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It appears that the Government will be 'forcing' the over-70's to stay indoors. Surely, I can take my car out for a drive (on my own, windows shut and full tank of fuel)? Not only will it keep the car...
What's the best electric/hybrid vehicle for the elderly (easy accessibility, good vision, easy charging etc).
My wife and I are getting older and we are moving to the Isle of Wight. We need a narrow (small) car (for country lanes) and high seats (for ease of access). Considering the latest Government announcement...
We have a 2004 Honda CR-V automatic, but my wife (who is in her 80s) is finding the car too big to drive. Can you recommend a smaller auto that will provide lots of comfort and a high seating position?...
I'm 81 and my wife is 70 and we both have difficulty getting in/out of our saloon cars so would like a small SUV. We like our comfort and all the latest modern technologies. What do you suggest?
I am looking to replace our trusty old Nissan Micra. I would like a small car that's cheap to run and very reliable. I have up to £3000 to spend.
When electric vehicles are discussed, one thing I do not see mentioned is whether older drivers should change from manual to electric. Electric vehicles must be automatic or equivalent to an automatic....
I've owned a Renault Grand Modus for the last 7years. I Iike the car very much, but it's showing it's age. I have £7000 - £10,000 to spend on a used car and I have been offered £1000 for my Modus against...
What are the best insurers for drivers over 80 years old?
I have a friend who is 74. He just realised his license is out of date. He's tried to renew online and by phone to the DVLA, but to no avail. Can you give us some advice how to deal with this and resolve...
 

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