I discovered this when i first visited germany on a business trip with my old company, porsche, noted manufacturer of suvs, crossovers, hatchback sedans, and - occasionally, when the mood. Old people (those 65+) should only be allowed to drive a car with a standard transmission no more confusing the gas and brake pedals — car will stall if they lack the coordination to properly. Elderly people should not be allowed to drive posted in the madisonville forum leave a comment track replies in the mean time old people need to stop driving completely. The debate of whether old people should be allowed to drive is often brought up by younger drivers, the reality is that all able bodied people who are healthy should be able to drive but as old age arrives it is inevitable our health will decrease. In this essay i will answer the question: 'should old people be allowed to drive' with an unbiased viewpoint elderly people should be allowed to drive, however to a certain age if you are aged 60-74 you have a 156 out of 5 (312%) chance of crashing, however if you are aged 75+ you have 473 out of 5 (946) chance you will crash [4.
When should teens be allowed to drive by sue shellenbarger sep 9, 2008 9:15 am et ap do you want your 16 year old behind the wheel of a car a report released today suggests maybe you shouldn't. Reason old people shouldn't drive is because, they could get sick , nervous anything could happen when being stop at a red light, someone blow the horn at them and they get scared some elderly people are not as confident about their ability to drive as you age , your joints may stiffen and. Best answer: most 25 year olds shouldnt be allowed to drive everybody has the right to drive no matter how old (or young) they are i do think that possibly a. In the western world, people are living longer, healthier lives than ever before as everyone ages, there is a desire to stay mobile, and in particular continue to drive in order to maintain their.
There are many more people killed by speed mad, drugged up to the eyeballs,drunken young yobbos who have no respect for others, no matter what their age. Washington -- should teens have to wait until 18 to drive without restrictions as proposed by a new york senator concerned about the high rate of car accidents for the 16- to 17-year-old age group. People should have to retake their driving test every 5 or 10 years and their reaction times should be recorded and saved, as to plot the change over time this would lead to old (and some young) people losing their liscences, but the good drivers would still get to keep theirs. Should the elderly be allowed to drive we old people - especially those in rural areas where bus services are being reduced and shops may be far away - need our cars isolation is one of. A driver who will be 101 in september backed out of a parking lot near an elementary school in los angeles, plowing into 11 people, including nine children fortunately no one died as a result of.
It's a perfectly valid question just as people under a certain age aren't allowed to drive, old folks should be expected to prove they can still cope with modern roads, driving conditions, laws, signs and so on. It depends on how old they are for example if their 80 they should not drive because they are at risk of fallindg asleep behind the wheel. At 5/5/04 12:30 am, suicide_reject wrote: this is why old people should not be allowed to drive even though i agree to the fullest, because old people have lost every ability they need to operate machinery, just imagine it. Should people under 18 be allowed to drive (1/7) the conflict: yes this is for some reason the only issue where people on the internets tend to be more ageist than the status quo law.
As a 16-year-old in america, if i go into a store and attempt to buy alcohol or tobacco, i will not be allowed if i walk into an army recruitment office, i will not be able to enlist if i want to watch an r-rated movie in theaters, i will be required to have a guardian with me as a 16-year-old in. I think that old people shudnt be allowed to drive because they are a danger to the roads and they cause alot of crashes i think that they should give up when they get to 70 because the elderly get free travel on the public transport anyway i think that old people shudnt drive 11. Driving is an important milestone that allows teenagers to transition from childhood into adulthood independently having access to a drivers license means that your child can get from point a to point b alone -- and this is of major importance to most teenagers. The driving test should be much more comprehensive, and people who don't have squeaky clean records and/or are over a certain age should have to demonstrate competence: reaction time, judgement, attentiveness, etc. Why old people should be allowed to drive visitors can check out the forum faq by clicking this link you have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
There is a huge debate on this topic, whether or not elderly people should be allowed to drive most people say they shouldn't be allowed to but there are also some people who say that they should. Should old people be allowed to drive in this study i am going to investigate the question: should old people be allowed to drive, i will collect useful, relevant and detailed data from 3 different sources which are as follows - ocr resource pack, text books and internet. We should be allowed to have a lesson when we are 11 and 12, and we should be allowed to drive on the road when we are 13 and 14 travis, 11, luton, england i think it's a good idea, because at an early age it is easier to learn than at an old age and children will know how to be safe and not be in danger.
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Some old people are absolutely fine to drive while other's aren't it's completely dependent on the individual person but one thing is for sure, if a person lives long enough they will eventually not be fit to drive. Campaigners think elderly should not drive and say 'law needs to change' there is a growing unease about the reliance on elderly people to self-police themselves when there is so much at stake.