Under an agreement, NHTSA and AGS developed companion professional and public education products to increase the availability of safe driving resources for both clinicians and older drivers and their caregivers.
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020 — National (12/17/2020)Source: Association
Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool PDF — National (12/01/2020)Source: Association
The downloadable version of the Older Driver Transportation Planning tool
Self-Assessment and Caregivers’ Rating Tools — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides links to several free tools available for older patients, their family members, and caregivers to identify at-risk older drivers.
What to Expect When You Are Referred to a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist? — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Provides information on the role of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (DRS), how they perform evaluations, and what to do with evaluation results.
Professional Assessments Can Help Senior Drivers — National (09/11/2020)Source: Association
Learn more about driving skill evaluation includes an in-car evaluation of your driving abilities and a recommendation regarding any further specialized drivers' training.
Self-perceptions and Current Practices of High-risk Older Drivers: Implications for Driver Safety Interventions — North Carolina (07/01/2020)Source: Association
Comfort Keepers Senior Care Durham & Chapel Hill discusses safe driving for seniors in their video.
Arkansas: Senior Drivers — Arkansas (03/06/2019)Source: Association
DMV.com details the license renewal process for senior drivers in the state of Arkansas.
Simple Maze Test May ID At-Risk Older Drivers — National (08/08/2018)Source: US Department of Transportation
Simple Maze Test May ID At-Risk Older Drivers
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers (30 Minute Shift Change) — National (01/01/2017)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers is an abbreviated version of the two-hour course, “Law Enforcement’s Role in Older Driver Safety”.
Functional Changes and Driving Performance in Older Drivers: Assessment and Interventions — National (05/20/2016)Source: Association
With the increasing aging of the population, the number of older drivers is rising. Driving is a significant factor for the quality of life and independence concerning social and working life.