Mature drivers can also improve their safety by ensuring a proper “fit” in their vehicle. This educational program offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their vehicle meets their needs and provides community-specific resources that can enhance their safety as drivers, and/or increase their mobility in the community.
At a CarFit event, or during a virtual CarFit assessment, trained technicians and/or health professionals work with each participant to ensure they fit their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety. Technicians conduct an approximately 20 minute assessment and look for things like distance from the steering wheel, line of sight over the steering wheel, ability to reach gas/brake pedals, fit of seat belt, and blind spot minimization, among others.
Watch the “Could CarFit Be a Good Fit for You?” video to learn more.