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GEORGE LEONG KWAI WAH

ELDERLY DRIVERS ARE COMPETENT TOO

I refer to the letter, "Impose upper age limit for drivers" (The New Paper, Jan 10).

I disagree with it.

If you observe the drivers these days, you will notice that most accidents are caused by the younger drivers.

I am 75 and my sense of direction and anticipation are still as good as the younger drivers.

I feel that the thrice-yearly medical check-ups for drivers above the age of 65 are good enough for elderly drivers. The doctors have the final say.

Some elderly citizens drive for a reason. Please do not deprive them of driving if they are fit and able. Age is just a number.


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