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Driving Safety

CarFit

Source: AAA, AARP and the American Occupational Therapy Association

Description:

Program that brings seniors together with occupational therapists to see how well their cars are suited to their needs.


Checklist for Older Drivers

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Points for seniors and families to consider; is it safe to continue driving? What alternative transportation is available?


Dementia and Driving Resource Center

Source: Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Videos provide tips for handling this delicate issue


Driver Safety

Source: AARP

Description:

Information for older adults about safe driving, including AARP Driver Safety Classes


DriveWell Toolkit

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Description:

The DriveWell Toolkit is a stand-alone, turn-key program on older driver safety and mobility.


Driving Specialist Locator

Source: American Occupational Therapy Association

Description:

Searchable list of driving programs for drivers over 65.


Factsheet: Driving Safety for Older Adults

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Factsheet includes tips for assessing driving skills, safe driving tips for seniors, information about transitioning to alternate transportation modes.


Family Conversations with Older Drivers

Source: The Hartford

Description:

A resource to help families figure out if seniors are safe behind the wheel, improve their skills, and locate alternatives if they're not.


National Center on Senior Transportation

Source: Easter Seals and a consortium of national associations

Description:

Transportation options for older adults who wish to live independently in the community; resources for seniors and caregivers.


Older Adult Driver Safety

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

The NCIPC website offers a wide variety of factsheets and other resources for older adult drivers.


The LongROAD Senior Cohort Study

Source: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Description:

Generating scientific evidence for understanding the dynamics, mechanisms, determinants, and consequences of driving in senior drivers and for developing effective knowledge to ensure safe mobility for older people.