Raising age of free bus passes for older people “not ruled out” by SNP

An SNP Minister has refused to rule out raising the age for older people to enjoy their free bus pass. Jim Fairlie gave “no commitments” when asked for a reassurance on the current qualifying criteria, reports the Daily Record. Labour MSP Monica Lennon, who quizzed the Minister, said: “The new minister quite clearly refused to rule out raising […]

New technologies developed for assessing elderly drivers’ road safety

The vehicle telemetry data capture and processing company The Floow has received £190,000 funding from The Road Safety Trust to advance approaches for assessing elderly drivers’ fitness to drive.  It says. as the driving population aged over 60 continues to grow, existing testing capabilities face challenges requiring some drivers to be approved or disqualified without […]


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