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We Need To Talk: Family Conversations with Older Drivers
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There are two types of conversations: casual and serious


En español | Level 1 conversations are casual with no action required


  • The goal of these conversations is to make talking about cars and driving part of a routine.
  • Anyone in the family can initiate these general, casual conversations.
  • Topics of conversation can be the weather, road conditions, general auto maintenance—anything that helps to set the stage for future conversations.


Level 1 conversations become a foundation for more serious conversations if they are needed.


Continue to the next page to learn about Level 2 conversations.



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