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How to keep driving with renewed confidence

... How to keep driving with renewed confidence Driving, Car, Independence Take the Advanced Driving Test at 86? It's a better option than hanging up the driving keys through lack of confidence as Shân Hughes, who's a supporter of the Institute of Advanced Motorists, explains ...

Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun

... Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun driving, car, weather, emergency, winter The tougher driving conditions in winter require greater concentration and understanding of how to deal with expected and unexpected challenges. Even if we persuade ...

Winter driving part 1: Being prepared

... Winter driving part 1: Being prepared driving, weather, car, emergency Winter brings its own driving challenges as the roads flood or freeze and many more journeys are taken in the dark. Dave Hall, ex-police driver and now a driver trainer operating CAT Driving ...

Is it time to hang up the car keys?

... Is it time to hang up the car keys? driving, car, independence, insurance, Giving up driving is one of the most significant milestones in an older person's life. It's not surprising that so many are reluctant but as children worried for their safety ...

Choosing a car for the older driver

... Choosing a car for the older driver DRIVING, CAR, INSURANCE Throughout our lives our needs and desires change around what we want to drive. In this article Shân Hughes looks at choices for an easy, comfortable and economic drive for later years. There are ...

How to find the right car insurance for your parent

... How to find the right car insurance for your parent Insurance, disability, pension, driving license, blue badge, bus pass When They Get Older has teamed up with Ashley Shepherd, Managing Director of Over50choices.co.uk, to explore the murky waters of car insurance and ...

How to choose the right mobility scooter

... charity Motability has a set of useful checklists to help you and your parent choose the right scooter for them. Where can my parent drive their scooter? The type of scooter your parent has will determine where they can and can't drive. There are two basic types ...

A quick guide to the Senior Railcard and Disabled Persons Railcard

... ticket office or by phone. Online. To buy a Senior Railcard online, the applicant will need a valid passport or a UK driving licence. They will also need a valid debit card or credit card. Then they can simply visit the Senior Railcard website to ...

Christmas gifts for our parents

... DecoArt paints are available from Hobby Craft, Amazon and eBay) or try a local craft market for someone to commission. Loss of driving confidence is something many older people face. If your parents are worrying about getting out on the road, a few driving booster ...

What to do when a parent dies

... once, of the death. You may need the following, relating to your parent, to do this: National Insurance number Passport Driving Licence Blue Badge Bus Pass 6. Managing assets in the short term. If you held power of attorney, that will now ...