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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 He just realised his license is out of date.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...
My elderly dad isn't driving at the moment due to illness, so loaned his car to a family in another town. Now he has a police letter saying he did 35mph in a 30mph zone and to name the driver. He has no...
I shall be 70 very soon. I feel the need to update my driving skills (and to have an independent opinion on my competence, or lack of it). I got my license in 1971 and have been driving ever since - in...
I used to obtain an annual policy for car rental in Spain, but now that I'm 86 I'm no longer eligible. Is there an alternative to paying the rental company's extortionate prices?
 

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