ZoomerNew Videographer Darrin Maharaj, visits the 2013 Toronto International Autoshow, to check out the latest Zoomer-Friendly vehicles.
In what a seniors advocate calls unfair targetting of older people, Sudbury police are urging residents to anonymously report elderly motorists they feel are no longer fit to drive. “If [someone] is really erratic, sure, rat people out. The thing is, that’s not what’s happening here. This is targeting older people,” Susan Eng, vice president for advocacy at the Canadian … Read more
On January 21st, 2013 – Susan Eng, vice-president of Advocacy at CARP was invited to do a segment for AM740′s Goldhawk Fights Back to discuss the Sudbury Crimestoppers program that invites people to turn in senior drivers they believe should not be on the roads. To listen to Susan’s chat with Dale Goldhawk about the “snitch line”, please click here. … Read more
People in Sudbury are being encouraged to use Crimestoppers to report older drivers; police then show up at the home of the driver and counsel the driver to get tested or give up their licence This initiative is targeted at family members who want to get the older driver off the road but don’t want to confront him/her themselves There … Read more
In what a seniors advocate calls unfair targeting of older people, Sudbury police are urging residents to anonymously report elderly motorists they feel are no longer fit to drive. “If [someone] is really erratic, sure, rat people out. The thing is, that’s not what’s happening here. This is targeting older people,” Susan Eng, vice president for advocacy at the Canadian … Read more
Research shows seniors get a bad rap By Tom Carney, North Shore News June 24, 2012 LOOKING to fire up the conversation around the barbecue this summer? Try talking with your friends about senior drivers. Drivers who are 80 and above are the fastest growing segment of the driving population. There are currently approximately three million senior drivers in Canada … Read more
CARP’s long-serving Advocacy Consultant, Carol Libman makes a cameo appearance in a new documentary that looks into the increasingly controversial topic of older drivers. We just watched the preview and think it would be of interest to CARP members. It may not cover the age discrimination topic as much as we’d like (New Hampshire seems to have it right), but … Read more
April 02, 2012 Toronto Star by Moira Welsh Senior drivers are getting a bad rap and are much safer on the road than many experts believe, says a commentary published by the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The commentary, released Monday, takes aim at “misleading” statements by other experts. The author, Ezra Hauer, said seniors have more fatal and serious injury … Read more
By Misty Harris, Postmedia News March 19, 2012 11:02 AM Be the first to post a comment Click here for original article. Richard Marr remembers his first car. It was a used Austin A40, bought shortly after the war, and it made the teenager a star on his block. “It didn’t go very fast, but it ran really well. And … Read more
CARPool ZNews Videographer Darrin Maharaj looks for some of the latest advances in auto tech for senior drivers.