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Reaction Time

Even if you have excellent judgment while driving, it may be challenging at times to integrate information from several sources at once. This can slow driver reaction time and inhibit safe driving in dangerous situations. It’s also possible that pain or stiffness in muscles or joints could make it difficult to react quickly during emergencies. A combination of treating the cause and changing driving habits can help you be successful at safe driving.

 

Did You Know?

The average driver makes about 20 major decisions during each mile driven - and often has less than one-half second to react to avoid a potential collision.


Motor Skills

An old back injury, arthritis, muscle aches and pains – any of these might make it difficult to get behind the wheel, check blind spots when changing lanes or hit the brakes when you need to stop quickly. A few simple tips can help manage driver reaction times. Learn More »


Manage Slower Reaction Times

Simple actions like avoiding congested, fast-moving traffic or taking a closer look at your prescription and over-the-counter medications can help reduce risk of a crash due to slower reaction times. Learn More »


Keep Your Mind & Body Fit

Strength, coordination, flexibility and reaction times all have a major impact on your ability to drive safely. Understand the symptoms of decreased physical and mental fitness and what you can do about them. Learn More »