photo of AARP's Kim IapalucciDealing with Distractions on the Road

There are many more distractions on the road today, electronic distractions being the newest. The key to driving safely is managing our distractions. We [Older drivers] have to be prepared to react to other drivers, not only be good drivers ourselves.

—Cathy Rossi, formerly AAA Mid-Atlantic, now working for the state of Delaware


The statistics here are gathered from various sources and information obtained throughout the initial phases of the campaign.




1“Assessing the Needs of Delaware’s Older Drivers,” Institute for Public Administration, University of Delaware
2Delaware Office of Highway Safety (2007-National and 2008-Delaware)
3Delaware Department of Transportation (2004)
4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

project partners FHWA AARP AAA University of Delaware Institute for Public Administration