Informative Links

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - AAA

AAA

Brochures, audiovisuals for driving safety.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - AAA

AARP

Driver Refresher class.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - ADED: The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

ADED: The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists

Fact sheets and driver rehabilitation specialist directory.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

Consumer fact sheets on specific conditions and evaluations, referrals to state organizations. Also find a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - Foundation for Traffic Safety

Foundation for Traffic Safety

Foundation for Traffic Safety is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries on the roads.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - GrandDriver

GrandDriver

What you should know about aging and driving.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Brochures on traffic safety.

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - NHTSA Injury Prevention, Older Road Users

NHTSA Injury Prevention, Older Road Users

Information for Older Road Users

Elderly Driving Assessment: Links - SeniorDrivers

SeniorDrivers

Tips for older drivers - sections on “Giving Up Keys”.


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Assessment Comparison Matrix

Overwhelmed by all of the choices and assessment varieties? Included is a handy reference chart that will help in the decision making process.

Assessment Comparison Matrix