Health Tip: Sharpen Your Driving Skills

Health Tip: Sharpen Your Driving Skills

(HealthDay News) -- For seniors who haven't taken a driving education class in decades, a refresher course may make them much safer drivers.

AARP.org says the potential benefits of a refresher driving class include:

  • Learning to minimize the dangers of blind spots.

  • Reminder to maintain a safe distance behind the car in front.

  • Safety tips for changing lanes and turning in busy intersections.

  • Instruction on using newer safety technology, such as antilock brakes, air bags and safety belts.

  • Information of how medications may affect driving.

  • Tips on avoiding distracted driving.

 
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