Driving ability, not age, is what matters on the road. Older drivers can often stay behind the wheel safely for longer, thanks to better health and mobility. But for all of us, there may come a time when we have to give up driving.

Next steps

Take a look at our page on getting around more easily.

Visit olderdrivers.org.uk for a driving self-assessment tool, and details of organisations providing driver assessments in your friend or relative’s area.

Get details of local community transport services from The Community Transport Association, or plan journeys by public transport at Traveline.

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