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How should family hit brakes on older drivers

first_imgClark County’s Driving Population: 75 and OlderResources for older drivers and their families:Hartford Financial Services Group offers a crash risk assessment, a guide for talking with an older person about their driving skills and other resources.For a state form and guidance on how to report an unsafe driver, visit Washington State Department of Licensing. (The person making the report will not be able to keep their name confidential).Learn how to use Clark County’s public transportation system in the C-Tran Rider Training Program. Travel ambassadors can help guide newcomers in using the system. 360-695-8918 or 360-695-0123.Reserve-A-Ride program for medical appointments and Sponsor-A-Ride from Human Services Council, 360-258-2103.Volunteer Transportation from Catholic Community Services, 360-213-2403.AARP Driver Safety (Training) Program 360-574-2472.50-Plus Travel Program: The Messenger, news@seniormessenger.org, 360-750-9900.Senior Transportation from Southwest Washington Agency on Aging and Disabilities (SWAAD). There are eligibility restrictions for the program. 360-694-9997.SWAAD pamphlets with guidance for families with an older driver, SWAAD office, 201 NE 73rd St. Suite 201, Vancouver.Source: SWAAD andColumbian researchWhen Vancouver resident David Kelly’s 82-year-old mother was seen driving on a street median in Portland, Kelly became the family designee to confiscate her keys.last_img

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