Signs that it's Time to Limit or Stop Driving:

  • Almost crashing, with frequent "close calls"
  • Finding dents and scrapes on the car, on fences, mailboxes, garage doors, curbs, etc. 
  • Getting lost, especially in familiar locations 
  • Having trouble seeing or following traffic signals, road signs, and pavement markings 
  • Responding more slowly to unexpected situations, or having trouble moving their foot from the gas to the brake pedal; confusing the two pedals 
  • Misjudging gaps in traffic at intersections and on highway entrance and exit ramps 
  • Experiencing road rage or causing other drivers to honk or complain 
  • Easily becoming distracted or having difficulty concentrating while driving 
  • Having a hard time turning around to check the rear view while backing up or changing lanes 
  • Receiving multiple traffic tickets or "warnings" from law enforcement officers 
  • You are taking new medications with this warning "May Cause Dizziness. Do Not Drive Or Perform Other Potentially DANGEROUS Tasks Until You Know How This Medication Affects You."

Auto Insurance Discounts for Drivers 55 and older

Colorado Revised Statutes Title 10 Insurance § 10-4-632 requires that auto insurance companies in Colorado offer a reduction in rates for drivers aged fifty-five years or older who complete a driver's education course.

It may be worth the savings to take the driver's refresher course.

Refer to your Auto Insurance provider for a list of approved Driver's Safety Programs and the discount they offer.

Signs that it's Time to Limit or Stop Driving:

  • Almost crashing, with frequent "close calls" 
  • Finding dents and scrapes on the car, on fences, mailboxes, garage doors, curbs, etc. 
  • Getting lost, especially in familiar locations 
  • Having trouble seeing or following traffic signals, road signs, and pavement markings 
  • Responding more slowly to unexpected situations, or having trouble moving their foot from the gas to the brake pedal; confusing the two pedals 
  • Misjudging gaps in traffic at intersections and on highway entrance and exit ramps 
  • Experiencing road rage or causing other drivers to honk or complain 
  • Easily becoming distracted or having difficulty concentrating while driving 
  • Having a hard time turning around to check the rear view while backing up or changing lanes 
  • Receiving multiple traffic tickets or "warnings" from law enforcement officers 
  • You are taking new medications with this warning "May Cause Dizziness. Do Not Drive Or Perform Other Potentially DANGEROUS Tasks Until You Know How This Medication Affects You."

Auto Insurance Discounts for Drivers 55 and older

Colorado Revised Statutes Title 10 Insurance § 10-4-632 requires that auto insurance companies in Colorado offer a reduction in rates for drivers aged fifty-five years or older who complete a driver's education course.

It may be worth the savings to take the driver's refresher course.

Refer to your Auto Insurance provider for a list of approved Driver's Safety Programs and the discount they offer.