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Forum News Service, Published September 13 2013

CarFit event planned for senior drivers

FARGO – A safety seminar designed to check how well older drivers and their vehicles work together is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at Essentia Health-South University, 1702 South University Drive.

Volunteers from Essentia Health, AAA and Sanford Health will complete a 12-point checklist with each driver.

Among the items checked are:

- Correct position of driver’s seat.

- Driver’s ability to easily reach pedals.

- Proper adjustment of mirrors.

- Familiarity with vehicle controls.