older drivers

Dudley D. Doright f16rsdad at JUNO.COM
Fri Jul 18 22:05:29 MDT 2003


On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 11:42:42 -0700 "Stephen A. Frye" <s.frye at VERIZON.NET>
writes:
> >
> >A bill in the California Legislature requiring road tests for
> people 75 and
> >older was killed in 2000 after senior citizen groups protested.
> Among those
> >who would have been affected was Russell Weller, the man police say
> was
> >responsible for the Santa Monica crash
>
>
> I saw the same article.  I addressed that in later posts.
>
> I am not sure how to best address the problem.  I think changing the
> law
> after a certain age is a step in the right direction.  We do it for
> young
> drivers, why not for old?
>
> What I would really like is a way to get incompetent/dangerous
> drivers off
> the road.  They come in all sizes/ages/shapes/what-have-you.
>
> Again, in my neighborhood, it's the young drivers that are
> dangerous.
>
>
If the Cops out there would spend more of their time observing the idiots
behind the wheel instead of manning those Gestapo road blocks &
checkpoints it would do alot to solve the problem.

DD



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