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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...
Can you please recommend an economic automatic car, not van, to accommodate at least a husband of 82 and a wife of 77 with arthritis, two golf bags and two electric trolleys. We currently have one car...
I have sent the following letter to the English local press here and in Spanish about the proposed EU ban from driving of elderly drivers. You may find it useful. “Spain has had compulsory medicals for...
For many years I've insured cars (Ford Mondeos) through a leading insurance company. I reached the age of 70 last year and my annual quote increased by some 30 per cent, although it reduced a bit after...
I know many people who are over 70 whose old paper licences have not expired when they have reached 70, so they continue to drive for many years without re-applying. Are they driving illegally? If so,...
I recently ran into the back of the car in front. The car in front was turning right onto a main road and I was following. It was clear left and right. I did a final check and proceeded, but found the...
My elderly neighbour drives an old Fiesta and is finding it more difficult to get in and out of it these days. What should she be looking at buying in the 'Fiesta' segment of cars?
I have been told recently that it is illegal in the UK to hire cars to people over 75. Can this be true? I am 75, my wife 73. We both have cars and clean licences, and drive daily. We live in Aberdeen...
I am enquiring on behalf of my elderly parents (aged 87 and 79) who currently run a 1 owner pristine BMW 320 SE (petrol) with leather, metallic paint and folding mirrors. Registered in June 2007 the car...
 

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