Tennessee’s Traffic Safety website offers information for senior drivers and links to senior driver public transportation throughout the state.
Tennessee: Senior Safety Program — Tennessee (09/16/2020)Source: Association
Taking Changes in Stride — National (09/16/2020)Source: Association
This link is to a 28-minute podcast with Elin Schold Davis, program manager of AOTA’s Older Driver Initiative.
Some Medications and Driving Don’t Mix — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The FDA reports on its website that medications and their side effects could be harmful while driving.
Senior Driving: Be Proactive and Understand Your Limitations — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
David Wallace, the Traffic Safety Guy, discusses seniors being proactive in their driving safety and understanding their limitations behind the wheel on this podcast.
Seniors and Driving: When Having “The Talk” Isn’t Enough — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Editor Julie Davis tells the story of her father passing after driving off the road and rolling over in his car.
Senior Pedestrian Safety — Washington (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The Pinehurst Seattle website lists several tips for senior pedestrians.
South Dakota: Helpful Facts for Aging Drivers — South Dakota (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Helpful resource from SD Dept. of Public Safety regarding older driver licensing, self-assessments, mobility options, and more.
Rides In Sight — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
Rides in Sight provides a national database to search for transportation options available to seniors anywhere in the U.S.
Safe and Mobile Seniors — Florida (09/14/2020)Source: Association
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.
Safety Solutions for Older Drivers — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
This video by the Roadway Safety Foundation provides best practices for improving community safety through better road design, and offers case studies from Florida and Delaware, as well as interviews with leading traffic safety experts.