Things to Watch Out For
Nervousness while driving
More tickets or warnings
Reaction of others
Getting lost or confused
Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Give Up the Keys
You can however, actively work to make yourself a safer, more confident driver.
Why take a Driver Safety Course?
Because driving has changed since you first got your license, and doing so could save you money.
by: AARP Driver Safety, from: AARP Updated January 1, 2012
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Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads you travel every day.
Some drivers age 50+ have never looked back since they got their first driver’s licenses, but even the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up on their driving skills.
By taking a driver safety course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment.
You’ll learn how you can manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.
Are you a safe driver? You can take quick on-line quizzes to test your skills.
The AAA web site has numerous tools:
- Evaluate Your Driving Ability with a Self-Rating Tool, Interactive Driving Evaluation or Professional Assessment
- Understanding Mind & Body Changes
- Improving Your Driving Skills
- Maintain Mobility & Independence
- Tools & Additional Resources
- Resources for Family & Friends
Missouri Department of Revenue
Provides a Driver Condition Form for physicians and family members to complete if they feel someone is no longer safe to drive.
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