in place is often magnified. What specific programs and policies have proven successful and could be replicated?

https://bipartisanpolicy.org/providing-options-to-rural-older-adults/Family Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesOther Materials
Few Aging in Place Programs Focus on Rural AreasNationalAssociation

Aging in place can be challenging for many older adults, no matter where they live, but is especially daunting for those living in rural areas.

https://www.nextavenue.org/few-aging-in-place-programs-focus-on-rural-areas/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesOther
Vision Zero DC Older DriversDistrict of ColumbiaState Department of Transportation

The number of licensed older drivers in the District increased by 8.8 percent from 59,785 in 2016 to 65,045 in 2020.

https://visionzero.dc.gov/pages/older-driversFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchOther
"Adult golf cart injuries: A rising hazard off the course"NationalAssociation

Study of golf-cart-related injuries seen at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, reflecting increased use of golf carts for transportation off the golf course.The results showed that orthopedic injuries. 

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15389588.2023.2188986Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversResearchPublication/Journal Article
How Does Your Car FitNationalAssociation

Trihead wrote an article about the benefits of carfit and the importance of having your car fit you to keep you safe on the road. 

https://www.trihealth.com/dailyhealthwire/living-well/senior-health/how-does-your-car-fitOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesPublication/Journal Article
What Should You Keep in the Car?NationalAssociation

Every vehicle should have an emergency supply kit in the trunk. Learn what goes into the Emergency Supply Kit with a list from National Safety Council. 

https://www.nsc.org/community-safety/safety-topics/emergency-preparedness/emergency-supplies-for-carFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver EducationOther
My Car Does What?NationalNonprofit Organization

My Car Does What is a national campaign to help educate drivers on new vehicle safety technologies designed to help prevent crashes. 

https://mycardoeswhat.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive TechnologyDiscussion Guide Research, Other
The Basics of Bioptics and Bioptic DrivingNationalAssociation

Presenters will provide an overview of bioptic lens systems, basic requirements for bioptic driver readiness, misconceptions of bioptic driving, state legislation and advocacy initiatives and more.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw7UR4UzR_w&list=PLUj6DcM1nN3HCfWxJIMLPeD8roKZt8xyu&index=2Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Successful StrategiesVideo
Time to be BoldNationalAssociation

Time To Be Bold connects people with vision loss to the services and information needed to get back on track with living life.

https://timetobebold.org/about/Older DriversResearchCommunity Resources
APH Connect Center NationalAssociation

Looking for resources and services related to vision loss? APH Connect Center can connect you to whatever information you need. 

https://aphconnectcenter.org/#contentOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Getting Started 2020: A Guide for People New to Vision LossNationalAssociation

The information provided can help you navigate your journey. It will point you in the direction of finding the tools, information, support systems, and guidance you seek during this new and challenging time.

https://visionaware.org/getting-started/Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Support Groups and Other ResourcesNationalAssociation

If you’ve been diagnosed with an eye condition, have a family member who has, or have become a caregiver, joining a support group may be the most important thing you’ll ever do.

https://visionaware.org/emotional-support/peer-support-groups-and-other-resources/Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
A Guide to Vision Loss for Family and FriendsNationalAssociation

The information here can provide advice and direction on how to assist your loved one with adapting successfully to the many changes ahead.

https://visionaware.org/emotional-support/for-family-and-friends/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Roadmap to Living with Vision Loss: What Kinds of Services Will You Need to Maintain Independence?NationalAssociation

These services can help individuals regain self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life, similar to how occupational and physical therapy can restore function after an injury.

https://visionaware.org/everyday-living/roadmap-to-living-with-vision-loss/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Alzheimer's Disease and DrivingVirginiaAssociation

Dealing with a loved one's ability to drive is an emotional issue, involving not just a person's sense of independence, but also their safety and the safety of others.

https://seniornavigator.org/article/12241/alzheimers-disease-and-drivingOlder DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Finding Transportation Services for SeniorsVirginiaAssociation

As we age, health conditions may impact driving and we must find other methods for getting to and from our daily activities. Using alternative transportation options in your community can help you stay active and independent. 

https://seniornavigator.org/article/72345/finding-transportation-services-seniorsOlder DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Mature Driver Safey Senior NavigatorVirginiaAssociation

 Be aware of any changes in eyesight, physical fitness and reflexes, and any medications that impact driving ability. Be willing to compensate by making changes in driving habits or choosing alternative transportation. 

https://seniornavigator.org/article/13042/mature-driver-safetyOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Recognizing the Signs: Senior Driving SafetyVirginiaAssociation

Am I a safe driver? After all, most of us want to make a responsible choice to protect others and ourselves when we drive. Age can affect our ability to sense, decide, and act.

https://seniornavigator.org/article/71615/recognizing-signs-senior-driving-safetyFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversWarning Signs of Impaired DrivingCommunity Resources
Turning 75? Come See Us at DMVVirginiaAssociation

Virginia drivers age 75 or older are required to appear in person at DMV for their next license renewal and pass a vision screening. Once issued your license will generally be valid for five years.

https://seniornavigator.org/article/13077/shifting-gears-keeping-drive-75Older DriversReporting RequirementsCommunity Resources
We Need to talk: The difficult driving conversation: senior NavigatorVirginiaAssociation

Whether it’s the driving of a spouse, a parent, or another loved one, there may come a time when you begin to question whether a loved one is still safe to drive. How do you know when its time to stop driving? 

https://seniornavigator.org/article/13105/driving-warning-signs-and-resources-helpFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersCommunity Resources
Social Media messaging for Older Americans Month 2023 NationalAssociation

Use ChORUS Older Americans Month Social media messaging to your posts to help spread awareness of older driver safety. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20OAM%20Social%20Media.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationSocial Media
ChORUS Older Americans Month Twitter Chat Discussion Prompts NationalAssociation

Please join us to share resources and strategies to improve transportation options and road safety for Americans as they age unbound.  We will be using the following questions to guide our discussion.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Twitter%20Chat%20Prompts.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
Poster Then Vs NowNationalAssociation

Use the ChORUS Then Vs Now poster to promote older driver safety. This poster can be placed in waiting rooms, office spaces, social media, and lobby areas. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/PSA-ThenNow_2023_FINAL_508.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
10 Top Car Safety Features for SeniorsNationalAssociation

But some of the amazing optional safety features in late-model vehicles enhance safety even further. And they are top picks for baby boomers and other older drivers.

https://www.seniorsguide.com/technology/10-top-car-safety-features-for-seniors/Older DriversVehicle Safety FeaturesBlog
20 Rideshare Safety Tips to ProtectNationalAssociation

Key safety precautions that seniors should take to protect themselves while using ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft. These tips enable them to enjoy greater independence while safeguarding their well-being.

https://www.seniorwing.com/rideshare-safety-tips-for-seniors/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide
Differences in the Assessment of Safe and Risky Driving Behaviors: Pedestrians Versus DriversNationalAssociation

The aim of this study was to assess how frequently participants perceive that drivers perform safe and risky road behaviors through drivers’ self-reported behavior and pedestrians and other drivers’ external perceptions.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/21582440221102444?icid=int.sj-full-text.similar-articles.1Older DriversPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article
Aging and Driving: A Comparison of Driving Performance Between Older and Younger Drivers in an On-Road Driving TestNationalAssociation

The main purpose of this study was to explore if there were any differences in a group of young drivers ( 36,) and a group of elderly drivers 72) on driving performance and driving skills on a number of driving tasks. 

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/21582440221096133Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
How to Help Aging Parents Drive LongerNationalAssociation

You should plan for your parent’s eventual “driving retirement” when physical and cognitive changes make driving too difficult. Learn what to look for and how to navigate this tricky conversation.

https://www.safewise.com/senior-driving-safety/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesBlog
Driving Rehab ProgramUtahUniversity

Our Drive Rehab Program helps patients with traumatic injuries prepare for the challenges of driving after an injury. These include physical, social, and cognitive challenges.

https://healthcare.utah.edu/locations/sugar-house/rehab-therapy/drive-rehab-program.phpOlder DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther
Driving as We AgeUtahUniversity

The University of Utah provides vehicle tips, rehabilitation after injury information, recognizing warning signs, and other best practices around driving as older adults.

https://healthcare.utah.edu/healthfeed/postings/2020/01/older-driving.phpOlder DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistBlog
ChORUS Older Americans Month Press Release 2023NationalAssociation

Use the ChORUS press release ready for immediate release to promote Older Americans Month. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/FINAL%20OAM2023-PressRelease_letterhead.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersConversation StartersOther
ChORUS Radio Spot LanuageNationalAssociation

The following offers messages that you can customize and share with your local stations to use as a public service announcement or radio spot.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Final%20ChORUS%20Radio%20Spot.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersOther
ChORUS Older American Month 2023 Talking Points NationalAssociation

Use these talking points to promote older road user safety in your community.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Final%20OAM2023_%20TalkingPoints.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersHandouts
Transportation Planning Tool Lobby Slide NationalAssociation

ChORUS Transportation Planning Tool lobby slide can be hung up in any lobby, waiting room, bulletin board, or displayed on a screen. Add these slides to your rotation of materials. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Transportation%20Planning%20Tool%20Lobby%20Slide.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesOther
Older Drivers at WorkNationalNonprofit Organization

While such changes are normal, they also put older drivers at a greater risk of dying if they are in a motor vehicle crash. Employers and workers share the responsibility for keeping older drivers safe at work.

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/motorvehicle/topics/olderdrivers/default.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Older American Safety Programs  New JerseyAssociation

Avenues in Motion, in association with other national, state, and local partners offer a series of traffic safety presentations and programs to help keep older drivers and pedestrians safe. This presentation can be done on zoom.

https://avenuesinmotion.org/safety-community/older-adults/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
Multiple Sclerosis Centers of ExcellenceNationalAssociation

Driving is the most complex activity of daily living performed every day. MS can affect the ability to perform activities of daily living.

https://www.va.gov/MS/Veterans/symptoms_of_MS/Driving_and_Multiple_Sclerosis.asp#:~:text=Most%20people%20with%20MS%20have,driving%20can%20become%20permanently%20affected.Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Pedestrian Safety in Older AdultsNationalAssociation

Lifespan Pedestrian Safety in Older Adults page provides helpful tip and resources on how to stay safe when you are out and about. 

https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/injury-prevention-center/injury-prevention-adults/pedestrian-safety-older-adultsOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
Driver Planning AgreementNationalAssociation

Helping families plan together for continued, safe mobility. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Driver-Planning-Agreement.pdf?_gl=1*u9qwem*_ga*MTUyNTkzODU0NS4xNjM4MTkzMjk2Li4uLi4.*_ga_MG3P1ZJ75R*MTY3NTg3MDczOC45LjEuMTY3NTg3MTc3NC41Ny4wLjA.&_ga=2.107278978.123619951.1675870721-1525938545.1638193296....Family Members/CaregiversScreening & AssessmentsHandouts
Senior Driving NationalAssociation

Evaluating driving ability early and understanding mind and body changes can give older drivers the tools necessary to drive safer for longer. Visit AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to learn more.

https://cluballiance.aaa.com/traffic-safety/senior-drivingOlder DriversScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
Comprehensive Driving EvaluationsNationalAssociation

Hartford Insurance comprehensive driving evaluations goes over reasons to consider a driving evaluation. 

https://www.thehartford.com/resources/mature-market-excellence/driving-evaluationOlder DriversScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
AAA RoadWise DriverNationalAssociation

AAA’s RoadWise™, a senior defensive driving program is an online course designed to positively affect driving behavior and help you learn about and adjust to age-related physical changes. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/senior-driver-safety-mobility/aaa-roadwise-driver/Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
MyCarDoesWhat?NationalAssociation

MyCarDoesWhat.org helps visitors answer questions about their car's features by using videos, graphics, animations, social media, and other resources. 

https://mycardoeswhat.org/Older DriversAssistive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesOther
Falls Prevention Awareness in Public TransportationNationalAssociation

Recently, there has been increased interest in applying falls prevention interventions to public transportation. The programs and professionals listed below may be useful resources to help you evaluate fall risks

https://www.usaging.org/files/N4A_Falls_wTips.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Professional Corner- Safe driver smart options MichiganState Department of Transportation

This website provides information and resources for these professionals that address the concerns aging drivers face and help keep them independent and mobile for as long as safely possible.

https://www.michigan.gov/agingdriver/prosLaw Enforcement Professionals, Medical ProfessionalsSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Aging Drivers: Physician's Statement of ExaminationMichiganState Department of Transportation

Keeping Aging Drivers Safe: Physician's Statement of Evaluation shows healthcare professionals how to fill out and submit the Physician's Statement of Examination (DA-4P) when requesting a driver evaluation for a patient.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8eBaS33rxUMedical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversVideo
Aging Drivers: Request for a Driver EvaluationMichiganState Department of Transportation

