Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: September 09, 2020
The Impact of Driving Education on Preparedness for Driving Cessation
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Article Information
Community Mobility and Driving / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
The Impact of Driving Education on Preparedness for Driving Cessation
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505168. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5607
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411505168. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5607
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

This presentation will discuss the results of a qualitative research study investigating the benefits of the CarFit program and an educational session for the older driver, including whether they help prepare individuals for driving cessation. Findings revealed that participants gained valuable information on proper vehicle configuration and community resources. It was also discovered that driving cessation can be an emotional topic for older drivers, impacted by a variety of factors.

Primary Author and Speaker: Megan Edwards Collins