Negative Consequences Of Auto-Centric Development

A new Florida law making it more difficult for seniors to renew their driver's licenses if their vision is failing shows how auto-oriented development and a lack of transportation alternatives has drastic social and financial consequences.
May 30, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Amy Tardiff of member station WGCU in Ft. Myers reports that a new Florida law making it harder for seniors to renew their driver's licenses could mean real hardship to those that fail vision tests. The new law mandates a vision test for those over 80 who want to renew their license. But there are few reliable alternative means of getting around for those who fail.

Thanks to Patrick McDonough

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Published on Monday, May 26, 2003 in National Public Radio
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