Boston Magazine details DriveWise, an innovative program that assesses senior drivers.
Still Driving? Innovative Program Assesses Senior Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: News
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.
Clinician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers, 4th Edition — National (12/31/2019)Source: Association
The Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers is published by the American Geriatrics Society for healthcare providers.
Gap Exists Between Seniors’ Opinion of Driving Ability and Performance — National (05/29/2019)Source: Association
The majority of older adults rate themselves as excellent drivers though one in four had a wreck in the previous five years.
Preserving the Mobility and Safety of Older Americans — National (03/13/2018)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This report from TRIP, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that conducts technical research related to surface transportation, provides key data related to older driver safety and discusses strategies for improving safety.
Ohio’s Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Safety for Aging Citizens — Ohio (03/01/2018)Source: Association
This article from the ITE Journal discusses how the Ohio Department of Transportation has collaborated with occupational therapists to develop a comprehensive approach to older driver safety.
Addressing Citizen Requests for Traffic Safety Concerns — Minnesota (12/01/2017)Source: Association
This guidebook, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, provides guidance to local agency staff on responding to concerns expressed by members of the public regarding community traffic safety.
Taxonomy and Terms for Stakeholders in Senior Mobility — National (11/03/2017)Source: Association
The document will help those who encounter older adults with limited mobility, and will help them with communicating potential solutions to preserve and extend safe, independent transportation options for older persons.
Medical Review Practices For Driver Licensing Volume 3 — District of Columbia (04/01/2017)Source: US Department of Transportation
This volume updates the information presented in 2003 (Summary of Medical Advisory Board Practices in the United States).
Driver Medical Review Practices Across the United States — District of Columbia (04/01/2017)Source: US Department of Transportation
There were 38.4 million licensed older drivers in 2014—a 31% increase from 10 years earlier (2005).