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Older Licensed Drivers

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), there were 3,716,131 licensed drivers over the age of 85 in 2015. FHWA data does not have an age category for 90+, only 85 and up. The FHWA chart can be found here: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/statistics/2015/pdf/dl22.pdf

Help with Hearing Loss

For individuals with hearing loss, at least two vehicle modifications/additions could be helpful: 1) a turn signal alert for when the turn signal is accidentally left on (a modification) and 2) a siren alarm for alerting the driver to the sirens of nearby police and emergency vehicles (an addition). There may be funding opportunities available … Read More »