How age affects your driving
Driving a motor vehicle is an essential part of most people’s lives. However, the privilege of driving also comes with certain responsibilities. Driving a motor vehicle is a complex task that requires perception, good judgement, adequate responsiveness and reasonable physical capability.
Older drivers and young drivers are more often involved in road crashes than people of other ages. Older drivers have the benefit of years of experience but age may bring changes to the body that can adversely affect driving ability.
Driving safely in later years is simply a matter of knowing your limits. It is important to remember you have a responsibility to your passengers and other road users.
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The Older Driver Self Assessment Questionnaire* provided by RACQ covers a range of issues related to safe driving. A score/rating will be calculated and a list of tips will then be automatically generated based on your responses. The results of the questionnaire should be used as a guide only and should not be used as professional advice about your driving ability.
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