AARP Driver Safety states:
Most people want to continue driving for as long as they can do so safely. However, for many people, a time will come when they must limit or stop driving, either temporarily or permanently.
Following are some warning signs that indicate a person should begin to limit or stop driving:
If you notice one or more of these cautionary signs in yourself or in a loved one who is driving, you might want to register yourself or that person for a driver-improvement course, such as the classroom or online courses offered by AARP Driver Safety.
You may also want information about speaking to friends and loved ones about their driving. The “We Need to Talk” program, developed by The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab helps drivers and their loved ones to recognize warning signs. It also helps families initiate productive and caring conversations with older adults about driving safety. It’s also a good idea to talk to a doctor about concentration or memory problems, or other physical symptoms that can lessen driving ability. You may also find this quiz helpful: Quiz: Are you a smart driver? and this article: When Should the Elderly Stop Driving | Medindia
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