When to Put the Brakes on Elderly Drivers

Aging Parents and Elder Care’s website explains how aging affects the ability to drive for elders and it also includes a checklist on safe driving for elders. Some of the telltale signs listed are: fail to judge distances between cars correctly, becoming easily frustrated and angry and having one or more near accidents. Particular medical issues that could affect driving are also given, as well as a number of ways senior drivers can adjust to aging and driving safely.