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Roadwise Rx is a free, confidential tool developed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that adults can use to explore how medications may affect safe driving.
Their links include: associations, corporate members, government sites, mobility equipment dealer members, rebate programs, and resource sites.
Free tool to help evaluate emotional and attitudinal readiness to cope with driving cessation.
State of California Mandatory reporting form filled out by medical providers if there may be issues with your ability to drive. (CA Department of Public Health – Lapse of consciousness or control.)
DMV Driver Safety Offices
For a full list of CA DMV Safety offices. It is always best to call for an appointment first.
DMV Request for Re-examination
This is a form to fill out if you have concerns regarding the driving safety of another individual. This alerts the DMV to your concerns and may prompt them to re-evaluate that driver’s safety or other actions.
DMV Self Referral
Fill this form out and return to a local DMV to request a re-evaluation of your driving skills.
The program was created by the DMV to keep seniors driving for as long as they can do so safely.
In a continuing effort to keep seniors driving for as long as they can do so safely, the DMV has created a Senior Ombudsman Program.
There are four ombudsmen assigned to this program who are located in various parts of California. The primary function of the Ombudsman Program is to represent the interests of public safety for all Californians with a special interest in addressing the concerns of senior drivers. The ombudsmen can assist as a “go-between” to ensure that senior drivers are treated fairly, consistent with laws and regulations, and with the dignity and respect they deserve. The ombudsmen are available to assist in individual cases, as well as participate in outreach seminars for large and small audiences to promote driver safety in California with an emphasis on senior issues.
DMV Senior Ombudsmen are available to assist you at the following locations:
Orange/San Bernardino/San Diego
Driver License and Identification (ID) Card Information (CA DMV link)
Provides you with information, training, and resources to help you improve the safe mobility of seniors in your community.
How to Prepare for Your DMV Driving Test (CA DMV link)
(American Medical Association, 3rd Edition)
Guide from the CA DMV telling you how to prepare and what to expect during your driving test if you have a medical issue (testing at the DMV Safety Office).
California Law (California Health and Safety Code Section 103900) requires physicians to report patients with conditions which result in lapses of consciousness, episodes of confusion or dementia. Please be advised that your physician does not have the authority to grant you driving privileges or to hasten the review process – only the California DMV has that authority.
DMV form to be filled out by you and your vision specialist if requested by the DMV.
Information about Volunteer Driver Programs.
DMV tables that outline physical and mental conditions by definition and severity and what actions they are expected to take in responses to assure safety behind the wheel.