The elderly among us can be a bit sensitive, so I’ll try to phrase this gently (but also loudly, as they can be heard of hearing): SOMETIMES, GRANDMA, WE WORRY ABOUT YOUR DRIVING.
"Help, I've fallen and I can't get up!" has become "Help, I've hit something and I can't remember what!" this week as police try to figure out what, or who an elderly driver hit.
A 72-year old Minnesota woman driving a 2006 Impala down Highway 72 crossed the centerline and briefly drove through the rough shoulder and into a ditch. She exited the ditch and continued driving, not realizing she had ejected the 15 year old girl asleep in the back seat.
An 83-year-old California man whose driver's license had been suspended drove on the wrong side of Interstate 5 near San Diego for several miles Friday before a crash that tore his Ford F-150 in half.
A new study had elderly drivers play a series of video games designed to sharpen their responses while driving. After six years, those who played had 50% fewer crashes than those who didn't.
Police in Philadelphia want to speak with an elderly woman who took her Buick Century station wagon the wrong way down Interstate 95 Thursday at 50mph, causing four separate accidents. Here's amazing video of it actually happening.UPDATED: She's 84.
Just-released video shows an Australian man using his own body to shield an infant from an out-of-control car careening across a sidewalk with an elderly driver behind the wheel. Everyone survived.