We know that older drivers are the most likely to buckle up, and the least likely to drive distracted or impaired by alcohol. When it comes to safe and responsible behaviors on the road, you just can't get better than this age group. But all drivers, passengers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists could use a refresher once in a while, and in this section, we've gathered some of the very best resources from leading names like AAA and AARP that offer rules-of-the-road reminders, driving tips, and more. This is a great place to look for quick advice to keep you as informed and attentive on the road as possible.

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This AARP Driver Safety post lists 10 signs for seniors and their loved ones to look for when deciding if it’s time to stop driving. Close calls to...

“100 Year Old Drivers” is a documentary series in the UK produced by ITV. The documentary follows several citizens who are 100 years old and older (...

Everyday Health lists 6 signs that it’s time for seniors to stop driving. Indicators include getting lost and running stop signs and red lights.

AAA Foundation has created an interactive database called Roadwise Rx where users can enter the name of their current medications (including herbal...

Arizona’s CBS 5 reports that seniors support more testing and restrictions for drivers in their age group. It’s also reported that “contrary to very...

AARP makes finding an appropriate driver safety program simple by providing links to classroom and online courses. The site also has a Driving...

AARP Driver Safety posted a video about CarFit and ensuring that a driver’s car is the best fit for them. CarFit is an educational program that was...

AARP created a video that speaks to how a lot of older drivers are using the skills they learned 40 or 50 years ago when they first learned to drive...

Best Practices & Case Studies

AARP offers a wealth of information in its Driving Resource Center. Seniors can learn how to create a driving plan, get driving strategies and...

The Elder Law Answers’ website provides information for senior drivers and links to each state’s laws regarding restrictions and accelerated renewal...

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing created a driving series podcast to help identify safety risks that increase with age and focus on...

Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that older drivers are among the safest. But eventually, we all retire from...

The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists was established in 1977 and supports professionals who retrofit and modify vehicles to meet the...

This page on the United States Department of Transportation’s website allows a user to search for documents on national and state transportation...

Two of the most effective ways to promote traffic safety is through enforcement and education of motorists. Everyone is familiar with the enforcement...

Older drivers can see their driving abilities improve by participating in certain types of training that improves the brain's processing speed and...

CNET’s Brian Cooley reports on the drop of senior fatalities in car accidents since the late 90s. He also reports that older drivers tend to talk...

There's no upper age limit to stop driving in Colorado. But a police officer, a doctor, a family member or the DMV can request a driving test...

This link is a resource guide with information gathered from numerous interviews with professionals and older drivers requested from National Highway...

This 17-minute film shows clips from the documentary “Old People Driving” where several elders were interviewed about driving and their fear of...

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