Florida based organization offers a critical forum for ideas and techniques used in the field of traffic accident reconstruction. Interesting look at crash investigation, even for the layman. Also links to other similar accident investigation sites.
A leading contributor to automotive safety and environmental research addressing a wide range of mobility issues and taking a lead in road safety campaigning through an international network of partners
The mission of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is to reduce traffic related deaths and injuries. It achieves its mission by designing, promoting and implementing effective programs and policies, based on sound research.
Home page of AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons), a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. Through information and education, advocacy and service, AARP seeks to enhance the quality of life for all by promoting independence, dignity and purpose.
This is a booklet on Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and how such degenerative diseases affect older person's ability to drive. Also includes a "contract" for the elderly person to complete with his/her family on driving.
Homepage of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization striving to develop model programs in motor vehicle administration, police traffic services and highway safety. AAMVA is an educational organization which represents the state and provincial officials in the United States and Canada who administer and enforce motor vehicle laws.
The goal of the Strategic Highway Safety Plan is to reduce the annual number of highway deaths by 5,000 to 7,000 and to do so cost effectively and in a manner acceptable to the general public. The site contains a fully searchable database about the many publications, programs and people concerned with highway safety. Users can also find current research on issues not directly related to the Safety Plan as well as national and statewide highway safety legislation.
Homepage of the American Highway Users Alliance, also known as "The Highway Users". Organization dedicated to promoting and defending the role of motor vehicle transportation in providing U.S. mobility, economic growth, productivity improvements, defense, safety and individual freedom of choice.
Description, background, and registration information on the American Occupational Therapy Association's Older Driver Screening and Evaluation online course. Available to registered participants 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, for 2 years (May 2003-May 2005). The exam is also available online at all times throughout the course.
Homepage of the Beverly Foundation, which is an independent operating foundation, emphasizing research, demonstration and education efforts that contribute to the ability of older adults to continue living in the community as long as possible. The Beverly Foundation targets an audience of professionals, caregivers, family members and seniors themselves.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Older Adult Drivers webpage. Containing older driver facts, ooccurences risk and protective factors of senior drivers.