Medical professionals play an important role in promoting the safe mobility of their older patients. From conducting vision tests and health screenings, to keeping abreast of possible drug interactions and liaising with state driver licensing authorities, physicians can be intimately involved with traffic safety.

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This guide was created to assist physicians with the tools to properly assess and counsel older patients in their ability to continue to drive safely...

To relate the standardized road test to video recordings of naturalistic driving in older adults with a range of cognitive impairment.

The AAA Foundation's Roadwise Rx is a powerful tool for quickly checking the side effects and/or interactions of one or multiple prescription or OTC...

The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators’s website has a webinar archive which is easily accessible to the site’s users. The “...

This paper weighs whether potential clients and physicians would use driving simulators in order to assess a driver’s safety knowledge behind the...

This paper discusses the medical, legal, and ethical questions involved in permitting individuals with Alzheimer’s disease to drive.

Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and can impair cognitive abilities crucial to the task of driving. Rational decisions...

This paper addresses the issue and limits of senior drivers with dementia.

This study surveyed older drivers with Parkinson’s disease and their driving habits.

Dobbs and Schopflocher published an article in which they introduced a tool to identify people who are unfit to drive because of cognitive impairment...

This paper identifies two off-road screening tests that have been assessed in their usefulness in a senior driver licensing context.

To assess the effects of vision screening interventions for older drivers to prevent road traffic injuries and fatalities.

This paper was done to assess visual deterioration with aging and how to deal with issues in visual functions and driving.

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