April Showers Bring May Flowers, but the change in season can also bring unpredictable weather and extra challenges when driving a car.
Driving In Unpredictable Weather — National (04/13/2021)Source: News
You and Your Heart: What You Control — National (02/12/2021)Source: Association
A few key decisions can give your heart that extra attention and lower your odds of a heart attack or stroke.
Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms — National (02/12/2021)Source: Association
Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack or stroke symptoms.
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.
Steering to Safety — National (08/28/2016)Source: Association
Home Instead Senior Care recently launched an online program that provides tips to make the conversation with an older adult about their driving ability a little easier.
Assessing Elderly Drivers: Ability Means More Than Age — National (04/08/2015)Source: Association
Edmunds.com gives information on its website on how to determine a senior’s driving ability.
Senior Drivers—and All Other Drivers—9 Tips for Summer Driving — National (07/15/2014)Source: Association
Julie Lee, Vice President and National Director of AARP Driver Safety, discusses nine important summer driving tips on this podcast.
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.
Road Test and Naturalistic Driving Performance in Healthy and Cognitively Impaired Older Adults: Does Environment Matter? — National (10/30/2012)Source: Association
To relate the standardized road test to video recordings of naturalistic driving in older adults with a range of cognitive impairment.
Senior Drivers Less Likely Than Youngest Drivers To Cause Accidents, Study Finds — National (07/23/2007)Source: Association
Drivers 65 and older are just 1/3 as likely as drivers 15 to 24 to cause auto accidents, and not much more likely than drivers 25 to 64 to cause accidents.