David Wallace, the Traffic Safety Guy, discusses seniors being proactive in their driving safety and understanding their limitations behind the wheel on this podcast.
Senior Driving: Be Proactive and Understand Your Limitations — National (09/15/2020)Source: Association
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.
Senior Driver Safety - CarFit — National (09/14/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The benefits of CarFit, a program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.
Safety Solutions for Older Drivers — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
This video by the Roadway Safety Foundation provides best practices for improving community safety through better road design, and offers case studies from Florida and Delaware, as well as interviews with leading traffic safety experts.
SaferCar.gov — National (09/14/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
This is THE go-to government resource for up-to-date vehicle safety information, including recalls. From here, you will be able to find out if a defect has been identified and how to get it fixed.
Safe and Mobile Seniors — Florida (09/14/2020)Source: Association
The Safe and Mobile Seniors is Florida's comprehensive website for aging residents on how to continue mobility whether it's driving or transitioning to other forms of transportation.
Roadwise Rx — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
The AAA Foundation's Roadwise Rx is a powerful tool for quickly checking the side effects and/or interactions of one or multiple prescription or OTC drugs.
Road Safety for Elderly Pedestrians — National (09/14/2020)Source: University
Loyola University reports senior pedestrian fatalities and how hearing problems, consumption of alcohol and poor peripheral vision are all issues that can affect senior’s ability to walk the streets safely.
Road Safety Audits — National (09/14/2020)Source: US Department of Transportation
The Federal Highway Administration provides comprehensive information about the value, procedure, and deliverables related to conducting RSAs.
Rides In Sight — National (09/14/2020)Source: Association
Rides in Sight provides a national database to search for transportation options available to seniors anywhere in the U.S.