Category Archives: Disabled Drivers

Elderly Drivers are Impacted by the New Texting Ban

Elderly drivers always seem to be in the news – not the majority of them who drive well, use proper caution and follow the rules of the road.  It seems that all are up in arms about the ‘danger’ of the elderly driving.  This is a very real concern for the general public and for…

Qualifications to Operate a Motor Vehicle in Massachusetts: Elderly or Disabled?

Are there physical qualifications to operate a motor vehicle? The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, Medical Affairs Branch is responsible for setting forth policies and procedures regarding physical qualifications for driving.  The policies are set from recommendations from the Registry’s Medical Advisory Board. The Medical Advisory Board, is appointed by statute: Mass. Gen. Laws c….

Elderly Drivers are in the News Again!

It is happening once again, a car accident, and an injury involving an elderly driver.  Accidents happen every day but when they involve someone who is considered elderly (and it is a slow news day) it makes the news! The Boston Herald, reports that an Elderly Driver slammed into a lot attendant at the Brookline,…

What Happens When You or Your Loved One Can Drive, but Isn’t Quite So Mobile?

As we age, sometimes we get a little less able. Sometimes we might notice that we aren’t as quick on our feet, or that it’s harder to walk long distances, or perhaps a cane or a wheel chair is needed to increase mobility. You may notice it happening to yourself or you may notice it…

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