Medical Driving Evaluations

Identifying Driving Concerns During A Visit to Family Members

Posted by Joan Cramer on Dec 23, 2020 10:22:36 AM

This year’s COVID-19 pandemic has definitely disrupted plans for the holidays, and for many of us means a cancellation of the annual trip “home”.

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Topics: Safe driving, elderly, driver rehab, adaptive driving

Driving with a Short Stature

Posted by Joan Cramer on Aug 29, 2019 8:24:30 AM

Driving with short stature can be a challenge, especially since cars tend to be designed for a certain average range of height. This can be a compounding issue the shorter you are, and can at times seem like an insurmountable obstacle to driving safely. 

Fortunately, there are vehicle modifications to accommodate drivers of any height.

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Topics: Safe driving, driver rehab, driving evaluations, medical driving, short stature

Driving As You Age

Posted by Joan Cramer on Aug 29, 2019 7:55:09 AM

It’s natural to feel a bit uncertain about your driving abilities as you age. Maybe you notice a few more close calls, more minor scrapes, and dents, or some difficulty navigating. Maybe friends and family are showing some concern for your safety when driving.

Aging is a natural part of life, but it can come with a gradual decline of the various skills, senses, and reflexes that help us drive safely. And while for many of us, driving is a big part of personal freedom and independence, that safety — both for us and others — is important.

In this article, we’ll explore what happens to your driving skills as you age, and also some ways to prolong your safe driving years.

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Topics: Safe driving, Adult, driver, aging, elderly

Driving is Important

We Are Here to Keep You Safe Behind the Wheel

Our Driver Rehabilitation program works with patients whose change in health may affect their ability to safely drive. We have a team of Certified Driving Rehab Specialists that will work with patients on evaluating your driving abilities. We also have a team of professional instructors to help you gain or regain the skills you need to drive. We created this blog to talk about the various diagnoses we experience and how they may affect your experience behind the wheel. 

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