Elderly road restrictions attacked – rules ‘should not selectively pick out’ older drivers

The statistics show 5,604 young people between the age of 17 and 24 were killed or seriously injured in road accidents in 2019.

Meanwhile, 6,312 elderly drivers over the age of 60 were recorded suffering a similar fate.

This was also a four percent decrease on figures recorded in 2018.

One reader said: “68 years of age, passed my driving test in 1974, never had a point on my licence for any driving offence, never claimed on my car insurance, drove for a living until I retired.


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