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Older Drivers Have A Difficult Time Giving Up The Keys

The conventional wisdom is that older drivers are dangerous drivers. That canard has been shown to be untrue. But the issue of when older people should stop driving is one of the most contentious decision points in an older person’s life.

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Gov. Patrick favors even tougher driving law for seniors

The division will also develop standards to help law enforcement, health care providers and families better assess a driver’s ability to handle a vehicle safely.

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Bay State’s elder driving tests closer to becoming reality

“Just today, one of the most trusted authorities on car and driver safety, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), reported that crash rates for older drivers have gone down over the last decade, defying predictions that older driver crashes would go up as the American population ages.”

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Debate continues on state’s driver safety reform

When it comes to a new safe driving bill in Massachusetts, Saugus resident John Andreucci, 71, is adamantly opposed to any legislation that targets a specific age group.

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