This article discusses the growing aging population and its impact on the roads as more drivers become seniors.
Diminished Motor Skills: ‘Silver Tsunami’ of Elderly Drivers Prompts Tough Decisions — National (11/23/2015)Source: News
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities — Pennsylvania (11/10/2015)Source: Association
A blog for Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities.
DOSCI — National (08/01/2015)Source: Association
The printable card for your officer ticket book can be found here
Critical Older Driver Errors in a National Sample of Serious U.S. Crashes — National (07/01/2015)Source: Association
A study was done to determine which senior driver errors caused the most prevalent serious crashes.
Hanging Up the Keys with Dignity — National, Ohio (06/28/2015)Source: 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.
Health Care Provider Mobility Counseling Provision to Older Adults: A Rural/Urban Comparison — National (06/13/2015)Source: 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.
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than Age — National (04/08/2015)Source: Association
Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.
Does Attention Capacity Moderate the Effect of Driver Distraction in Older Drivers? — National (04/01/2015)Source: Association
With age, a decline in attention capacity may occur and this may impact driving performance especially while distracted.
There Are Big Negatives When Older People Stop Driving — National (03/04/2015)Source: 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.
Unexpected Outcomes for Elderly Couples Who Stop Driving — National (02/24/2015)Source: 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.