Summer 2021 blog of ChORUS resources to help drivers stay safe over the summer.
ChORUS Summertime Reading List Blog — National (07/12/2021)Source: US Department of Transportation
Pioneering Women in Road Safety — National (03/16/2021)Source: News
Women’s role in the automotive industry is often overlooked by figures such as Henry Ford or Walter P. Chrysler. But many features in our cars that we enjoy today were invented by women.
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 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.
ChORUS Sample Event Evaluation Form — National (10/02/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Sample evaluation form for events related to older driver safety.
Compendium of Law Enforcement Older Driver Programs — National (09/18/2020)Source: 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).
Technical Information Services (ITS) — National (09/16/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Technical Information Services provides a space for public inquires and research pertaining to NHTSA’s vehicle safety, driver licensing, compliance, defect enforcement, traffic law enforcement and rulemaking activities.
Driving with Vision Disorders — National (06/13/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This video produced by NHTSA talks about the three vision disorders that can greatly impact a senior’s ability to drive safely: cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
Driving with Sleep Apnea — National (06/13/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
NHTSA gives tips on driving with sleep apnea. Pulling over when feeling drowsy and talking to a healthcare provider about treatment options are among suggested things to do about sleep apnea.