THE OLDER PERSON'S GUIDE TO SAFE DRIVING. PUBLIC AFFAIRS PAMPHLET NO. 641

This pamphlet provides information that should be of interest to the older driver. Topics addressed include the following: the risk of overconfidence in past driving experience; the accident experience of older drivers; the demands of driving; how aging affects driving; the effect of medical conditions (e.g., arthritis, heart disease) on driving; driving situations that trouble older drivers the most; tips for safer driving in bad weather; driving defensively; long-distance driving; avoiding pedestrian accidents; the use of seat belts and air bags; continuing education and driver training; safety factors to consider when buying a new car; buying insurance; when to stop driving; and working for a safe driving environment.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Public Affairs Committee

    381 Park Avenue South
    New York, NY  United States  10016
  • Authors:
    • Brenton, M
  • Publication Date: 1989-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00610228
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • ISBN: 0-88291-078-7
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 641, HS-040 929
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1991 12:00AM