TitleStatePublish DateSourceDescriptionDocument LinkAudience(s)Related Topic(s)Type(s)
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release- Target Audience: State Driver Licensing AgencyNational(11/18/2021)Association
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State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release-Target Audience: Medical ProfessionalsNational(11/18/2021)Association
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Medical ProfessionalsDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release- Target Audience: Law EnforcementNational(11/18/2021)Association
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Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationHandouts
Sample Press Release- Target Audience: Older Drivers/GeneralNational(11/18/2021)Association
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Older DriversDriver EducationHandouts
Maintaining Mobility Independence in Florida 2020Florida(11/02/2021)Association

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

State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityVideo
State Drivers Licensing Agency Resources for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week National(10/29/2021)Association
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State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts, Referral Lists
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. 

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Family 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
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
Driving to IndependenceArizona(07/27/2021)Association

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

Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/Accommodations, Screening & Assessments, Evaluation, AssessmentOther Materials
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. 

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver EducationBlog
Traffic Safety Facts Older PopulationNational(05/01/2021)US Department of TransportationFamily Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Fitness to DriveHandouts
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. 

Family 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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Vehicle Safety FeaturesBlog
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. 

Medical ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversBlog, Community 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.

Family 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
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. 

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. 

Family 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. 

Family 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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityBlog
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. 

Family 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. 

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/Accommodations, Self-ScreeningBlog
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.

Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveOther
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.

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Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Successful StrategiesTraining
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

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Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityHandouts, Other Materials
ChORUS Older Driver ResourcesNational(10/09/2020)US Department of Transportation

Provides a list of general resources for older road users.

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Family 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. Starting early allows you to map out your needs, identify and explore your options for alternate transportation modes in your area, and plan for continuing a full and active life whether you are driving or not. Be sure to talk with your doctor to understand how changes in your medical conditions and/or medications might impact driving. Also, family members, friends, and caregivers can help you think about how to best meet all your transportation needs.

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Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts, Other Materials
ChORUS Sample Event Evaluation FormNational(10/02/2020)US Department of Transportation

Sample evaluation form for events related to older driver safety. 

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Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Research, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Referral Lists
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.

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources, Video
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).

Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver Education, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research, Referral Lists
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.

Older DriversDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingOther Materials
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. 

Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Safer VehiclesTraining, Video
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Evaluation, Driving TestCommunity Resources
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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Fitness to Drive, Safer Vehicles, Assessing and Counseling Older DriversCommunity Resources
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.

Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
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.

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Successful StrategiesReferral Lists
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.

Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, ResearchReferral Lists
Arkansas: Senior DriversArkansas(03/06/2019)Association

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

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Screening & Assessments, AssessmentCommunity Resources, Laws
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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistVideo
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Self-ScreeningHandouts, Other Materials
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Impairment, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingCommunity Resources, Discussion Guide Research, Video
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.

Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesVideo
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. 

Medical 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.

 

Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Fitness to DriveCommunity Resources
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationOther Materials
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.

Medical 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.

Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver EducationSocial Media
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. 

State 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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Driver EducationVideo
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.

Family 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.

Medical 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.

Medical 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
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.

Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityVideo
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.

Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
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.

Medical 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
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. 

Medical 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
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.

Medical 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.

Family Members/CaregiversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired DrivingDiscussion Guide, Discussion Guide Research, Handouts
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.

Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DrivePublication/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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver EducationVideo
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. 

Medical 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. 

Medical 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.

State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, ResearchPublication/Journal Article
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.

Medical Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesAssistive Technology, Driver Education, Research, Safer Vehicles, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistPublication/Journal Article
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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver EducationTraining, Video
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.

State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Screening & AssessmentsPublication/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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
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.

Medical ProfessionalsDriver EducationPublication/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.

State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationPublication/Journal Article
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.

Older DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Transportation Engineering/PlanningHandouts, Training
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.

Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to Drive, Medical Conditions Impact on DrivingPublication/Journal Article
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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Driving ImpairmentCommunity Resources
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources, Social Media
Distracted Driving Laws in Each StateNationalAssociation

Statewide laws related to distracted driving across the country 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Referral Lists, Other Materials
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

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
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.

Family Members/CaregiversDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Transportation Engineering/PlanningVideo
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationOther
Distracted Driving Laws in Each StateNationalAssociation

Statewide laws related to distracted driving across the country 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Referral Lists, Other Materials
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. 

