KEEPING our senior drivers safe behind the wheel as LONG AS POSSIBLE
Consider when was the last time you had formalized behind the wheel training?
With the exception of teen drivers, seniors have the highest crash death rate per mile driven, even though they drive fewer miles than younger people.
DID YOU KNOW
In the US on average 22 seniors die in car crashes every day. Another 580 were injured each day
Seniors are more at risk of injury due to the ability to recover after being injured
Age related changes to vision, decision making, reaction time affects the driving skills to prevent a crash
By 2030 nearly 70 million Americans will be 65 or older, and most will still be driving
As we get older, these traits diminish
Through time our keen eye sight diminishes. Proper eye technique plays an important role
Keeping driving simple by planning and minimizing distractions
Mobility is key to identify hazards. Proper positioning in your vehicle, and mirror placement is crucial
Situational awareness provides the plan to execute
Evaluate (what if)