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Older Drivers (55+ Drivers)

The Older Driver Task Team is part of the Georgia 55+ Driver Safety Program. The Task Team goal

is to reduce older driver injuries and fatalities through safer roadways, education, and training, and

improved mobility options among drivers ages 55-to-64 and 65+ years. The 55+ Driver Safety Task

Team utilizes a public health approach to develop collaborative relationships and processes to

determine appropriate educational, environmental, and policy interventions for health and safety

professionals, as well as the public.


Upcoming Meetings:

10:00am – 11:30am via Teams

March 15, 2023

May 17, 2023

July 19, 2023

September 20, 2023


Task Team Highlights: 

2023 Aging and Driving Symposium

May 15-19, 2023 via Zoom

(Contact 55+ Driver Safety Program Manager Jim Kelly for more information)


Sessions include:


Driver Rehabilitation

Presenter: Lakisha Gray, MSOT, OTR/L, CLT, CPAM, CDRS

Shepherd Center Driving Program

Approaching Alzheimer’s: First Responder Training / Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia


Kim Franklin, MHA

Sr. Manager, Programs & Services

Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter


John Clark

Gwinnett County Search & Rescue Volunteer

CIT Volunteer Instructor

Alzheimer’s Association Community Educator


Introduction to the Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers

Presenter: Elin Schold Davis, OTR/L, CDRS, FAOTA

Practice Manager, Workforce Capacity & Engagement

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)


A Focus on Pedestrian Safety for Older Adults

Presenter: Ron Knezevich

State Pedestrian and Bicycle Engineer, EIT

Georgia Department of Transportation


Designing Roadways for the Aging Population

Presenter: Mark Doctor, PE

Senior Safety & Design Engineer

Federal Highway Administration


Georgia Department of Driver Services Medical Review Process: Driving Safety for All Ages

Lotherone Grier, Assistant Manager

Regulatory Compliance Division/Medical Review Unit

Georgia Department of Driver Services


And more!