Tennessee’s Traffic Safety website offers information for senior drivers and links to senior driver public transportation throughout the state.
Tennessee: Senior Safety Program — Tennessee (09/16/2020)Source: Association
Technical Information Services (ITS) — National (09/16/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
Technical Information Services provides a space for public inquires and research pertaining to NHTSA’s vehicle safety, driver licensing, compliance, defect enforcement, traffic law enforcement and rulemaking activities.
Taking Changes in Stride — National (09/16/2020)Source: Association
This link is to a 28-minute podcast with Elin Schold Davis, program manager of AOTA’s Older Driver Initiative.
Synthesis of Human Factors Research on Older Drivers and Highway Safety – Volume I: Driver Research Synthesis — National (09/15/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This research produced a handbook containing highway design and operational recommendations to accommodate older drivers.
Still Driving? Innovative Program Assesses Senior Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: News
Boston Magazine details DriveWise, an innovative program that assesses senior drivers.
South Dakota: Helpful Facts for Aging Drivers — South Dakota (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Helpful resource from SD Dept. of Public Safety regarding older driver licensing, self-assessments, mobility options, and more.
Some Medications and Driving Don’t Mix — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The FDA reports on its website that medications and their side effects could be harmful while driving.
Smart Features for Mature Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AAA covers smart features for mature drivers in this video and shows how choosing the right vehicle can provide a senior with optimal comfort and safety.
Seniors and Driving: When Having “The Talk” Isn’t Enough — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
Editor Julie Davis tells the story of her father passing after driving off the road and rolling over in his car.
Senior Pedestrian Safety — Washington (09/15/2020)Source: Association
The Pinehurst Seattle website lists several tips for senior pedestrians.