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Elderly Driver Kills and Runs – Time for Retesting? [POLL]

Are we ready to do something about elderly drivers?

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AARP Debuts New Driver Refresher Course for Seniors [AUDIO]

With new vehicle technology, and more crowded and changing roadways, navigating can be a challenge for older drivers in New Jersey.

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Should Senior Drivers Be Retested? [POLL]

The little bell goes off in my head whenever I see a story of a car careening through the window or front door of a store.

It beckons me to ask myself, “could that have been the work of an elderly driver?”
And many times the answer is “yes!”

Which prompts the question, “then why is it that we resist retesting seniors every few years to see if they still have proficiency driving?”

A friend recently told me of observing his dad’s driving habits – like misjudging lanes

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Elder Driver Getting Speeding Ticket [VIDEO]

By Jeff Deminski

Elderly drivers sometimes get speeding tickets. It's how they handle them that might set them apart from the rest of us. Take a look at this video and tell me police officers don't have a hard job!

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78 Year Old Drunk Lady Crashes Her Car

By Jeff Deminski

Early this morning in Lincoln Park police responded to a single car accident to find the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Police quickly pieced it all together.

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Klara Bunkovsky's car after driving it into her Whiting home a second time.
Klara Bunkovsky's car after driving it into her Whiting home a second time. (Manchester Police via Ocean County Police Blotter)
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Whiting Woman Drives Into Own Home Twice

An elderly Whiting woman leaves herself homeless after crashing her car into her own home twice.

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Seniors Drunk Driving Kills Woman in Westfield

By Jeff Deminski

Two elderly drivers, one 85 the other 75, pleaded guilty this week to driving drunk and striking and killing a woman in Westfield.

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Aging Drivers Present New Transportation Challenge

Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to work. Now, 8,000 of them are turning 65 every day, and those retirements could once again reshape the nation's transportation.

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Elderly Man Driving (Photo Courtesy of carinsurance.org)
Elderly Man Driving (Photo Courtesy of carinsurance.org)
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Elderly Drivers – Should There Be an Upper Age Limit? [POLL]

We knew when my mother in law smacked up her late model Hyundai about a year and a half ago, it was time.

Time that we were going to have to step up and schlep her around from place to place instead of inflicting her driving skills (or lack thereof) onto the rest of Ocean County

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Elderly Man Driving (Photo Courtesy of carinsurance.org)
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Time to Retest Elderly Drivers? [POLL]

Here's the latest story that should reinforce why it is important to retest elderly drivers.

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