How does Alzheimer's disease affect driving?
Alzheimer's is a disease that affects your memory and ability to reason. This makes it hard to think things through and react. You get lost and confused more. This condition also makes it hard to judge distance and know what is important.
Alzheimer's is also a progressive disease. This means it happens gradually. Drivers who have Alzheimer's should be evaluated often. There are also signs you can look for, such as forgetting how to get places, not following traffic signals or road signs and becoming confused while driving.