You’ve done the theory, passed the test, and the starter has just dropped his flag. You’re a real driver at last! Pop open the champagne and party, party, party!
But step back for a minute before you hit the pedal to the metal and speed off into the sunset because no matter how hard, or easy, it was for you to get your license, there will be more challenges for you from this point on!
With life’s ‘rat race,’ possibly no longer major concerns for senior drivers, driving can be more pleasurable with extended and relaxed road trips. With this in mind, comfort becomes a big factor.
Along with comfort comes simplicity as seniors will want to easily get in and out of their cars without having twist their bodies into uncomfortable muscle pulling positions.
Getting to and from work, for many people, takes about an hour each day which is manageable without having to think too much about any special transportation considerations.
But what if that one hour is doubled? Tripled? Or even quadrupled. What if one hour is four?