Wednesday February 26, 2020

Should your age determine whether you can drive a car?

Yes, Prince Philip is 97, but we should all get regular top-ups of our driving skills

27th January, 2019

It was no surprise that when Prince Philip was involved in a car crash the week before last, it made the front pages in Britain. But the incident was quickly used to seemingly launch an attack on the abilities of elderly drivers (Philip is 97 years old), and that thread of conversation spread onto Irish social media and airwaves this past week. It’s very easy to portray people of a certain age as “doddery” and...

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