Identification and Referral of Medically Impaired Older Drivers
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Older Driver Program Five-Year Strategic Plan 2012-2017 and California’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan (Challenge Area 9.3) both emphasize the importance of education for law enforcement on the recognition and assessment of warning signs that may necessitate driver’s license re-examination.
A course, Older Driver Safety: Law Enforcement’s Role, is available to assist with the identification of at-risk drivers.
Training curriculum includes:
- Health and functional impairments that impact driving ability and increase crash risk
- Identification of impairment in older drivers
- Enforcement actions for documenting suspected impairment
- Resources to assist aging drivers evaluate and improve driving skill
Course is POST approved – 2 hours CPT credit.
Contact us for additional information or to request training.