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'Drive Safely for Longer'

A new scheme which allows older people to check their driving skills for free, is launched in Eden and South Lakeland as part of National Road Safety Week.

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"In fifty odd years you can pick up some habits that maybe you shouldn't"

Older drivers in parts of our region are being given the opportunity to take part in 'refresher' courses. Its aim is to help drivers over 65 drive safely for longer.

Reverend Ken Wright says that something like this scheme is extremely useful and helps older people to stay independent and on the roads for longer.

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