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Seniors can help prolong their driving years by learning how to sharpen their reflexes and maintaining mobility. To help maturing drivers, AAA offers numerous traffic safety and educational programs such as:

 

Training Courses

I Drive Safely

Roadwise Driver Classroom Course

This four-hour classroom program is designed for drivers 55 years and older who want to maintain their driving ability as they age. The curriculum focuses on safe driving awareness and confidence behind the wheel, and is designed to be fun, interactive, and anxiety-free. Discussions are led by friendly AAA-trained and certified instructors. This course may qualify for insurance premium discounts. Inquire with your insurance carrier or obtain a quote from AAA.

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Online Roadwise Driver Course

Brush up on your driving skills without having to leave the house! This AAA-approved online safety course teaches participants about age-related physical changes and how to adjust driving practices accordingly, all in the comfort of their own homes. Benefits include the ability to work at your own pace, 24-hour access, and as many free re-takes of the final exam as you need to pass.

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Roadwise Review

Roadwise Review Self Assessment

Roadwise Review: A Tool to Help Seniors Drive Safely Longer is a computer program that measures eight physical and mental abilities shown to be the strongest predictors of crash risk among older drivers, and provides feedback to guide the user’s driving decisions.

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Senior Educational Resources

CarFit

CarFit—Smart Features for Mature Drivers

This educational program offers adults ages 55 and older the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them. Technicians guide participants through a 12-point checklist to correctly adjust mirror positions, the distance between their chest and the steering wheel, and other vehicle features.

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Retirement and Rates

Smart Features for Older Drivers

A vehicle is one of the largest purchases a person can make, so it is critical to find the one that best suits the driver’s needs. AAA worked with the University of Florida Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation to help identify smart features for older drivers (SFOD) to optimize their comfort and safety.

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AAA Senior Driving

AAA Senior Driving

AAA is dedicated to keeping seniors driving for as long as safely possible. We also are committed to promoting viable transportation options for seniors who can no longer drive independently. Visit National AAA Senior Driving to discover even more resources that help seniors drive safer and longer.

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Additional Information and Resources

Senior Traffic Safety

Traffic Safety Education Materials

AAA distributes a number of publications addressing driver and traffic safety issues. Topics include occupant protection, traffic signs, signals and markings, driving in inclement weather, and older-pedestrian safety.

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Driver Improvement

Driver Improvement

AAA's Managing Visibility, Time and Space, and Safe Driving for Mature Operators driver improvement programs, provide information on how to manage driving risks and help traffic violators, law enforcement officials, fleet operators, drivers over age 55, and others improve driving performance. Today, about 2,000 instructors from the military service, law enforcement agencies, utility companies, insurance companies, government agencies, and AAA clubs teach these courses to more than 500,000 people each year. Successful completion of these programs results in insurance premium discounts or traffic violator point reductions in 35 states. Since 1993, more than four million people have taken a Driver Improvement Program course.

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Vehicle Laws

Vehicle Laws and Regulations

AAA's Digest of Motor Laws summarizes laws and regulations governing registration and operation of passenger vehicles in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. possessions, and Canadian provinces.

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Medications Driver Impairment

Medical Conditions and Medications Can Affect Safe Driving

Older adults are more likely than others to have one or more medical conditions known to impact ability to drive safely.

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Maintain Mobility and Independence

Maintain Mobility & Independence

Whether it’s sharpening your mind and keeping your body fit, choosing the right vehicle to maximize comfort and safety, refreshing your driving skills, or finding ways to get around when driving is no longer a safe option, there are numerous ways seniors can stay active and on the go.

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