If any of these apply, you should consider taking appropriate action. If after checking through the list you feel action needs to be taken, click here to look at the Family Action Flowchart and/or check out the Department of Motor Vehicle Request for Driver Review form at http://www.dmv.ny.gov/forms/ds7.pdf.
Doesn't obey other traffic signs (no left turn, no turn on red, etc.)
Drives too slowly—usually well below the speed limit
Gets lost routinely—is taking 2 hours to get to the hairdresser or home
Doesn't pay attention to other vehicles, bicyclists, pedestrians, road hazards
Doesn't stay in lane when turning and driving straight
Driver's spouse, companion, driver's friends, or passengers repeatedly comment about close calls, near misses, driver not seeing other vehicles or unsafe driving
Has been involved in multiple fender benders
Has been ticketed for moving violations
Gets honked at often
From LePore, P.R. When You Are Concerned - A handbook for families, friends and caregivers worried about the safety of an aging driver. Albany: New York State Office for the Aging, p 21.