older drivers

carl william spitzer iv cwsiv_2nd at JUNO.COM
Fri Jul 18 21:36:27 MDT 2003


In the 80's it was young women driving BMW's and Benz's now its women in
SUV's.

perhaps the solution is to ban soccer mons from the road and do
neurological and reaction tests on old folks.

CWSIV

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.
>


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