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.
Ohio’s Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Safety for Aging Citizens — Ohio (03/01/2018)Source: Association
When Should Seniors Hang Up the Car Keys? — National (10/08/2012)Source: News
NPR reported that “officials are bracing for a surge in senior drivers.” With statistics showing an accident increase after 65 and the likelihood of fatal accidents after 75, according to NPR.com.
Older Driver Safety: A Report from the Older Drivers Project — National (12/03/2003)Source: Association
This report was created out of the growing public concern regarding senior drivers and their crash rates.
Consequences of Driving Cessation Decreased Out-of-Home Activity Levels — Connecticut, National (11/01/2000)Source: Association
This study shows how out-of-home activity decreased in seniors once they stopped driving.