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.
Pioneering Women in Road Safety — National (03/16/2021)Source: News
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.
Texas: Department of Public Safety Older Driver Information — Texas (09/16/2020)Source: State Department of Transportation
Texas’s Department of Public Safety has information on its website regarding driver license renewal requirements for residents of the state.
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior Drivers — National (09/11/2020)Source: Association
Learn more about driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers' training.
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.
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.
CarFit — District of Columbia (05/27/2020)Source: Association
CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them.
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.
Maryland: The Senior Connection of Montgomery County — Maryland (01/01/2020)Source: Association
This non-profit organization in Montgomery County, Maryland provides free rides to seniors and persons with disabilities, with service provided by hundreds of volunteers.