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Information for older drivers

Drivers must renew their licence every three years after they turn 70, but there are no laws on what age they should stop driving. If you drive less than 3000 miles a year, research suggests it is uneconomical to run a car.

  • Download Age UK’s free 'Staying Steady' guide, for simple exercises to strengthen muscles and bones
  • Check if a health condition or medical condition can affect your driving
  • Driving Mobility UK lists a network of independent organisations, offering professional information, advice and assessments for people who have a medical condition or are recovering from an accident or injury which may affect their ability to drive or access a motor vehicle
  • Still safe to drive? is a resource from GEM Motoring Assist, a breakdown recovery provider and road safety charity


Page last updated: 01 October 2018
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