Primary care providers can be vital in helping older road users recognize when it might be time to change their driving habits, seek a driving assessment to identify adaptations to their car and driving, or planning for the future.
What Is Your Role In Talking About Older Road User Safety — National (03/23/2021)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.
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020 — National (12/17/2020)Source: Association
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.
ChORUS Sample Event Evaluation Form — National (10/02/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Sample evaluation form for events related to older driver safety.
Dementia and Driving — National (09/18/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive.
Colorado’s City Arvada on Older Drivers — Colorado (09/18/2020)Source: Association
Colorado’s city Arvada has information on its website regarding older drivers and issues that affect them such as transportation and mobility, disabilities, low vision and aging and Alzheimer disease and related dementia.
Conversations About Driving - Plan Ahead — National (09/18/2020)Source: Association
AAA gives tips on how to plan for a discussion with a senior family member about quitting driving.
Technical Information Services (ITS) — National (09/16/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
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.
Tennessee: Senior Safety Program — Tennessee (09/16/2020)Source: Association
Tennessee’s Traffic Safety website offers information for senior drivers and links to senior driver public transportation throughout the state.