The Canadian Press

2015-07-23 | NB Senior Drivers

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A researcher at the University of New Brunswick says policy makers need to prepare for the implications of an increasing number of seniors spending some of their golden years driving commercial vehicles. Eric Hildebrand is examining collision data in New Brunswick from the last four years. Amanda Dean of the Insurance Bureau of Canada says that data is more of a factor on insurance rates than a person's age. (Hildebrand says that with a shortage of drivers and insufficient pensions, many seniors are becoming commercial drivers or staying in the field longer. Right now the oldest school bus driver in New Brunswick is 73.)

Date: 2015-07-23
Placeline: FREDERICTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << look insurance industry look fat is your driving history so a driver of any age if you're starting to have more and more collisions are starting to have more and more of infractions maybe it's time to have a discussion about about testing or to see is there a temporary impairment such as medication for a certain condition >>


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