Law enforcement plays a critical role in driver safety. Many communities have created SALT Councils or TRIAD programs, which involves law enforcement officials working closely with senior centers on elder issues. Some of these communities offer elder driver safety programs.
Request for medical evaluation.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) NHTSA offers a free brochure entitled, Cues for Law Enforcement. For a free copy visit http://nhtsa.gov or http://nhtsa.gov/people/outreach/media/catalog/detail.cfm?itemno=4P1206&cfid=156904&cftoken=93503997
TRIAD For more information on TRIAD programs in Massachusetts, visit http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/People/injury/olddrive/LawEnforcementOlderDriver03/massachussett.htm
For examples of Police Departments which include TRIAD officers, visithttp://www.bsheriff.net/triad (Barnstable County)
http://www.fcso-ma.com/ (Franklin County)
For information on how to start a TRIAD program in your community, contact AARP Criminal Justice Services, 601 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20003, 202-434-2222, or Triad at NSA, 1450 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, 800-424-7827.