Learn more about driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers' training.
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior Drivers — National (09/11/2020)Source: Association
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.
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.
Aging Drivers and the Law — National (10/03/2019)Source: Association
The Elder Law Answers’ website provides information for senior drivers and links to each state’s laws regarding restrictions and accelerated renewal periods.
Gap Exists Between Seniors’ Opinion of Driving Ability and Performance — National (05/29/2019)Source: Association
The majority of older adults rate themselves as excellent drivers though one in four had a wreck in the previous five years.
Arkansas: Senior Drivers — Arkansas (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.
Indiana: Older Driver Information — Indiana (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com covers senior drivers in Indiana by stating that drivers up to age 75 are required to renew their license every 4 years. Drivers ages 75 to 85 can renew their license for a period of 3 years.
Ohio’s Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Safety for Aging Citizens — Ohio (03/01/2018)Source: Association
This article from the ITE Journal discusses how the Ohio Department of Transportation has collaborated with occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive approach to older driver safety.
Addressing Citizen Requests for Traffic Safety Concerns — Minnesota (12/01/2017)Source: Association
This guidebook, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, provides guidance to local agency staff on responding to concerns expressed by members of the public regarding community traffic safety.
Taxonomy and Terms for Stakeholders in Senior Mobility — National (11/03/2017)Source: Association
The document will help those who encounter older adults with limited mobility, and will help them with communicating potential solutions to preserve and extend safe, independent transportation options for older persons.