Are you a good driver? Yeah, me too. We’re better than average, aren’t we? How come all those other people on the roads can’t drive as well as we can?
The Web site of the AARP has several tools for evaluating driving ability. Of course their position is that at some point senior citizens lose the ability to drive as well as they did when they were younger. But the tests are interesting to take at any age. I recommend you try it out and see if you really are an above-average driver. Here are the introductory paragraphs:
With years of experience behind the wheel, older drivers likely are among the safest on the road. However, skills and abilities required for safe driving do deteriorate with age. The good news is that a few simple actions often can provide you with years of safe driving.
To learn more about your ability to drive safely, check out the resources below. They range from self-screening exercises to professionally administered assessments and feature a variety of tools that rate everything from driving habits to physical limitations and medical conditions.
Do you know the rules of the road? Test your driving knowledge by taking this brief interactive quiz.