Boston Magazine details DriveWise, an innovative program that assesses senior drivers.
Still Driving? Innovative Program Assesses Senior Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: News
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.
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.
Development of a curriculum and roadside screening tool for Law enforcement identification of medical impairment in aging drivers — National (12/03/2016)Source: Association
Additional information showing how the DOSCI tool was developed and tested as a roadside screening tool can be found at the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
Exploration of Older Drivers’ Speeding Behavior — National (10/01/2016)Source: Association
Speeding increases crash risk and resulting injury severity. Older drivers are at increased risk of injury due to frailty, at increased risk of crashing due to slower reaction times compared to younger drivers.
Senior Health: Seniors Need to Consider When to Give Up Driving — National (09/10/2016)Source: News
Do you worry about your driving? Is your family “pestering” you about your driving? Broaching the subject of driving with an older person is usually a difficult task. In our society, driving is associated with independence and freedom.
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.
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.