Eight Ways Baby Boomers Changed Society With Their Cars

As the Baby Boomer generation continues its inexorable march toward the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel, the AARP is taking a close look at the impacts America's biggest generation has had and is still having on U.S. culture and transportation since the Woodstock Festival. » 12/04/12 10:30am 12/04/12 10:30am

Grandma, I Love You, But You're Too Old To Drive

Last week, my grandmother fell in her kitchen and had to be rushed off to the emergency room. Her already poorly functioning legs now hurt more than usual, so it's impossible for her to slide in and out of her new Honda Civic — let alone drive. But even before the fall, her driving skills left something to be desired.… » 2/24/12 3:30pm 2/24/12 3:30pm

MIT-Developed "Aware Car" Rats Out Older Drivers

The problem topic of older drivers remains a hot-button issue, and with the Baby Boomers plowing toward retirement, the number of older drivers on the road is expected to double over the next few decades. To address the politically sensitive implications of this progression, the MIT AgeLab has converted a Volvo XC90 » 6/05/08 2:20pm 6/05/08 2:20pm