If any of these apply, you should consider taking appropriate action. If after checking through the list you feel action needs to be taken, look at the Family Action Flowchart and/or check out the Department of Motor Vehicle Request for Driver Review form.
- 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
- Drives aggressively
- Stops inappropriately
- 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.