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My elderly parents live in rural Ireland, and are considering buying a new (or second hand) car. They've been Volvo estate drivers all their life, and now have a V70, as well as a very old Peugeot 206....
My husband (aged 86) is finding it increasingly difficult to get in and out of our rather low-slung Vauxhall Vectra Club, so we are looking for a used car that offers easy ingress/egress for the not so...
I no longer drive conventional cars, but I live in the country and much enjoy travelling our lanes on my electric buggy. I am a fairly tough old fella and am not much deterred by the exposure to the elements...
My parents, both 89, want to replace their 56 plate Honda Jazz that they have never enjoyed driving (nor me). The brakes are over assisted and the throttle seems to have a lag on it. They want a new, ...
Each year the Road Safety team at Torbay Council organise a Seminar and Exhibition for senior drivers. This event has stands that include the Institute of Advanced Motorists, eyesight tests, reaction testing,...
I changed my car last year from a Zafira to a Peugeot Partner. The Partner is wider than the Zafira and as such I had a couple of incidents. To this effect I emailed you just before Christmas regarding...
There must be something seriously wrong in the motor insurance business when the following can be allowed to happen. My mother-in-law lives with us and is 85 years old. She has driven since 1968 without...
I have just purchased a new Corsa to replace my old model, and feel that it is time I had a "refresher" driving course. I passed my test in 1963 and at age 68 expect I have picked up some bad habits (although...
My 80-year-old wife has a 2002 Nissan Micra, current mileage 10,172 after eight years. Use is almost entirely local (surgery, shopping, visiting friends, etc.). It fully satisfies her requirements for...
I'm 86 years old, have been driving for 70 years and became an Advanced Motorist in 1977. I have all my faculties and my only insurance claim was three years ago, for an accident when I was driven into...
 

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