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

Older DriversDriver EducationVideo
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
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
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
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. 

Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesConversation Starters, Driver EducationHandouts
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
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
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
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
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
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. 

Older DriversDriver Education, Safer Vehicles, Vehicle Safety Features, Vehicle Modifications/AccommodationsTraining, Video
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
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
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
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
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
Rural V.S Urban infographic- 2022NationalNonprofit Organization
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Family Members/Caregivers, Law Enforcement Professionals, Medical Professionals, Older Drivers, State Driver Licensing AgenciesDriver EducationHandouts
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
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
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