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SENIORS: THE DRIVING ISSUE

Oct 18th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

When is the time that I must give up driving? Seniors are faced with this at varying stages. States do not always police carefully and methodically the ability of older persons to be behind the wheel. Driving is, to be sure, a privilege. Sometimes that privilege is abused, particularly when it is clear that certain impairments and habits endanger both driver and others.

There are a variety of considerations that need to be assessed to determine if ability to drive is a viable option for older persons.

Some of these are: