There are aspects in everyday life that can cause distractions while driving. This blog goes over ways to avoid distractions while you are in your vehicle.
Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving — National (04/06/2021)Source: News
Keeping Your Mobility With CarFit — National (02/11/2021)Source: News
Learn about CarFit and having your car "fit" you as you age.
Give The Gift of Safety — National (12/29/2020)Source: News
Changing one's driving habits can be difficult, but you as a loved one of an older driver, can have a major impact on their safety on the road.
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.
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.
Challenges of Older Drivers’ Adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Vehicles — National (06/21/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The personal vehicle is increasingly the preferred mode of travel for aging adults. There are greater numbers of older drivers on the roads driving more miles than ever before.
Fit for the Road: Older Drivers’ Crash Rates Continue to Drop — National (02/20/2014)Source: Association
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported that older drivers were less likely to be involved in car crashes than prior generations and that they’re also less likely to be killed or injured in a car accident.
Reasons Why Teenagers and Older People Are the Riskiest Drivers — National (10/01/2012)Source: Association
Consumer Reports published an article on how teenagers and older people are the riskiest drivers on the road and also includes statistics on the crash rates for each age group.