An older driver does not by itself mean an unsafe driver. Many older drivers compensate for declining abilities and continue to educate themselves on driving and traffic issues. The following offers tips and resources for older drivers. Please call 855-myride2 with any questions.
Avoid
  • Stressful driving situations
  • Rush hours
  • Backing up
  • Distractions
  • Foul-weather driving
Cognition
  • The brain does 80% of the driving
  • Decision making may take longer
  • Leave more distance between cars
  • Take alternate routes
  • Do mental exercises
Vision
  • Have your eyes examined regularly
  • Wear your prescription lenses when driving
  • Avoid night driving if necessary
  • Keep headlights, taillights, and windshield clean