Keeping Aging Drivers Safe: Request for a Driver Evaluation explains how to fill out and submit a request for a driver evaluation using the Request for Driver Evaluation form (DA-88).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=H_IGqI7sz8c&embeds_euri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.michigan.gov%2F&feature=emb_logoMedical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversVideo
Identifying and Helping a Driver with Alzheimer’s DiseaseNationalAssociation

Listed inside are possible ways to identify a person whose driving may be impaired due to Alzheimer's disease or dementia and tips to help you respond 

https://www.theiacp.org/sites/default/files/all/i-j/IACP-Alzheimer-MotoristAssist.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts
Aging Drivers: Discussing CompetencyMichiganState Department of Transportation

Keeping Aging Drivers Safe: Discussing Competency provides medical professionals with a better understanding of how to communicate effectively with patients who may be facing cognitive issues that affect their ability to drive safely

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeWAbzhff-AMedical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversVideo
Transportation Planning Provide Older Adults with Transportation OptionsNationalNonprofit Organization

When older adults stop driving, their health can get worse. Giving up the keys almost doubles the symptoms of depression for older adults, and it may also increase declines in physical and mental health, according to AGS

https://www.healthinaging.org/driving-safety/transportation-planningFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Essential Safety Tips for Seniors Using Public TransportationNationalAssociation

As you get older and start living out your golden years, there are a lot of different reasons driving a car may no longer be an option for transportation. It could be a medical condition that makes it unsafe to drive,

https://nwbus.com/essential-safety-tips-for-seniors-using-public-transportation/#:~:text=You%20should%20look%20for%20priority,for%20gaps%20and%20uneven%20pavement.Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesBlog
License LookupNationalNews

Why Choose LicenseLookup.org? Does your accountant really carry the right license for your business project? Use this tool to look up the license. 

https://licenselookup.org/Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearchBlog
National Pedestrian Safety Month 2022NationalUS Department of Transportation

During October’s National Pedestrian Safety Month the (U.S. DOT), (NHTSA) is strengthening its efforts to improve safety for vulnerable road users by providing this suite of free resources. 

https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/sites/tsm.gov/files/2022-09/THE%20ABSOLUTE%20FINAL%20Pedestrian%20Toolkit%20Layout_20220901.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyDiscussion Guide
Mobility 21 Southern CaliforniaCaliforniaState Department of Transportation

Mobility 21 is a coalition that brings together public, business, and community stakeholders to pursue regional solutions to the transportation challenges facing California counties

https://mobility21.com/Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Transportation Engineering/PlanningLaws
Medical FAQsVirginiaState Department of Transportation

Medical Review Services (MRS) is a team at DMV headquarters that reviews all cases where Virginia drivers may have a mental or physical condition that may impair driving ability, even temporarily. 

https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/drivers/#medical/faqs.aspState Driver Licensing AgenciesWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Reporting RequirementsCommunity Resources
Tips For Senior DriversNationalAssociation

Older adults are relatively safe and conscientious drivers. For some, of the physical changes of aging can interfere with driving responsibly. Here are three easy tips to stay safe on the road. 

https://www.geico.com/living/driving/auto/car-safety-insurance/tips-for-senior-drivers/Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesOther
We Need to Talk: The Difficult Driving ConversationNationalAssociation

There may come a time when you question whether a loved one is still safe to drive. But how do you know when it's time to stop driving? AARP developed this article to help recognize the signs and symptoms. 

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/when-to-stop-driving-in-older-age/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingPublication/Journal Article
Bicycle safety for older adultsNationalNonprofit Organization

Some people even use their bicycles to commute to work, go to the grocery store, or visit friends and family. When you’re out and about on your bike, it’s essential to know how to be safe.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/exercising-outdoors#bicycleOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyPublication/Journal Article, Other
NC licensing policies and practicesNorth CarolinaNonprofit Organization

Licensing policies and practices in the state of NC

https://www.ncseniordriver.org/for-caregivers/State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
Medical ConditionsNorth CarolinaNonprofit Organization

There are medical conditions that can affect the old and young alike, making it important to reevaluate safe driving throughout a person's lifetime. 

https://www.ncseniordriver.org/for-drivers/how-aging-affects-driving/medical-conditions/Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
North Carolina Community ResourcesNorth CarolinaNonprofit Organization

These pages offer information on resources available on a community level throughout North Carolina.

https://www.ncseniordriver.org/for-professionals/resources-for-professionals/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Law EnforcementNorth CarolinaNonprofit Organization

Law enforcement officers play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety of older drivers. Ncseniordriver.org/ provides resources on how law enforcement can better understand how to interact with older drivers in their community. 

https://www.ncseniordriver.org/for-professionals/law-enforcement/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationOther
Mature Pedestrians NationalAssociation

The FHA has made many strides to increase pedestrian safety. Click here to learn how you can be safer when you are out and about. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/pedestrian-safety/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyOther
Prescription & Over-The-Counter Drugs & DrivingNationalAssociation

AAA recommends being proactive by asking your doctor or pharmacist about how your medications could affect your driving ability. In fact, AAA suggests that only about half of doctors mention the potential driving risk to patients

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/substance-impaired-driving/prescription-over-the-counter-drugs-driving/Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Senior Licensing LawsNationalAssociation

To explore license renewal procedures in your state, click here.

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/senior-driver-safety-mobility/senior-licensing-policies-practices/Older DriversReporting RequirementsOther
How Do You Know When To Stop Driving? 8 Signs To Look ForNationalAssociation

But, how do you know when to stop driving? – Here are eight warning signs that tell you it’s time to turn in your keys. 

https://seniorsafetyadvice.com/how-do-you-know-when-to-stop-driving/Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingOther
How to Help Your Loved One Retire from DrivingNationalUniversity

Driving is a source of freedom and independence for our aging loved ones. But over time, physical and mental changes can make it unsafe for them to operate their motor vehicle.

https://www.muhealth.org/our-stories/how-help-your-loved-one-retire-drivingFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversBlog
Assisting Aging Drivers During and After Their Decision to Retire from DrivingMichiganState Department of Transportation

Resource page that provides links to other pages related to older driver safety

https://www.michigan.gov/agingdriver/family/assistingFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
Driving Dilemmas: Risk vs. IndependenceNationalAssociation

At some point, however, it is predictable that driving skills will deteriorate and individuals will lose the ability to safely operate a vehicle. Even though age alone does not determine when a person needs to stop driving, 

https://caregiver.com/articles/driving-dilemmas/Medical Professionals, Older DriversFitness to DrivePublication/Journal Article
Planning for Driving Retirement:NationalNonprofit Organization

This study assessed whether driving stress, enjoyment, confidence concerning driving events and assessment of driving alternatives influence planning.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7945980/Medical ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to DrivePublication/Journal Article, Other
Veterans Transportation Service (VTS)NationalState Department of Transportation

Veterans Transportation Service (VTS) is working to establish Mobility Managers at each local VA facility to help Veterans meet their transportation needs.

https://www.va.gov/HEALTHBENEFITS/vtp/veterans_transportation_service.aspOlder DriversDriver EducationOther
Veterans Transportation Program (VTP)NationalState Department of Transportation

VA’s Veterans Transportation Program (VTP) offers Veterans many travel solutions to and from their VA health care facilities. This program offers these services at little or no costs to eligible Veterans.

https://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/vtp/Older DriversDriver EducationOther
Be Prepared for Winter DrivingNationalAssociation

Driving in the winter can be harrowing, especially in snowstorms and icy conditions. By getting your car ready for winter and using some simple tips to drive safely, you can face almost any weather Mother Nature decides to send your way.

https://www.nsc.org/community-safety/safety-topics/seasonal-safety/winter-safety/drivingOlder DriversSuccessful StrategiesVideo
Beyond ODSAW 2022NationalAssociation

Use our Beyond ODSAW handout to plan how to support and promote older driver safety in your campaigns. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Beyond%20ODSAW..pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Senior Center PresentationNationalAssociation

ChORUS developed a presentation slide deck that you can use to present to older adults to promote older driver safety in your community. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sr%20Center%20Presentation%20Talking%20Points%20FINAL.docx, https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/The%20Keys%20to%20Being%20Safe%20on%20the%20Road%20as%20you%20Age%20FINAL_0.pptxFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Sample Social Media for Family Members and CaregiversNationalAssociation

This is social media for family members and caregivers for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW22%20FamilyMembersandCaregivers%20Social%20%281%29.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationSocial Media
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Sample Social Media for State Driver Licensing AgencyNationalAssociation

This is the social media for state driver licensing agency for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW22%20SDLA%20Social.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationSocial Media
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Sample Social Media for Law EnforcementNationalAssociation

This is the social media professionals for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW22%20Law%20Enforcement%20Social_0.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationSocial Media
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Sample Social Media for Medical ProfessionalsNationalAssociation

This is the social media for medical professionals for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW22%20Medical%20Professionals%20Social.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriver EducationSocial Media
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Sample Social Media for Older DriversNationalAssociation

This is the social media for Older Drivers for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ODSAW22%20Older%20Driver%20Social%20%281%29.pdfOlder DriversDriver EducationSocial Media
Older Road User Program ManagementNationalUS Department of Transportation

Lean the skills necessary to manage a successful and sustainable older road user safety program. Individuals involved with older road user safety have specific needs that are often not met in other courses. 

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loid=e8bbd245-6dba-4fae-85e8-0757f0451c43&query=%3fq%3dOlder+Road+User+Program+Management#t=3Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesTraining
Resources for Law Enforcement Professionals: Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022NationalAssociation

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Law%20Enforcement%20Professionals%20Resources%20ODSAW%202022.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Pedestrian Safety, Reporting Requirements, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Retests, Successful StrategiesHandouts
How to Talk With Seniors About Their Unsafe DrivingundefinedAssociation

Talking to seniors about their driving abilities can be a difficult conversation to have. For many people, driving represents independence, so giving up that freedom can be very difficult to accept.

https://www.medicare.org/articles/how-to-talk-with-seniors-about-their-unsafe-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsConversation StartersOther
Driving Safety and Alzheimer's DiseaseNationalAssociation

Good drivers are alert, think clearly, and make good decisions. When people with Alzheimer's disease are not able to do these things, they should stop driving. But some people may not want to stop driving or even think there is a problem.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/driving-safety-and-alzheimers-diseaseMedical Professionals, Older DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving?NationalAssociation

You may want to have a say in this decision, or you may simply want to follow your doctor's recommendation. Either way, this information will help you understand what your choices are so that you can talk to your doctor about them.

https://healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/health-wellness/health-encyclopedia/he.healthy-aging-is-it-time-to-stop-driving.zx3961Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingOther
HOW TO HIRE A DRIVER FOR SENIORS: 6 TIPSNationalAssociation

When your older adult can’t safely drive themselves, one option is hiring a caregiver to drive them. We’ve got 6 tips to help you find a great caregiver who will safely and reliably drive your older adult around town.

https://dailycaring.com/6-tips-for-hiring-a-caregiver-to-drive-your-senior/Family Members/CaregiversConversation StartersOther
Dementia and DrivingNationalAssociation

This fact sheet provides guidelines to help caregivers and persons with dementia decide when and how to limit or stop driving.

https://www.caregiver.org/resource/dementia-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Older Drivers Safety OHIOOhioState Department of Transportation

To prevent these crashes, Ohio has state and local programs and resources that can help older adopt strategies to stay safe on the road, as well as find alternatives to driving if they can no longer do so safety.

https://www.transportation.ohio.gov/programs/olderdriversOlder DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Successful StrategiesOther
Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant ProgramNationalUS Department of Transportation

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program with $5 billion in appropriated funds over the next 5 years. 

https://www.transportation.gov/grants/SS4AState Driver Licensing AgenciesResearch, Successful StrategiesOther
Bioptic Driving State LawsNationalAssociation

Does your state allow bioptic driving? Learn more here. 

http://www.biopticdrivingusa.com/state-lawsFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Laws
Traffic Safety Marketing- NHTSANationalUS Department of Transportation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration communication resource for states, partner organizations, and highway safety professionals.

 

https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Social Media, Other
Prevent Illegal School Bus Passing Awareness CampaignNationalUS Department of Transportation

Nearly every day, million of children across the United state line up to ride the bus. The school bus is one of the safest modes of transportation, but illegal school bus passing poses a threat to children. 

https://url.emailprotection.link/?bJ4BxjdcKtc-SawjsE9rr4I2mXscAONEubvfCiQPLb2n-utmhbeIriEVFgJg3xv4httW1-eRoOCAFB7n_svQB3Uiw21JTu9_dIgomzcQrMwR3pjSMYuPtzfssn6mmUbOlFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver EducationOther
Vehicle Recall Check by VIN or License PlateNationalAssociation

Find out if your vehicle has an open recall.Its free to check and free to repair at a dealer. 

https://checktoprotect.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesSafer VehiclesOther
Safety Issues & RecallsNationalUS Department of Transportation

Use National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations Safety Issues & Recall website to find your vehicle and see if it needs updates. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recallsFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesReporting Requirements, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources
Press Release Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022 Law EnforcementNationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week%20Law%20Enforcement.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationOther
Press Release Older Driver Safety Awareness General 2022 NationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_General_0%20%281%29.pdfOlder DriversDriver EducationOther
Press Release Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022 Medical ProfessionalNationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_Medicial%20Professionals%20%281%29.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriver EducationOther
Press Release Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2022 SDLANationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Sample%20Press%20Release%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_SDLA%20%281%29.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
Safe Use of Medicines for Older AdultsNationalAssociation

Medicines help us live longer and healthier. but taking them the wrong way or mixing certain drugs can be dangerous. 

