Retirement

CHP Supports Senior Drivers The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about senior driver safety. December 7-11, 2015 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, and the CHP is partnering with the American Occupation Therapy Association to actively support the most experienced group of drivers on the road. Although senior drivers need…

Older Drivers

Senior Driving Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has a ton of great resources for keeping aging drivers safe on U.S. roadways. Just because you’re getting older, that doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up the keys just yet. It’s a fact that as we age our bodies go through physical and cognitive…

Older Driver Safety in California Older driver safety is an important topic in California. With the impending increase in baby-boomer-older drivers on the roadways, it’s important to make sure drivers are healthy enough to drive safely. A decline in physical and cognitive skills can impact the ability for an older driver to safely navigate the…

New Press Release From The NHTSA The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a press release announcing the new five-year traffic safety plan and guidelines for older drivers and passengers. This plan is designed to increase the safety of older drivers and passengers on American roadways. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx emphasized the importance…

photo courtesy of DSA Crown© Older Driver Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2008, more than 5,500 older adults were killed in traffic crashes, and more than 183,000 older adults were injured. They also report that adults over the age of 65 made up 15 percent of all traffic-related fatalities….

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