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.
Safe and Mobile Seniors — Florida (09/14/2020)Source: Association
Florida: Aging Road User Data — Florida (05/27/2020)Source: 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.
Helping Florida's Aging Drivers Stay Safe and Mobile — Florida (11/25/2019)Source: Association
Florida video on types of situations law enforcement may encounter with older drivers, what to do, and how to make a referral.
Many Older Floridians Have No Backup Plan After Hanging Up Their Keys — Florida (12/02/2011)Source: 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.
Walking: Tips on How to Use Transportation Options in Florida — Florida, NationalSource: Association
Walking is a popular physical activity for all ages that can also serve as a useful transportation option to help maintain mobility and independence.
Safe Mobility Florida — FloridaSource: State 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.
Florida: Grand Driver website — FloridaSource: State Department of Transportation
This website focuses on Florida’s senior drivers and indicates that aging requires some changes in terms of driving safely.
Florida: Safe Mobility for Life Coalition Safety and Mobility Resources — FloridaSource: Association
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.
Driver Medical Referral — FloridaSource: Association
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.
Driver License Renewal Requirements/Options for Older Drivers — FloridaSource: Association
If your state is looking to create a state resource page for Older Drivers, please use these as examples.