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/safe-use-medicines-older-adultsFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Worksheet on Medication NationalAssociation

This form can help keep your medication in order as they may change over time. 

https://www.nia.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2021-06/worksheet-medications.pdfOlder DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Alternative Transportation for SeniorsNationalAssociation

 Here is a look at senior drivers, key services available to seniors who no longer drive, what to know about them and how to get rides for seniors.

https://www.seniorlifestyle.com/resources/blog/alternative-transportation-for-seniors/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Who Provides Driver Rehabilitation ServicesNationalAssociation

The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists representing advanced experience and expertise in diverse areas within the field.

https://www.aded.net/page/230Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther
Taking the Keys Away: What to Do If a Senior Won't Stop DrivingNationalAssociation

Many family caregivers sometimes fear that their aging loved ones are no longer safe behind the wheel. Hesitation to act on this worry is normal, but ignoring the warning signs that a senior is unfit to drive is. 

https://www.agingcare.com/articles/taking-the-keys-if-mom-or-dad-wont-stop-driving-112307.htmFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Web MD: Drug Interaction CheckerNationalAssociation

WebMD drug interaction checker. Always consult with a medical professional with how your medications will affect driving. 

https://www.webmd.com/interaction-checker/default.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Older Driver Safety Infographic NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Infographic_2022%20updated_508.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
3 out of 4 Crashes Involve An Older Driver - 2022NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/3%20out%20of%204%20fatalities_2022%20updated.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
Older than 65 infographic- 2022NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/65%20plus%20infographic_2022%20updated.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
Rural V.S Urban infographic- 2022NationalNonprofit Organizationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Rural%20v.%20Urban%20infographic_2022%20updated.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
ChORUS Law Enforcement Resource NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Law%20Enforcement%20Handout_1_0.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Research, Safer Vehicles, Successful StrategiesHandouts
State Driver License Agencies Social Media Messaging NationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for State Driver License Agencies .

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/State%20Driver%20License%20Agencies.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersSocial Media
Physicians Reporting form New YorkState Department of Transportation

This form is provided for use by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner to report an individual whose driving ability may be affected due to some physical or mental health. 

https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/ds6.pdfMedical ProfessionalsReporting Requirements, Voluntary Reporting, Mandatory Reporting, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-ScreeningCommunity Resources
TRAINING FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSNationalAssociation

The geriatric rotation gives students a well-rounded inter-professional experience in managing the special needs of the older adult in a variety of common settings. 

https://www.americangeriatrics.org/geriatrics-profession/training-requirements/training-physician-assistantsMedical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversTraining
Helping Older Drivers Stay Safe:NationalState Department of Transportation

This guide will help you, as a family member or friend, know when and how to get involved in an older person decision on whether they should modify their driving routine or if it would be safer if they no longer drive. 

https://www.dot.state.pa.us/public/DVSPubsForms/BDL/BDL%20Publications/Pub%20345.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Spanish Self Assessment QuizNationalAssociation

Para ayudar a determinar su capacidad de poder manejar con seguridad, puede completar esta breve prueba realizada por AARP Driver Safety:

http://safemobilityfl.com/pdfs/Autoevaluacion.pdfOlder DriversScreening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
Medical Review UnitNew JerseyState Department of Transportation

The Motor Vehicle Commission Medical Review unit is responsible for identifying high-risk drivers and taking appropriate administrative action when medical or physical conditions may compromise a driver's ability. 

https://www.nj.gov/mvc/drivertopics/medreview.htmState Driver Licensing AgenciesScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Drivers 65 Plus: Check Your Performance A Self-Rating Tool with Facts and Suggestions for Safe DrivingNationalAssociation

This self-rating form is designed to help you examine your ability to keep driving safely. You can make better-informed decisions about when to get behind the wheel through knowledge and self-awareness. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Driver-65-Plus.pdfOlder DriversScreening & Assessments, Self-ScreeningOther Materials, Other
mature Driver Improvement CoursesNationalState Department of Transportation

There are ten organizations that offers the PennDOT- approved Basic and Refresher Mature Driving Improvement courses. 

https://www.dmv.pa.gov/Driver-Services/Mature-Drivers/Pages/Mature-Driver-Improvement-Course.aspxOlder DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Driving Test, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Defensive Driving for Mature DriversNationalAssociation

As we age, it is important to realize that mental reaction, situational awareness, vision, and motor controls may not be as sharp as they once were. Driving in traffic or work zones, through weather or even night becomes more challenging

https://www.nsc.org/safety-training/defensive-driving/nsc-defensive-driving-courses/defensive-driving-mature-driversOlder DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Safe Driving and the Older AdultNationalAssociation

When we think about older adults, the average person's mind drifts to the historical visions of nursing homes, wheelchairs, and gray hair but no more. The face of the older American is changing. 

https://www.sheriffs.org/sites/default/files/uploads/documents/NATI/older%20driver%20manual.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation StartersHandouts
Evaluate Your Driving AbilityNationalAssociation

Use AAA Evaluate Your Driving Ability by using their self-rating tool, professional assessment tool, clinical driving assessment tool, and driving skills evaluations. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/senior-driver-safety-mobility/evaluate-your-driving-ability/Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Retests, Evaluation, Driving TestCommunity Resources
Overview of the Older DriverNationalUniversity

For many older adults, driving an automobile is their preferred option for community transportation. Medical disorders that impair driving in older adults may have two serious adverse outcomes: injury or death. 

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/geriatrics/the-older-driver/overview-of-the-older-driverMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
ADA TrainingNationalAssociation

ADA National Network offers a variety of training opportunities to increase your knowledge of the ADA. They provide in-person, webcast, or online training on all ADA topics. 

https://adata.org/ada-trainingFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchTraining
Aging and Disability Transportation OverviewNationalAssociation

To ensure that community transportation services are available to everyone, particular attention should be paid to the needs and preferences of older adults and people with disabilities. 

https://www.nadtc.org/aging-and-disability-transportation-overview/Older DriversDriving ImpairmentCommunity Resources
Older drivers: 7 tips for driver safetyNationalAssociation

Driving can sometimes be challenging for older adults. Follow these safety tips for older drivers,  from taking good care of yourself to planning ahead and updating your skills.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/in-depth/senior-health/art-20046397Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityCommunity Resources
We Need to TalkNationalAssociation

This online self-paced seminar will help you determine how to assess your loved ones driving skills and provide tools to help you have this important conversation.

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/we-need-to-talk/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsConversation StartersTraining
Safer Workers Mean Safer Roads for AllNationalAssociation

Employers have a significant role in reducing vehicle crashes. Through workplace policies and education, employers can help protect their workforce, protect their organizations and in turn protect employees' own families.

https://www.nsc.org/road-safety/tools-resources/safe-driving-toolkitOlder DriversResearchCommunity Resources
Helping older drivers fight distracted driving: NCSU researchers target ‘Attention Failure’NationalNews

Researcher From North Carolin State University and Texas Tech have developed a straightforward questionnaire that older adults can use to assess their attentional performance during driving 

https://wraltechwire.com/2022/06/01/helping-older-drivers-fight-distracted-driving-ncsu-researchers-target-attention-failure/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Medical Conditions and DrivingCaliforniaState Department of Transportation

Certain medical conditions can affect your ability to drive safely, but having a medical condition does not mean that your driving privileges will be restricted. If you are diagnosed with a medical condition you should like your DMV know

https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/driver-education-and-safety/medical-conditions-and-driving/Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Ask The Expert: How To Help Older Drivers Stay Safe On The RoadNationalAssociation

Here are some of the most frequent questions around driving that Dr. Resnicks has addressed during her decades of practice taking care of older adults. 

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/ask-expert-how-help-older-drivers-stay-safe-roadFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Aggressive DrivingDistrict of ColumbiaState Department of Transportation

You are well advised to keep you cool in traffic- research from the NHTSA and AAA's foundation show that aggressive driving accounts for 1/3 and half of all traffic fatalities.

https://dmv.dc.gov/service/aggressive-drivingOlder DriversDriver EducationOther
Aggressive DrivingNationalAssociation

Aggressive driving is extremely common among U.S drivers. According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety's 2019 data, nearly 805 drivers expressed significant anger, aggression, or road rage behind the wheel. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/driving-advice/aggressive-driving/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationReferral Lists
The US. Essential workforce Age 50 and older NationalAssociation

Well over a third of the U.S essential workforce is age 50 and older, amounting to 16.1 million workers. 

https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/the-u-s-essential-workforce-ages-fifty-and-older.html#:~:text=Full%20Report&text=Well%20over%20a%20third%20(37.3,are%20age%2060%20or%20olderOlder DriversResearchOther
Older Driver Safety Questions and AnswersNationalAssociation

Below are some commonly asked questions and answers to help when responding to questions from older adults, their family members, and caregivers.  Each question has resources that can be found by using the QR code.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Answers%20to%20Common%20Question%20Around%20Older%20Driver%20Safety_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Pedestrian Safety, Reporting Requirements, Research, Screening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Driving Test, Successful StrategiesHandouts
Safe Mobility for Older Adults NationalAssociation

As we age, changes may impact our ability to drive safely. ChORUS resources can help you be a safer driver and plan for the road ahead.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Safe%20Mobility%20for%20Older%20Adults.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingHandouts
Pedestrian Safety Resources NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Pedestrian%20Resource.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Bicycle Safety Resource NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Bicycle%20Resource.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Find a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist NationalAssociation

You can find a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist through the ADED website.

https://www.aded.net/page/725Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistCommunity Resources
Adapted VehiclesNationalUS Department of Transportation

Older Adults can often drive safely by making modifications or adding adaptive equipment to their vehicles to meet their specific needs. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/adapted-vehiclesFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesCommunity Resources
National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP)NationalAssociation

National RTAP promotes the safe and effective delivery of public transportation services in rural and tribal areas and facilitates the more efficient use of public transportation resources. 

https://www.nationalrtap.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Social Media Messaging for Older DriversNationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for older drivers. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Drivers%20social%20media.pdfOlder DriversAssistive Technology, Conversation Starters, Pedestrian Safety, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversSocial Media
Social Media Messaging for Medical Professionals NationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for medical professionals 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Medical%20Professionals%20social%20media.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesSocial Media
ChORUS Social Media Messaging for Law Enforcement NationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for Law Enforcement Professionals 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Law%20Enforcement%20Social%20Meda.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversSocial Media
ChORUS State Driver Licensing Agencies Resources NationalAssociation

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20SDLA%20Handout_0.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Pedestrian Safety, Research, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Handouts
ChORUS Medical Professionals ResourceNationalAssociation

ChORUS developed a helpful resource with links and definitions of additional resources you can use when talking to your patience about older driver safety and how you can expand you knowledge on the topic. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Medical%20Professionals%20Handout.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Pedestrian Safety, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Evaluation, Assessment, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Handouts
ChORUS Law Enforcement Resource NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Law%20Enforcement%20Handout.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Pedestrian Safety, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Retests, Evaluation, Driving Test, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistCommunity Resources, Handouts
ChORUS Family Member and Caregiver Resources NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Family%20member%20and%20Caregivers_0.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversAssistive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Research, Driving Test, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Handouts
ChORUS State Driver License Agencies Press Release NationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/SDLA%20Press%20Release_0.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersCommunity Resources
ChORUS Medical Professionals Press ReleaseNationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Medical%20Professionals%20Press%20Release_0.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation StartersCommunity Resources, Handouts
ChORUS Law Enforcement Press ReleaseNationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Law%20Enforcement%20Professionals%20Press%20Release_0.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation StartersHandouts
ChORUS General Press Release NationalAssociation

Use these sample press releases in newsletters, publications, or community outreach to encourage participation in recognizing and promoting older driver safety.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20General%20Press%20Release_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersCommunity Resources
Bikeability ChecklistNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA bikeability checklist provides tips for bikers on how to stay safe in their community. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.gov/files/bikabilitychecklist1.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Medicines Risk Fact SheetNationalNonprofit Organization

Prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines dietary supplements, and even some herbal products, can cause side effects that increase your risk for a fall or motor vehicle crash. 

