Resources on Senior Driving & Alternatives to Driving
- The Florida Department of Transportation’s Safe Mobility for Life Program provides up to date and user directed information for older adults, or persons with disabilities, addresses the need to find appropriate and affordable alternative transportation options within their local communities. These services range from highly organized to very flexible and provide various levels of assistance, throughout all of Florida’s 67 counties.
- The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety provides information on Senior Drivers, their needs and challenges as they drive; Roadwise RX, offering information on interactions from medications and their affect on driving; and a self assessment guide to assess potential driving risk factors.
- The Report a Driver Form, designed for use by the general public for reporting medically impaired drivers who may pose a threat to public safety in Florida can be found on the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles web site.
- If you are in need of a disabled parking permit, whether driving alone or being transported by family or friends, see Florida’s Disabled Parking Permit information on the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles website.
- The Florida Senior Safety Resource Center, developed by the University of Florida Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation, is designed to provide information and resources on alternative forms of transportation, driving knowledge and skills, and links to national organizations that address transportation issues.