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Are Lousy Retirement Plans Making America A More Dangerous Place To Drive?

Are Lousy Retirement Plans Making America A More Dangerous Place To Drive?

America's seniors are in trouble -- and the situation is only going to get worse. By many accounts, Baby Boomers are going to be poorer in old age than their parents. That's caused the average retirement age -- both the age at which folks expect to retire and the age at which they truly do -- to... read more

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Bob Lutz 2004

How Old Is Too Old To Drive?

In politics, there are plenty of "third-rail" topics that candidates try to avoid. Many of those issues are hugely important to one major demographic: senior citizens. But... read more October 5, 2012 by  1


 
Mature Driver

Older Drivers Concerned About Losing Licenses, Self-Police Driving Habits

Roughly 10,000 drivers turn 65 each day. The vast majority of those folks -- 82%, to be precise -- continue to drive, but according to a recent AAA study (PDF) most... read more April 4, 2012 by  2


 
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


 
Ford Capacitive Touch Center Stack

Ford Is Improving Tech, Boosting Safety, And...Bolding Fonts?

Overnight, Ford sent out a barrage of press releases about the company's latest accomplishments. And jammed amongst the stories of tech developments and safety improvements... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
Old Driver

AARP Argues For Mass Transit, Road Safety Improvements

Over the next several years, as the Baby Boomer generation nears retirement age, the total number of drivers age 65 and older is expected to surge. By 2025, one in every five... read more May 5, 2011 by  3


 
Old Driver

Will 'Rising Tide' Of Elderly Drivers Lead To A New Safety Agenda?

How, and at what point do you limit when older drivers can get behind the wheel—or decided if they're still okay to drive at all? Those are among many tough questions... read more November 10, 2010 by 


 
Toyota Auto Access Seat

Video: Toyota Adds Auto Access Seat To Sienna Minivan

Anyone who's ever had to help a wheelchair-bound person into an average car or minivan -- one without a lift -- knows that the process can be exhausting. And with America's... read more January 13, 2010 by  3


 
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