https://www.cdc.gov/transportationsafety/older_adult_drivers/meds_fs/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fmotorvehiclesafety%2Folder_adult_drivers%2Fmeds_fs%2Findex.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
Understanding Older DriversNationalUS Department of Transportation

It's important to help older drivers make informed decisions about their driving behavior and suggestions on how to begin conversations with an older driver about safety concerns. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/older-drivers/how-understand-and-influence-older-driversFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Older Driver SafetyMarylandAssociation

Getting older does not necessarily mean persons driving days are over. but it's important to plan ahead and take steps to ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones. 

https://zerodeathsmd.gov/road-safety/older-driver-safety/Older DriversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Distracted DrivingNationalNonprofit Organization

Distracted driving is doing another activity that takes the driver's attention away from driving. It can increase the chance of a motor vehicle crash. Visit the CDC website for find more information. 

https://www.cdc.gov/transportationsafety/distracted_driving/index.html#preventFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources
4 Facts and Statistics About Distracted Driving – Plus Ways to Help You Stay FocusedNationalAssociation

If you need the motivation to keep your eye on the road and stay focused, here are four facts and statistics about distracted driving. 

https://www.pathwaysbyamica.com/4-facts-and-statistics-about-distracted-driving-plus-ways-to-help-you-stay-focused/Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchPublication/Journal Article
Family Conversations With Older DriversNationalAssociation

Because driving represents independence and freedom for most older adults, the idea of limiting or giving up driving can be a deeply personal and emotional issue.

https://www.thehartford.com/resources/mature-market-excellence/family-conversations-with-older-driversFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersCommunity Resources
DMV Medical Review of DriversVirginiaState Department of Transportation

The Department of Motor Vehicles Medical Review Services is responsible for reviewing the abilities of individuals who may have a physical or mental condition pairing their ability to drive safely. 

https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/drivers/#medical/review.aspMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
When to Yield: Questions and Answers about Dementia VirginiaState Department of Transportation

This booklet reviews the many hard decisions involved with dementia and driving and gives you approaches, including a sample "safe driving agreement" for dealing with this difficult topic. 

https://www.granddriver.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/WhenToYield.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingHandbooks/Manuals
Aging in Place: Growing Older at HomeNationalNonprofit Organization

Planning ahead is hard because you never know how your needs might change. The NIH wrote an article about how to age in place. 

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/aging-place-growing-older-homeOlder DriversAssessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
Dangers of Driving After Taking Prescription Drugs or Over-the-Counter MedicinesNationalUS Department of Transportation

Many legally obtained and commonly used over-the-counter and prescription drugs can affect a user's ability to drive safely. NHTSA explains the dangers of driving after taking OTC medication.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/drug-impaired-driving/dangers-driving-after-taking-prescription-drugs-or-over-counter-medicinesFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther
Spectrum Of Driver Services: Right Services for the Right People at the Right Time NationalAssociation

Description consumers and health care providers can use to distinguish the style of services needed for older adults. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spectrum%20Driver%20Services%202021.pdfMedical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistHandouts
Driver Safety for All Ages NationalUS Department of Transportation

Presentation presented by the Georgia Department of Driver Services Medical Review Unit. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/DDS%20Medical%20Review%20Process_.pdfMedical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, AssessmentTraining
Checklist of Community Mobility Skills NationalAssociation

This tool merges individual functional mobility with demands required transportation type to assist in identifying transportation options that support and/ or increase safe and effective community mobility. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Checklist%20of%20Comm%20Mobility%20FINAL.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts
Older Driver NationalUS Department of Transportation

If you are an older driver or a caregiver, NHTSA encourages you to talk about driving safety. They offer materials to help you understand the effects of aging and driving. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/older-driversOlder DriversAssistive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, Research, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Find a Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistNationalAssociation

Need help finding a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist. Visit AOTA website to help narrow your search. 

https://myaota.aota.org/driver_search/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistCommunity Resources
Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter PresentationNationalAssociation

Presentation from the Alzheimer's Association about demonstrating awareness of the risk associated with wandering behavior, signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's, list of techniques for effectively interacting with a person with Alzheimer's.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Public%20Safety%2055%20Plus%20Conference.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
Law Enforcement Cards NationalAssociation

Pocket Cards for Law Enforcement to help determine if a person is lost or confused

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/LE%20CARDS%20-%20Copy.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts
UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA Participant's GuideNationalAssociation

An educational program presented by the Alzheimer's Association. Program slides for first responders. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/UAD_ParticipantsGuide_English-compressed.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsScreening & AssessmentsOther
Some Medicines and Driving Don’t MixNationalAssociation

You can go over this article to see how prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications affect patients driving ability. 

https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/some-medicines-and-driving-dont-mixFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts
Fitness- to- Drive ScreeningNationalUniversity

The FTDS is a web-based tool for caregivers, and or family members of older drivers and clinicians to identify at-risk older drivers. 

http://fitnesstodrive.phhp.ufl.edu/us/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveVideo
Getting to the CurbNationalAssociation

A guide to building protected bike lanes that work for pedestrians

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/getting-to-the-curb-report-final-walk-sf-2019.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersPedestrian SafetyHandouts
Driving concerns among older adults: Associations with driving skill, behaviors, and experiencesNationalNonprofit Organization

The purpose of this investigation was to determine what older adults find most concerning about driving as they age and how these concerns are related to driving skills, behaviors, and experiences. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6445688/Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Fitness to Drive, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-ScreeningCommunity Resources
State Driver Licensing Agencies Resources for Older Americans MonthNationalAssociation

ChORUS offers a wealth of resources that promote older driver safety. We have curated lists to provide the perfect starting point for exploring resources, materials, and tools specific to you

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20SDLA%20Resources%20OAM.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersHandouts, Training, Video
Pedestrian Bicycle Safety Resources for Older Americans Month NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Ped-bicycle%20Safety%20Resource%20OAM.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Pedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources, Handouts, Video
Medical Professionals Resources for Older Americans MonthNationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Medical%20Professionals%20Resources%20OAM.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation StartersHandouts, Video
Law Enforcement Professionals Resources for Older Americans MonthNationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Law%20Enforcement%20Professionals%20Resources.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation StartersHandouts, Policy Document, Training, Video
Family Member and Caregiver Resources for Older Americans MonthNationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20Family%20member%20and%20Caregivers%20Resources.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersHandouts, Training, Video
How to Use these Resources to Strengthen Professional and Community PartnershipsNationalAssociation

ChORUS developed ideas on activities and event using the OAM resources that will increase older driver traffic safety within your community. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Final%20How%20to%20Use%20these%20Resources%20to%20Strengthen%20Professional%20and%20Community%20Partnerships%201.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersCommunity Resources, Handouts, Referral Lists, Social Media, Training
Social Media Messaging for Law Enforcement Professionals NationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for Law Enforcement Professionals. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Social%20Media%20Messaging%20for%20Law%20Enforcement%20Professionals_0%20%281%29.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation StartersSocial Media
Social Media Messaging for State Driver Licensing AgenciesNationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for State Driver Licensing Agencies professionals. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Social%20Media%20Messaging%20for%20SDLA_0%20%281%29.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersSocial Media
Social Media Messaging for Medical Professionals NationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for Medical Professionals. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Social%20Media%20Messaging%20for%20Medical%20Professionals_0%20%282%29.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation StartersSocial Media
Social Media Messaging for Older Adults NationalAssociation

This is the social media messaging for older adults. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Social%20Media%20Messaging%20for%20Older%20Drivers_0%20%282%29.pdfOlder DriversConversation StartersSocial Media
State Driver Licensing Agencies Press Release for Older Americans Month NationalAssociation

State Driver Licensing Agencies press release related to Older Americans Month. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Americans%20Month%20Press%20Release%20State%20Driver%20Licensing%20Agencies.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersOther
Older Americans Month Press Release for Medical Professionals NationalAssociation

Press Release for Medical Professionals related to Older Americans Month.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Americans%20Month%20Press%20Release%20for%20Medical%20Professionals.pdfMedical ProfessionalsConversation StartersOther
Older Americans Month Press Release General Audience NationalAssociation

Press Release for General Audience related to Older Americans Month. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Americans%20Month%20Press%20Release%20General%20Audience.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesHandouts, Other
Older Americans Month Law Enforcement Press Release NationalAssociation

Law Enforcement Press Release releated to Older Americans Month. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Americans%20Month%20Press%20Release%20for%20Law%20Enforcement%20Professionals.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsSuccessful StrategiesHandouts, Other
Lobby Slide 5NationalAssociation

Planning ahead means peace of mind for you and those around you. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Lobby%20Slides%20five.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersHandouts
Lobby Slide Four NationalAssociation

Plan for Road Safety

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/lobby%20slide%20four.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersHandouts
Lobby Slide threeNationalAssociation

Lobby Slide three: Whether planning for a road trip or running a quick errand make sure you are safe on the road. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/lobby%20slide%20three.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersHandouts, Other
Lobby Slide twoNationalAssociation

Lobby Slide 2: Safe mobility is the key to keeping an active lifestyle. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Lobby%20slides%20two.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation StartersHandouts
Lobby Slide oneNationalAssociation

Slide one of Lobby Slides Plan for the Road Ahead

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Plan%20for%20the%20Road%20Ahead%20Slide%20One%20%285%29.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersSuccessful StrategiesOther
Plan for the Road Ahead Senior Driving PosterNationalAssociation

ChORUS developed posters that you can use in any location

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Senior%20Center%20Poster%20FINAL.pdfOlder DriversDriver EducationHandouts, Other
The Effects of Aging on Driving PosterNationalAssociation

ChORUS developed posters that you can use in any location

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Effects%20of%20Aging%20FINAL_508.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/AbilityHandouts, Other
Research for Older Adult Driver Initiative ROADINorth CarolinaUniversity

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

https://ot.ecu.edu/roadi/Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment, Successful StrategiesOther
Hand Controls for Cars, Trucks, SUVs and VansNationalAssociation

MobilityWorks offers a wide selection of adaptive equipment for the most ever type of vehicle to regain independence and to be in control of your own transportation. 

https://www.mobilityworks.com/hand-controls/Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Successful StrategiesVideo
I'M A DRIVER- ADANationalAssociation

Your local ADA dealer is a strong advocate for people with disabilities who want to get back on the road. They believe you are entitled to the independence and higher quality of life that an accessible vehicle can provide. 

https://www.adamobility.com/consumers/driverFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationOther
Older Adults and People with DisabilitiesNationalAssociation

Transportation can reduce social isolation and enhance individual autonomy and psychosocial well-being. IN many rural communities there is a need for safe accessible transportation for older adults and people with disabilities. 

https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/toolkits/transportation/4/population-considerations/older-adults-people-with-disabilitiesFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersOther
Aging and Disability NetworkNationalAssociation

The aging and disability network is made up of local, state, and national organizations and committed advocates working to support older adults and people with disabilities. 

https://acl.gov/programs/aging-and-disability-networksFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersOther
People with Disabilities and Access to Health CareNationalNonprofit Organization

1 in 4 adults in the United States, or 61 million people, have at least one of these disabilities: hearing, vision, cognition, mobility, self-care, and independent living. Anyone can have a disability at any point in their life. 

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/features/kf-adult-prevalence-disabilities.html#:~:text=Mobility%20disability%20was%20the%20most,care%20(1%20in%2027).Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to DriveOther
ChORUS General HandoutNationalAssociation

General handout provides information about who ChORUS is and how to utilize the site

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/ChORUS%20General%20Handout_0_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriver EducationHandouts
Aging and the ADANationalNonprofit 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. 

https://adata.org/factsheet/aging-and-adaFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationOther
Winter Weather Health and Safety TipsWisconsinState Department of Transportation

Winter in Wisconsin can be fun and exciting, but sometimes the conditions can become dangerous. Being prepared ahead of a storm will help you get through it safely. 

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/climate/winter-weather.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationOther
Reporting an Unsafe DriverArizonaState Department of Transportation

Arizona DOT has posted reporting unsafe driver requirements for law enforcement and physicians and others on how you can report an Unsafe driver in your area. 

https://azdot.gov/motor-vehicles/driver-services/medical-review/reporting-unsafe-driverLaw Enforcement Professionals, Medical ProfessionalsReporting Requirements, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
Driving in Bad Weather Fact SheetTexasState Department of Transportation

TDI Safety @ Work Division of Workers Compensation created a Fact sheet for drivers on how to drive in bad weather. The fact sheet goes over how to drive in rain, fog and winter weather. 

https://www.tdi.texas.gov/pubs/videoresource/fsbadweather.pdfOlder DriversDriver Education, Driving ImpairmentHandouts
Tip Sheet: Hot Weather Safety Tips For Older AdultsNationalNonprofit Organization

Older adults and individuals with cronic medical conditions are at high risk of deveopling heat related illnesses, because of aging-related physical changes in the body chronic health coniditons and even effect taking some medication

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/tip-sheet-hot-weather-safety-tips-older-adultsFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
The Training, Research and Education for Driving SafetyNationalUS Department of Transportation

The Training, Research, and Education Driving Safety (TREDS) has several 30-minute training videos for law enforcement.

https://treds.ucsd.edu/law-enforcement-video/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesTraining
Geriatrics Care OnlineNationalAssociation

Free registration to Geriatric Care Online. 

https://geriatricscareonline.org/Medical ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Research, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesTraining
TSI Register LinkNationalUS Department of Transportation

While the courses are free, you will need to register to sign up and then select the training from the NHTSA training topics.

