Evaluation and Management of Driving Risk in Dementia

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

April 12, 2012

Last Updated Month/Year

May 15, 2023

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

To review the evidence regarding the usefulness of patient demographic characteristics, driving history, and cognitive testing in predicting driving capability among patients with dementia and to determine the efficacy of driving risk reduction strategies.

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings


Intended Users

Psychologist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Prevention, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D003704 - Dementia


dementia, driving risk, Mental State Examination, on-road driving test, Alzheimer disease

Source Citation

Practice Parameter update: Evaluation and management of driving risk in dementia. Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. D.J. Iverson, G.S. Gronseth, M.A. Reger, S. Classen, R.M. Dubinsky, M. Rizzo. Neurology Apr 2010, 74 (16) 1316-1324; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181da3b0f

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Evidence Tables, Data Supplement, Data Supplement