American Academy of Neurology Study Reveals Concerns About Elderly Drivers

The American Academy of Neurology concluded after a recent study that many older drivers perceive their driving skills to be better than they actually are. Further, many older drivers with impairment (even dementia) are successfully able to pass a retesting procedure, despite being unsafe drivers.

The study points to the following indicators that a person’s driving may be unsafe:

1. Accidents 0r Moving Violations

2. Driving Fewer Total Miles

3. Avoiding Difficult Driving Situations (Driving At Night Or In The Rain)

4. Driving Unusually Slow

5. Disregard of Driving Regulations and Road Courtesy

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