Elderly People Should Not Drive

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    Nazi
     
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    I've been close to three people who lost loved ones in accidents caused by elderly drivers. By far the worst was a lady who lost her daughter and granddaughter in a vehicle on pedestrian accident. They were in the cross walk and the elderly man could not apply the brakes and killed them both.

    I do think we need better cab service and volunteer drivers services, but no, I don't think incompetent people should rive.
     
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    I know several people well over 80 that can drive just fine. And I know people in their 40's who should be denied access to the front seat of anything moving faster than 2 MPH.
     
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    16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60,,, do I need to go on? year olds have accidents too, let's not issue them license to drive either.. cause they are incompetent..
     
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    she's a nazi. pure and simple.
     
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    Honestly, SFC Ollie you know that is unusual. These excellent driver friends of yours can surely pass moving tests, so why not protect us (and them) from those who cannot?
     
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    Time to go have a driving test Willow. I'll be your instructor. :D
     
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    Any test you like, but don't base it on age.
     
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    SFC Ollie, people do decline with age. Is it ageist to recognize that some should not be behind the wheel?
     

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