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.
Transportation in an Aging Society — National (04/01/2007)Source: Association
Confidence In, and Self-rating Of, Driving Ability Among Older Drivers — Connecticut (05/01/1998)Source: Association
Active drivers in a representative cohort of older individuals age 77 years and older in New Haven, Connecticut were interviewed.
Illinois: Impact from Changes in IL Drivers License Renewal Requirements for Older Drivers — Illinois (01/01/1998)Source: Association
This report shows the impact in Illinois when the driver's license renewal length shortened from 4 to 2 years for those ages 81-86 and 1 year for those ages 87 and up.
Cognitive-Motor Abilities of the Elderly Driver — National (02/01/1992)Source: Association
This article reviews information the effects of old age on motor abilities as it relates to driving behavior.
Road Safe Seniors Welcome Video — NationalSource: Association
Learn about the Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety (ChORUS).
DriveSharp — NationalSource: Association
The program, DriveSharp, provides engaging brain-training exercises that can be completed in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
Driving Evaluations by an Occupational Therapist — NationalSource: Association
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) website has information about occupational therapists and their ability to conduct office/clinic evaluations behind of the wheel of a car.
Driving Safety Tips for Senior Drivers — TexasSource: Association
American Safety Council published safety tips for senior drivers and senior license requirements in Texas.
Resources for Law Enforcement — NationalSource: Nonprofit Organization
The Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) has several 30-minute training videos for law enforcement.
Older Drivers and Cataract: Driving Habits and Crash Risk — NationalSource: Association
This article discusses the impact of cataract, a vision impairment, on senior drivers.