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Senior Guide for Safe Driving - Table of Contents

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Senior Guide for Safe Driving - Table of Contents

PDF Version of the 2017 Senior Guide for Safe Driving

Part 1: Recognizing Change

Debunking the Myth

DMV’s Responsibilities

DMV’s Senior Driver Ombudsman Section

Your Health

Nutrition

Physical and Mental Fitness

Changes in Muscles, Joints, and Bones

Vision

3 Common Vision Impairments

– Cataracts

– Macular Degeneration

– Glaucoma

Hearing

Cognitive Function

– Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Senior Drivers

– Some Causes of Cognitive Impairments

– Medications and Alcohol

 

Part 2: Assessing Your Driving

Driving Skills Self-Assessment Questionnaire

 

Part 3: Making Adjustments

Staying Safe

Is My Car Right for Me?

Mature Driver Improvement Course

Restricted Driver License

– Getting a Restricted Driver License

– Common Restrictions

 

Part 4: Driver License Renewal Process

Knowledge Test on a TouchScreen Terminal (TST) 

Vision Tests  

 

Part 5: Reexamination Process

How DMV Determines Reexamination

Medical Condition Evaluations

Driving Tests

DMV Decisions Following Reexaminations

Duration of Suspensions/Revocations

Notification of Actions Taken Against Driving Privileges

Administrative Hearings

– Your Hearing Rights

– Reviewing DMV’s Evidence

– Subpoenas

– Presenting Evidence

– Attendance

– Notification of Decisions

– Appeals

– Interviews 

 

Part 6: When to Stop Driving

Warning Signs

Getting Around Without Driving 

 

Part 7: When You are Concerned About a Driver

Assessing the Situation

Evaluating Observations and Concerns

Things You Can Do to Help

Planning Alternate Transportation Options 

Getting Additional Help

Taking Action

Anticipating Reactions

Help After the Conversation

Behind-the-Wheel Training

Conclusion 

 

Part 8: Resources

Driver License Inquires

Services

Additional Websites & Resources

DMV Resources

 

 

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