Suggested Reading

Roads and roads management are progressively and regularly changing thus it is important to keep abreast of these changes. The following suggested reading will be useful albeit even these books can date in relatively short timescales. Among numerous books available we would suggest the following as useful reading and readily available through booksellers;

  • THE HIGHWAY CODE (Current edition important) ISBN 978-0-11-553342-6
  • KNOW YOUR ROAD SIGNS ISBN 0-11-551612-3
  • THE OFFICIAL DVSA GUIDE to BETTER DRIVING ISBN 978-0-11-553293-1
  • ROADCRAFT The Police Drivers Handbook ISBN 978-0-11-708187-1
  • THE MATURE MOTORIST’S DRIVING COACH ISBN 978-1-326-097110-0

Other booklets are available (often free) from the recognised motoring charities; the following are particularly useful for older drivers / pedestrians:

  • BEHIND THE WHEEL available from INDEPENDENT AGE
  • IN THE DRIVING SEAT AGE UK
  • LIVING WITH DEMENTIA – DRIVING AGE UK
  • DRIVING AND DEMENTIA FACTSHEET 439 AGE UK
  • LIVING WITH EARLY STAGE DEMENTIA AGE UK

Road Safety Videos

  • GEM MOTORING ASSIST – STILL SAFE TO DRIVE (an informative range of short videos specifically about older drivers)

FOOTNOTE: At KENT FOCUS GROUP we have many short video presentations as well as the talks which we can present to groups throughout Kent. Of particular interest is GEM Motoring Assist – Still Safe to Drive which you can access on line. For those without internet access, or by family friends, your local library may be able to help: likewise email us your name and telephone number for Kent Focus Group to contact you.