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. What are tips for having a successful conversation with an older person about driving problems?
  30. What points should be covered in a conversation about driving problems?
  31. If an older adult has problems driving, how can the person get around safely?

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