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55% Of Boomers Worry About Parents' Driving, Only 23% Are Talking About It

55% Of Boomers Worry About Parents' Driving, Only 23% Are Talking About It

As Baby Boomers reach retirement age, many are faced with a difficult conundrum: balancing the challenges of their own golden years with the demands of elderly family members. If they're fortunate enough to have living parents, chances are, Boomers are concerned about their parents' ability to get... read more

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Older driver

Older Drivers Worry About Not Being Able To Drive: AAA

If it’s one thing we Americans cherish, it’s our ability to get in our cars and drive. But for nearly half of seniors, according to a new AAA survey, losing their... read more April 3, 2012 by  4


 
Older driver

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: December 5-9

The facts are clear and they’re quite startling. Dubbed the “silver tsunami” by the American Automobile Association (AAA), the first wave of Baby Boomers is... read more December 6, 2011 by 


 
Mature Driver

When Should Older Drivers Hand Over The Keys?

When we talk about dangerous drivers, we often talk of teens. We cite their inexperience, their tendency to text behind the wheel, and so on. Older drivers can be a concern... read more December 1, 2011 by  5


 
BMW's 'Don't Text and Drive' ad

Ten Tips to Manage Distracted Driving

With all the headlines and various safety campaigns about distracted driving, it’s easy to glaze over and think that this behavior is something someone else does, not... read more July 12, 2011 by 


 
2011 Subaru Forester

Supporters Of Saudi Women Drivers Ask Subaru To Leave Kingdom

Imagine you're a small company that makes quirky but highly functional cars, beloved by niche buyers and increasingly successful in the broader market. Twenty years ago... read more June 23, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Smart Escooter Concept

Women Flocking To Scooters: Report

When push comes to shove and people are looking for any way to save money on gasoline and car-related costs, is it any wonder one huge driving population – women... read more June 20, 2011 by 


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

A Few Saudi Women Drive Openly In Protest Of Religious Ban

Reports coming out of Saudi Arabia today indicate that a few dozen women braved the country's religious ban on women drivers and took the wheel. About 50 women reported... read more June 17, 2011 by 


 
U.S. Capitol

Women Drivers Protest Saudi Driving Ban By Circling Embassy In DC

From noon to 4 pm today, a caravan of cars is circling around and around the Saudi embassy in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. And they're all driven by... read more June 15, 2011 by  1


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Facebook Group Calls For Men To Attack Saudi Women Drivers

Activism isn't for the faint of heart. If it were, everyone would be doing it. Take, for instance, the handful of women in Saudi Arabia who are encouraging other women to... read more May 26, 2011 by  5


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi Arabian Activist Arrested For Urging Women To Drive

Break the law, go to jail. So it is here, often, and so it is too in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Even if the "law" is one not found in any other country, not officially... read more May 23, 2011 by  1


 
Traffic Jam

Top 10 Car-Honking Sins

Every driver on the road – and most of our passengers – has a story to tell about the loathsome use of car horns. Truth to tell, many of us are guilty of one or... read more May 19, 2011 by 


 
Saudi Prince speaks out against ban on female drivers

Saudi Women Use Facebook To Urge Defiance Of Driving Ban

In some countries, the phrase 'women drivers' may be a grumble or a catch phrase. In Saudi Arabia, it denotes something quite different: a fight by a few progressive women... read more May 11, 2011 by  2


 
Fatalities per mile driven by age, from FiveThirtyEight.com, DoT data analyzed by IIHS

Teen Drivers Die In Crashes. Old Folks Too. Who's Feared Most?

Did you see the recent Hyundai ad that touts the safety of its new 2011 Sonata by playing on your fear of out-of-control teens behind the wheel? It cites the statistic that 3... read more May 10, 2010 by  5


 
policeman reaching into car

SFPD To Go Lightly On Drivers Without Licenses, Ruckus Ensues

Many police departments around the U.S. impound the cars of drivers caught behind the wheel without a license. But starting Sunday, San Francisco plans to abolish that... read more October 29, 2009 by  2


 
Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do (And What It Says About Us) by Tom Vanderbilt

New Book Explains Why We Do What We Do In Traffic

It all began, explains author Tom Vanderbilt, when he finally became a "late merger". Instead of meekly getting into line while those [fill in epithet here] zoomed past him... read more August 20, 2009 by 


 
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