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/selfreg/register.aspx?p=tsi-dot&c=rti-70Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchTraining, Other
Transportation Safety Institute CoursesNationalUS Department of Transportation

Transportation Safety Institute Courses offers free cources on a range of topics. Note while the courses are free, you will need to register to sign up and then select the training from NHTSA topics. 

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/catalog/Welcome.aspx?tab_page_id=-67&tab_id=20000326Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Pedestrian Safety, Research, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistTraining
Educating Law Enforcement Officers on Older Driver IssuesNationalUS Department of Transportation

Learn to balance public safety with the needs of all constituents, including older drivers, to improve the safety and mobility of older drivers. This is an online self-paced cource

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loid=c2ad1ef7-a699-4a1a-9369-891d1be96439&query=%3fq%3dEducating+Law+Enforcement+Officers+on+Older+Driver+Issues#t=1Law Enforcement ProfessionalsReporting Requirements, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversTraining
Law Enforcement Reporting of at Risk DriversNationalAssociation

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Driver Licensing Policies and Practices Database: This database shows each state's Driver Licensing Policies and Practices affecting older and Medically- At-Risk drivers. 

https://lpp.seniordrivers.org/policies/6-law-enforcement-reporting-of-at-risk-drivers/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversOther
Pocket Guide Screening and Management of Age Related Driving ImpairmentNationalAssociation

This reference tool includes information on who to screen and how to report drivers with medical conditions. It also provides a listing of tests recommended by the American Geriatric Society to determine driving fitness.

https://treds.ucsd.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Treds-PocketGuideWeb.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts, Referral Lists
Medical Conditions in Older DriversNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA offers a video on Medical Conditions in Older Drivers. See how an older driver with medical conditions might have problems at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) - and on the road. Learn how to help. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFR51P2Vug0State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Older Driver Safety Continuing Education for Health Care ProfessionalsNationalAssociation

Medscape/WebMD has resumed collaboration with NHTSA and has developed educational courses directed to healthcare professionals to enhance knowledge of the impacts of medical conditions, impairments on safe driving and the role they play.

https://login.medscape.com/login/sso/getlogin?wcode=102&client=205502&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cubWVkc2NhcGUub3JnL3ZpZXdjb2xsZWN0aW9uLzMzMjcw&sc=ng&scode=msporgMedical ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversTraining
Practitioner's Toolkit—OT’s role in driving rehab NationalAssociation

Practitioner's toolkit- OT's role in driving rehab provides tools and resources that promote the growth of occupational therapy programs and services addressing safety mobility and participation in the community as drivers. 

https://www.aota.org/practice/practice-settings/driving-community-mobility/driving--community-mobility-toolkit-for-professionalsMedical ProfessionalsDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther
ADED Fact SheetNationalAssociation

Introducing ADED: the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists works with drivers of all ages and abilities for independent transportation and explores alternative transportation solutions. 

https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.aded.net/resource/resmgr/fact_sheets/1._aded_factsheets_about_ade.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther
Clinician’s Guide for Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers (Version 4) Cooperative Agreement between AGS and NHTSANationalAssociation

The Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, 4th Edition, is published by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) as a service to healthcare providers involved in the care of older adults, which is free to register. 

https://geriatricscareonline.org/ProductAbstract/clinicians-guide-to-assessing-and-counseling-older-drivers-4th-edition/B047Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversDiscussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research
Driver Medical review Process in StatesNationalAssociation

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has a database showing each state's Driver Licensing Policies and Practices affecting order and Medically- At-Risk drivers. 

https://lpp.seniordrivers.org/policies/7-driver-medical-review-process-in-states-with-medical-advisory-board-mab/Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting RequirementsReferral Lists
Bikeability ChecklistNationalUS Department of Transportation

BikeChecklist is a checklist to rate your neighborhood's bikeability. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.gov/files/bikabilitychecklist1.pdfOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyOther
The Safer Streets Priority FinderNationalAssociation

This site enables you to analyze this risk to vulnerable road users (bicyclists and pedestrians on your community roads.)

https://www.saferstreetspriorityfinder.com/tool/Older DriversPedestrian SafetyVideo, Other
Data Visualization Tool Fatality Analysis Reporting SystemNationalUS Department of Transportation

National Center of Statistical Analysis presents data on vulnerable road users involved in fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. This visual includes dashboards with information on fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes and fatalities. 

https://cdan.dot.gov/DataVisualization/DataVisualization.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyReferral Lists
Motorcycle Safety for Law EnforcementNationalUS Department of Transportation

This online course is specifically geared for law enforcement officers and contains eight online modules that you can complete at your own pace. 

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loid=24f318e7-380c-46fd-96a0-66aa9ff3795a&query=%3fq%3dMotorcycle+Safety+Law+Enforcement+Course#t=1Law Enforcement ProfessionalsPedestrian SafetyTraining
Bicycle Safety for Law EnforcementNationalUS Department of Transportation

By the end of this training, you will have a better understanding of the components of bicycle involved crashes, crash scene investigation and reporting, and ways to partner with your community to promote bicycle safety. 

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loid=7332c7a9-aa11-4014-a526-b6b4b2247087&query=%3fq%3dBicycle+Safety+for+Law+Enforcement#t=1Law Enforcement ProfessionalsPedestrian SafetyTraining
Pedestrian Safety for Law EnforcementNationalUS Department of Transportation

This engaging and interactive course was designed with the direct involvement of law enforcement officers to broaden your knowledge of pedestrian safety and to help reduce crashes that involve pedestrians in your community. 

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loid=900b91a9-b25e-4ec8-8b44-6d80228d1d0e&query=%3fq%3dPedestrian+Safety+for+Law+Enforcement#t=1Law Enforcement ProfessionalsPedestrian SafetyTraining
Healthy Habits at Age 60 and BeyondNationalAssociation

Small changes can improve your health, this article goes over different ways you can add healthy habits to your life. 

https://familydoctor.org/healthy-habits-at-age-60-and-beyond/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving TestOther
Your Go-To Guide for Volunteering with SeniorsNationalNonprofit Organization

AARP has compiled some ideas for different ways to lend a hand, a listening ear, or your skills to seniors- from reminiscing to making new memories. Remember, simply giving your time and conversation can sometimes mean the most. 

https://createthegood.aarp.org/volunteer-ideas/senior-guide.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation StartersOther
How To Volunteer As A SeniorNationalAssociation

AgingInPlace created an article with helpful tips on how Seniors can get involved in volunteering. 

https://aginginplace.org/how-to-volunteer-as-a-senior/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Other
Our OT Students Train to Help Older Drivers Remain Safe on the RoadsFloridaUniversity

At the University of St. Augustine for Health Science students can take a class to train to help older drivers remain on the road. 

https://www.usa.edu/blog/its-older-driver-safety-awareness-week-our-ot-students-train-to-help-older-drivers-remain-safe-on-the-roads/Family Members/Caregivers, Medical ProfessionalsDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther
Unchecked Recalls Pose Roadway RisksNationalAssociation

Check to Protect is a campaign that focuses on drivers of vehicles five years old or older and rivers of used cars. 

https://www.nsc.org/road-safety/safety-topics/vehicle-recallsOlder DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsOther
Safety Issues & RecallsNationalUS Department of Transportation

Every Vehicle has a unique VIN. Enter a VIN to learn f a specific vehicle need to be repaired as part of a recall. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recallsOlder DriversVehicle Modifications/AccommodationsReferral Lists
Motor Vehicle Safety Defects And RecallsNationalUS Department of Transportation

The purpose of this booklet is to answer the most commonly asked questions about how and why recall campaigns are initiated and to inform consumers of their rights and responsibilities when a vehicle or equipment is recalled. 

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/documents/MVDefectsandRecalls.pdfOlder DriversDriver Education, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsHandbooks/Manuals
Recognizing Dementia in Drivers for Law EnforcementNationalUS Department of Transportation

The Georgia Department of Public Health's 55+ Driver Safety Program hosted a brief series of pop-up presentations focused on aging road users. Here is the presentation recording of "Recognizing Dementia in Drivers for Law Enforcement."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOWfJ8bpsbA&list=PLTncrtHErAop3_x6unjHqAFDem_nC3fE4&index=7Law Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversWebinar
NHTSA Bicycle Safety Page NationalUS Department of Transportation

Bicycle Safety Page raises awareness of the dangers of being a bicyclist and provides tips to keep bicyclists safe. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/bicycle-safetyFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
Aging Road User Program Management Course (Virtual Live Training)NationalAssociation

Learn the skills to manage a successful and sustainable aging road user safety program. Individuals involved with aging road user safety have needs that are not met in other courses. This course is 4 hours of training in a 1 day period

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loId=05ab6cc9-6eb1-43ac-bfb0-7a37feae9fe8&back=%2fLMS%2fBrowseTraining%2fBrowseTraining.aspx#t=3Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesSuccessful StrategiesTraining
Spectrum of Driver Services: Right Services for the Right People at the Right Time NationalAssociation

A description consumers and health care providers can use to distinguish the type of services needed for an older adult. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Spectrum%2Bof%2BOlder%2BDriver%2BServices_TSI.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Retests, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther Materials
TSI Problem and Statement Examples NationalAssociation

Problem Statement Examples about older drivers and how to keep them safe on the road from TSI

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Problem%2BStatement%2BExamples_TSI.pdfLaw Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchReferral Lists
Older Adults Perceptions of Self- Driving Ride Hailing Services PDFNationalNonprofit Organization

This research is of interest to older adults, their families, and those who provide health and social services because older adults outlive their decision to stop driving by about 10 years. 

https://assets-us-01.kc-usercontent.com/ffacfe7d-10b6-0083-2632-604077fd4eca/f52c829e-4a1e-4427-a8da-99e09beaf134/2021-FF-07_NCOA-VW%20Summary%20of%20Findings_7-21.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversSafer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsCommunity Resources
Greater Minnesota Shared Mobility WebinarsMinnesotaUS Department of Transportation

This webinar provided an update on the shared mobility project happening at MNDOT and the work of the Twin Cities Shared Mobility Collaborative and its planned expansion of the scope of Greater Minnesota. 

https://www.dot.state.mn.us/transit/webinars.htmlState Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersSuccessful StrategiesWebinar
Older Driver Safety ProgramGeorgiaState Department of Transportation

The program utilizes a public health approach to develop collaborative relationships and processes to determine appropriate education, environmental, policy interventions for health and safety professionals, as well as the public

https://www.gahighwaysafety.org/campaigns/older-drivers/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Vehicle Safety Features, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Evaluation, Driving Test, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Successful StrategiesTraining
Share the Road: It's Everyone's Responsibility NationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA's Share the Road; Its Everyone Responsibility: Share the road tips for Drivers, Motorcyclists, Bicyclists, and Pedestrians. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/share-road-its-everyones-responsibilityOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
Traffic Safety Fact - Pedestrian- 2019NationalUS Department of Transportation

This fact sheet defines a pedestrian as any person on foot, walking, running, jogging, hiking, sitting, or lying down who is involved in a motor vehicle traffic crash.

https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813079Law Enforcement Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesPedestrian SafetyOther Materials
Tribal TransitNationalAssociation

This resource includes training and technical assistance specifically geared towards tribal transit managers, operators, and riders

https://www.nationalrtap.org/Resource-Center/Topic-Guides/tribal-transitFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversVehicle Modifications/AccommodationsCommunity Resources
Pedestrian Safety Training for Law EnforcementNationalUS Department of Transportation

This training is an interactive, computer-based program to help law enforcement officers understand the factors associated with pedestrian crashes, develop meaningful countermeasures and enforcement strategies. 

https://tsi-dot.csod.com/LMS/LoDetails/DetailsLo.aspx?loid=21e447a7-955a-4038-bc8c-f027e0e67a2f&query=%3fq%3dPedestrian+and+Bicycle+Safety+Program+Management+Workshop#t=1Law Enforcement ProfessionalsPedestrian SafetyTraining
Walkability ChecklistNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA’s Walkability Checklist is a checklist to rate your neighborhood’s walkability.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.gov/files/walkingchecklist.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversPedestrian SafetyReferral Lists
Pedestrian Safety PennsylvaniaState Department of Transportation

Whether you’re walking or driving, share equal respect. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. If you know the laws and follow the safety tips, you can drive safely and walk safely.

https://www.penndot.gov/TravelInPA/Safety/TrafficSafetyAndDriverTopics/Pages/Pedestrian-Safety.aspxOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyCommunity Resources
Older DriverPennsylvaniaUS Department of Transportation

The PennDOT older driver page touches on older driver safety tips, warning signs for when older drivers should limit their driving, older driver videos, a mature driving improvement course, and alternative transportation options. 

https://www.penndot.gov/TravelInPA/Safety/TrafficSafetyAndDriverTopics/Pages/Older-Driver.aspxOlder DriversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Are Your Medicines Increasing you Risk of a Fall or a Car Crash NationalNonprofit Organization

Use this fact sheet to identify medicines that can put you at risk with potential side effects that can affect your driving, and questions to ask your doctors.

https://www.cdc.gov/transportationsafety/pdf/older_adult_drivers/Medication-Fact-Sheet_FINAL_Updated-URLs_508.pdfMedical ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingReferral Lists
Driver Safety QuestionnaireNationalAssociation

An interactive tool on older adults driving safety information for the public and caregivers. 

