Older drivers should be retested says coroner following death of pedestrian

A call for the law on elderly motorists to be tightened up has been made following an inquest into the death of a woman.
Plymouth coroner Deborah Archer, ruling over the case of a fatal collision this week, called for action from the DVLA and said: "It is the best I can do to try to make sure some good comes out of this terrible incident."
Ms Archer has pledged to use her powers to call for a review of the policy of people 'self-reporting' medical issues to the DVLA, and said there should be regular mandatory testing of drivers aged over 80.
The message came after an inquest in to... read more

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