Elderly Drivers

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License Laws For Older Drivers Vary From State To State

A recent review found older drivers face a hodgepodge of state licensing rules that reflect scientific uncertainty and public angst over a growing question: How can we tell if it’s time to give up the keys?


A makeshift memorial outside a Lake Worth Target store where seven-year-old Savannah Deegear was hit and killed. (credit CBSDFW.COM)

Candlelight Vigil Planned For 7-Year-Old Run Over At Strip Mall

A candlelight vigil is scheduled Tuesday night for a 7-year-old girl who was killed in a crash outside a busy Lake Worth shopping center on Saturday. On Monday, dozens of residents, crash witnesses, friends and family dropped off teddy bears, flowers, cards and pictures at a makeshift memorial.

CBS 11–08/06/2012

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Texas Ranks 2nd In Traffic Fatalities With Elderly Drivers

A recent report revealed that, in Texas alone, 397 people died as a result of car crashes involving drivers 65 years of age or older.


Used cars sit in the lot at a dealership. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Grandparents Drive Safer With Grandkids Than Their Parents, Study Says

The new research, released in the August issue of “Pediatrics,” suggests children are actually safer in a car driven by their grandparents than when their parents are behind the wheel.