How to Talk to Senior Parents About Driving

As the oldest baby boomers turn 65 next year, many of them see their parents still behind the wheel and wonder if it’s time to put the brakes on mom and dad.

As part of a continuing “Senior Moment” CBS News series, in conjunction with their print partner USA Today, News correspondent Michelle Miller took a look at aging drivers. For the entire story and video

Resources on senior driving:
• Bring the older adult to the DMV and have them take the written, vision and driving test.

• Reach out to DMV to find out the guidelines and if your parent can pass the components to be a safe driver.

• AARP sponsors a driver safety program to help people deal with aging issues and driving.

• Association for Driver Rehabilitation has specialists that can help improve an older person’s driving or test to see if he/she can still drive.

• The AARP and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


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