Older Drivers

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Are older drivers safe drivers?
  2. What are some common mistakes of older drivers?
  3. Do older drivers get into a lot of car crashes?
  4. How old can I be and still drive?
  5. How can I be sure I see well enough to drive safely?
  6. How can I be sure I hear well enough to drive safely?
  7. If I have a cataract, Is it still safe for me to drive?
  8. Can a person who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease keep driving?
  9. If I have diabetes, could that affect my driving?
  10. If I have arthritis, could that affect my driving?
  11. Can exercise make me more fit to drive?
  12. What can I do to stay focused when I’m at the wheel?
  13. If I’m on medication, can I still drive?
  14. If driving at night makes me nervous, what can I do?
  15. What safety features should my car have?
  16. What adaptive devices can be added to my car to help me drive more safely?
  17. How do I know if my driving skills have declined?
  18. What should an emergency roadside kit include?
  19. Can the state take away my driver’s license?
  20. How can I test my driving skills?
  21. What are some ways to improve my driving?
  22. What is a driver rehabilitation specialist?
  23. If a friend or family member tells me I should stop driving, but I disagree, what should I do?
  24. When should I stop driving?
  25. If I stop driving, how am I going to get places?
  26. What are some low-cost transportation options?
  27. How can I find out about transportation services in my community?
  28. What are some signs that an older person may be having problems driving?
  29. If an older adult has problems driving, how can the person get around safely?

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