Technical Information Services provides a space for public inquires and research pertaining to NHTSA’s vehicle safety, driver licensing, compliance, defect enforcement, traffic law enforcement and rulemaking activities.
Technical Information Services (ITS) — National (09/16/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Senior Driving Safety — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
GracefulAging.com has several videos about senior driver safety on its website. Topics of the videos range from ensuring that your car fits you to dealing with driving and dementia.
Smart Features for Mature Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AAA covers smart features for mature drivers in this video and shows how choosing the right vehicle can provide a senior with optimal comfort and safety.
SaferCar.gov — National (09/14/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This is THE go-to government resource for up-to-date vehicle safety information, including recalls. From here, you will be able to find out if a defect has been identified and how to get it fixed.
Senior Driver Safety - CarFit — National (09/14/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The benefits of CarFit, a program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.
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.
Vehicle Technology Preferences Among Mature Drivers — National (03/16/2020)Source: Association
The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab surveyed drivers age 50 and older about vehicle safety technologies, car buying and driving behavior, and self-driving cars.
Tennessee Senior Driver Safety Summit and CarFit Training Event — National (09/19/2016)Source: Association
Tennessee Senior Driver Safety Summit and CarFit Training Event hosted by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office and Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Tech May Help Steer Older Drivers Down a Safer Road — National (09/06/2016)Source: News
Older drivers may soon be traveling a safer road thanks to smarter cars that can detect oncoming traffic, steer clear of trouble and even hit the brakes when a collision appears imminent.
GEM: New Driving Mobility Video Aims to Boost Safety for Older Drivers — National (07/06/2016)Source: Association
The video follows a senior driver through the initial consultation and pre-drive assessment and out onto the road, where he drives a pre-arranged route covering various road types.