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/driver-safety-questionnaireFamily Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsHandouts, Referral Lists, Other Materials
AGS Virtual Patient Cases Programs on the Assessment of Older Drivers NationalAssociation

This provides virtual patient simulations of clinical encounters with three older drivers. These cases provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to learn how to incorporate the safety needs of older drivers. 

https://geriatricscareonline.org/ProductAbstract/ags-virtual-patient-cases-program-on-the-assessment-of-older-drivers/V002Medical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversTraining
Emergency Medicine and Trauma Specialist's Quick Guide for Assessing and Counseling Older DriversNationalAssociation

This quick guide is the product of a cooperative agreement between the American Geriatrics Society and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and was developed in collaboration with the EAST. 

https://geriatricscareonline.org/ProductAbstract/emergency-medicine-and-trauma-specialist/B051Medical ProfessionalsAssessing and Counseling Older DriversDiscussion Guide, Training
African- American Seat Belt Safety ToolkitNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA is raising awareness about the dangers associated with not wearing a seat belt and convincing these unbelted occupants to buckle up. 

https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/get-materials/toolkits/buckle/african-american-seat-belt-safety-toolkitFamily Members/CaregiversDriver EducationHandouts
Grandparents & Safety Car Seat SafetyNationalUS Department of Transportation

Today, Many grandparents are their grandchildren's caretakers and may be responsible for correctly installing and using car seats. 

https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/sites/tsm.gov/files/2021-11/15261-CPS_Grandparents_Flyer_091521_v3_tag.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Handouts
Older Driver Safety Program NationalAssociation

Governor's Office of Highway Safety in Georgia's overarching goal for this safety program is to maintain mobility and safety of older drivers while making the roadways safe for all road users. 

https://www.gahighwaysafety.org/campaigns/older-drivers/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Successful StrategiesOther Materials
Stepping Out as an Older Adult - Be Healthy, Walk SafelyNationalUS Department of Transportation

Whether you are stepping out to exercise, run errands, or both, make sure you maintain your safety while enjoying the health benefits of walking. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/pedestrian-safety/stepping-out-older-adult-be-healthy-walk-safelyOlder DriversPedestrian SafetyDiscussion Guide, Other Materials
LAPD Announced Holiday Traffic Enforcement Campaign – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles SentinelCaliforniaNews

LA Police Department announces during the holiday season, additional police officers will patrol the monitor driver with disabilities.

https://californianewstimes.com/lapd-announced-holiday-traffic-enforcement-campaign-los-angeles-sentinel-los-angeles-sentinel/625426/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesOther Materials
Transportation OptionsOhioState Department of Transportation

Do you need help finding transportation in your area?  Most Ohio communities have a variety of options, some with free or reduced fares.  Eligibility requirements such as age or income may apply.   

https://aging.ohio.gov/care-and-living/staying-active/staying-active-catalog/transportation-assistanceFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversSuccessful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Older Driver SafetyOhioState Department of Transportation

To prevent crashes, Ohio has state and local programs and resources that can help older adopt strategies to stay safe on the road, as well as find alternatives to driving if they can no longer do so safely.

https://www.transportation.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odot/programs/olderdriversOlder DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Other
Driving in Winter WeatherNationalUS Department of Transportation

Helpful driving tips for older road users about how to prepare for driving in the winter months. Whether it's snow, sleet, or ice, winter weather can cause extremely dangerous road conditions. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/winter-driving-tipsOlder DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Vehicle Safety FeaturesCommunity Resources, Other
Law Enforcement Resources for Older Driver Safety Awareness WeekNationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Law%20Enforcement%20Resources%20for%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_0.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving ImpairmentHandouts
Older Driver and Family Resources Older Driver Safety Awareness Week NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Driver%20and%20Family%20Resources%20for%20Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/AbilityHandouts
Resources for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week NationalAssociationhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Older%20Driver%20Safety%20Awareness%20Week%20Resources%20in%20the%20ChORUS%20Library_0.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/AbilityOther Materials
Carfit Virtual Workshops & Focus SessionsNationalNonprofit 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. 

https://aarp.cvent.com/c/calendar/7f9e9e0c-224c-4ac0-99f4-e1512c5347edOlder DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsTraining, Video
Vehicle Safety & Comfort: Seat BeltsNationalNonprofit Organization

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

https://learn.aarp.org/vehicle-safety-comfort-seat-beltsOlder DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsVideo
Carfit Online WorkshopNationalNonprofit 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 

https://learn.aarp.org/carfit-online-workshopOlder DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsVideo
AARP Driver Safety Quick Learnings NationalNonprofit 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. 

https://learn.aarp.org/driver-safety-quick-learnings?CMP=RDRCT-ADS-QCKLRNINGOlder DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesVideo
Kansas Retire your keys PostersKansasState Department of Transportation

A poster along with the other two attachments that were developed by Kansas Department of Transportation. 

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/Kansas%20State%20Driving%20Resources_Retire%20your%20Keys_0.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityCommunity Resources
Senior Navigator- Older Driver SafetyVirginiaNonprofit Organization

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

https://seniornavigator.org/taxonomy/menu-zone/driver-safetyFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityCommunity Resources
Older Driver Safety and Transition for the Mature DriverNationalAssociationhttps://www.n4a.org/files/Mature_Driver.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversResearchHandouts
Older Driver Safety and Transition NationalAssociation

Older driver safety will continue to receive increased attention. New resources and new information appear frequently.

https://www.n4a.org/files/Older_Driver_Safety_and_Transition.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchHandouts
Find a Ride FloridaFloridaState Department of Transportation

Find a ride in Florida. 

https://findarideflorida.org/Older DriversResearchOther
Senior Driver SafetyFloridaAssociation

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

https://www.dmvflorida.org/drivers-license/senior-driversFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Reporting RequirementsCommunity Resources
The Role Of Driver Rehabilitation In Determining Fitness To Drive: Recommendations for State Driver License Agencies NationalAssociation

This document provides guidance to SDLA's regarding the role of driver rehabilitation specialists in providing evidence, via comprehensive evaluations, to support fitness-to-drive decisions for medically at-risk drivers.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/806-The%20Role%20Of%20Driver%20Rehabilitation%20In%20Determining%20Fitness%20To%20Drive%20-F....pdfhttps://www.roadsafeseniors.org/file%3A///C%3A/Users/mwhite/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/O3BF0Z5W/806-The%2520Role%2520Of%2520Driver%2520Rehabilitation%2520In%2520Determining%2520Fitness%2520To%2520Drive%2520-F.._.pdfState Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistHandbooks/Manuals, Other Materials
Governor's Traffic Safety CommitteeNew YorkState Department of Transportation

The New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) coordinates traffic safety activities in the state and shares useful, timely information about traffic safety and the state's highway safety grant program.

https://trafficsafety.ny.gov/?utm_medium=301&utm_source=www.safeny.ny.govFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Senior Driver Safety & MobilityNationalAssociation

AAA is dedicated to keeping seniors driving for as long as safely possible. We also are committed to promoting viable transportation options for seniors who can no longer drive independently.

 

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-ScreeningOther
At-Risk Driver Population and ProgramsNationalAssociation

This is a site to address at-risk driving from a vareity of audiences. 

https://www.aamva.org/At-Risk-Drivers/Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Self-ScreeningHandbooks/Manuals, Laws
Auto Driver Safety AARPNationalAssociation

This is a collection of auto safety resources for older drivers collected by AARP. 

https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety/?cmp=RDRCT-e78e9bf5-20200402Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
PedBikeInfoNationalAssociation

PedBikeInfo center is supported by Federal Highwasy Administrations and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration providing information and resources around Ped and Bike Safety. 

https://www.pedbikeinfo.org/Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
Tip Sheet: Safety Tips For Older DriversNationalAssociation

Various physical issues linked to aging can interfere with safe driving, it’s important that older drivers—and the people who care for them—evaluate their needs to keep them safe while they’re on the road.

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/tip-sheet-safety-tips-older-driversState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Self-ScreeningOther Materials
Tip Sheet: Safety Tips For Older DriversNationalAssociation

Various physical issues linked to aging can interfere with safe driving, it’s important that older drivers—and the people who care for them—evaluate their needs to keep them safe while they’re on the road.

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/tip-sheet-safety-tips-older-driversState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Self-ScreeningOther Materials
Older Drivers- Injury FactsNationalAssociation

These are fatality trends based on mortality data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

https://injuryfacts.nsc.org/motor-vehicle/road-users/older-drivers/Medical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchDiscussion Guide Research, Other
Headlight UseNationalNonprofit Organization

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

https://drivinglaws.aaa.com/tag/headlight-use/#:~:text=New%20Jersey,of%20insufficient%20light%2Fadverse%20weather.Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources, Referral Lists
Distracted Driving Laws in Each StateNationalAssociation

Statewide laws related to distracted driving across the country 

https://www.ghsa.org/state-laws/issues/distracted%20drivingFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Referral Lists, Other Materials
Distracted Driving Laws in Each StateNationalAssociation

Statewide laws related to distracted driving across the country 

https://www.ghsa.org/state-laws/issues/distracted%20drivingFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Referral Lists, Other Materials
Driving Safety for Older Road UsersNationalAssociation

This website provides an interactive driving safety questionnaire, safety tips for older drivers, and vehicle safety tips. 

https://www.healthinaging.org/driving-safetyMedical ProfessionalsDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT)WashingtonNonprofit Organization

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

https://clark.wa.gov/sheriff/seniors-and-law-enforcement-togetherLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Safe Mobility Florida FloridaState Department of Transportation

Law enforcement officials, who older adults trust, can help an aging driver steer clear of harm's way on the road. Law enforcement officials can also be helpful when it comes to interacting with stakeholders on the topic.

http://safemobilityfl.com/LawEnforcementResources.htmLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving ImpairmentVisor Cards, Training
Governor Highway Safety AssociationNationalAssociation

Governors Highway Safety Associaton. The State's Voice on Highway Safety. 

https://www.ghsa.org/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchCommunity Resources
Walking: Tips on How to Use Transportation Options in FloridaFloridaAssociation

Walking is a popular physical activity for all ages that can also serve as a useful transportation option to help maintain mobility and independence. 

http://safemobilityfl.com/pdfs/ResourceCenter/FDOT_SafeWalking_Booklet-FINAL-web.pdfMedical Professionals, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesHandbooks/Manuals
ADED: Recommendations for State Driver License AgenciesNationalAssociation

Among the many duties of state driver licensing agencies, protecting the public is a top priority. State licensing agencies work with medical advisory boards to determine if an individual is safe to drive. 

https://3a8dc3aa5ff737fa1444-2a08583baa8f9872183a1f206f980a73.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/aded_01df1cb14432e675b63bb17915e47bb4.pdfMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, AssessmentHandbooks/Manuals
Senior Licensing Policies and Practices NationalAssociation

AAA has compiled a list of considerations/laws for older drivers renewing their license in every state. This list includes physician reporting of unsafe drivers, vision requirements and law enforcement reporting unsafe drivers. 

https://exchange.aaa.com/safety/senior-driver-safety/senior-licensing-policies-and-practices/#.YEuDguhKg2xMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingLaws
Aging (Older) DriversWisconsinState Department of Transportation

Wisconsin has compiled a list of resources for older drivers to help them and their loved ones assess driving safety. 

https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/dmv/license-drvs/mdcl-cncrns/olderdrivers.aspxState Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Laws
Cycling Survey Databook 2020MassachusettsAssociation

This is a detailed look cycle today and what they anticipate as they age. 

https://www.dbltildecollaborative.com/lets-collaborateOlder Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandbooks/Manuals
Associations Between Vision Impairment and Driving and the Effectiveness of Vision Related Interventions NationalNews

