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Juniors vs. seniors

| Tuesday, May 31, 2005

This is in response to Elizabeth Farina, who felt that senior citizens 60 and over should be retested for driving ( "Senior exams," Letters, May 12 and TribLIVE.com).

She has to keep slamming on her brakes so she doesn't run over little old men driving properly at a safe speed. She probably got up later than she planned and was driving an SUV with a cup of coffee in one hand and a cell phone clamped on her head, but the old man was the one at fault.

I don't know where she got her information on the second-highest accident rating, but I think that DUIs would rank higher than senior accidents. Well, Elizabeth, maybe you will luck out and never become a senior citizen and escape all of the criticism.

T.R. Trout
Mt. Pleasant

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