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What can older people do to ensure they drive safely?

As we get older, changes associated with normal aging may interfere with our driving ability. However, driving is not necessarily an all-or-nothing activity for older adults. Sometimes, a few simple adjustments -- not driving at night or when tired, avoiding rush-hour traffic or staying on local roads rather than highways -- can ensure safe driving.

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