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.
ChORUS Older Driver Transportation Planning Tool — National (10/09/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
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.
Driving Simulator Training Is Associated with Reduced Inhibitory Workload in Older Drivers — National (07/04/2016)Source: Association
In demanding cognitive tasks, older people mostly experience more problems than younger people, and their brain workload is higher.
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairments — National (07/01/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The objective of this study was to evaluate how UFOV impairments affect time-to-contact estimates in elderly drivers deciding when to make a left turn across oncoming traffic.
Consensus Statements on Driving for Persons with Dementia — National (02/25/2014)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This paper works as a guide for occupational therapists when addressing driving, mobility and dementia in seniors.
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.
Identifying and Remediating Failures of Selective Attention in Older Drivers — National (02/02/2012)Source: Association
Older drivers are primarily overinvolved in crashes at intersections, and failure to attend to regions that contain relevant information about potential hazards is a major contributor to this problem.
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.
DriveSharp — NationalSource: Association
The program, DriveSharp, provides engaging brain-training exercises that can be completed in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
National INstitute on Aging — NationalSource: Nonprofit Organization
Resources on the way you can implement safe driving habits into your routine.