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.
Give The Gift of Safety — National (12/29/2020)Source: News
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020 — National (12/17/2020)Source: 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.
Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool PDF — National (12/01/2020)Source: Association
The downloadable version of the Older Driver Transportation Planning tool
Law Enforcement Visor Card — National (11/24/2020)Source: Association
DOSCI is a short questionnaire for officers to screen for cognitive impairments.
ChORUS Older Patient Questionnaire — National (10/23/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides sample questions that a clinician can ask their patients to determine if they are having difficulties driving.
ChORUS Transportation Budgeting Tool — National (10/16/2020)Source: 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.
ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool — National (10/09/2020)Source: 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.
What to Expect When You Are Referred to a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist? — National (10/09/2020)Source: 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.
Self-Assessment and Caregivers’ Rating Tools — National (10/09/2020)Source: 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.
ChORUS Older Driver Resources — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides a list of general resources for older road users.