Today's read: When to give up the keys?
A tough decision for aging boomers: Many older people modify their driving behavior, the AARP found. More than half of drivers over the age of 75 say they avoid driving at night or in bad weather, and almost 40 percent of them stay home when traffic is at its worst, according to recent research. But they also resist taking transit. (Ashley Halsey III)
See also some guidance for families with senior drivers.
When I speak to community groups, this is a topic that gets a lot of attention. Older folks want to discuss how we can stay mobile as we age. Middle-aged people wonder what to watch for in their parents driving and whether to intervene if they detect deterioration in skills.
What are your experiences?
December 30, 2009; 9:00 AM ET
Categories: Driving , Safety | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, Today's read, older drivers
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