Elderly Drivers

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Elderly Drivers on the Road Elderly Drivers on the Road One thing that’s just as dangerous as a young and jittery, under-aged driver without any previous driving experience or perhaps even an intoxicated driver raging aggressively through numerous traffic lights is the thought of a vision impaired, elderly man or woman cruising nonchalantly through the wrong lane of traffic or driving 50 mph on a major highway. Due to the continuous trend of our older generation engaging in traffic accidents that could have been prevented if the proper precautionary actions were taken, I feel that it is only right those citizens who are driving at or above 70 years of age to be required to pass an annual test for eyesight and physical ability before…show more content…
In my opinion, if taking this annual performance test can save at least one life, then it was well worth it. References Neporent, L. (2014). How old is too old to drive. Medical Unit. 1. Shishkin, P. (2009). Looking at the Research. Crashes Fuel Debate on Rules For Older Drivers,

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