Survey suggests OAPs ‘should retake’ driving test May 15th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Survey suggests OAPs ‘should retake’ driving test Three in five motorists think older drivers should be forced to retake the driving test when they reach the age of 66, according to a survey. A majority of 17-24 year olds would like to see a test retaken even at a younger age of 63. Survey: 65% want medical checks for older drivers People aged over 70 make up 9% of all drivers and are responsible for only 6% of driver casualties, Auto Trader said. In comparison, 20% of motorists are aged under 30 and cause 35% of casualties. Despite this, most drivers believe that elderly people should retake their driving test at the age of 66. 65% think older drivers should be subject to medical checks such as regular sight and co-ordination checks 30% think the Government should reduce the number of points older drivers are allowed before they lose their licence 21% believe the regulations in place to monitor older drivers are insufficient UK Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!