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Comfort Life News Round-Up: When Should Seniors Stop Driving?



With an increasing number of elderly drivers we've noticed a lot of  news and discussion around seniors and senior driving.

Here's what caught our eye this week:

Taking driving lessons in order to pass a road test is common for older people hoping to hang on to their ability to get behind the wheel.

Road safety and the calls for strict testing for elderly drivers

In the next 20 years the number of elderly drivers (persons 70 & over) is predicted to triple in the United States.

One in four 85 year old drivers are unfit to be behind the wheel

Retractable steering wheel to assist elderly drivers


REPORT: Elderly drivers overestimate ability


Elderly with dementia can cause havoc on roadways


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In the past, we have covered this issue in some depth in a 2008 article focused on seniors and driving, and we will continue to cover this and all other issues critical to seniors and their families.










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