Dr. William E. Van Tassel is the Manager of Driver Training Programs for AAA. In this role, he coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of AAA's driver safety training programs. Coordinating training programs for drivers of all ages, including novice and senior drivers, he also represents the association in driving safety-related issues at the federal and international levels.LEARN MORE
Jake Nelson is the Director of Traffic Safety Advocacy & Research for AAA. In this role he directs the analysis and application of scientific research to AAA’s traffic safety activities, including programmatic offerings and advocacy at the national and state levels. Additionally, he serves as the association’s top safety expert in scientific and academic venues, with transportation stakeholder groups, and before federal agencies and Congress.LEARN MORE
Although AAA does not recommend any specific devices, some drivers with limited neck mobility have found that different or additional mirrors can help. A convex inside rear view mirror, and/or supplemental mirrors can be added to the side mirrors to increase visibility.
Hi, Your best bet would be to work with your fathers medical provider to begin the conversation about driving cessation. These are difficult conversations, and sometimes the information is more well-received when it comes from a doctor versus a family member. His doctor may recommend a driving evaluation, and almost every state has a process for reporting a potentially unsafe driver to its licensing office or department of motor vehicles. Law enforcement officers and physicians represent the majority of individuals submitting reports, although concerned citizens also can do so.
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