"Now, I undestand that all of you have probably been driving for at least 50 years..." All heads nodded (especially the students who were nodding off). Later, a woman approached Bernie and said, "I thought about your remark and I realized I have been driving for 80 years." The woman was 93 years old and started driving when there were no minimum age requirements.
It's not easy for anyone when the time to put away the car keys is reached: the time when he or she has to relinquish that great worldwide symbol of independence -- driving a car. It happens for some at earlier ages than for others. Sight starts to fail and driving at night becomes increasing difficult. Reflexes slow and the foot moves slower from the gas to the brake.
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