Driving is one of the main modes of transport with safe driving requiring a combination of visual, cognitive, and physical skills. 

https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/11/e040881Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversDriving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
Spectrum of Driver ServicesNationalNonprofit Organization

Define the common language and different program models used in a wide range of driving programs, covering everything from driving school for healthy drivers to driving rehabilitation programs. 

https://cdn.ymaws.com/sites/www.aded.net/resource/resmgr/Docs/SpectrumWhitePaper_20160512-.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, EvaluationHandouts, Referral Lists
Spectrum of Driver ServicesNationalNonprofit Organization

Define the common language and different program models used in a wide range of driving programs, covering everything from driving school for healthy drivers to driving rehabilitation programs. 

https://cdn.ymaws.com/sites/www.aded.net/resource/resmgr/Docs/SpectrumWhitePaper_20160512-.pdfMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, EvaluationHandouts, Referral Lists
Tips and resources for safe older drivers NationalAssociation

Many older adults can drive safely well into their 80s or even beyond. It is important that older driver and the people who care for them evaluate their need to keep them safe while they are on the road. 

https://www.healthinaging.org/tools-and-tips/tip-sheet-safety-tips-older-drivers#:~:text=Let%20the%20bad%20weather%20clear,transportation%20or%20a%20car%20service.&text=Try%20to%20avoid%20highways%20that,on%20highways%20or%20busy%20roads.Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, EvaluationReferral Lists
Clinicians Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers OverviewNationalState Department of Transportation

This includes selection and highlights from the Clinicians Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Road Users. 

http://safemobilityfl.com/cliniciansguide.htmMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, Research, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesHandouts, Referral Lists, Training
Practitioner toolkit: The Role of OT in Driving rehabNationalAssociation

Occupational therapy Practitioners are experts in addressing essential and everyday activities of daily living. by choosing a specialize in driving rehabilitation, you are helping individuals remain mobile and independent 

https://www.aota.org/Practice/Productive-Aging/Driving/Practitioners.aspxMedical ProfessionalsScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, AssessmentCommunity Resources, Other Materials
Driving and Traveling After a Heart AttackNationalNonprofit Organization

Getting back behind the wheel after a heart attack can be just another step in your recovery, but it's important that you're both ready and prepared. 

https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/recovery-and-support/recovery-driving-after-a-heart-attackMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingHandouts, Referral Lists
How to Talk With Senior About their Unsafe Driving NationalNonprofit Organization

Talking to seniors about their driving abilities can be a difficult conversation to have. For many people, driving represents independence, so giving that freedom can be very difficult to accept. 

https://www.medicare.org/articles/how-to-talk-with-seniors-about-their-unsafe-driving/Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research, Handouts, Training
Exercise For Mature DriversNationalAssociation

Exercise is a key component of healthy aging. it offers many health benefits to your overall fitness and well-being. Simple exercises may also contribute to a more positive driving experience and help you stay safe on the road. 

https://www.thehartford.com/resources/mature-market-excellence/exercise-for-mature-driversMedical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driving Skills/Ability, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Handouts
Road to Zero: Doubling Down on What Works NationalNonprofit Organization

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

https://www.nsc.org/road/resources/road-to-zero/doubling-down-on-what-works?utm_campaign=GOV%20540562&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=104700264&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9PT7-ov6qm9EP-EDQcqEYwhQkyAb15E7i3gGghWikIBvvDPu6lMCHXE7LTwLZKOfAaImO-gdNtXheaZgntzp_uSvpjjQ&utm_content=103548883&utm_source=hs_email#T5Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersReporting Requirements, Research, Transportation Engineering/Planning, Designing Roadways with Older Adults in MindCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Other Materials
The Road To Zero Coalition NationalNonprofit 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

https://www.nsc.org/road/resources/road-to-zero/road-to-zero-homeFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research, Other Materials, Publication/Journal Article
Reading the RoadNationalAssociation

Expert tips on how to read and interpret road signs, signals, markings and more.

Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/PlanningVideo
Road Safe Seniors Welcome VideoNationalAssociation

Learn about the Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety (ChORUS).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naFKjpgGZgQOlder DriversDriving Skills/AbilityVideo
Safer Roads Resource VideoNationalAssociation

Highway officials and traffic engineers are building safer roads for all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvsZ0VFOv9oTransportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/PlanningVideo
Plan For The Road AheadNationalAssociation

This tool allows you to identify such activities as trips to the grocery store, hair salon, barber shop, doctors’ office, shopping, movies, entertainment, exercise, and social events. 

https://planfortheroadahead.com/Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesFitness to DriveCommunity Resources
Senior Driver Safety - CarFitNationalAssociation

A program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.

https://vimeo.com/66091990Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsVideo
Roadway Safety GuideNationalNonprofit Organization

This community-oriented Guide is published by the Roadway Safety Foundation to help communicate key engineering and road design principles to lay audiences. It is a comprehensive resource and free of charge. 

http://www.e-digitaleditions.com/i/418038-roadway-safety-guideFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Transportation Engineers/PlannersTransportation Engineering/Planning, Communicating Your Work to the PublicCommunity Resources, Publication/Journal Article
Driving with CataractsNationalAssociation

This question provided by AAA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers facts about cataracts and how it can make driving difficult. 

https://questions-seniordriving.aaa.com/medical-conditions/cataracts-diagnosis/Medical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Driving Safety Tips for Senior DriversTexasAssociation

American Safety Council published safety tips for senior drivers and senior license requirements in Texas.

https://blog.americansafetycouncil.com/driving-safety-tips-for-senior-drivers/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Transportation Engineering/PlanningDiscussion Guide, Policy Document
NHTSA’s Aging Gracefully Driving Safely AssessmentNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA has created a guide filled with information on how seniors can drive safely. 

https://icsw.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/Driving%20Safely%20Aging%20Web/Older DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Driving Safely After 60NationalAssociation

The American Optometric Association gives tips on driving safely after 60 on its website. 

https://www.aoa.org/healthy-eyes/eye-health-for-life/senior-vision?sso=yMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Driving Evaluations by an Occupational TherapistNationalAssociation

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) website has information about occupational therapists and their ability to conduct office/clinic evaluations behind of the wheel of a car.

https://www.aota.org/Practice/Productive-Aging/Driving/Clients/Evaluate/Eval-by-OT.aspxMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
Driving and PD (Parkinson's Disease)NationalUniversity

The page includes links regarding self-assessments of driving ability, how Parkinson’s disease affects driving ability, how MD’s assess a person’s ability to drive and more.

https://med.stanford.edu/parkinsons/living-with-PD/driving.htmlMedical ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingWebinar
DriveSharpNationalAssociation

The program, DriveSharp, provides engaging brain-training exercises that can be completed in the comfort and privacy of your own home.

https://drivesharp.brainhq.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveOther Materials, Training
V2V Communications Fact SheetNationalUS Department of Transportation

For the past decade, NHTSA has researched V2V, a communication technology that allows vehicles to communicate to one another regarding important safety and mobility information. 

https://www.nhtsa.gov/technology-innovation/vehicle-vehicle-communicationFamily Members/CaregiversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsHandouts, Other Materials
Utah: Senior Licensing LawsUtahNonprofit Organization

AAA’s website states that Utah requires its residents to renew their licenses and pass a vision test every five years and that there are no additional requirements for senior drivers.

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/states/utah/Family Members/CaregiversReporting RequirementsHandouts
Drivewell ToolkitNationalUS Department of Transportation

The American Society on Aging (ASA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have developed a driver safety toolkit for people working directly with older adult. 

https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/get-materials/older-drivers/drivewell-toolkitFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Research, Successful StrategiesHandouts, Other Materials
Utah: Ride UTAUtahAssociation

A blog for Utah’s Transit Authority.

https://www.rideuta.com/news/Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningSocial Media
Turning the Corner…and Still Driving: A Review of Law Enforcement Programs Involving Older Driver SafetyNationalAssociation

A review of various law enforcement programs that involve older drivers and their safety.

Law Enforcement ProfessionalsSuccessful StrategiesHandouts
Maine: Driving Laws for Seniors and Older DriversMaineAssociation

Drivers are required to renew their licenses every six years in the state of Louisiana, according to AAA.com. They are also required to complete a vision test at every in-person renewal.

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/maine-driving-laws-seniors-older-drivers.htmlMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesFitness to Drive, Reporting Requirements, Voluntary Reporting, Mandatory Reporting, RetestsLaws
Know When to be ConcernedNationalAssociation

AAA gives information on things family members and caretakers should look out for when determining if a senior is still driving safely. 

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/resources-family-friends/know-when-be-concerned/Family Members/CaregiversConversation StartersCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research
Kentucky: Driver License Information for SeniorsKentuckyAssociation

Caregiverlist.com states that there is no renewal test for seniors in the state of Kentucky. The renewal cycle is every four years and must be done in-person.

http://www.caregiverlist.com/Kentucky/seniordriving.aspxFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesRetests, Evaluation, AssessmentLaws
Kansas: KS Highway Patrol's Elderly Driving InformationKansasAssociation

Kansas Highway Patrol has information posted on its website regarding elderly driving and the cautions and concerns that come along with it. 

https://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/255/Elderly-Driving-Cautions-ConcernsLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingDiscussion Guide, Laws
Issues Related to Older DriversNationalAssociation

The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists’ website shows that seniors have lower fatal crash rates, but are at a higher risk for fatalities because of their age.

https://www.aded.net/default.aspxMedical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver Education, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistCommunity Resources
Interventions That Can Empower Drivers (Podcast)NationalAssociation

This 28-minute podcast discusses equipment that can make driving safer for seniors, being comfortable as a passenger, and preventing falls related to community mobility.

 

https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Older-Driver-Safety-Awareness-Week/Thursday-full-article.aspxFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistCommunity Resources, Social Media
Indiana: Senior Driver and Mobility ServicesIndianaAssociation

Located in Indiana, Senior Driving was started to provide transportation services to seniors to help them remain independent and safe.

http://www.seniordriving.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Rehabilitation Specialist, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Illinois: The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District BlogIllinoisAssociation

The Champaign-Urbana, Illinois Mass Transit District blog.

https://mtd.org/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Illinois: Cyber Drive - Services for SeniorsIllinoisState Department of Transportation

The Secretary of State for Illinois's office has a website, Cyber Drive Illinois, that was created to disseminate information regarding obtaining a driver’s license and license plates and to promote safety on the state’s roads.

https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/services/services_for_seniors/programs.htmlFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & AssessmentsReferral Lists, Training
Identifying Changes That Can Affect DrivingNationalAssociation

19-minute podcast with Elin Schold Davis, program manager of AOTA’s Older Driver Initiative, and Rhonda Shah, program manager in the Traffic Safety Advocacy Division of AAA, about identifying changes in aging that can affect driving.

https://www.aota.org/conference-events/older-driver-safety-awareness-week/monday-full-article.aspxFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources, Social Media
Idaho: Senior Licensing LawsIdahoAssociation

AAA outline’s the state of Idaho’s senior licensing laws including frequent renewals and limited renewal options at 70 and older.

https://seniordriving.aaa.com/states/idaho/Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesFitness to Drive, Reporting Requirements, RetestsLaws, Policy Document
How’s My Driving?MichiganState Department of Transportation

Simple tips for maintaining driving skills provided by the state of Michigan.

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/ElderlyDriving_0909_84709_7.pdfMedical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Self-ScreeningHandouts
The Roadway Safety GuideNationalAssociation

This comprehensive, community-oriented manual introduces readers to roadway safety in a readable, non-technical fashion. 

http://www.e-digitaleditions.com/i/418038-roadway-safety-guideFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationHandouts, Social Media, Training
Wyoming: Guide to Assessment & Counseling of Older DriversWyomingNonprofit Organization

Summary of Wyoming policies and regulations for older driver licensing

https://one.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/OlderDriversBook/pages/Wyoming.htmlLaw Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesRetestsReferral Lists
How Caregivers Can Keep Elderly Drivers SafeNationalAssociation

WebMD has published a list of things caregivers can do to keep elderly drivers safe.

