Senior Road Safety

FACTS ABOUT SENIOR DRIVERS

  • In the United States 3,355 occupants ages 65 and older died in motor vehicle crashes during 2004 (CDC 2006)
  • In the United States, more than 177,000 adults ages 65 and older suffered nonfatal injuries as occupants in motor vehicles crashes during 2005 (CDC 2006)
  • In 2004, there were more than 28 million licensed drivers age 65 and older-a 17-percent increase from the number in 1994. During this same time period, the total number of licensed drivers increased by only 13 percent (NHTSA 2006).
  • Drivers ages 80 and older have higher crash death rates per mile driven than all but teen drivers (IIHS 2006)
  • During 2005, most traffic fatalities involving older drivers occurred during the daytime (79%) and on weekdays (73% of the crashes involved another vehicle (NHTSA 2006)

SENIOR ROAD TO SAFETY
Many seniors need to refresh their knowledge of the rules of the road or prepare for retesting after even minor collisions. We can help with this program which can get you back on the right track and help you with driver license testing. Please call to tell us how we can meet your unique defensive driving needs.

SENIOR DRIVER ASSESSMENT
We can assist caregivers, physicians, families or individuals with reliable and cost effective driving assessments to assure safety for everyone. The assessment is quick and painlesss. You should have your driving assessed whenever you or those around you have any doubts.

1 hour evaluation/training with document report of driving. Call 630-232-8700 for an appointment