“older drivers”

Oh, What A Feeling! Toyota Gives $12.6M to AARP Foundation for Driver Safety

Posted on 09/22/2011 by | Home & Family blogger | Comments

Home & FamilyFans of AARP’s Driver Safety Program should like this: Toyota announced today that it will give the AARP Foundation $12.6 million over three years to enhance and promote the popular volunteer-run program. “We have [safe driving] programs for people of all ages,” said Toyota group vice president of philanthropy Pat Pineda. “But we were missing the senior component. [AARP's Driver Safety Program] is exactly what we needed to complete our profile.” And how.

Seniors and Cars of the Future

Posted on 08/2/2011 by | Home & Family blogger | Comments

Home & FamilyGeneral Motors invited a small group of us from AARP to their Detroit research and development facility to brainstorm about the needs of seniors in the cars of the future. Now the term flux capicator never came up we did see a lot of cool stuff.* And you don’t need 1.21 gigawatts to operate them!

The Takeaway: Grandparents Are Safer Drivers; Suicide, Women Over 50

Posted on 07/28/2011 by | The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayWant to keep your kids safe in the car? Make sure Nana’s behind the wheel. When children are present, grandparents are better drivers than Mom and Dad, a new study says.

The Takeaway: TSA Screening Unfair?; Too Old to Drive?

Posted on 06/27/2011 by | The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayTSA stands by officers after pat-down of 95-year-old woman in Florida. The cancer patient was forced to remove her adult diaper during a screening a couple of weeks ago at the Northwest Florida Regional Airport, according to her daughter.

News To Know: Older Driver Truth vs. Fiction

Posted on 02/26/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeStatistics from the AAA dispute the view that older drivers are more dangerous than other age groups.

News To Know: A Sight For Sore Eyes

Posted on 11/12/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeA Florida law requiring older drivers to take a vision test in order to renew their licenses has shown promising results according to a recent study.