The natural process of aging can affect your vision, hearing, reaction time and mental fitness. And that means it also can affect your driving abilities and even increase risk of a traffic crash. Since these changes can occur very slowly, you’ll want to evaluate them early and often – before putting yourself and others at risk.
This doesn’t mean you have to give up an active lifestyle, though. Dealing with these changes and adhering to a few simple guidelines can make you a wiser senior driver.