Comfort Keepers Senior Care Durham & Chapel Hill discusses safe driving for seniors in their video.
Self-perceptions and Current Practices of High-risk Older Drivers: Implications for Driver Safety Interventions — North Carolina (07/01/2020)Source: Association
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.
Brain Training Tips for Smart Driving — District of Columbia (10/04/2016)Source: Association
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health recently found that adult drivers who had cognitive training for memory, reasoning or speed of processing had 50 percent fewer car crashes than those in the control group.
Functional Changes and Driving Performance in Older Drivers: Assessment and Interventions — National (05/20/2016)Source: Association
With the increasing aging of the population, the number of older drivers is rising. Driving is a significant factor for the quality of life and independence concerning social and working life.
Functional Outcomes for Older Adults Injured in a Crash — National, Connecticut, Illinois (05/01/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
This report explores the health and quality-of-life impacts of crashes among older (65+) and middle-aged (40-55) occupants.
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities — Pennsylvania (11/10/2015)Source: Association
A blog for Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Transportation & Utilities.
Mature Motorists Worse at Texting and Driving, Study Shows — National (12/18/2014)Source: Association
An interdisciplinary research team has made a surprising discovery: Older, more mature motorists-who typically are better drivers in many circumstances-are much worse than their younger counterparts when texting while driving.
Driving and Dementia: A Review of the Literature — National (12/01/2014)Source: Association
This article reviews literature on seniors with dementia and their ability to drive.
Development of Safe-driving-system Features for Elderly Drivers — National (07/04/2014)Source: Association
This paper is a result of research done on existing vehicle systems that are in place promote safe driving.