Driver Retraining

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Driver Retraining

Studies indicate that driving improves among the elderly who have taken retraining courses. The AARP offers "55Alive" at this site:

http://www.aarp.org/55alive/

In addition, AARP has a couple of quizes that can be used to highlight deficits in driving skills.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) offers information on the course, "Safe Driving for Mature Operators," at this site:

http://aaa.com/aaa/002/images/newhtmlaz/news/articles/olddrvr.htm

   

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