Provides a list of general resources for older road users.
ChORUS Older Driver Resources — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
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.
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.
Compendium of Traffic Safety Research Projects (1985-2013) — National (01/01/2014)Source: US Department of Transportation
Brief summaries of research on alcohol-involved driving, drug-involved driving, occupant protection (e.g., seat belts, and child safety seats), speed and other unsafe driving behaviors.
Transportation in an Aging Society — National (04/01/2007)Source: Association
This Transportation Research Board of the National Academies document covers mobility of the elderly: Good News and Bad News, safety of older persons in traffic, adaptive strategies of older drivers.
How’s My Driving? — MichiganSource: State Department of Transportation
Simple tips for maintaining driving skills provided by the state of Michigan.
Exercise For Mature Drivers — NationalSource: Association
Exercise is a key component of healthy aging. it offers many health benefits to your overall fitness and well-being. Simple exercises may also contribute to a more positive driving experience and help you stay safe on the road.