• Resources for senior drivers and family members

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    Want to know more? Resources for senior drivers and their family members:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on older driver information:

    http://www.nhtsa.gov/Senior-Drivers

    AAA’s safety tips for older drivers and a state-by-state guide to licensing laws:

    http://seniordriving.aaa.com/

    American Occupational Therapy Association

    http://www.aota.org/olderdriver

    National Safety Council offers research, tips and facts for seniors:

    http://www.nsc.org/safety_road/DriverSafety/Pages/MatureDrivers.aspx

    National Center on Senior Transportation’s guide for families and older drivers on car retirement:

    http://www.seniortransportation.net/Portals/0/Cache/Pages/Resources/Hanging_Up_the_Keys_Guide.pdf

    AARP offers quizzes, a driver resource center and links to driver safety courses:

    http://www.aarp.org/home-garden/transportation/driver_safety/?cmp=RDRCT-DRIVERSAFETY

    Georgia Department of Public Health has information on programs the state of Georgia is working on to assist senior drivers:

    http://dph.georgia.gov/older-drivers-program

    Disability.gov has a number of resources for senior drivers staying safe, and for concerned family members:

    https://www.disability.gov/can-learn-safety-older-drivers/

    Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine’s study on habits of older drivers:

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3256777/

    National Caregivers Library offers a wealth of resources for family members, including how to monitor driving ability:

    http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/caregivers-resources/grp-transportation/transportation-and-the-elderly-article.aspx

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has information on state laws, national statistical information, and articles for families and seniors.

    http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/t/older-drivers/topicoverview

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