USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Site Notification

Site Notification

U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Table 40. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled by Reasons to Give up Driving

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Table 40. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled by Reasons to Give up Driving

Excel | CSV

Reasons to give up driving Disability status
Disabled Nondisabled
Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
Never plan to give up driving 9.62 1.18 11.19 0.83
Other transportation was available 1.28 0.39 3.62 0.53
Cannot pass the driver license renewal process 1.54 0.43 0.87 0.24
Cause crash, accident, injury, or other incident 5.06 0.91 2.86 0.44
Involved in crash, accident, other incident 4.55 1.16 2.69 0.42
Doctor says to stop driving 4.22 0.78 3.67 0.54
Family/friend/neighbor convinces to stop driving 2.07 0.42 2.41 0.43
Police/law enforcement advise stop driving 1.22 0.39 0.97 0.30
Feel cannot operate vehicle safely 37.00 1.79 33.44 1.52
Reach a certain age 6.40 1.30 10.24 0.93
Eyesight declines 33.69 2.31 36.93 1.26
Hearing declines 5.43 1.22 6.04 0.72
Other physical limitations 31.34 2.12 29.64 1.22
Other mental limitations 5.31 0.71 7.65 0.72
Other limitations 11.96 1.37 12.55 0.94

NOTE: This table contains the weighted percent or weighted mean and the standard error. Cells with a small sample size (

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 National Transportation Availability and Use Survey