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[Stop Distracted Driving] Have you seen this viral video? Here's why... - danmoreno1@gmail.com - Gmail

[Stop Distracted Driving] Have you seen this viral video? Here's why... - danmoreno1@gmail.com - Gmail | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
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Complex Intersections - You Need the Luck O' The Irish by State Farm

Complex Intersections - You Need the Luck O' The Irish by State Farm | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink (Slow down on the off ramp .
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UNH simulation shows reporter real hazards of ‘distracted driving’

UNH simulation shows reporter real hazards of ‘distracted driving’ | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
WEST HAVEN >> Part of my Tuesday afternoon included rear-ending two cars, T-boning a motorcycle at an intersection and barely avoiding a pedestrian while driving 40 mph.
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Still here, still driving

Still here, still driving | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Are elderly drivers a risk on the road? Should they be compelled to sit regular tests? Or are they no worse than anyone else?
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Pedal Application Error and Unintended Acceleration

Pedal Application Error and Unintended Acceleration | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Hitting the Wrong Pedal
Today's news media seems eager to report on elderly drivers whose actions result in tragic highway calamities, such as attempting to bra(...)
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Why Even 20-20 Eyesight Can’t Keep Up with Your Driving – part 1

Why Even 20-20 Eyesight Can’t Keep Up with Your Driving  – part 1 | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
IS CARELESSNESS THE REAL PROBLEM OR EYESIGHT?
Is carelessness, or lack of defensive driving, the reason for all the collisions or near-collisions on the roads; (...)
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Why Even 20-20 Eyesight Can’t Keep Up with Your Driving – part 1

Why Even 20-20 Eyesight Can’t Keep Up with Your Driving  – part 1 | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
IS CARELESSNESS THE REAL PROBLEM OR EYESIGHT? Is carelessness, or lack of defensive driving, the reason for all the collisions or near-collisions on the roads;(...)
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"Didn't see the other guy coming!" Find out why!  Courtesy of ElderlyDriver.org

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Driving Theory 4 All: A Quick Tour - YouTube

A quick tour showing how you can learn your driving theory using www.DrivingTheory4All.co.uk
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5 Tips to Improve Your Memory | @Jeff - Keep In Touch with Jefferson University Hospitals | Serving Philadelphia, PA, NJ & the Delaware Valley

5 Tips to Improve Your Memory | @Jeff - Keep In Touch with Jefferson University Hospitals | Serving Philadelphia, PA, NJ & the Delaware Valley | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Forgetful from time to time? If you're concerned with the frequency of your memory problems, Jefferson neurologist Mijail Serruya, MD, PhD, has some strategies that can help.
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How often should you check your mirror?

How often should you check your mirror? | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
From the September/October edition of The Driver magazine: When I first started to write my regular driving column, I had to come up with a catchy title for it. After some thought, I came up with “...
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Could you avoid this crash?

Could you avoid this crash? | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Sometimes it’s difficult to decide if skill or luck is on our side when we do things. Playing sports is a good example. My son has scored goals during hockey games because he happened to be in the ...
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Impaired Driving - Education and Treatment

Programs and campaigns dedicated to preventing impaired driving (RT @StephenBiss1: If you are convicted of drunk driving In Ontario the Back on Track program can be found here http://t.co/2FPrKvImxq)...
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Turning left can be safer

Turning left can be safer | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
I love driving. Okay, that’s got to be one of the most obvious statements I can make if you’re a regular reader of my articles. One of the reasons I enjoy driving is the fact I create space around ...
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New mirror eliminates blind spots: NIssan - SBS

New mirror eliminates blind spots: NIssan - SBS | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
New mirror eliminates blind spots: NIssan
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Nissan says that using the digital option the driver's rearward vision is unhindered, with a clear view of areas that would otherwise be masked by the car's structure or other factors.
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Safe driving encouraged with 55 Alive - Prince Albert Daily Herald

Safe driving encouraged with 55 Alive - Prince Albert Daily Herald | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Safe driving encouraged with 55 Alive Prince Albert Daily Herald “We're involved in crashes for different reasons, but again, there's certain things that the mature driver needs to be aware of, because we want to make sure we stay safe and...
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Google Glass Hits Speed Bump Over Privacy, Distracted Driving Concerns

Google Glass Hits Speed Bump Over Privacy, Distracted Driving Concerns | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
At least eight Bay Area bars have banned the wearable computers that enable video recording.
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Why Even 20-20 Vision Can’t Keep Up with Our Driving – Part 2

Why Even 20-20 Vision Can’t Keep Up with Our Driving – Part 2 | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
20-20 Vision is Not Enough
In part one of this series, we pointed out that even with 20-20 vision accidents on the road may be the result of dependence on perip(...)
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Please drive quickly through our town – it’s fines that fund us | The Times

Hampton, Florida’s dedication to upholding the rules of the road brings in at least $200,000 in fines a year (Only 477 people live in Hampton, but it makes $200,000 in speeding ticket fines each year http://t.co/IVO5rKPOw4)...
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Elderly drivers beware of Hampton, Florida!

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Track Your Car Service Schedule for Easy Car Care

Track your car’s service history and get important service alerts with this convenient car maintenance app. It’s free!
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Elderly Driver - Google+

Elderly Driver - Google+ | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Elderly Driver - Helping Elderly Drivers to keep driving safely, competently and responsibly as long as possible - Follow me at ElderDriver.org, at ElderlyD on Twitter and  at Elderly Driver on Pinterest...
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Teaching your teen to drive: Driving around semi-trucks | Teen Safe Driving

Teaching your teen to drive: Driving around semi-trucks | Teen Safe Driving | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Driving around semi-trucks can be scary, but it doesn't need to be. Here are some quick tips for teaching your teen how to drive safely semi-trucks.
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Not just teenagers get nervous around big trucks on the highway.

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Distracted Drivers and New Drivers a Perilous Mix - NYTimes.com

Distracted Drivers and New Drivers a Perilous Mix - NYTimes.com | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
Among teenage drivers, eating, texting or looking at an object on the side of the road dramatically increased the risk for a crash, but dialing a phone was the most dangerous activity of all.
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What families need to know about elderly drivers - Lincoln Journal Star

What families need to know about elderly drivers - Lincoln Journal Star | Elderly on the Road | Scoop.it
What families need to know about elderly drivers
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Taking away the car keys is a complex and highly emotional issue, said Monica Kuhns, co-owner of Lincoln's Home Instead Senior Care.
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