Most drivers don’t even think about whether they’re mentally and physically capable of driving. But driving does require a level of ‘fitness’ to be safe on the road.
Insight Driver Fitness's blog
Whatever the reason, if you’ve been told to do a medical exam, do it. And within the time required. Otherwise you may have to give up driving.
If you’re like most people traffic congestion doesn’t bring out the best in you
Think you drive better when you’re stoned - you’re kidding yourself!
You might be chomping at the bit to get back to some sort of normalcy, but in order to keep yourself and others safe, you need to take it slow when getting back behind the wheel.
Being responsible for your own driving is one thing, but what about someone else’s? If you’re concerned about someone’s driving, how do you bring it up? Or should you even bring it up?
Did you know in BC, motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death in the workplace?
That’s a daunting fact for those who drive for work or who employ people who drive for work.
Now, we’ve talked before about how aging can affect driving, so what does that mean for someone who drives for work?
You’ve been driving for years! You’re probably one of the most experienced people on the road… but there’s no denying it, aging can affect our ability to drive safely.
We all know our bodies change as we age, what many people don’t realize is these changes can affect our ability to drive. This means we may have to make some changes to stay on the road for as long as possible… and as safely as possible.
The challenge? Every person and their aging process is different, so there is no one age to stop driving.
Last month we talked about just how common Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is after being in a motor vehicle crash. Read about How to Identify PTSD after a vehicle crash
But what’s next if you’re now head on with these symptoms?
When you hear about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, usually your first thought will go straight to a warzone. But did you know the number one cause of PTSD is actually motor vehicle crashes. Shocking, isn’t it?
Now, consider just how many vehicle crashes there are a day and think of how many potential PTSD sufferers there are. And how many of these people even know they’re suffering?