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/tips-caregivers-elderly-driving-transportation-needs#1Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Safer Vehicles, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Referral Lists
Helping Older Drivers Stay Safe: A Guide for Family & FriendsPennsylvaniaState Department of Transportation

This guide will help you, as a family member or friend, know when and how to get involved in an older person’s decision on whether they should modify their driving routine, or if they should no longer drive.

http://www.dot.state.pa.us/Public/DVSPubsForms/BDL/BDL%20Publications/Pub%20345.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningHandouts
Helping Elders Retire From DrivingNationalAssociation

Today’s Geriatric Medicine published an article on how caregivers, family members, and physicians can help elders retire from driving.

https://www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/0313p24.shtmlMedical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversTransportation Engineering/PlanningPublication/Journal Article
Wisconsin: Department of Transportation Senior Driver InformationWisconsinState Department of Transportation

The page includes links regarding special driving circumstances, senior drivers, law enforcement and medical professionals.

https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/online-srvcs/external/bds-landing.aspxOlder Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Will Elderly and Disabled Gain Most From Autonomous Cars?CaliforniaAssociation

The future of autonomous vehicles might give millions of elderly and disabled citizens a chance at driving, but new draft regulations released in December by the state of California point to a longer battle for fully driverless cars. 

https://readwrite.com/2016/04/22/autonomous-cars-elderly-disabled-drivers-google-tl4/Family Members/CaregiversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Safer VehiclesSocial Media
When to Put the Brakes on Elderly DriversNationalAssociation

Aging Parents and Elder Care’s website explains how aging affects the ability to drive for elders and it also includes a checklist on safe driving for elders. 

http://www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/Pages/Checklists/Elderly_Drivers.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversConversation StartersCommunity Resources, Other Materials
When to Put the Brakes on Driving: Autonomy vs SafetyNationalAssociation

Erie County has a higher concentration of older adults than both New York states and the US as a whole. With that in mind, Erie.gov gives general information and statistics to its residents on issues that older drivers face.

https://www2.erie.gov/driving/index.phpFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Other Materials
GrandDriver – Older Driver Safety and MobilityMarylandAssociation

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators' website has a page dedicated to the “GrandDriver,” a pilot program that provides information on aging and driving.

https://www.aamva.org/GrandDriver/Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityReferral Lists
When Should I Stop Driving?NationalAssociation

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.

https://www.watermarkcommunities.com/when-should-i-stop-driving/Older DriversFitness to Drive, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-ScreeningCommunity Resources, Other Materials
What Risks Do Older Drivers Pose to Traffic Safety?NationalAssociation

RAND Corporation’s website details the risks of older drivers and traffic safety. Information regarding relative risk, driving frequency and fragility are all covered topics,including a compparison of older driver risk to younger drivers.

https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB9272.htmlFamily Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Driving ImpairmentCommunity Resources
Watching Out for Senior WalkersNationalNonprofit 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.

https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/publicroads/10mar/07.cfmLaw Enforcement Professionals, Transportation Engineers/PlannersResearch, Transportation Engineering/PlanningTraining
Washington: Safe driving for seniorsDistrict of ColumbiaAssociation

Washington State Department of Licensing resource for older drivers.

https://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/seniors.htmlOlder DriversScreening & Assessments, RetestsCommunity Resources
Volunteer Driver ProgramsNationalAssociation

Grantmakers in Aging has a webpage on the necessity of volunteer driver programs and offers links to online resource libraries

https://www.giaging.org/issues/volunteer-driver-programs/Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Vision Screening of Older Drivers for Preventing Road Traffic Injuries and FatalitiesNationalAssociation

To assess the effects of vision screening interventions for older drivers to prevent road traffic injuries and fatalities.

https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD006252.pub4/fullMedical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
Virginia: Mature Driver SafetyVirginiaState Department of Transportation

Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles’ website gives information regarding safe driving courses and GrandDriver for mature drivers in the state. 

https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/safety/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Virginia: Arlington's Transit BlogVirginiaAssociation

A blog for Arlington, Virginia’s transit, ART.

https://www.arlingtontransit.com/about/art-news/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningSocial Media
Florida: Tampa Bay's Go Hart Public TransportationFloridaAssociation

What's new, what's happening, and what's to come in Tampa Bay public transportation.

http://gohart.blogspot.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversTransportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Evergreen Campaign MaterialNationalUS Department of Transportation

To learn more about how to recognize and discuss changes in older drivers. You may want to share some of the materials at the following site with family members.

https://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/get-materials/older-drivers/evergreen-campaign-materialLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Social Media
Medical Reporting/Medical Review ProcessFloridaAssociation

f your state is looking to create a state resource page for Older Drivers, please use these as examples. 

https://www.flhsmv.gov/driver-licenses-id-cards/florida-granddriver/medical-reporting-medical-review-process/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Laws
Driver License Renewal Requirements/Options for Older DriversFloridaAssociation

If your state is looking to create a state resource page for Older Drivers, please use these as examples.

https://www.flhsmv.gov/driver-licenses-id-cards/florida-granddriver/driver-license-renewal-requirements-options-older-drivers/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsResearchCommunity Resources, Laws
10 Warning Signs a Driver May Have Alzheimer’s DiseaseNationalAssociation

International Association of Chiefs of Police has a pocket card on the ten warning signs a driver may have with Alzheimer’s Disease and ten steps on how to interact with someone that may have Alzheimer’s Disease. 

https://www.theiacp.org/sites/default/files/all/i-j/IACP-AlzheimerPocketcard.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingVisor Cards
Driver Medical ReferralFloridaAssociation

Florida’s Driver Medical Referral Visor Card which mentions the observations and indicators and what to look for in a potential medical condition that affects safe driving.

http://safemobilityfl.com/pdfs/SMFL_Driver_Medical_Referral_Visor_Card.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVisor Cards
Referring Drivers to MVA Medical Review ProcessMarylandState Department of Transportation

A video of their process of referring Maryland drivers to the DMV.

https://mva.maryland.gov/Pages/referringdrivers.aspxLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Red Flags of Medically At-Risk DriversMarylandState Department of Transportation

Maryland’s Red Flag tool. 

https://mva.maryland.gov/Documents/Red-Flag-Tip-Card-for-LE.pdfLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVisor Cards
Florida: Safe Mobility for Life Coalition Safety and Mobility ResourcesFloridaAssociation

This statewide coalition is led by the Florida Department of Transportation in partnership with the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy at Florida State University. 

http://safemobilityfl.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, ResearchCommunity Resources
Alzheimer's InitiativesNationalAssociation

International Association of Chief of Police Alzheimer’s Initiative is a comprehensive toolkit for law enforcement.

https://www.theiacp.org/projects/alzheimers-initiativesLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Training
Identification and Referral of Medically Impaired Older DriversNationalAssociation

The “Law Enforcement’s Role in Older Driver Safety,” is a two-hour POST certified training for CPT credit delivered by a team of health and law enforcement professionals.

http://treds.ucsd.edu/law-enforcementLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesTraining
Resources for Law EnforcementNationalNonprofit Organization

The Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) has several 30-minute training videos for Law Enforcement. This content is password protected if you don't have a password, contact treds@ucsd.edu for free access to the videos

http://treds.ucsd.edu/law-enforcement-video/Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriving Impairment, Driving Skills/AbilityTraining, Video
Video Toolkit on Medical Conditions in Older DriversNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA produced this series of short videos to show how different medical conditions common among older drivers can impact driving abilities. Watch these videos to see on-the-road examples and learn more about how to stay safe. 

https://one.nhtsa.gov/Driving-Safety/Older-Drivers/Video-Toolkit-On-Medical-ConditionsMedical Professionals, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsMedical Conditions Impact on DrivingVideo
Florida: Grand Driver websiteFloridaState Department of Transportation

This website focuses on Florida’s senior drivers and indicates that aging requires some changes in terms of driving safely.

https://www.flhsmv.gov/driver-licenses-id-cards/florida-granddriver/Older DriversDriver EducationLaws
Federal Highway AdministrationNationalUS Department of Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) website provides information on core highway topics such as safety, research, development and technology, and innovative program delivery.

https://highways.dot.gov/Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Policy Document
Elderly Drivers: When to Take Away the KeysOhioNews

WDTN TV (Dayton) reports on when to take car keys away from elderly drivers and gives tips on ensuring driver safety on the road.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTDvozM2hyo&feature=emb_logoFamily Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Transportation Engineering/PlanningVideo
DOSCI ExplanationNationalNonprofit Organization

DOSCI is a screening tool developed by UCSD. 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/15MbDY58t0ddEv5YySA8CasGkgoYaF-wM/view?usp=sharingFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversVideo
Pennsylvania: Just Drive PA's Older Driver InformationPennsylvaniaAssociation

The website also provides a list of older driver safety tips which includes having a regular eye exam, avoiding stressful driving situations and travelling in bad weather, if possible. 

https://decibelcar.com/most-important-safe-driving-tips-that-could-save-your-life/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-Screening, Assessment, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
Oregon: Driver and Motor Vehicle Services on Unsafe DriversOregonAssociation

Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services has put together a brochure for residents detailing signs of unsafe driving and what can be done about it. it also gives information on how to report an unsafe driver. 

https://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/Forms/DMV/7240.pdfFamily Members/CaregiversScreening & AssessmentsHandouts
Oregon: DMV At-Risk Driver ProgramOregonState Department of Transportation

Oregon's DMV resource for helping seniors stay safe and mobile

https://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV/pages/at-risk_program_index.aspxFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesDiscussion Guide
Older Occupants’ Recovery From Crash InjuriesNationalAssociation

The goal of this study was to provide better understanding of the consequences of older adults’ crash injuries on their health and functional performance -their ability to carry out normal activities – by addressing research questions.

https://www.roadsafeseniors.org/sites/default/files/resources/document/OlderOccupantsRecoveryTT.pdfFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversResearchHandouts, Other Materials
Older Drivers, Elderly Driving, Seniors at the WheelNationalAssociation

SmartMotorist.com states that in the next 20 years senior drivers is predicted to triple in the United States and gives information on older driver research.

https://www.smartmotorist.com/Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversResearchOther Materials
Older Drivers Safety ProgramNationalAssociation

Older drivers have an excessively high rate of motor vehicle fatalities compared to other adult age groups, on a per vehicle mile traveled (VMT) basis.

https://dph.georgia.gov/ODSState Driver Licensing AgenciesResearchDiscussion Guide Research
Alaska: Department of AdministrationAlaskaNonprofit Organization

The site also explains Alaska’s state law regarding driver license renewal and how to maintain driving privileges.

http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/akol/mature_driver.htmFamily Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources
Older Drivers and Cataract: Driving Habits and Crash RiskNationalAssociation

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

http://biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/54/4/M203.shortFamily Members/CaregiversWarning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources
Older Driver Screening and EvaluationsNationalAssociation

This link is to a 24-minute podcast disccusion focuses on the value of occupational therapy on older driver rehabilitation, safety and mobility.

https://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Older-Driver-Safety-Awareness-Week/Wednesday-full-article.aspxMedical ProfessionalsDriver Rehabilitation SpecialistPublication/Journal Article
Older Driver Safety TrainingNationalAssociation

The National Sheriffs’ Association website has several links for those interested in older driver safety.

https://www.sheriffs.org/content/older-driver-safety-trainingLaw Enforcement ProfessionalsSuccessful StrategiesOther Materials, Training
Ohio: Older Driver InformationOhioState Department of Transportation

The “Senior Drivers in Ohio” page on DMV.com explains the license renewal process for senior drivers. 

https://www.dmv.com/oh/ohio/senior-driversFamily Members/CaregiversRetests, Evaluation, AssessmentCommunity Resources
Office of Crash Avoidance Research Technical PublicationsNationalAssociation

NHTSA provides links to crash avoidance research documents.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/crash-avoidance/office-crash-avoidance-research-technical-publicationsLaw Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesTransportation Engineering/PlanningPolicy Document
Occupational Therapy ToolkitNationalAssociation

The Occupational Therapy e handouts are organized by 85 treatment guides and are based on current research and best practice.

https://www.ottoolkit.com/Medical Professionals, Family Members/CaregiversScreening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversHandouts, Training
North Dakota: Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older DriversNorth DakotaAssociation

Summary of information for physicians and others pertaining to older driver licensing regulations in North Dakota.

https://one.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/OlderDriversBook/pages/NDakota.htmlMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts
North Dakota: Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older DriversNorth DakotaAssociation

Summary of information for physicians and others pertaining to older driver licensing regulations in North Dakota.

https://one.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/OlderDriversBook/pages/NDakota.htmlMedical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts
North Dakota: DOT's Tips for Talking to Aging DriversNorth DakotaUS Department of Transportation

North Dakota gives its residents tips for talking to senior drivers on its transportation website. Suggestions for making the conversation go smoothly include starting early, being sensitive, offering alternatives and avoiding demands.

https://www.dot.nd.gov/divisions/driverslicense/talkingtoagingdrivers.htmFamily Members/CaregiversAssessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide, Other Materials
North Carolina: Contact and Locations for Driving LicensingNorth CarolinaState Department of Transportation

This website provides information for the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles for all ages. It provides information on current driving laws and regulations, obtaining a license or ID, and obtaining a driving record.

https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/contact/Pages/default.aspxFamily Members/Caregivers, Older DriversScreening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Driving TestCommunity Resources
NHTSA's Older Driver and Road Safety InformationNationalAssociation

We offer materials to help seniors and their families understand how aging can affect driving and how an existing vehicle can be adapted to ensure continued safe driving.

https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/older-driversFamily Members/CaregiversSuccessful StrategiesDiscussion Guide