Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

07/30/03

Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

How old is too old when it comes to driving a car? Most doctors say it has to be decided on a case-by-case basis. But now there's a new guide to help doctors make that determination. It's an internet guide , offered by the American Medical Association.and it focuses on making sure patients 65 and older are medically fit to drive.

It also urges doctors to comply with state laws on reporting unfit drivers to authorities.

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