As our population grows, so do the number of drivers on the roads in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that there will be 60 million adults driving by the years 2030. Obviously, the government could find reason to put restrictions in place making it harder for elderly folks to continue to drive, but there would definitely be a backlash from the legal community.
“We believe that driving is about the ability and health of the driver, not their age,” said AARP spokeswoman Kristin S. Palmer. “We can’t stereotype older drivers.”
Reasons Against Imposing Restrictions on Older Drivers