Seniordrivers.org - Helping Senior (Older and Elderly) Drivers Remain Safe While Driving

Welcome to Seniordrivers.org!


Seniordrivers.org is a website portal for senior drivers, their families, researchers, and alternative transportation providers. The portal is divided up into these main sections:

Specific Focus Areas

General Safe Driving Information

Senior Drivers screen shot

Driving fitness tips, videos and more, including state License Policies and Practices


Measuring Your Driving Skills/Needs

If you have any concerns about declining driving skills, the tools below can help point out specific weaknesses and guide you to resources that will help you drive safely longer.

 

Roadwise Review Online

Roadwise Review Online

 

DriveSharp Calculator

Driver 65+

Driver 55+
Self-Rating Brochure

 

A FREE online tool that tests certain physical and mental abilities that are important for safe driving

 

A FREE 5 minute screening test that will rate your crash risk based on "useful field of view"

 

A FREE 15 question self-survey that you may print, take, and score yourself. Or, use the online version.

 

 

CarFit Brochure CarFit - offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them.  The CarFit program also provides information and materials on community-specific resources that could enhance their safety as drivers, and/or increase their mobility in the community. 

 

 

Education & Training

Continuing education and refresher training will help you maintain your mobility independence and keep you driving in a safe manner for a longer period of time.

 

DriveSharp

DriveSharp Brain Fitness Training

A revolutionary online program that is clinically proven to help drivers see more, react faster, and cut crash risk by up to 50 percent. "Train your brain" to keep driving longer and more safely.

 

Safe Driving for Mature Operators

Safe Driving for Mature Operators

This classroom based course presents techniques mature operators can employ to better cope with today’s driving environment and extend their safe-driving years. Contact your local AAA club for course schedules and locations.

 

Online Mature Driver Improvement Course

Online Mature Driver Improvement Course

This web-based course is designed to positively affect driving behavior by addressing and helping seniors adjust to age-related physical changes that may impact one's ability to drive safely.

 
       

 

CarFit Brochure Older & Wiser Driver brochure highlights important factors related to the safe driving ability of all drivers, but especially older drivers. Recommendations help drivers compensate for these changes. Also available: Older & Wiser Driver online video.

 

 

Planning for Continued Mobility

Planning for retirement is important, but have you planned for continued mobility when retiring from driving?

 

Getting Around - Alternatvies for Seniors Who No Longer Drive

Getting Around

 

How to Help an Older Driver

How to Help an Older Driver

Brochure discussing how families and friends of senior drivers can help them maintain their independence and mobility without sacrificing safety.

 

STP Exchange

STP Exchange

Supplemental Transportation Programs (STPs) are community based organizations whose aim is to help seniors stay mobile after they have "retired" from driving. The STP Exchange catalogs member programs and provides a forum for exchaning transportation ideas.

 
 

30-minute documentary “Getting Around—Alternatives for Seniors Who No Longer Drive,” and companion website dedicated to maintaining elders’ mobility---by focusing on when helping seniors transition to life-after-driving.

     

 

Better Options for Older Adults - Local planners are establishing supplemental transportation programs nationwide to help meet the needs of the growing senior population.

 

Other Useful Resources

Planning for retirement is important, but have you planned for continued mobility when retiring from driving?

 
 

 

 
 

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