A 97-year-old man pleaded not guilty to charges of motor vehicle homicide this week in Barnstable District Court. An 88-year-old woman was killed in that crash that occurred on August 24, according to the Cape Cod Times.
But by no means is this an issue exclusive to the Cape, as it is well-known that West Roxbury has a very large senior citizen population.
How old is too old to drive? Have you ever had to tell a parent or a grandparent or a sibling that he or she was too old to drive? How did you get an older family member to stop driving?
Are you an older driver? When do you plan to stop driving, if ever?
Let us know your thought on elders and driving in the comments section below.