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Medical ProfessionalsDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, Retests, Evaluation, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistOther Materials
Driving Safely While Aging GracefullyNationalUS Department of Transportation

NHTSA has created a guide filled with information on how seniors can drive safely. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Screening & Assessments, Self-Screening, Transportation Engineering/PlanningCommunity Resources
Senior Driver SafetyFloridaAssociation

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

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Reporting RequirementsCommunity Resources
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. 

Medical Professionals, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Successful StrategiesVideo
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.

Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityReferral Lists
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.

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver Education, Driver Rehabilitation SpecialistCommunity Resources
Headlight UseNationalNonprofit Organization

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

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Safer VehiclesCommunity Resources, Referral 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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsHandbooks/Manuals
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.

Transportation Engineers/Planners, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Policy Document
Senior Navigator- Older Driver SafetyVirginiaNonprofit Organization

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

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityCommunity Resources
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, Research, Successful StrategiesHandouts, Other Materials
PedBikeInfoNationalAssociation

PedBikeInfo center is supported by Federal Highwasy Administrations and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration providing information and resources around Ped and Bike Safety. 

Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationOther
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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Driving ImpairmentHandouts
Kansas Retire your keys PostersKansasState Department of Transportation

A poster along with the other two attachments that were developed by Kansas Department of Transportation. 

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Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/AbilityCommunity Resources
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. 

Medical Professionals, Older DriversDriver Education, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment, Successful StrategiesOther
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Other Materials
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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Vehicle Safety FeaturesCommunity Resources, Other
Auto Driver Safety AARPNationalAssociation

This is a collection of auto safety resources for older drivers collected by AARP. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversAssistive Technology, Adaptive Technology, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity Resources
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationOther
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.

Older DriversDriver EducationLaws
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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety FeaturesVideo
The Effects of Aging on Driving PosterNationalAssociation
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Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/AbilityHandouts, Other
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.

Older Drivers, Law Enforcement ProfessionalsDriver EducationCommunity Resources
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. 

State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Laws
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.

Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Other
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.

Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts
DriveSharpNationalAssociation

The program, DriveSharp, provides engaging brain-training exercises that can be completed in the comfort and privacy of your own home.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Fitness to DriveOther Materials, Training
At-Risk Driver Population and ProgramsNationalAssociation

This is a site to address at-risk driving from a vareity of audiences. 

Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Self-ScreeningHandbooks/Manuals, Laws
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver EducationOther
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, ResearchCommunity Resources
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 

Older DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsVideo
Plan for the Road Ahead Senior Driving PosterNationalAssociation
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Older DriversDriver EducationHandouts, Other
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. 

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
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.

Medical Professionals, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver Education, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesDiscussion Guide, Handouts
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.

Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
ChORUS General HandoutNationalAssociation

General handout about who ChORUS is and how to utilize the site

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Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing Agencies, Transportation Engineers/PlannersDriver EducationHandouts
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.

Law Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Social Media
Vehicle Safety & Comfort: Seat BeltsNationalNonprofit Organization

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

Older DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsVideo
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. 

Older DriversAssistive Technology, Conversation Starters, Driver Education, Driving Skills/Ability, Medical Conditions Impact on Driving, Reporting Requirements, Research, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources
The Roadway Safety GuideNationalAssociation

This comprehensive, community-oriented manual introduces readers to roadway safety in a readable, non-technical fashion. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationHandouts, Social Media, Training
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.

Law Enforcement ProfessionalsConversation Starters, Driver EducationCommunity Resources, Other Materials
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources, Handouts
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.

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State 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
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

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver Education, ResearchDiscussion Guide Research, Other Materials, Publication/Journal Article
Carfit Virutal 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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsTraining, Video
Driver Safety for All Ages NationalUS Department of Transportation

Presentation presented by the Georgia Department of Driver Services Medical Review Unit. 

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Medical Professionals, Older DriversConversation Starters, Driver Education, AssessmentTraining
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. 

Family Members/CaregiversDriver EducationHandouts
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.

Medical Professionals, Family Members/Caregivers, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Driving Skills/Ability, Screening & AssessmentsCommunity 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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Older DriversDriver EducationCommunity Resources
Driving Safety for Older Road UsersNationalAssociation

This website provides an interactive driving safety questionnaire, safety tips for older drivers, and vehicle safety tips. 

Medical ProfessionalsDriver Education, Driving Impairment, Warning Signs of Impaired Driving, Driving Skills/Ability, Safer Vehicles, Screening & Assessments, Successful StrategiesCommunity Resources, Other Materials