(HealthDay News) -- Driving can become more difficult as people age and their eyesight changes.
It may be harder to read signs and to see in the dark or during blinding sunshine.
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The U.S. National Institute on Aging suggests these safe-driving tips for older adults:
- If you're 65 or older, see your eye doctor at least every 2 years. Ask if there are ways to improve your eyesight.
- If you need glasses or contact lenses, make sure your prescription is up-to-date. Always wear them when driving.
- Curtail driving at night if you have trouble seeing. And avoid driving during sunrise and sunset, when the sun can be directly in your eyes.
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