There were 38.4 million licensed older drivers in 2014—a 31% increase from 10 years earlier (2005).
Driver Medical Review Practices Across the United States — District of Columbia (04/01/2017)Source: US Department of Transportation
IACP Alzheimer's Initiative Program Webinar: 3 Stages of Alzheimer's — National (03/30/2017)Source: Association
IACP video on the 3 stages of Alzheimer’s Disease that Law Enforcement might observe during a traffic stop.
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Older Americans Month: May 2017 — National (03/27/2017)Source: Association
After a meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens, President John F. Kennedy encouraged all Americans to pay tribute to older people across the country by designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month.
Washington, DC: WMATA’s Planning Blog — District of Columbia (01/17/2017)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The blog for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers (30 Minute Shift Change) — National (01/01/2017)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers is an abbreviated version of the two-hour course, “Law Enforcement’s Role in Older Driver Safety”.
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: Dec. 5–9, 2016 — National (12/05/2016)Source: Association
AOTA's Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 5–9, 2016, aims to promote understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation to ensuring older adults remain active in the community.
Development of a curriculum and roadside screening tool for Law enforcement identification of medical impairment in aging drivers — National (12/03/2016)Source: Association
Additional information showing how the DOSCI tool was developed and tested as a roadside screening tool can be found at the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
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.
Exploration of Older Drivers’ Speeding Behavior — National (10/01/2016)Source: Association
Speeding increases crash risk and resulting injury severity. Older drivers are at increased risk of injury due to frailty, at increased risk of crashing due to slower reaction times compared to younger drivers.
Medical Review Practices For Driver Licensing Volume 1 — District of Columbia (10/01/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
A Case Study of Guidelines and Processes in Seven U.S. States.