Steering to Safety

When a teen finally turns 16, many parents worry about their children driving safely while hoping they aren’t putting themselves or others at risk.  

Driving courses and safety talks are a big part of a new driver’s life — to encourage them to be good drivers and instill confidence.

But with the focus on new drivers, some have started to question why there’s not as much emphasis on an older age group research has found to pose as much of a safety threat as new drivers. 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, along with information on proactive planning, warning signs of unsafe drivers, medical conditions that may reduce a driver’s ability and more.