1-3 June 2017, NAEC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG
10am-5pm Thursday & Friday. 10am-4pm Saturday
Exploring recommendations from the Road Safety Foundation Older Drivers Task Group
Thursday 1st June 2017. The Mobility Roadshow NAEC, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. THEATRE 1.
When to keep going, and when to stop How important is a car to personal mobility? What aspects of modern driving concern older drivers - road design, vehicle design? Why do some drivers voluntarily surrender their licenses? What are (or could be) the alternatives to driving? How could refresher and appraisal services be improved?
Speaker: Professor Andrew Parkes
Safe to drive: safe roads to drive on Raising to 75 the age at which drivers must make a mandatory declaration of fitness to drive, and combining it with demonstrating evidence that they have attended and acted on a recent eyesight examination.
Speaker: Dr Christopher Mitchell
The role of insurance companies, the Police, and the agencies offering driving information to older motorists. How can we maximise the opportunities to use the new technologies (such as built-in telematics, automatic braking etc) which are flowing from the research into connected and autonomous vehicles?
Speaker: Kevin Clinton
These rolling discussions are open to anyone visiting the Roadshow, and are free to attend. We want to get your views and opinions, and to move forward with the recommendations and proposals.