AARP Driver Safety Honors Black History Month With Special Promotion

Black History Month is celebrated throughout February to honor many mission-driven individuals who made or are making lasting contributions to the United States. Visit AARP Black Community >> AARP Driver Safety would like to honor the spirit of the month by furthering our mission to promote safe driving nationwide. Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has offered the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers 50-plus and has helped more than 16 million drivers stay in command of the road. …

GPS Systems Track Loved Ones on Road Trips

Recently, 81-year-old Goldie Hunt and her husband, Vernon Hunt, 91, were reported missing after they set out on a 500-mile car trip from Garnet, Kansas to visit Goldie’s twin sister in Dwight, Ill. The alarming story thankfully came to a happy ending several days later when they were spotted by a law enforcement officer as they asked for directions in Michigan. The Hunts’ experience reminds me of a heartbreaking story several years ago 0f a Pennsylvania couple, William Fresch, 85, and his …

How Is This Not Already A Law?

A rash of mass transit accidents involving drivers who were text messaging has led to support for a ban on the practice.

News To Know: Older Driver Truth vs. Fiction

Statistics from the AAA dispute the view that older drivers are more dangerous than other age groups.

News To Know: On The Road Again

It is important to allow drivers to stay on the road for as long as they can safely manage driving. Once drivers give up the keys, many suffer from a lack of transportation alternatives.