Tennessee Senior Driver Safety Summit and CarFit Training Event hosted by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office and Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Tennessee Senior Driver Safety Summit and CarFit Training Event — National (09/19/2016)Source: Association
Senior Health: Seniors Need to Consider When to Give Up Driving — National (09/10/2016)Source: News
Do you worry about your driving? Is your family “pestering” you about your driving? Broaching the subject of driving with an older person is usually a difficult task. In our society, driving is associated with independence and freedom.
Tech May Help Steer Older Drivers Down a Safer Road — National (09/06/2016)Source: News
Older drivers may soon be traveling a safer road thanks to smarter cars that can detect oncoming traffic, steer clear of trouble and even hit the brakes when a collision appears imminent.
Tips to Ensure Safe Driving for Seniors — National (08/29/2016)Source: Association
Everyone ages differently, so there is no arbitrary cutoff as to when someone should stop driving.
Steering to Safety — National (08/28/2016)Source: Association
Home Instead Senior Care recently launched an online program that provides tips to make the conversation with an older adult about their driving ability a little easier.
Art of Aging: Senior Drivers — Pennsylvania (08/25/2016)Source: News
Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that older drivers are among the safest. But eventually, we all retire from the road.
Driving When You Have Macular Degeneration — National (08/15/2016)Source: US Department of Transportation
Macular degeneration affects vision and therefore can have a huge impact on one’s ability to drive. First, an eye doctor should tell his patient if they are able to drive once they’ve been diagnosed.
Senior drivers taking opioid painkillers have higher crash risk — National (08/12/2016)Source: Association
Senior drivers who’d been using opioid painkillers regularly for several months also had higher odds of getting into accidents, study shows.
Importance Of Driving Safety — National (07/11/2016)Source: Association
U.S. News and World Report recently published an article discussing how people with a history of fainting are twice as likely to cause a car accident
GEM: New Driving Mobility Video Aims to Boost Safety for Older Drivers — National (07/06/2016)Source: Association
The video follows a senior driver through the initial consultation and pre-drive assessment and out onto the road, where he drives a pre-arranged route covering various road types.