BE FIT TO DRIVE

Zero Fatalities

Know The Facts

Fatality rates among those age 65 and older are 17 times higher than those of 25-to 64-year-olds.
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In 2017, there were almost 44 million licensed drivers age 65 and older in the United States
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Close to 1 in 6 Nevada residents are now age 65 or older.
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6,907 people age 65 and older were killed in traffic crashes in 2018 across the United States.
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Multiple-vehicle crashes at intersections accounted for 39% of the fatal crashes for drivers age 80 and older nationally in 2018.
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Know The Signs

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Having trouble with lane changes

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Getting lost on familiar routes

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Difficulty reading road signs

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Issued two or more traffic tickets/warnings in the past two years

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Involved in two or more collisions or “near-misses” in the past two years

Know The Law

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Drivers age 65 and older are required to renew their license every four years, with in person every 8 years.

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Drivers age 65 and older must pass a basic vision test when renewing in person.

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Drivers age 70 and older must submit a medical report with license renewal.

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Physicians are required to report individuals who are cognitively, or medically impaired to the DMV.

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In certain situations, drivers may have a restriction placed on their drivers license to ensure they are driving within their abilities.

HELP SAVE A LIFE

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Speak up and don’t delay the conversation

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Suggest a plan such as talking with a doctor or taking driving course refreshers

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Conduct a “ride-along” with the driver

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Determine local & public transportation alternatives

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Anonymously request for Re-Evaluation to the DMV