Independence Drive

Independence Drive: Promoting safe mobility among older drivers in North and Central Florida

Independence Drive is a University of Florida affiliated program designed to support safe mobility among older drivers in North and Central Florida. The National Older Driver Research & Training Center at the University of Florida developed Independence Drive to increase the safe mobility and independence of older citizens and to study older driver safety issues. Independence Drive serves drivers in the Gainesville and Ocala areas.

Community Mobility Services

  • assessment: by occupational therapists specializing in driver rehabilitation...
  • intervention: driving rehabilitation, adaptive equipment, re-training...
  • alternatives: alternative transportation, connection with local services...
  • presentations: education programming...
  • learn more!

Contact Us

toll free 888-248-5005
Gainesville 352-265-5200
The Villages 888-248-5005
  email IDrive

In the Media

Street Smarts: UF program evaluates skills of elderly drivers
(Ocala Star-Banner 3/4/05)