North Carolina makes it legal for older motorists, who have been linked to a rising number of traffic deaths, to go up to 10 years without submitting to vision exams that prove they can see well enough to drive. The number of fatal crashes involving older drivers is increasing, a transportation research group says.
North Carolina makes it legal for older motorists, who have been linked to a rising number of traffic deaths, to go up to 10 years without submitting to vision exams that prove they can see well enough to drive. The number of fatal crashes involving older drivers is increasing, a transportation research group says. Olivier Le Queinec Dreamstime/TNS
North Carolina makes it legal for older motorists, who have been linked to a rising number of traffic deaths, to go up to 10 years without submitting to vision exams that prove they can see well enough to drive. The number of fatal crashes involving older drivers is increasing, a transportation research group says. Olivier Le Queinec Dreamstime/TNS

Older drivers are linked to fatal crashes. Is 10 years too long between DMV eye exams?

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM