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.
AGS NHTSA Safe Driving Summary 2020 — National (12/17/2020)Source: Association
ChORUS Transportation Budgeting Tool — National (10/16/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
The ChORUS Transportation Budgeting Tool allows you to compare you monthly current transportation costs with estimated monthly alternate transportation costs if you were to give up your car. The tool is designed to help you plan for your future transportation needs.
Senior Driving Safety — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
GracefulAging.com has several videos about senior driver safety on its website. Topics of the videos range from ensuring that your car fits you to dealing with driving and dementia.
CarFit — District of Columbia (05/27/2020)Source: Association
CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them.
Simple Maze Test May ID At-Risk Older Drivers — National (08/08/2018)Source: US Department of Transportation
Simple Maze Test May ID At-Risk Older Drivers
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.
Challenges of Older Drivers’ Adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Vehicles — National (06/21/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The personal vehicle is increasingly the preferred mode of travel for aging adults. There are greater numbers of older drivers on the roads driving more miles than ever before.
DOSCI — National (08/01/2015)Source: Association
The printable card for your officer ticket book can be found here
Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging Population — National (06/01/2014)Source: US Department of Transportation
This 3rd Edition of FHWA's popular resource for selecting proven crash countermeasures that protect older adults covers 51 treatment options, including their rationale for inclusion and a guide for selecting projects using the Handbook.
How to Discuss Driver Safety Concerns with Older Adults — National (08/27/2013)Source: Association
Keiro Senior HealthCare gives tips on discussing driver safety concerns with older adults. Issues with flexibility, reflexes and strength can all negatively affect a senior’s ability to drive.