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  • AP IMPACT: Varied license laws for older drivers

    Jerry Wiseman notices it's harder to turn and check his car's blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, hunting tips to stay safe behind the wheel for many more years _ a good idea considering their state has arguably the nation's toughest older-driver laws.


  • Jerry Wiseman is reflected in the rearview mirror of his vehicle in Schaumburg, Ill., on Sept. 12, 2012. Wiseman and his wife, Sandy, took refresher driving classes to help them stay safe behind the wheel for many more years. (Associated Press)

    Older drivers face confusing array of license laws

    More older drivers are on the road than ever before, and an Associated Press review found they face a hodgepodge of state licensing rules that reflect scientific uncertainty and public angst over a growing question: How can we tell if it's time to give up the keys?


  • Older drivers face confusing array of license laws

    Jerry Wiseman notices it's harder to turn and check his car's blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving course, hunting tips to stay safe behind the wheel for many more years _ a good idea considering their state has arguably the nation's toughest older-driver laws.


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